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Asia-Pacific demand will see 500th hotel milestone in 2016 for Sheraton

Mar 5th, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced its Sheraton brand continues to power ahead across the globe with at least 20 new hotel openings expected by year’s end. Sheraton will enter Sri Lanka and Romania this year, building upon the momentum of its 2014 debut in Tajikistan and last month’s launch in Samoa. Strong

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Destination Laos

Feb 26th, 2015
Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao in Luang Prabang

Belmond rebrands its Orient Express properties and looks to MICE development in Laos, writes Elizabeth Kerr Photos: Belmond As modern communications technology has, in many cases, drastically reduced the time, money and space needed for corporate events, fewer and fewer annual general meetings, stockholder summits and management conferences are opting for traditional 500-room hotels for

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Park Regis Singapore unveils major upgrades

Feb 23rd, 2015
Park Regis Singapore

Park Regis Singapore, a brand of StayWell Hospitality Group (SWHG), is gearing up to unveil its refreshed new look following a SG$3 million (US$2.2 million) renovation project that will enhance the Australian based hospitality group’s offering in Singapore. Based in Sydney Australia, StayWell Hospitality Group operates two high profile hotel brands – Park Regis and

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites will cater to rise in Bangkok medical tourism

Jan 28th, 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a management agreement with Prime Living Soonvijai Co. Ltd, to develop Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bangkok Soi Soonvijai in Bangkok, Thailand. The 200-room property will offer a competitive priced mix of rooms and suites designed to “create a homely residential environment to meet the needs of travellers staying for

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Marriott opens Kochi Marriott Hotel

Jan 27th, 2015

Marriott International Inc has announced the opening of the Kochi Marriott Hotel, its fifth hotel under the company’s flagship Marriott Hotels brand in India. This will be the second Marriott International property in the Kochi city and is located in the Lulu Mall campus, one of the largest malls in the country. Located 22 km

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Marriott to reach one million rooms in 2015

Jan 20th, 2015

Continuing its trajectory of rapid global growth and creating opportunity, Marriott International, Inc. annouced that it expects its portfolio of hotels either open or under development to surpass one million rooms by the end of the year. When open, the hotels under development will have generated more than $50 billion in real estate investment globally

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Raffles Beijing appoints Cyrille Mollé as executive chef

Jan 20th, 2015
Chef Cyrille Molle 主厨塞利

Raffles Beijing has appointed Cyrille Mollé as executive chef of all on-site dining operations. It’s an exciting partnership as Chef Cyrille brings his more than 18 years of global experience to the kitchen. Born in France, Mollé graduated from Les Sorbets Catering School in Noirmoutier in the Pays Loire region in western France. After three

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Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua Guangzhou opens

Jan 18th, 2015
Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua Guangzhou

Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa Conghua Guangzhou resort has opened as the first internationally branded lifestyle and hot springs luxury resort in the city. Consisting of 133 villas and guestrooms, Dusit Devarana is approximately 40 minutes away from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and 60 minutes from the central business district. The resort’s opening also

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Cocoon yourself in indulgence

Jan 12th, 2015
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Small gifts let guests know their hosts really value and appreciate them. Hoteliers will therefore find something special in the indulgence products of the new ’Cocooning Line’ from ADA Cosmetics International. How important are the little indulgences in the hotel room or bathroom to a hotel guest? The fact is that they are greatly appreciated.

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Christian Lukey named regional director of hotel distribution by Amadeus

Jan 11th, 2015

Christian Lukey has been appointed regional director of hotel distribution in Asia Pacific by Amadeus. With more than 16 years of hospitality experience across Asia Pacific, Lukey brings extensive insight into hotel business strategy, reservation systems, distribution networks and travel buyers’ needs.

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