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Capella Sanya to open Q4 on Hainan Island, China

Capella Hotel Group and Chinese developer China Gezhouba Group Real Estate have confirmed the opening of Capella Sanya in the last quarter of 2018.

Located along the coastline of Blessed Bay on Hainan Island, Capella Sanya will be a new luxury landmark offering 190 rooms, suites and villas across 13.8 hectres of tropical coastline.

Offering panoramic views of the South China Sea, Capella Sanya is a collaborative art piece by two designers: Jean-Michel Gathy and Bill Bensley. Inspired by a Chinese trader’s adventures along […]

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A whopping 68 hotel projects will open their doors to the public in Indonesia in 2018

The Asia Pacific market looks set to get a boost in Indonesia over the next few years. Indonesia has a wealth of new projects in the pipeline and everything from big brands to boutique and apart hotels look set to land in this premium destination in the near future. We check out what’s in store.

Sights set on Southeast Asia

The popular southeast Asian destination of Indonesia is gearing up for a slew of new hotel openings over the course of this […]

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Hilton targets Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia for hotel expansion

Hilton has named Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia key growth regions for the hotel group, according to a report from The Nation.

Key markets for growth in these regions include Myanmar and Vietnam, which are experiencing undersupply, Thailand, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal and Timor Leste. Of the 2,257 hotel projects in Hilton’s global pipeline, 415 hotels are scheduled to open in Asia-Pacific. In Southeast Asia, 50 hotels are slated to open while a total of 28 hotels are set to […]

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Ascott boosts its pipeline in Asia

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited, is accelerating its expansion in Asia by forging strategic partnerships with leading developers in China, Japan and Thailand to manage apartments currently under development as well as future projects by these companies.

In China, Ascott has partnered specialty township developer, Riverside Group, to launch serviced residences in Zhejiang, Chongqing and future riverside themed towns in other key cities. This strategic partnership will start with two serviced residences with a total of 350 […]

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Six-month closure of the Philippine tourism island of Boracay, does Bali await the same destiny?

Singapore/Bangkok. The six-month closure of the Philippine tourism island of Boracay for a revamp after the country’s president branded it a “cesspool” reflects the growing pressures on beach resorts across Southeast Asia as visitor numbers surge.

Tourism experts say the region’s infrastructure is buckling under record visitor numbers, especially as more Chinese holiday abroad, and expect more drastic measures to come.

Airports have become chaotic, hotels are being thrown up hastily with little regard for safety and sanitation, tropical beaches are strewn with […]

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New Bali’s power Accor’s development pipeline in Indonesia

As it marks 25 years of operation in Indonesia, AccorHotels is readying to venture deeper into the country, including “New Bali’s” such as Mandalika (Lombok) and Labuan Bajo (Komodo), to meet its development pipeline of 94 projects.

AccorHotels is on track to reach 200 hotels in Indonesia by 2020, a goal set up two years ago, said Garth Simmons, AccorHotels’ COO for Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, speaking at a media briefing in Jakarta on Tuesday.


“We see the importance of having new […]

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