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Tash Tobias rejoins InterContinental Singapore

Dec 18th, 2014
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InterContinental Singapore has announced the return of Tash Tobias to InterContinental Singapore as general manager, while taking on an expanded role as regional GM for Singapore, Malaysia and Batam. Tobias will be responsible for 10 hotels across four brands including InterContinental Singapore, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City

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Chinese invest in ‘trophy’ hotels worldwide

Nov 27th, 2014
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Chinese investors are ploughing capital into cities and properties that cater to the increasing demand from Chinese tourists. The Paris Marriott Hotel Champs Elysees is the latest landmark hotel to switch to Chinese ownership following a US$467 million deal, which transfers ownership of the iconic property to Hong Kong-based investor Kai Yuan Holdings. Jones Lang

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IHG opens six Holiday Inn Express Hotels in one year in Indonesia

Nov 27th, 2014
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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express Surabaya CenterPlaza in Indonesia’s second largest city of Surabaya. The 236-room property is the first Holiday Inn Express hotel to open in the East Java capital and the sixth in Indonesia, following back-to-back openings since the brand launched in the country

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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket promotes resident manager

Nov 24th, 2014
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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket has announced the promotion of A.L. Claude Benjamin Perera to resident manager from executive assistance manager – food & beverage. A Malaysian national, Perera brings with him 25 years of experience in the hotel industry. He will oversee and manage the resort’s six dining outlets, the kitchen, and the sports and

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World of potential

Nov 24th, 2014
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A brighter financial outlook and stable political situation is expected to improve investor confidence in India and revive growth in the medium to long term, writes Lyndee Prickett The new government in India and a strengthening economy is bringing back optimism to the hospitality market. A major visa policy change is likely to attract more

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Taiwan hospitality eyes the region

Nov 12th, 2014
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China and Korea present the most immediate – and lucrative – opportunities for Taiwan’s hospitality industry, writes Michael Taylor Around 5.6 million travellers visited Taiwan during the first seven months of this year, an increase of nearly 27% over the same period the year before. Visitors from mainland China accounted for nearly 41% of the

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Worldhotels bolsters China expansion by welcoming Worldhotel Grand Jiaxing Changsha

Nov 9th, 2014
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Worldhotels has expanded its foothold in China with the addition of the Worldhotel Grand Jiaxing Changsha to its global network. The capital and largest city of Hunan Province, Changsha is one of China’s most ambitious and rapidly growing cities. Worldhotel Grand Jiaxing Changsha is a luxurious landmark hotel which addition reinforces the group’s conviction to strategically

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Six Senses Yao Noi names resort manager

Nov 2nd, 2014
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Six Senses Yao Noi announces the appointment of Kai Dieckmann as resort manager. Dieckmann brings with him extensive experience in top-tier luxury hotels in Germany, France, UK, Switzerland and Thailand . In 2011, Dieckmann joined Soneva Kiri on the remote island of Koh Kood as executive assistant manager. He joined Six Senses Yao Noi in October as

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Resident Manager joins Six Senses Laamu

Oct 26th, 2014
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Six Senses Laamu is has announced the appointment of Frans Westraadt as resident manager. Westraadt brings with him extensive experience in top-tier resorts and excellent team leading skills. Throughout his career he has overseen luxury lodges and resorts in Namibia, the Maldives and Seychelles, and has developed a great passion for hospitality and guest experiences.

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Hilton Changzhou Marks Hilton Worldwide’s 50th greater China property

Oct 26th, 2014
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Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of Hilton Changzhou, the group’s 50th property in Greater China. Operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Jiangsu Future Land Real Estate Co., Ltd., the hotel features 299 contemporary guest rooms and suites. Situated at the heart of the historic Wujin District, Hilton Changzhou is located within walking distance

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