TORONTO — Toronto-based Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced short-term and long-term plans for new hotel and resort builds around the world after completion of eight projects in 2019 including the Four Seasons Hotel Montreal.
The new Montreal hotel was designed by Lemay and Sid Lee Architecture. Hotel interiors including guest rooms, spa, the Palais des Possibles ballroom and public areas were designed by Paris-based firm Gilles & Boissier in collaboration with Montreal-based architect and designer Philip Hazan.
Six new openings are anticipated for 2020, stated a Jan. 27 release, including the return of Four Seasons to Bangkok in a hotel designed by Jean-Michel Gathy; a new hotel in the Otemachi area of Tokyo facing the Tokyo Imperial Palace; a new hotel in central Madrid; a second hotel in San Francisco; a new hotel in New Orleans; and a Four Seasons resort in Napa Valley that will include private residences as well as the brand’s first co-owned on-property winery.
Besides the Montreal facility, 2019 openings included the Astir Palace Hotel in Athens and a new hotel in the Garden City of Bengaluru, India among others.
Four Seasons also unveiled longer-term plans for new hotels in Okinawa, Japan; Nashville and Minneapolis, in the U.S.; Cartagena, Colombia; and a second resort in Cabo del Sol, Mexico. The company also previously announced new Four Seasons projects in Dalian, China; Makkah, Saudi Arabia; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Caye Chapel, Belize.