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Size matters

Oct 14th, 2014
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In prime urban locations, savvy hoteliers are downsizing guestrooms while giving the space back to guests through chic common areas. Rebecca Lo takes a closer look at the trend In Asia, space is often equated with luxury. Urban areas and CBDs in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong are prime real estate territory where the bigger

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Radisson Blu celebrates 10 millionth guests in Asia-Pacific

Oct 13th, 2014
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More than 40 Radisson Blu hotels and resorts in Asia-Pacific recently celebrated ‘Blu Day’, which marked Radisson Blu’s fourth birthday in this region. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s upper upscale brand, Radisson Blu had much to celebrate, having welcomed 10 million guests in Asia-Pacific since planting its flag in the region four years ago. It is

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Clarence Tan appointed senior vice president, development, IHG AMEA

Oct 7th, 2014
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Clarence Tan is among several members of IHG senior leadership taking on new roles as part of a number of strategic changes to its Asia, Middle East and Africa regional operating committee. Tan, previously chief operating officer for South-east Asia and Resorts based in Bangkok, Thailand, has been appointed senior vice president, development, for AMEA,

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IHG Announces Shantha de Silva as head of South-West Asia Singapore

Oct 7th, 2014
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InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the appointment of Shantha de Silva to the role of head of South-West Asia, overseeing India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Leading IHG’s business in the region, with a focus on India as a key market, de Silva is responsible for driving strategic growth for the company and the operational performance of 21

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New function space revenue management solution

Oct 6th, 2014
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IDeaS Revenue Solutions, the leading provider of pricing and revenue management software, services and consulting, has announced its latest hotel revenue management product: IDeaS Function Space Revenue Management (FSRM). Powered by SAS technology, the solution capitalises on non-room revenue streams and increases group and function space profits for hotels worldwide. “Meetings and events often account

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Starwood’s Aloft brand debuts in South Korea

Oct 3rd, 2014
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Aloft Hotels, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced the opening of Aloft Seoul Gangnam, bringing its passion for live music, design-led initiatives, and new technology to the chic and bustling district of Gangnam in southern Seoul, South Korea. Owned by energy distribution and real estate development company, Daeshin Investment & Development

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Keio Plaza Hotel offers Hello Kitty rooms

Sep 30th, 2014

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo & Keio Plaza Hotel Tama has announced it is to soon unveil Hello Kitty rooms, from the walls and furniture to the amenities, in partnership with original HK creator Sanrio Company. Two different style Hello Kitty rooms, offering its guests lodging in the fun, pop-art, Hello Kitty world, will be offered.

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Cosy up with Sleep Naked’s new bedding

Sep 30th, 2014
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Sleep Naked, which sells linens to the hospitality industry and retail worldwide around the world, has released its autumn and winter 2014 collection. With clients including The Dorchester and Claridges hotels in London, the Atlantis in Dubai and the W Hotel in the Maldives, the company’s new bed linen designs use fine cotton yarns for

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Philippe Caretti becomes VP, operations, Marco Polo Hotels

Sep 25th, 2014
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Marco Polo Hotels has appointed Philippe Caretti as VP, operations. He previously held the role of senior VP, operations, Kempinski China Hotels for six years where he oversaw 19 properties and seven projects. Caretti brings with him 22 years working in Asia at organisations such as Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.

Carlson Rezidor announces Sandy Russell as VP commercial operations

Sep 24th, 2014
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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group announced the appointment of Sandy Russell as vice president, commercial operations, Asia Pacific. In her role, Russell will be responsible for driving revenue generation strategies in the region, across global and regional sales, revenue optimisation, branding and marketing.

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