ST. Regis Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of The St. Regis Changsha, the luxury hotel brand’s eighth hotel in Greater China.
Hard Rock Hotels has announced the launch of its first hotel in China, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen. Slated to open in summer 2017, the new Hard Rock property will offer a luxury stay for modern travellers who are seeking a reprieve from traditional accommodations.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened its latest property in Myanmar’s Shan State. The new Best Western Thousand Island Hotel is perfectly positioned on the bustling riverfront of Nyaung Shwe, the city north of the lake that acts as the main trade and transportation gateway to Inle.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening of Andaz Delhi, marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in India and 16th worldwide. Represented in world-class cities like London, New York, Tokyo and Shanghai, Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle brand celebrates local culture and the unique spirit of neighbourhoods, and is now set to make its mark in India’s vibrant capital with the opening of Andaz Delhi in Aerocity.
TRYP by Wyndham has arrived on the shores of south-east Asia with the opening of a new-construction hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. The 60-room TRYP Yangon is Wyndham’s inaugural hotel to open in Myanmar.
In line with plans to anchor its presence in the largest economy in south-east Asia, Frasers Hospitality Group, a division of Frasers Centrepoint, will be launching Fraser Suites Kuningan in 2017. This will be the group’s fourth property launched, with another five in the pipeline, bringing its Jakarta portfolio to a total of nine by 2019.
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.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has teed off 2017 with the opening of its first golf resort in China, ideally located in the golfer’s paradise of Hainan Island. The Ritz-Carlton, Haikou ushers in a new era of luxury leisure experiences, situated on the world-class golf resort of Mission Hills which boasts ten 18-hole championship courses designed by golf’s greatest architects.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened a strikingly-modern property in Colombo, introducing a unique hospitality concept that brings attitude and altitude to the Sri Lankan capital. The 24-floor Mövenpick Hotel Colombo is the first international five-star property to open in the city in 25 years, a milestone that reflects the country’s new-found energy and optimism.
The flagship of JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa will open its doors to public later this month, making it the first international luxury hotel brand on Phu Quoc island. The resort offers a selection of 243 lavish rooms, suites, apartments and villas.
Inspired by the traditional five elements of Balinese design, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali has officially opened as the brand’s respected upscale hospitality offering arrives on the Island of the Gods.The resort features 297 comfortably appointed and tastefully furnished rooms and suites, each featuring private balconies, complimentary Wi-Fi and a subtle Balinese sense of art, colour and style courtesy of the fabrics and materials utilised in the design.