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Read on for news and updates from some of the biggest names in hospitality from Europe to Africa, with a stop in the Caribbean.

Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort, Africa

Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort seafront suite. (Photo by Hilton)

Tunisia welcomes Hilton’s first property on the African continent: the 346-guestroom and suites Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort. Located minutes from the seaside town of Sousse, home to Boujaffar Beach, the famous Aghlabid-era medina and the extraordinary Sousse Archaeological Museum.

Your clients can expect seven restaurants with menus ranging from Tunisian specialties to California-inspired dishes. The family-friendly resort has four pools with slides, tennis, water sports, air hockey in the games room and plenty of activities to keep the youngsters occupied with their kids’ and teens’ clubs. Adults will enjoy the full-service Natura Thalasso & Spa Cinq Monde, the 24-hour fitness club and access to the nearby Monastir Flamingo Golf Course.

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Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Lisbon, Portugal

Street in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by David Marcu on Unsplash)

Nobu Hospitality is looking to 2024 for the opening of its first hotel and restaurant in Portugal. The aptly named Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Lisbon will be located on Avenida de Liberdade in the heart of the city, a well-known address for upscale shopping, dining, cultural landmarks and distinctive 19th-century architecture. The hotel will be the ideal pied-a-terre for exploring everything Lisbon offers.

“We are thrilled to be opening our first hotel and restaurant in Portugal, and it is fitting that Lisbon is our first venture into the destination,” said Trevor Horwell, CEO of Nobu Hospitality, in a press statement. “With its rich history, vibrant food scene, and impressive neoclassical architecture, Lisbon is the ideal destination for our brand.  We look forward to bringing the Nobu brand to Lisbon as part of our Portugal growth strategy.”

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Curtain Bluff, Antigua

View from the Morris Bay Suite. (Photo by Curtain Bluff)

Antigua’s iconic Curtain Bluff is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar refresh renovation that will be ready for unveiling for its 62nd season, starting on Oct. 21, 2023.

“We are thrilled to announce the extensive renovations taking place at Curtain Bluff, as we continue to elevate our guests’ experience to new heights of luxury and comfort. From breath-taking new room designs to revitalized amenities and facilities, every aspect of the resort has been carefully crafted to create a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation,” said Rob Sherman, managing director at Curtain Bluff, in a press statement. “We can’t wait to welcome our loyal guests back this fall to experience the unparalleled beauty and serenity of Antigua in style.”

Repeat clients will notice the hotel’s two Hulford Collection Suites, Morris & Grace Bay Pool Suites, and a selection of Junior Suites have been completely reimagined and updated. The Wellness Area has also received a refresh and an expansion to include a new adults-only space tucked between the waterfront Spa and the gym, which has also doubled in size. A new Yoga Pavilion, new infinity pool and jacuzzi round out the upgrades. And this is just the beginning: come summer 2024, the resort will undergo additional enhancements to the rooms and beyond.

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Hotel Montera Madrid, Curio Collection by Hilton

Rooftop pool at the new Hotel Montera Madrid. (Photo by Hilton)

In other Hilton news, the brand’s Hotel Montera Madrid, Curio Collection by Hilton has opened its doors in the heart of the city with 93 guestrooms, eight suites, and a rooftop pool and bar—El Cielo de Chicote—for tapas and cocktails with a stunning 360º panoramic views of Madrid. The hotel opened in a redesigned building that dates back to 1924, adding to this unique property’s flair.

“We are delighted to welcome the impressive Hotel Montera Madrid, Curio Collection by Hilton, to our expanding European portfolio,” said David Kelly, senior vice president, of Continental Europe, Hilton, in a press statement. “This spectacular property offers guests an authentic experience in the heart of Spain’s bustling capital city, with elegant rooms, a stylish restaurant and rooftop bar with stunning views. Hotel Montera Madrid will be popular with both locals and international visitors alike, and is another standout Hilton property in one of the world’s most celebrated cities, where we are serving a wide variety of traveller needs at our six hotels under six distinctive brands.”

Hotel Montera Madrid, Curio Collection by Hilton is also within walking distance from shopping and attractions, including the famous El Prado Museum.

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Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel

Birds-eye view of the cliffside hotel.

If your clients have ever dreamed of spending a night in a 13th-century Capuchin convent in Italy, well, they’re in luck: Anantara has recently opened Anantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel, conveniently located on one of the country’s hottest coastal destinations. The result of an extensive renovation—monks were not known for their creature comforts—the hotel now boasts 52 elegant guestrooms and suites with panoramic views of the Mediterranean, as well as new restaurants serving the best of regional cuisine with produce from the convent kitchen, a cliffside pool and a world-class Anantara Spa, also with a view of the sea.

And it’s all just 15 minutes by foot from the town center and about an hour-and-a-half drive from the Naples International Airport, making it the ideal pied-a-terre from whence to explore this picture-perfect location. Guests of the hotel will notice not only the luxurious amenities and details the brand is known for but also the fact they maintained much of the original historical features, keeping the building’s character and charm. Think original tiles, vaulted ceilings and lime-washed walls, which serve as a backdrop for local art and engaging furniture pieces.

Note: Book your clients on one of Anantara’s signature Spice Spoons cooking classes for a souvenir they can take home and truly impress their friends with. Other unforgettable experiences include treks along the Lattari Mountains, visits via private Mercedes Benz to Pompeii and Herculaneum and tours via tuk-tuk or vintage car along the Amalfi Coast.

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