Hamad International Airport (HIA) has opened the “Oryx Garden Hotel”, the second airport hotel within its award-winning terminal. Situated in the North Plaza, this is the latest venue where passengers can unwind during a layover. The Oryx Garden Hotel is one of many new experiences that are part of HIA’s airport expansion project, which is all set to be launched in time for the widely anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. [Read more…]
Sama-Sama hotel at Kuala Lumpur airport joins Worldhotels
The Sama-Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport (formerly Pan Pacific) is now a member of Worldhotels. Sama-Sama is the only hotel directly connected to the main international terminal at Kuala Lumpur airport via sheltered sky walkway. [Read more…]
Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit opening in April
The much anticipated brand new 32-storey Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit hotel, featuring 345 contemporary and elegant rooms is currently in its final stages of opening preparation – with opening scheduled for April 2012.
Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, the latest Southeast Asia flagship for Sofitel Luxury Hotels, brings to Bangkok the refined luxury of French elegance. Located on vibrant Sukhumvit Road, one of Bangkok’s premier locations, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit offers a luxurious stay for upscale business and leisure travelers. [Read more…]
Holiday Inn Resort Regent Beach Cha-am completes a refurbishment program
Holiday Inn Resort Regent Beach Cha-am, an internationally branded resort on Cha-am beach, re-launches after the completion of a 100 million baht resort refresh program. More than 150 guests from the government and private sectors in the tourism industry were given a very warm return welcome in a house-warming party on the beachfront property. Only 2.5 hours drive from Bangkok, the modernized 560-guestroom property caters to leisure and business travelers, especially for families and MICE delegates. The resort’s full range of facilities and well-trained hospitality team ensure that both local and international guests will feel at home in this “home-away-from-home”. [Read more…]
Resorts World Sentosa opens Equarius Hotel and Beach Villas
On 16 February 2012, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore opened two new hotels – the Equarius Hotel and Beach Villas – at its 49-hectare mega-resort.
The resort-style architecture of the 172-room Equarius Hotel and 22 exclusive Beach Villas is complemented by verdant foliage provided by the 2.9-hectare natural forest located at its fringe, as well as 4,000 trees planted by RWS in and around the hotels. With panoramic views of the waterfront, Keppel Bay and Labrador Park, the result is a close-to-nature experience. [Read more…]
Banyan Tree opening Macau’s first 5-star all suite urban resort
Award-winning Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts is opening Macau’s first 5-star all suite urban resort in the heart of Cotai City on Taipa island Macau, just 15 minutes from Macau International Airport.
Banyan Tree Macau opens on May 15 2011 at Macau’s newest landmark, the US$1.9 billion integrated resort Galaxy Macau, where the focus is on luxurious world-class hospitality, offering the city’s widest and most diverse choice of Asian and international dining options. [Read more…]
Novotel Citygate Hong Kong Airport hotel ranked in Top 10 hotels in Hong Kong
Novotel Citygate Hong Kong Airport has been ranked No.10 of the best hotels in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in the 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards, also the highest ranking 4-star hotel in Hong Kong and the highest percentage in recommendation for the second consecutive year with 96% of the reviewers recommending to stay at this hotel. 5-star hotels in Hong Kong in the Top 10 hotels have an average price ranged from US$490 – US$750. The same level of comfort and service at Novotel Citygate Hong Kong costs from only US$187. [Read more…]
Amazing Lanta introduces new holiday villa rental services on Koh Lanta
Koh Lanta has long been one of Thailand’s best kept secrets as a laid back island paradise to get away from the crowds in Phuket and Krabi. Now AmazingLanta.com has launched a new service to make it easy to find and rent holiday villas on Koh Lanta. Unlike the burgeoning villa rental market in Phuket, it’s only comparatively recently that holiday villas for rent have begun appearing on Koh Lanta because development has been deliberately slow on the island. Located only a couple of hours journey from Krabi or Phuket airport, Koh Lanta is popular with families, backpackers and scuba divers alike as a place to find some peace and quiet, but still be near great beachside bars and restaurants. [Read more…]
Accor to open 8 new hotels for Indonesia
Accor the largest international operator of hotels in Indonesia today announced further growth of its hotel network, with eight new projects throughout the country. The eight new projects which will all open before the end of 2012 include hotels in Padang, Surabaya, Manado, Balikpapan, Kuta, Denpasar, Jakarta and Bangka.
Commenting on the progress to date and the prospects of Accor’s development and growth in Indonesia Michael Issenberg – Accor Asia Pacific Chairman and Chief Operating Officer said “Indonesia with its strong economy and strengthening domestic travel volumes offers significant opportunity for development. This development is leveraged off Accor’s already strong network, diverse brand presence and significant in country infrastructure supporting organic growth of our managed hotel portfolio throughout the archipelago.”
Accor currently operates 39 hotels throughout Indonesia, which will increase to 40 hotels by years end. Thereafter, 10 new hotels will be added in 2011 and 5 more in 2012 taking the network to 55 hotels and 9,500 rooms by 2012. [Read more…]
Resorts World Sentosa opening first four hotels on January 20th
Resorts World Sentosa, the first integrated resort in Singapore, will start a phased opening on January 20th, 2010 with four of its hotels opening on the same day. Resorts World Sentosa’s four hotels – Festive Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Crockfords Tower and Hotel Michael – offer a combined inventory of 1,350 rooms and 10 restaurant outlets at their opening. Another two hotels at the Resort, Equarius Hotel and Spa Villas, will add another 500 rooms when they launch after 2010. Room and restaurant reservations will begin on Monday, January 11th, 2010 [Read more…]