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Richard Branson has announced the opening of the first Virgin Hotel in Europe

The founder of the Virgin Group corporation Sir Richard Branson is introducing his Virgin Hotels chain to the European market. A new hotel comprising 225 rooms will open in Edinburgh in 2020.

8 June 2018

Hitlist, an app for finding cheap flights, expands its functionality and introduces a premium subscription. Users will get exclusive fares and custom travel tips.

7 June 2018

One of iconic buildings in Helsinki, which was once home to the Finnish literature society and the first Finnish newspaper Suometar, will house a 5-star Hotel St. George in the beginning of 2018.

21 August 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group has launched a new design concept called H4. In order to anticipate as much as possible the future guests’ needs, H4 design has been developed together with the owners and frequent guests of Holiday Inn hotels.

1 May 2017
Kempinski celebrates 120th anniversary. The history of the company from wine shops, its first hotels and the purchase of legendary hotels up until its arrival in Cuba

A landmark event in the hospitality industry happened in April as Kempinski Hotels, one of the oldest hotel operators, turned 120 years old.

13 April 2017

Kempinski announced that in the second quarter of this year the first five-star hotel in Cuba will be opened. Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana features 246 rooms of various types.

20 February 2017

Karl Lagerfeld’s signature style will soon manifest itself in a new project: the fashion designer is launching his own hotel brand.

1 November 2016

The history of this truly mysterious place dates back to the foundation of Saint Petersburg. Once the first renovation stage was finally over, the New Holland’s park zone welcomed first guests in August 2016, while from then onwards the island will remain accessible the whole year round.

28 August 2016
Corinthia Hotels to acquire historic Hotel Astoria in Brussels

Corinthia Hotels has announced the acquisition of the Hotel Astoria in the capital of Belgium. The unit has been on the open market for 10 years and now it is going to be completely renovated and transformed into a leading hotel in Brussels under a new name: Corinthia Grand Hotel Astoria.

18 May 2016

The company will move on from the brand “Orient-Express” and start managing travels under the brand-new name of Belmond.

10 March 2014

Andy Murray has become the first British Gentlemen's Singles Wimbledon Champion for 77 years. Royal Mail commemorates the historic victory with its exclusive new stamps.

21 July 2013

From July 1, 2013, Priority Club Rewards will be rebranded and renamed IHG Rewards Club. Rebranding will strengthen the link between InterContinental Hotels Group and all of those brands.

30 June 2013
International Ballet Festival Dance Open & Savcor Ballet in cooperation with Opera Festival (Savonlinna, Finland)

The International Ballet Festival “Dance Open” featuring Savcor Ballet is happy to invite guests to enjoy the unforgettable performance of the greatest world ballet stars. The event is going to take place in Savonlinna, Finland, on July 14, 2013. 

22 June 2013

Moscow never sleeps! Together with the announcement about opening of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, Canadian-based five-star hotel company introduces the plans for the opening of the second property in Russia in 2013 – Four Seasons Hotel Moscow.

2 April 2013

Hotel Indigo, IHG’s upscale boutique brand, will pass the 50th property milestone with the opening of two hotels in London and New Orleans. TOHOLOGY posts IHG’s announcement and shares its plans for providing new hotel inspections in Indigo hotels.

23 December 2012

Recently, “Dans Le Noir?” restaurant in St. Petersburg, which is located in the Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge, celebrated its first birthday, on which occasion TOHOLOGY recalls a visit to this restaurant a year ago.

5 November 2012