The new-build Sonesta Hotel Arequipa has 110 guestrooms, a full-service restaurant, a terrace bar, a business lounge, a gym and a spa.

The Paris-based company has signed a portfolio totaling 864 guestrooms under a management agreement with Denmark's Proark.

After a multimillion-dollar refresh, the hotel unveiled an updated lobby and reception area as well as 253 newly designed guestrooms.

Shane Platt most recently served as managing director of development at Best Western International, promoting and selling the SureStay Hotels brand.

The 42-room Chapter Roma hotel is the first property in a newly established portfolio developed by Marco Cilia, formerly of Hotel Americano in New York City.

Located in North Downtown Bangkok, the Vīb Best Western Sanam Pao is surrounded by shopping malls, corporate offices and local attractions. 

Apsilon Properties, a hotel development company that owns and operates several IHG-branded properties in metro Atlanta, will own this new hotel.

Spearheaded by Hawaii-raised architect Greg Warner of Walker Warner Architects, each accommodation will have a private lānai and outdoor shower.