​​​​Chicago, Bordeaux, Munich, Lusaka and more – Hilton Garden Inn has opened 10 new properties, including Hilton’s first tri-branded property that also features Hampton by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton, connected to McCormick Place in Chicago, North America’s largest convention center.

The brand’s first French property is the Hilton Garden Inn Bordeaux Centre, while Zambia’s capital city has welcomed the country’s first Hilton Garden Inn in Lusaka.  Elsewhere in Europe, a new property has opened in Munich. Other US openings including Boise, Topeka, Omaha, Dallas and Westchester and Corning, NY.  

Shanghai – Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Shanghai Jiading, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in northwest Shanghai. The hotel features 304 guestrooms from floors 27 to 40, including 23 suites, four executive suites, and a presidential suite. The property has four food and beverage offerings and nearly 38,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

Charlotte, NC – Choice Hotels International has announced the opening of two new WoodSpring Suites properties in Charlotte, one in Northlake and the other in Matthews. Both hotels offer 122 rooms with a mix of queen and king size beds and in-room kitchens, plus a 24/7 fitness center, free parking, complimentary guest WiFi and 24/7 guest laundry.

Al Alamein, Egypt – The historic Al Alamein Hotel in Egypt has officially reopened after major renovations. The hotel's refurbished retro-modern interiors hark back to the glamorous 1960s, when the resort first opened. The hotel is part of a residential and tourist community in Marassi, Emaar Hospitality Group’s flagship Mediterranean development in Egypt, which will feature beach and golf resorts and seven luxury hotels with 3,000 rooms.

Salt Lake City – Marriott International has opened the Four Points by Sheraton Salt Lake City Airport.  Previously operated as the Comfort Inn and Rodeway Inn Salt Lake City Airport, the property offers 155 guest rooms, full-service dining on-site, free WiFi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour fitness center and heated pool.