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Raffles signs agreement extending China portfolio to Suzhou

SINGAPORE – Luxury hotel operator Raffles Hotels & Resorts recently announced the signing of an agreement with prominent real estate developer Jiangsu Golden Land to extend the luxury hotel brand’s portfolio in China to the ancient city of Suzhou.

Raffles Suzhou is scheduled to open in the ‘Venice of the Orient’ in 2020. Enjoying one of the best addresses in town, the 150-room luxury hotel will be located in the new super high-rise Keyne International Suzhou mixed-use development in the Suzhou […]

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Asia Pacific tourism in 2015 – another record

BANGKOK – Destinations across Asia Pacific in aggregate welcomed 570 million foreign arrivals in 2015, setting a new record for international arrivals into the region. Aggregate annual growth was 4.1 percent, with eight of the 11 Asia Pacific sub-regions producing annual growth rates above that of the Asia Pacific average, ranging as high as 8.7 percent for Oceania and eight percent for Southeast Asia.

These are just a few of the top-level findings contained in the PATA Annual Tourism Monitor 2016 […]

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Plateno to Speed Up Indonesia Expansion

With 10 hotels already open or under development in Indonesia, the Plateno Group has unveiled plans to speed up its expansion in Indonesia with a target of opening or signing 50 hotels in the country by end-2016.

Plateno will focus on its budget brands in Indonesia such as 7 Days Inn, 7 Days Premium, and Pi Hotel.

Currently the hotels operating in Indonesia include 7 Days Premium Kuta Bali, Zmax D Hotel Praya Lombok and The Mirah Bogor which is in the […]

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Wyndham Legend Halong Bay scheduled to open June 2016 in Vietnam

HALONG BAY, VIETNAM – Halong Bay’s first five-star hotel by a global chain will soon open in the charming province of Quang Ninh. The USD$40 million Wyndham Legend Halong Bay, owned by Ha Long Star Service & Tourist Joint Stock Company, is scheduled to open in June 2016 and will be managed by Kosmopolitan Hospitality.

Barry Robinson, President and Managing Director of Wyndham Hotel Group South East Asia and the Pacific Rim said the hotel is bound to be highly sought […]

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Novotel Suites Hanoi Opens

AccorHotels launches a new hotel in Hanoi, opening its very first Novotel Suites in Asia. Novotel Suites Hanoi delivers comfortable stays for both short and long term guests, especially designed for business clients. Additionally, the hotel provides personalized features, including further supporting Novotel’s well-known family program offered by the brand.

Novotel Suites Hanoi is positioned on Duy Tan Street, a fast growing and developed economic area surrounded by business buildings and found close to industrial zones. Novotel signed a management contract […]

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Marie Helene Moreira
was General Manager
at The Seminyak

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