Top venue openings in 2011

This year, C&IT has covered the most prestigious hotel and venue openings the world over. Here are our top picks from each month in 2011.

Top hotel openings in 2011
Top hotel openings in 2011

January

Montego Bay Convention Centre, Jamaica

Rooms: N/A

Meeting rooms: 6,000 capacity

February

W London, Leicester Square

Rooms: 192

Meeting rooms: two 40sqm meeting rooms and two event spaces

March

The Westin Nanjing in the Jiangsu Province, China

Rooms: 234

Meeting rooms: includes a 529sqm grand ballroom

April

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Rooms: 312

Meeting rooms: Four meeting rooms with wi-fi access and a ballroom for 700.

May

London Syon Park, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Rooms: 137

Meeting rooms: up to 450

June

Mandarin Oriental Paris, France

Rooms: 138

Meeting rooms: space for 70 delegates

July

Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik, Bulgaria

Rooms: 379

Meeting rooms: a 4,900sqm congres centre features

August

Renaissance Zurich Tower Hotel, Switzerland

Rooms: 300

Meeting rooms: 1,000sqm of event space

September

45 Park Lane, London

Rooms: 45

Meeting rooms: 20 capacity media room

October

Aloft London Excel

Rooms: 252

Meeting rooms: five rooms can seat up to eight people and are each 270sqm

November

Rooms: 171

Meeting rooms: There are plans to open an events centre for 4,000 delegates in April 2013

December

St Regis Shenzhen, China

Rooms: 257

Meeting rooms: 2,100sqm event space


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