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Oakwood unveils expansion plans with introduction of Oakwood Studios

Oakwood unveils expansion plans with introduction of Oakwood Studios

16 August 2016 Hotel News

Oakwood Asia Pacific has shared new plans for aggressive growth and strategic expansion. Estimating a projected growth of over 40 per cent in portfolio size over the next two years, Dean Schreiber, manager director of Oakwood Asia Pacific explained: “We are observing an increasingly mobile workforce and a heightened awareness of serviced apartments and its advantages over hotel rooms.”

Blenkharn to head up Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing

Blenkharn to head up Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing

11 August 2016 Hotel News

Oakwood Asia Pacific has appointed Neil Blenkharn as general manager of the upcoming Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing. Slated to open in 2016’s fourth quarter, Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing will be the second Oakwood Residence property to operate in China’s bustling capital.

Ascott takes Citadines brand into Korea with Seoul property

Ascott takes Citadines brand into Korea with Seoul property

9 August 2016 Hotel News

Ascott has opened its first Citadines-branded property in Korea’s capital, Citadines Han River Seoul. The opening of the 149-unit Citadines Han River Seoul marks Ascott’s continued expansion in South Korea, with more than 1,000 units in operation including the 410-unit Somerset Palace Seoul and 468-unit Citadines Haeundae Busan.

Meliá Yangon brings international luxury to Myanmar

Meliá Yangon brings international luxury to Myanmar

8 August 2016 Hotel News

Meliá Hotels has welcomed the opening of Meliá Yangon, the first hotel operated by the company in the country and a strategic project for its expansion strategy in the Asia Pacific region. The group enters Myanmar market with its first hotel in Yangon, city known as the Garden City of the East.

Sanctum Inle Resort set for October opening in Myanmar

Sanctum Inle Resort set for October opening in Myanmar

4 August 2016 Hotel News

The first upscale hotel to come on line in one of Myanmar’s most compelling tourist destinations will officially debut October 1st when 94-room Sanctum Inle Resort holds its grand opening on the shores of Inle Lake. An Olympic-sized swimming pool overlooking the lake, the 150 square meter presidential Sanctuary Suite and a Shan and international cuisine restaurant, The Refectory, are among the new features to be unveiled as part of the Brigitte Dumont de Chassart-designed resort’s grand opening.

Angsana Villas Resort Phuket opens in Thailand

Angsana Villas Resort Phuket opens in Thailand

3 August 2016 Hotel News

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has welcomed Angsana Villas Resort Phuket to its Angsana portfolio. The property has been rebranded from the former Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort & Villas. With 48 villas and suites, there is a room type for everyone - from young couples to large families.

dusitD2 Khao Yai opens in Thailand

dusitD2 Khao Yai opens in Thailand

1 August 2016 Hotel News

Dusit International has opened a new mountain resort, dusitD2 Khao Yai. Located on the fringe of Thailand’s famed Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site just a two-hour drive from central Bangkok, dusitD2 Khao Yai provides the perfect springboard to a host of adventures such as hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, biking, and feeding alpacas.

Starwood unveils first luxury hotel in Tokyo

Starwood unveils first luxury hotel in Tokyo

31 July 2016 Hotel News

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts is opening The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, marking Starwood’s first-ever luxury hotel in Japan’s capital city. Managed by Prince Hotels, the dproperty is situated in the Kioicho neighborhood, part of Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, a mixed-use development comprised of commercial, residential, retail and entertainment spaces.

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta opens in Indoneisa

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta opens in Indoneisa

30 June 2016 Hotel News

While today’s travellers are more likely to arrive in Jakarta by commercial aircraft or private jet, the city has long welcomed the world as one of history’s most storied marine ports. Now, the start of a new era in Indonesian hospitality begins with the much-anticipated opening of the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta.

CatchOn takes Edition portfolio in Asia

CatchOn takes Edition portfolio in Asia

Edition has appointed CatchOn Communications to develop and drive the international hotel brand’s PR strategy in the region. CatchOn will be responsible for providing strategic counsel and media relations services for the Edition brand, with a focus on the upcoming opening of the brand’s first property in Asia Pacific – The Sanya Edition, slated to open in fall 2016.

Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel opens in Changzhou, China

Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel opens in Changzhou, China

24 June 2016 Hotel News

Dusit Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the launch of the Dusit Thani Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel Changzhou, previously known as the Fudu Qingfeng Garden Hotel, after a renovation to bring the hotel in line with the Dusit Thani brand. Comprising two towers, the premier hotel offers 349 guestrooms and suites in the west of the city, approximately 15 minutes by car from the Changzhou Railway and Airport.