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Hyatt announces plans for Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong

Hyatt Hotels Corporation  (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited to rebrand the 665-room Hotel VIC on the Harbour to Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong by the third quarter of 2019. This will be the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the Greater China region, joining the brand’s inaugural property in Asia, Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo which opened in 2018.

Tailored for socially connected guests seeking shareable […]

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Hyatt to open 21 new luxury hotels in Asia Pacific by 2020

Hyatt Hotels Corporation plans to open 21 new luxury hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific by the end of 2020.

According to the announcement, the company aims to grow its luxury hotel portfolio more than 25% in the region.The company will open the hotels under Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Andaz and Alila brands.

“We are excited to expand our luxury portfolio in Asia Pacific, bringing more distinct experiences through the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Andaz and Alila brands to destinations that matter most […]

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Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort officially opened in Bogor, Indonesia

Pullman Ciawi Vimala Hills Resort, Spa, and Convention is officially opened on May 22, 2019. Located on the edge of the city of Jakarta in Gadog, Bogor, West Java, the resort built on a first-class nature-friendly property.

With a stunning natural landscape overlooking three majestic mountains: The Pangrango, Salak, and Geulis, making this premium hotel offers a unique holistic experience. far from the hustle and bustle of the capital city and harmonious ambiance to immerse into nature. The resort is both […]

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Banyan Tree to introduce its first Singapore resort

Banyan Tree Holdings announced this week its first Singapore resort, which will feature 338 eco-friendly rooms on a 4.6 hectare site within the Mandai Precinct. This includes 24 elevated tree houses in the heart of Singapore’s tropical rainforest.

The resort will be operated by Banyan Tree and owned by Mandai Park Holdings (MPH).

During a media briefing at the Wildlife Reserves Singapore’s Singapore Zoo on Thursday, Mike Barclay, CEO of MPH, said the accommodation will allow visitors to fully explore the attractions […]

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Maldives hits highest arrivals growth in 15 years

Maldives tourism recorded its highest growth in 15 years in April 2019, setting up expectations for a good year among trade members.

While January to April arrivals were up by 19.7 per cent to 646,092, arrivals in April alone rose by 36.3 per cent to 163,114 against the same 2018 month.

Strong growth in a single month buoying hopes for a good year for Maldives tourismes


“This is the highest growth achieved for any month since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami,” […]

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Raffles welcomes new hotels in China and the Maldives

Raffles Hotels & Resorts, renowned for bringing old world elegance, first class travel experiences and genuine charm to the world’s most fascinating cities and desirable holiday hot spots since 1887, is pleased to announce the opening of two important new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo. Both hotels opened in early May and are now accepting reservations at Known as havens for royalty, film stars, writers and artists, many remarkable stories and cultural moments have taken place within […]

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