The coastal haven, which combines a modern essence with the charming maritime heritage of Koh Samui, marks the first hotel under the Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand to open in Thailand.
Shane Lee joins the team this month in preparation for the March opening of CESVI, a 28-room boutique hotel made entirely of shipping containers in Taiwan’s thriving port city of Kaohsiung.
Now under development in a serene location on Tubkaek Beach, a scenic 45-minute drive from Krabi Airport, Banyan Tree Krabi fronts powdery white sands and the shallow-shelved coast of the Andaman Sea.
With 493-rooms, six dining outlets, and 3,757 square meters of event space, the hotel is designed for business and leisure guests alike seeking a seamless, intuitive experience in the city.
Indian Hotels Company has begun the new year with a new addition to its collection of authentic palaces – Fateh Prakash Palace, Udaipur.
Rising 27 storeys from the promenade, this four-star hotel will comprise 366 rooms and suites, all featuring modern amenities for business and leisure travellers.
Fusion is expanding its Vietnam’s presence by tripling the number of properties in the Land of the Blue Dragon. Over the next three years, the wellness specialists will launch ten new hotels and resorts, representing 1,385 rooms and private villas, suites and apartments.
The agreement would fuel the company’s expansion in Thailand with the addition of three hotels comprised of nearly 1,550 rooms expected to open between late 2020 and 2024.
The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah Ubud is set to change hands and become an anchor for the ambitions of a brand-new hotel management group, Hadiprana Hospitality. The formal handover from the resort’s long-time operator, Singapore-based GHM, is set to take place on January 1st.
With the TUI Blue Nam Hoi An hotel, TUI Group’s flagship hotel brand will make its debut in Vietnam in March next year. The brand is set to become the world’s largest leisure hotel brand and increase its portfolio to more than 100 hotels by 2020.
The two hotels will be fully rebranded as Avani+ Koh Lanta Krabi Resort, set to launch by mid-2020, and Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort, which will open its doors under the new branding in late 2019.