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Dream Hotel Group announces 9 new deals expected to open by end of 2020

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group, home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and soon-to-launch Unscripted Hotels brands, have announced another year of unprecedented international growth with nine new hotels expected to open in new destinations by the end of 2020.  

“We signed more new hotel deals in the last six months than any other year in the company’s history,” said Dream Hotel Group Chairman Sant Singh Chatwal. “After significant investment and repositioning from ownership to […]

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Dream Hotel Group announces plans to triple portfolio by 2022

Dream Hotel Group, which includes Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and soon-to-launch Unscripted Hotels brands, announced its plan to triple its existing portfolio by 2022.

Today, Dream Hotels Group saw the opening of 16 hotels today. By the year 2020, the company plans to open nine hotels in new destinations. Currently, the brand has a pipeline of 26 properties, including the aforementioned nine new locations, which, when open, are expected to bring the company’s total property and room count to 42 […]

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Mandarin Oriental real estate project taking shape in Bali

Construction is underway on the first 22 units sold at The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bali, a remarkable real estate offering taking shape on a naturally accommodating clifftop where the group’s inaugural hotel in Bali is also in development.

Set within the confines of budding Bukit Pandawa Resort & Golf on Bali’s southernmost tip, The Residences will eventually comprise 91 standalone villas conceptualized by acclaimed international architect Jean-Michel Gathy, who took inspiration from a traditional Balinese farming technique in imagining the […]

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COMO Uma Ubud launches intimate Garden Pool Villas

COMO Uma Ubud launches

intimate Garden Pool Villas

COMO Uma Ubud in Bali is proud to announce the launch of 10 new Garden Pool Villas. These accommodations raise the game in Ubud, offering unparalleled space and tranquillity for couples.

Each villa opens onto its own private garden and plunge pool, fringed with jungle. The villas pared back aesthetic seamlessly combines traditional Balinese elegance with modern conveniences, including a 42-inch TV, air-conditioning and Bose soundbar. The bathrooms offer a free-standing bathtub and separate shower […]

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Marc LeBlanc
Resort Manager
Kandolhu Maldives

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Asia Pacific welcomed a record 597 million foreign visitors in 2017

PATA’s Annual Travel Monitor for 2017– Early Edition, released recently, shows an annual increase of three percent in foreign arrivals into 47 Asia Pacific destinations for 2016 to record an aggregate inbound count of close to 600 million.

Despite the significant challenges being faced by Turkey’s tourism sector the annual net increase in arrivals into the Asia Pacific region was still strong, adding close to 18 million additional arrivals to its total foreign inbound count year-on-year.

Seventeen of those destinations had double-digit […]

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