Ascott Group News
Somerset Maslak Istanbul celebrates first World Travel Awards win
Somerset Maslak Istanbul has welcomed special guests and dedicated partners to a lavish party to celebrate the property’s first World Travel Awards title. General manager, Mine Tan Balto, hosted the celebrations.
Ascott welcomes lyf debut in Singapore
The Ascott has opened lyf Funan Singapore, the largest co-living property in south-east Asia. It is also the first property under Ascott’s new ‘lyf’ brand, which the company says is “managed by millennials for the millennials and millennial-minded”.
Ascott unveils ambitious Singapore expansion plans
The Ascott is seeking to cement its position as the largest serviced residence operator in Singapore with a record number of openings this year. At the same time the company has completed the signing of its first Citadines Connect business hotel in the city state.
Capitaland to merge Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust
Capitaland has announced a proposed combination of its Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust units. If completed, the deal will result in the combined entity becoming the largest hospitality trust in Asia Pacific, and the eighth largest globally.
Quest signs Cycas partnership ahead of Liverpool debut
As it gears up to open its first European property in Liverpool this summer, Quest Apartment Hotels has appointed Cycas Hospitality as its independent hotel manager for Quest Liverpool City Centre.
Ascott launches technological overhaul as expansion continues
Ascott aims to drive revenue growth, improve operational efficiency and enhance value to its customers and business partners through a comprehensive front-to-backend systems makeover.
Ascott debuts Citadines Connect business hotels
The Ascott has launched Citadines Connect, a line of business hotels with selected services, to widen its short-stay offerings as it continues to grow its portfolio.
CapitaLand tops out on Raffles City Chongqing development in China
CapitaLand has successfully topped out the eighth and final skyscraper of Raffles City Chongqing as the group enters the final lap of preparation works to open the highly anticipated 1.12-million-square-metre megastructure.
Ascott welcomes La Clef Champs-Élysées Paris to Crest Collection
The Ascott has opened La Clef Champs-Élysées Paris in France, its third property under The Crest Collection. The brand is a prized selection of some of Ascott’s most prestigious and unique luxury serviced residences.
Ascott crosses 100,000 key threshold following record year
The Ascott has secured contracts for another 26 properties with over 4,600 units across 18 cities and 11 countries. The new additions boost its portfolio to over 100,000 units.
Ascott expands Indonesia offering with Ciputra Development Group deal
The Ascott has formed a strategic alliance with one of Indonesia’s top property developers – Ciputra Development Group. Under the alliance, Ascott will manage serviced residences to be developed by Ciputra in Indonesia and China within the next five years.
Ascott unveils latest lyf project in Singapore
Ascott Residence Trust has acquired a prime greenfield site for S$62.4 million for its maiden development project. It will build the first co-living property in Singapore’s research and innovation business hub, one-north.