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.
Conveniently located within the charming Salcedo Village in the Makati Central Business District, Citadines Salcedo Makati sits in an area teeming with a variety of restaurants, bars and cafés, and whole slew of other lifestyle options like yoga studios, an art auction house and weekend market. Here Breaking Travel News calls in during a flying visit to Manila to discover more
The Ascott has secured contracts to manage its first Citadines Apart’hotels in Vietnam, Sabah, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. The 200-unit Citadines Regency Saigon is slated to open in the vibrant commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 in 2018 while the 253-unit Citadines Waterfront Kota Kinabalu is scheduled to open within the heart of the city in 2018.
The Ascott has opened a fourth apart‘hotel in Germany, with Citadines Michel Hamburg now receiving guests. This is Ascott’s fourth property in Germany, adding to its portfolio of properties in Berlin, Munich and Frankfurt.
Ascott has extended its footprint to Thailand’s eastern seaboard economic region, winning contract to manage a 133-unit serviced residence in Sri Racha district, Chonburi province. Scheduled to open in 2014, the new Citadines Grand Central Sri Racha will enhance Ascott’s pole position as the largest international serviced residence owner-operator in Thailand with over 1,800 apartment units across ten properties.
Philippe Brylka, assistant vice president sales & marketing, Europe, Citadines talks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2013 at the Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey.
The Ascott has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart’hotel in Hangzhou. Scheduled to open in late 2014, the 100-unit Citadines Intime City Hangzhou will be Ascott’s 11th Citadines Apart’hotel in China.
The Ascott has confirmed it will introduce the Citadines brand to the Gulf region. Starting in Jeddah, the 166-unit Citadines Tahlia Jeddah and the 136-unit Citadines Al Salamah Jeddah are expected to open within the first quarter of 2014.
The Ascott has secured a contract to manage its first serviced residence in Nanjing. The contract was awarded by Nanjing Lek Yuen Property Development Company, a major property developer in Nanjing, China.
The Ascott has opened Citadines Suites Louvre Paris, its first property under the Suites label in the heart of Paris. Citadines Suites is a new label under Singapore-based Ascott’s Citadines brand that complements its existing Citadines Prestige and Citadines Apart’hotel labels.
The Ascott Limited (Ascott), the world’s largest international serviced residence owner-operator, will launch Citadines Suites early 2013 in Paris. Citadines Suites Louvre Paris will be the first property under Ascott’s new category of boutique serviced residences adding a third and upper tier to the existing Citadines Apart’hotel and Citadines Prestige labels in Europe.