Posts Tagged ‘ hotels ’

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
Otterbach-ADA_Gruppe-Schiefer_4c copy

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.

Let there be light

Jan 11th, 2015
Hong Kong-based Hokare offers a wide range of cordless
lighting solutions
including table lamps,
illuminated buffet display and LED
candles for hotels,
restaurants, spas and function rooms

From the largest bespoke installation to the smallest table lamp, the hospitality lighting industry has never been as innovative, creative and lucrative, writes Daniel Creffield Is the primary objective of hospitality lighting to provide light? Of course it is, but when the light source is also a thing of beauty, it begins to have another

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A fizz for all seasons

Jan 11th, 2015
Mumm champagne

Champagne is increasingly being seen as an ‘everyday’ drink in the region rather than a purely celebratory beverage, writes Zara Horner Although ongoing economic uncertainty is seeing sales of Champagne stagnating in Europe, demand for the luxury wine is growing across Asia. While this is partly down to a strengthening financial picture across the region,

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Made in China

Jan 11th, 2015
Foie gras et mais, truffe d'ete Rougie HK

French foie gras producer sets up shop in China, Michael Taylor writes Around 80% of the foie gras consumed in Asia is sourced from France, it is now believed. The big exception is China, where the importation of French foie gras is not allowed, despite years of lobbying by the French government. To get around

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