Le Méridien to Open 9 New Hotels
January 25, 2013
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Stamford, Conn.-based Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., will open nine new hotels within the next 12 months. Since its 2005 acquisition by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, both Starwood and its hotel ownership groups have transformed Le Méridien into a contemporary, design-led lifestyle brand. Le Méridien recently opened new hotels in Istanbul; Oran, Algeria; Arlington, Va.; Coimbatore, India; Koh Samui, Thailand; and Taipei. In the next 12 months, it will open hotels in Bali; Atlanta; Chicago; Zhengzhou, China; Mahabaleshwar, India; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Cairo; Qingdao, China; and Dhaka, Bangladesh.