LOS ANGELES, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLDHOTELS, the hotel group for independent hotels and regional hotel brands, today announced the addition of 26 new hotels to its growing global portfolio since Jan. 1, 2010.
Among the new locations in the Americas region are six signature properties located in Burlington, Vt., Chicago, Honolulu, West Hollywood, and Las Vegas (2). Globally, the company also welcomed new hotels in the EMEA region in Italy (3), Spain, Hungary (3), Austria, the U.A.E., The Netherlands, France, Finland, the U.K. and Sweden. In the Asia Pacific region, new affiliates are located in China (2), Korea, Australia (2) and Singapore.
These new additions bring the company's global portfolio totals to 450 affiliate properties in 250 destinations and 65 countries worldwide.
Among the company's newest affiliate members are:
The dana hotel & spa in Chicago: Named to Conde Nast Traveler's 2009 Hot List, each of 216 rooms and suites features private wine reserves, rain showerheads and 37-inch LCD TVs.
Pacific Beach Hotel in Honolulu: Located just steps away from the legendary Waikiki Beach, this hotel features 837 spacious, family-friendly rooms with sweeping oceanfront views and a three-story, 280,000-gallon indoor Oceanarium.
The Essex Resort & Spa in Burlington, Vt. (Essex Junction): The area's only AAA Four-Diamond resort with a full-service spa, fitness center and onsite restaurant offering recreational cooking classes by award-winning Executive Chef David Coolidge.
Petit Ermitage in West Hollywood: This boutique hotel has 80 suites adorned with eclectic European antiques, intricate Turkish carpets and an extensive art collection. The Private Rooftop Club features 360-degree views of Los Angeles, English gardens and a heated saltwater pool.
Both located in the lavish new City Center complex in Las Vegas, the ARIA Resort & Casino's 4,004 guestrooms offer magnificent views of Las Vegas' striking skyline and 150,000 square feet of gaming. The Vdara Hotel & Spa is a breathtaking non-gaming, non-smoking, all-suite hotel featuring an 18,000 square-foot, full-service wellness spa, salon and fitness center, as well as a contemporary pool and lounge.
For WORLDHOTELS-The Americas development team, new projects are in various stages of completion for new affiliate hotels in New York (2); Brazil (5), Argentina (2) and Mexico (2). Future regional development plans include hotels and resorts located in Memphis, Washington, D.C., Boston, San Francisco, Houston, Toronto and Montreal.
For more information, visit online at www.worldhotels.com.