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New Artotel hotel opens in Yogyakarta

Artotel, a local hotel chain known for its distinct artistic design, is now operating in the city of culture, Yogyakarta.

Kanjeng Pangeran Haryo (KPH) Wironegoro of Yogyakarta Palace opened the Artotel Yogyakarta Hotel located at kilometer-point 5.5 of Jl. Kaliurang, Sleman regency, on Thursday evening.

The hotel has a modern architectural style combined with local cultural charm thanks to the work of six local artists and noted curator Heri Pemad, who have added an artistic touch to the hotel’s interior.

“I hope the hotel will […]

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Wyndham unveils plans for Lombok Sundancer Resort, Indonesia

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.

The all-suite Wyndham Lombok Sundancer Resort is being developed by PT Wisata Bahagia Indonesia under a management agreement with PT Wyndham Hotel Management, an Indonesian subsidiary of Wyndham Hotel Group.

The signing follows Wyndham’s recent announcement of five newly acquired managed hotels under the upscale Wyndham Hotels & Resorts brand and upper-upscale Wyndham Grand brands […]

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Marriott and YTL sign agreements for new hotels across Asia

Marriott International and YTL Hotels today announced agreements for new hotels across Asia, strengthening both companies’ presence in the world’s fastest growing region. During an official ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, the two companies agreed to develop two new luxury hotels in Malaysia under the JW Marriott and EDITION brands and signed Memorandums of Understanding for two hotels in Japan, an EDITION and a W Hotel in Niseko Village, Hokkaido.

Tan Sri Dato’ (Dr) Francis Yeoh, Managing Director of […]

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Mövenpick opens doors to new beachfront resort in Boracay, Philippines

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is setting new hospitality standards in Boracay, the Philippines, with the launch of a new resort located on one of the tropical island’s most beautiful unspoiled beaches. 

Overlooking the serene turquoise ocean at Punta Bunga Cove on the exclusive northwest coast, the 312-key Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay is a unique low-rise property with architecture designed to blend with the natural environment and a secluded 200-metre private beach.

The five-star beachfront property also offers a wide range of […]

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Six Senses adds seven resorts and two spas in 2018

BANGKOK – Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas plans to increase its portfolio by seven resorts and two further spas from now until early 2019, with a continued focus on sustainable practices and a deep commitment to pioneering well-being. The destinations are new, but the quirky take on hospitality and signature programs will be familiar, including Sleep With Six Senses, Eat With Six Senses and Six Senses Integrated Wellness.

Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali is scheduled to open in March 2018. Set atop a rugged cliff […]

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The Villas Bali Hotel & Spa is rebranded as Impiana Private Villas Seminyak

Seminyak, Bali – As a continuation of its plans in Indonesia, Impiana Hotels, Resorts & Spasannounced the official rebranding of The Villas Bali Hotel & Spa as Impiana Private Villas Seminyak on 1st December 2017, as part of the Impiana Private Villas collection. Operating under Impiana since 1st April 2016, Impiana Private Villas Seminyak is the first Impiana property in Indonesia and has since been joined by Impiana Private Villas Cemagi Beach. Impiana’s third property in Bali will be the Impiana Private Villas & Resort Ubud, […]

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