Slated to open in the fall of 2022, Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville will make its debut in the highly sought-after Yorkville neighbourhood of Toronto, an area known for trendy shopping and elegant dining. The hotel, part of a mixed-use residential development, will offer 178 guestrooms, an indoor pool and a restaurant and café.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation will open the 364 guestroom Hyatt Centric Niagara Falls in Ontario in 2022, as well as the 703-room Hyatt Regency Niagara Falls. Also slated for opening in 2022 are the Hyatt Centric Ville-Marie Montreal, Hyatt Place Montreal/Downtown and Hyatt Place Toronto/Brampton.
After numerous delays, W Toronto is scheduled to open on June 1, 2022. Also slated to open this June is the Dorian, Autograph Collection Calgary and the Courtyard Calgary Downtown. Fourth-quarter openings include two new Moxy properties — Moxy Banff and Moxie Halifax Downtown. The Fairfield Inns & Suites North Bay (Ontario) also opened its doors in 2022.
In spring of this year, IHG’s avid hotels brand will open its first Canadian property in Vaughan, Ont.
Accor’s internationally renowned luxury heritage brand is coming to North and Central America with the opening of the Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Panama. Raffles Hotel Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences will bring glamour and elegance to this iconic New England destination with 147 guestrooms and 146 branded residences in a striking new 35-story LEED Gold building set to open in late 2022.
Canopy by Hilton Boston Downtown will open in the heart of Boston’s historic Haymarket — America’s oldest outdoor market — in early 2022. Opening in spring of this year, Conrad Los Angeles, part of Related Companies’ mixed-use development, The Grand LA, designed by famed architect Frank Gehry, will be a new addition to downtown LA, which is seeing one of the largest development booms in nearly a century. The 28-storey luxury hotel will offer spacious accommodations featuring a bold and contemporary design, a world-class spa, California-inspired culinary experiences, a rooftop terrace and private pool deck with views of downtown LA. In January of this year, the Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya offers a selection of accommodations ranging from contemporary and sophisticated master suites to governor and presidential suites, as well as 11 world-class restaurants and bars that serve an array of cuisine options from Mediterranean and Asian to a special Chef’s Table dining experience. Expected to open this summer, Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort will welcome guests to one of the top-rated beaches in the world — Eagle Beach. The resort will boast spacious suites, multiple restaurants and bars, two pools (including one for kids), and close access to attractions, dining and entertainment. Embassy Suites Nashville Downtown Convention Center will open in the heart of downtown Nashville adjacent to Music City Center and next to Bridgestone Arena, making this all-suite hotel a perfect home base for those exploring downtown Nashville. The hotel is expected to open in spring 2022.
Also set to open in 2022 are the Hilton Tulum All-Inclusive Resort, Hotel Marcel New Haven, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Tru by Hilton/Home2 Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Downtown, and the Waldorf Astoria Cancun.
The Hyatt Centric brand has a number of new openings slated for 2022, including Hyatt Centric Buckhead Atlanta and a 138-guestroom hotel within the Hyatt Centric brand, located in downtown Los Angeles. Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City (Utah), boasting 700 guestrooms, is also slated to open in 2022, along with the 150-room Thompson South Beach in Miami.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will open its third boutique hotel in Georgia’s capital city, in Midtown Atlanta, in 2022. Hotel Indigo has openings expected in New Orleans, Omaha, Vancouver in Washington, St. Louis, The Galapagos, Lima, Tulum and Baja. Additionally, three hotels are planned to open in New York City.
In 2022, the The Ritz-Carlton brand expects to expand in Arizona with The Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley, The Palmeraie, as well as in New York City. Also, in 2022, the St. Regis brand is slated to debut in Chicago, as well as in Mexico with the opening of the The St. Regis Kanai Resort in Riviera Maya. Marriott will also open an EDITION Hotels luxury property in Riviera Maya in 2022.
Conrad Shanghai — Hilton’s largest Conrad hotel in the Asia Pacific region — is now open. Located in People’s Square in the heart of Shanghai, the hotel offers quick access to museums and historical sites during the day and lively nightclubs after dark. Coming this fall, Hilton Hiroshima will feature 420 rooms, four restaurants, a fitness centre and spa, an indoor swimming pool, a chapel, and more. Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa represents the debut of Hilton’s flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, in the Maldives. Located on Amingiri Island in the Male Atoll, this hotel will offer 109 beach and water villas — each with their own private pool. Large parties can book the hotel’s exclusive six-bedroom villa. Hilton’s first luxury hotel in Morocco — the 120-room Conrad Rabat Arzana — is scheduled to open in fall 2022.
Other notable openings include the Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia; Hampton by Hilton Doha Old Town; Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah; Lost Property St Paul’s London, Curio Collection by Hilton; Motto by Hilton Rotterdam Blaak; Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton; and the Waldorf Astoria Kuwait
IHG’s Regent Hotels & Resorts will open the much-anticipated Regent Phu Quoc in Vietnam this year. The brand is also poised to land in Khao Yai in Thailand, and Appi Kogen Resort in Japan, in addition to Hangzhou Liangzhou, Chongli and Zhengzhou in Greater China. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants plans to unveil the Kimpton Naranta Bali resort in Indonesia in addition to the recently opened Kimpton Kitalay Samui. Hotel Indigo has openings expected across Asia, including Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Karuizawa and Inuyama in Japan, Saigon in Vietnam, Bintan in Indonesia, Alishan in Taiwan, Greater China, and Anji, Hangzhou Xianghu Lake and Xiamen Haicang in Greater China. Vignette Collection is slated to open Sindhorn Midtown in Bangkok in 2022.
Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
In 2022, IHG’s Six Senses brand expects to unveil four resorts and spas, including Six Senses Rome; Six Senses Crans-Montana in Switzerland, which will feature a resort and residential accommodations in the region’s most prominent ski areas; Six Senses Kanuhura, the brand’s second property in the Maldives, which will encompass three private islands; and Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace will open this year, along with two new resort properties in UAE and Saudi Arabia.
By Amy Bostock