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Accor Debuts MGallery in Hong Kong

Accor is pleased to announce The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery in Hong Kong. Situated next to Novotel Citygate in Tung Chung, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery will be the brand’s first hotel in Hong Kong when it opens towards the end of 2019.

As the first MGallery to open in a major city within Greater China, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery has a unique story to tell. Its name references the silver mine resources in east Lantau, as well as the […]

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Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 opens in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City has begun operations in Vietnam.

Located in the new central business district, the property is the tallest hotel in south-east Asia, and 14th tallest in the world.

The design of the skyscraper is infused with elements of Vietnamese culture and draws inspiration from bamboo, a traditional symbol of solidarity, affluence and prosperity.

The hotel is part of an integrated complex, which includes the Vincom Centre Landmark 81, a high-end shopping centre and Vinhomes Landmark […]

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Accor reaches 1100 hotels in Asia Pacific

Accor has opened its 1100th hotel in Asia Pacific, with the launch of the new Sofitel Beijing Central, bringing the group’s APAC network to more than 210,000 rooms. The announcement comes just six months after Accor celebrated its 1000th hotel and shows how rapidly the group is expanding in Asia, with the region now representing 50% of global growth.

“We have had a record six months since announcing our 1,000th hotel with the Pullman Tokyo Tamachi late last year and it’s incredible to think […]

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Uber rolls out submarine rides in Great Barrier Reef

Tourism Events Queensland is partnering Uber to launch scUber, the world’s first rideshare submarine experience, in the Great Barrier Reef.

scUber will also support the ongoing protection and conservation of the world’s largest coral reef system through Uber’s partnership with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef.

This underwater ride is the first of its kind and will offer an unfiltered lens at the Great Barrier Reef

From May 27 to June 18, scUber will be available for a limited number of […]

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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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