SLH Adds 11 New Properties to Collection
Friday April 5th, 2013 - 9:42AM W
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LONDON—Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has added 11 new properties to its collection.
The new properties are located in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Properties in the Americas include the Refinery Hotel in NYC, opening May 1, and Mukul Luxury Resort and Spa in Nicaragua, which opened in February.
European additions include The Mirror in Barcelona, Hotel Cram in Barcelona, De.Light Boutique in Mykonos and Porto Kea Suites in Kea Island.
The hotels in Asia are WH Ming Hotel in Shanghai; Hotel Eclat in Beijing; Khyber Himalayan Resort and Spa, the first Kashmir hotel to join SLH; Jetwing Lagoon in Sri Lanka; and Bo Phut Resort and Spa in Koh Samui.
According to the company, these additions will build on the brand’s growth in 2012, which it cites as its strongest year ever with the addition of 63 new hotels, 56,000 new club members and a total of $119 million in revenue.
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