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What’s wrong with real estate in Bali?

There have been a lot of recent claims that property transactions in Bali have slowed down after 15 years of unprecedented growth. Is this true? And if it is, why? What’s happened? Let’s have a look at some of the issues.

Issue one: Property Prices.

There has been tremendous growth in land and property prices in all parts of Bali but now we’re seeing for the first time that certain areas are experiencing a slow-down. This isn’t rocket science to the savvy […]

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Asia Pacific hotel performance for April 2016

LONDON – Hotels in the Asia Pacific region recorded positive April 2016 results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to data from STR.

Compared with April 2015, the Asia Pacific region reported a 2.0% increase in occupancy to 70.5%. Average daily rate was up 1.5% to US$102.34. Revenue per available room rose 3.6% to US$72.13.

Performance of featured countries for April 2016 (local currency, year-over-year comparisons):
Japan experienced relatively flat occupancy performance (-0.6% to 83.3%), […]

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Testing times for Malaysia hotels

As a hospitality market, Malaysia is as complex as it is compelling. Vibrant, pulsating and full of potential, it has soared over recent years in the upscale tiers. Now it is facing a period of change.

The opportunism and entrepreneurialism that has defined the market faces a less certain future as the issue of oversupply looms.

Its an understandable concern when you look at the numbers. With almost 1,000 hotels in KL, including more than 400 budget hotels, totalling around 56,000 rooms, […]

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Hakkasan announces “probably be the most amazing beach club you’ve ever seen” for Bali!

Famous for not doing things in halves and boasting the biggest lineups each and every night they are open, Hakkasan has stamped their authority on the nightlife market both in the US and globally. Securing the services of artist such as Tiesto, Hardwell & Calvin Harris as their resident DJS is just a part of their operation since opening in 2013.

As the company continues to grow Hakkasan Group’s CEO Neil Moffitt has told Vegas Seven the club will be continuing […]

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Hyatt Place Phuket Patong Hotel opens in Thailand

Hyatt and Boutique Corporation Ltd. announce the opening of Hyatt Place Phuket, Patong on the island of Phuket, Thailand. The 161-room beachside hotel marks the first Hyatt Place hotel in Southeast Asia, and features the Hyatt Place brand’s stylish design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings.

The Hyatt Place brand is rooted in extensive consumer insights indicating that guests seek stylish, comfortable, seamless experiences that accommodate their lifestyles and familiar routines. To embody this, […]

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Royal Tulip Gunung Geulis Resort & Golf opens in Bogor

A 5-Star Hotel in Bogor Ciawi, Royal Tulip Gunung Geulis Resort & Golf is the perfect place for good golf and a great holiday. Royal Tulip Bogor Hotel offers offers 173 luxury hotel rooms with a sweeping vista and fresh mountain air. The sprawling 450 hectares of mountain terrain blends naturally into the golf course, giving an ambience that is both tranquil and rewarding.

Gunung Geulis, (meaning beautiful mountain in the Indonesian language,) rises to an elevation of 500 meters above […]

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