Mexico-based hotel group to open small, luxury hotel in Chelsea

NYHTC — February 01, 2011

This spring, Grupo Habita plans to open the 56-room Hotel Americano in Chelsea - its first hotel in the United States. The Mexico-based company will join a growing number of multinational companies planning, or already owning and operating, hotels in Manhattan.

As more companies new to the U.S. hotel industry enter the hotel development scene, our union faces the ever-growing challenge of retaining its density.

Glusac, Elaine. 8 Hotels to Look Out for in 2011. New York Times. January 12, 2011