CWT Traveler

Special Edition September 2018


Strong growth of the Leonardo Hotel Group

The Leonardo Hotels are one of the fastest growing hotel groups in Europe. Since the market launch in 2006, the portfolio has grown to 150+ hotels in 85+ destinations. One of the biggest leaps in growth came in late 2017, with the acquisition of 36 hotels "Jurys Inn" hotels in the UK and Ireland. This year witnessed another big acquisition with 13 Apollo hotels in the Netherlands to be integrated into the Leonardo Hotels Group portfolio. Added to this is the growth due to new hotel openings. This year witnessed the launch of four hotels in Ulm, Bad Kreuznach, Munich and Madrid also the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Düsseldorf will go through extensive refurbishment.

In the coming year, the Leonardo Hotel Group plans to open seven new properties: In Amsterdam, Mannheim, Hamburg, Offenbach, Liverpool and Venice-Mestre. A significant highlight will be the opening of the Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam with 490 rooms in spring 2019.

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