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NEW YORK — Luxury lifestyle brand Nobu Hospitality is expanding its reach in Europe with a new partnership with Spanish real estate and hotel group Selenta Group.
The two companies are teaming up to open a new property in Barcelona by the end of 2018. Part of a multi-million Euro refurbishment of Gran Hotel Torre Catalunya, the Nobu Hotel Barcelona will be managed by both companies and will continue to be part of the Selenta Group collection.
Upon completion, it will offer 250 rooms and suites, meeting rooms, event spaces and a Nobu restaurant. It will be Nobu’s fourth European hotel and third Spanish property.
“We are extremely proud to be partnering with the Spanish company Selenta Group on such an exciting project, and we look forward to working with the Catalan community. In announcing this new hotel, we are continuing our solid world-wide growth with Nobu Hotel Barcelona and establishing our 13th Nobu Hotel within our special collection,” said Trevor Horwell, Chief Executive Nobu Hospitality.
“This magnificent alliance with Nobu Hospitality consolidates our purpose of offering unique experiences in the hospitality and restaurant management sector, because one of the business areas of Selenta Group is the management agreements with international partners,” said Jordi Mestre, Selenta Group’s Executive President. “The excellent location and the great transformation of our hotel into Nobu Hotel Barcelona strengthens the expansion of both companies and reinforces the international image of the Catalan capital,” he adds.