Wyndham Hotel Group is expanding its portfolio of offerings in Bali, with the launch of its upper-midscale brand, Wyndham Garden. The 155-room Wyndham Garden Kuta Beach Bali, previously known as The Kuta Playa Hotel & Villas, is the first Wyndham Garden hotel to open in south-east Asia after rebranding under a management agreement between PT Wyndham Hotel Management and PT Global Bali Investama.
Dusit International has announced Dusit Fudu Hotels & Resorts has signed a management consultancy agreement with Nanjing Shangqinhuai Construction Development Company to manage the Dusit Thani Wetland Park Resort Nanjing, Jiangsu.
The flagship of JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts in Vietnam, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has opened its doors to public, making it the first international luxury hotel brand on Phu Quoc Island. The resort offers a selection of 244 lavish rooms, suites and villas.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has launched a brand new serviced apartment property, its second property in the Thai capital – the Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok.
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.