Avani Hotels & Resorts will launch its first hotel in the historic town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Laos. The 53-room hotel is located on a narrow peninsula at the joining of the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers.
Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu – Longquanyi, the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Chengdu. DoubleTree by Hilton Chengdu – Longquanyi is owned by Chengdu Baicheng Investment Company and managed by Hilton, and is designed to meet the growing demand for premium, international accommodations in eastern Chengdu.
Visitors to the rapidly expanding city of Fuzhou now have access to some of the most striking views in the city with the opening of Hilton Fuzhou.
Wanda Vista Beijing has officially opened as the 19th Wanda Vista branded hotel. The move follows a re-flagging of the Sofitel Wanda Beijing.
Ascott has exceeded its target of 20,000 units for China in 2017, ahead of its planned schedule of 2020, as it sealed contracts to manage nine properties with over 2,000 units in the country. With these new properties, Ascott made inroads into new cities such as Harbin and Zhuhai, and widened its presence in Chongqing, Foshan, Shanghai and Wuxi.
Marriott International has announced the opening of Fairfield by Marriott Shanghai Jing’an. Owned and managed by New Development Group, the hotel is located in the Jing’an District of Shanghai, close to the commercial and business hub of the cosmopolitan city, and marks the continuous expansion and growth of the Fairfield by Marriott brand in China.
The news marks the inaugural entry of the premium North American hotel brand into the booming Asia-Pacific market, and crowning a stellar year of rapid growth for the brand, which expects to expand its global portfolio to 66 properties worldwide by the end of 2018.
Amara Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans for the upcoming opening of Amara Signature Shanghai in the historical Changshou Road commercial zone.
Hilton has added an idyllic hot spring retreat to its Chinese resort portfolio with the opening of Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort. Set amid the natural splendour of one of south China’s most picturesque destinations, Hilton Huizhou Longmen Resort is now welcoming travellers to experience the ultimate in relaxation and hospitality in the region.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing of the Kimpton Taipei, alongside Malaysia’s Cornerstone Partners Group.
Currently in the final phase of restoration, The Heritage Hotel Kempinski Yangon is scheduled to open its doors to guests in spring 2018.
Wyndham Hotel Group’s growth continues with the strategic expansion of its upscale Wyndham Hotels & Resorts brand into Indonesia’s spectacular Lombok Island, scheduled for opening in mid-2018.