Hyatt Hotels Corporation has entered into a management agreement with Towa Real Estate, an affiliate of Toyota Group, to develop a 120-key hotel at the Fuji Speedway, Japan’s historic racing circuit.
Slated to open in 2022, the project will be the first in Japan under The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. Guestrooms will start from 45m2 and feature views of Mount Fuji.
Hotel amenities will include multiple fine dining restaurants and bars, as well as indoor pool, fitness centre, spa and natural onsen […]Read more
Swiss-Belhotel International, a global hospitality management chain, has further expanded its Indonesian portfolio with the launch of Swiss-Belresidences Rasuna Epicentrum, the group’s 7th hotel in Jakarta.
The hotel soft-opened on Friday, March 29, 2019, with an intimate ceremony attended by company executives, partners, and selected media.
Since arriving in Indonesia more than 25 years ago, Swiss-Belhotel International has built an extensive collection of more than 60 hotels and resorts all across the country. The group has been named as “Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel […]Read more
YOO Worldwide, the global designer residence and hotel brand, has set its sights firmly on Vietnam following the recent launch of its new regional headquarters in Southeast Asia.
The UK-based company was created by leading property developer John Hitchcox and international designer Philippe Starck with a mission to enrich lives through extraordinary living spaces. It is now the largest pure residential design brand in the world, with 81 projects in 36 countries, and a number of hotel management and design projects […]Read more
Marriott International announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision – an aggressive target to have 1000 hotels open by the end of 2020.
This vision also could create up to 50,000 more job opportunities for the region. In 2019 alone, the company expects to add close to 100 new hotels or close to 20,000 rooms in the region, with several brand debuts in Australia, Hong Kong, The Philippines, Nepal and India. Marriott International’s portfolio in Asia Pacific […]Read more
Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, will open W Bali – Ubud, the brand’s newest W Escape.
Developed in partnership with Indonesia’s Ruang Teknik Group, W Bali – Ubud will offer 100 guestrooms, including 10 villas with private swimming pools and an EWOW suite (the brand’s take on the traditional Presidential Suite).
This expansion into Ubud marks the second W Hotel in Indonesia, following the opening of W Bali – Seminyak in 2010.
Two pools – one a WET Deck featuring terraced pools […]Read more
Why do you want to expand beyond Indonesia when the country still offers so many opportunities?
One, because as Indonesians travel more outside of Indonesia and see a Harris, Yellow or Pop! hotel, I am sure they will take to these (homegrown) brands. Two, the Harris Hotels brand is a success story in Indonesia. If I have Harris properties in Bangkok, Manila or elsewhere in the region, the brand will indirectly become more successful in Indonesia, as it will gain more […]