Ascott Group News

Ascott passes 100 property milestone in China

Ascott passes 100 property milestone in China

yesterday Hotel News

The Ascott has clinched seven new contracts to manage over 1,300 apartments across six cities in China. These properties mark Ascott’s first foray into Kunming and Yichang while deepening its presence in Chongqing, Dalian, Shenzhen and Xuzhou.

Ascott signs with Vitacon for two new Brazil properties

Ascott signs with Vitacon for two new Brazil properties

5 April 2017 Hotel News

The Ascott has stepped up its global expansion as it breaks into South America with franchise agreements for two serviced residences in São Paulo, Brazil. Vitacon, a leading real estate company in São Paulo, will franchise and operate the 92-unit Citadines VN Jardins São Paulo and 122-unit Citadines VN Faria Lima São Paulo.

Ascott inks six new serviced apartment properties in China

Ascott inks six new serviced apartment properties in China

20 January 2017 Hotel News

The Ascott races ahead by securing contracts to manage six properties with more than 1,200 apartment units in China, on the back of record growth last year. The new properties entrench Ascott’s presence in Changsha, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Wuhan, while extending its footprint to two more cities – Handan and Xuzhou.

Ascott acquires Temple Bar Hotel, Dublin, for €55m

Ascott acquires Temple Bar Hotel, Dublin, for €55m

16 December 2016 Hotel News

The Ascott has expanded its global footprint to Ireland, one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. In a deal worth €55.1 million the Singapore based company has acquired the 136-unit Temple Bar Hotel in Dublin, positioning Ascott right at the heart of one of the world’s most attractive business centres.

Ascott takes aim at millennials with Lyf brand

Ascott takes aim at millennials with Lyf brand

24 November 2016 Hotel News

The Ascott is unveiling its newest brand, Lyf (pronounced ‘life’), designed for and managed by millennials who wish to experience destinations as locals do. Going beyond traditional hospitality concepts, Lyf signifies a new way of living and collaborating as a community, connecting guests with fellow travellers and change-makers.

Breaking Travel News interview: Rebecca Hollants Van Loocke, regional general manager, The Ascott

Breaking Travel News interview: Rebecca Hollants Van Loocke, regional general manager, The Ascott

22 November 2016 Hotel News

It took just over 30 years for Ascott Limited to grow from a single serviced residence property in Singapore to become the largest international serviced residence owner-operator with an enviable global portfolio featuring more than 300 serviced residences in over 100 cities across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with The Ascott Limited regional general manager, UK, Germany, and Georgia, Rebecca Hollants Van Loocke to discuss the brand’s development in Europe and the growing understanding of the benefits of long-stay serviced apartments among travellers.