Knoxville, TN – Hyatt Place Knoxville/Downtown has opened with 165 rooms in a historic building formerly known as the Hotel Farragut, which opened in 1917. The first Hyatt-branded hotel in the city, the property is a three-block walk from the convention center. It offers free WiFi, 24/7 Gallery Menu & Market, free breakfast, 3,848 square feet of meeting space and a 24-hour gym and business center.

Augusta, GA – Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta Gordon Highway has opened with 89 suites, a combination of studio and one-bedroom accommodations; all have full kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. The hotel offers free breakfast and WiFi, evening social on weekdays, fitness center, pool and sports court.  The property is 10 miles from downtown Augusta.

McPherson, KS – The SureStay Hotel by Best Western McPherson has opened with 105 rooms and four suites, each with microwaves and mini-fridges. The hotel offers indoor and outdoor pools and a hot tub, onsite restaurant, fitness center, and free breakfast and WiFi. The property, which is near a number of corporate headquarters, has a nearly 5,000-square-foot convention center and three additional meeting rooms.

Hull, UK – DoubleTree by Hilton Hull has opened with 165 rooms and eight suites. The rooms offer smart TV’s and ergonomic workspaces. The hotel has more than 10,225 square feet of meeting space for up to 1,000 attendees, including a large, pillar-free ballroom and seven meeting rooms. There is a rooftop bar, a restaurant and room service. The property is 20 miles from Humberside International Airport.

Hoffman Estates, IL – Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Hoffman Estates has opened near O’Hare International Airport. The 119-room hotel offers fitness and business centers, outdoor pool and free WiFi and breakfast. The lobby has a bar and lounge and there is an outdoor patio with a fire pit. Two meeting rooms can accommodate 20 and 40 people, respectively.

Stuttgart, Germany – The Jaz Stuttgart has opened with 166 room and suites, each featuring a smart TV and a yoga kit. The hotel offers three conference rooms and two boardrooms. There is also a restaurant, a spa and a rooftop bar.

Shanghai – Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan has opened, the first for the brand in the Asia-Pacific market. The building is close to downtown Shanghai in the city’s waterfront Baoshan district. The 339-room property features high-ceilinged units, each with a 55-inch flat screen LCD television and capsule coffee machines. There are multiple restaurants and a large ballroom.