Social Responsibility

Fujita Kanko expands business with its first serviced apartment in Indonesia

Tokyo – Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc.announced that the company will launch its first serviced apartment in Cikarang, located in Greater Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. Construction is expected to start soon, with a scheduled opening in the fall of 2019.

Offering the function and privacy of apartments with the facilities and move-in-ready condition of hotels, serviced apartments are fully furnished apartments that provide hotel-like amenities, services, and security. The typical clientele is business people, especially those relocating from overseas for a […]

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Ritz-Carlton to come to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — Tycoon Andrew Tan is bringing the world renowned Ritz-Carlton hotel brand to the Philippines, marking the first time that the finest luxury brand will be in the country.

Tan will rebrand the existing Maxims Hotel, an all-suite accommodation at Resorts World Manila, and redevelop it into Ritz-Carlton Manila, industry sources said.

“This may happen within the next three years,” sources said.

Sources said Tan deemed it the right time to bring the luxury hotel brand to the country given the […]

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CT Corp and AccorHotels to open 30 new hotels in Indonesia

Jakarta. CT Corp, a business group owned by tycoon Chairul Tanjung, and global hotel operator chain AccorHotels have signed a memorandum of understanding for opening 30 more hotels and resorts to accelerate tourism development in Indonesia.

“We are happy to be working with CT Corp to add 6,000 more rooms across Indonesia in line with the growth of tourism, especially to cater to travelers who come for business meetings and conventions,” AccorHotels Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore chief operating officer Garth Simmons said during a signing ceremony in SkyLounge Fairmont […]

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Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu to open January 2018

Just a 40-minute drive from Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport lies Uluwatu ­- a rural jewel in Bali’s Bukit peninsula’s crown. On this southwestern tip of the Island, Indonesia’s first Radisson Blu resort, Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu is set to January 2018.

Bali’s best surfing beach is on the resort’s doorstep, and many more pristine shores and popular oceanside hangouts, such as Bali Collection in Nusa Dua, are within 25 minutes reach. The majestic, 11th-century Luhur Uluwatu Temple lies 6km to […]

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ONYX Hospitality Group aims to operate 99 properties by 2024

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Thailand-based ONYX Hospitality Group is celebrating the results of a momentous year which has seen openings in new markets including Amari Galle Sri Lanka, Amari Yangshuo in Guilin, China, and Amari Johor Bahru in southern Peninsula Malaysia.

With plans for a number of milestone openings in 2018, including the Group’s first hotel in Vietnam, OZO Hoi An, and the entry of the flagship Amari brand to Laos with Amari Vang Vieng, ONYX Hospitality Group has also announced its new strategic aim of having 99 […]

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The Luxury Collection announces first Hotel in Tasmania

BETHESDA, Md. – The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts announced it will debut the brand’s first-ever hotel in Tasmania in late 2018, following a full-scale renovation. Owned by Trawalla Group Parliament Square Hotel Operator Pty Ltd., The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobartwill reside in repurposed heritage buildings in Parliament Square, a new design-led, urban development that is set to revitalize the neighborhood, uniting the city’s unique past with its contemporary culture.

“Australia is an extremely desirable destination for The Luxury Collection, and The Tasman […]

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