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The Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, S.C., welcomed 150 new rooms and a host of other additions as the property completes a major overhaul.

Montage Hotels & Resorts named Todd Orlich as general manager of Montage Beverly Hills. This is a return for Orlich to Beverly Hills, where he was on the pre-opening team as the hotel manager in 2007. In 2010, Orlich was named general manager for Montage Laguna Beach. His replacement at Laguna Beach has not yet been announced. 

Walter Hess was appointed as the general manager of the anticipated Chedi Club Jimbaran. He was previously the resident manager of the Nam Hai in Hoi An, Vietnam. For over two decades, Hess has worked at a number of five-star properties on four continents, such as Four Seasons and the One & Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives.

Malliouhana in Anguilla, reopening as an Auberge resort on November 1 after a three-year closure, announces Tania Rydon as director of sales and marketing. She will be responsible for leading marketing initiatives on property and managing the resort’s sales team.

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The upcoming SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will open its doors to the public on Saturday, August 23 rather than Labor Day as planned. SLS Las Vegas broke ground in February 2013, and construction is reportedly ahead of schedule.

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will open Le Touessrok, a beachside resort in Mauritius. The group will reflag and launch the hotel as Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius in September 2015 following a renovation.

One&Only Hayman Island, a private island resort in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, will officially open its doors on July 1 after a major multimillion-dollar refurbishment.

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