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Accor Brings its Iconic Raffles Brand to India with two new hotels

Accor Brings its Iconic Raffles Brand to India with two new hotels   

Accor announces two majestic hotels in India – Raffles Jaipur and Raffles Udaipur – in the presence of Accor Chairman & CEO Sébastien Bazin and owner, Ratankant Sharma.

The iconic Raffles brand is synonymous with luxury and extraordinary adventure and this announcement signals a new direction for Accor in India, with a stronger focus on luxury and premium brands. Both hotels will deliver a palatial experience in an extraordinary […]

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Rosewood Bangkok opens in Thailand

BANGKOK, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rosewood Bangkok, a striking new landmark for the capital, has opened as an intimate, ultra-luxury hotel on Ploenchit Road in the heart of the city’s prime central business and retail district.  As the 27th property in the growing global network for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®, the hotel is the brand’s second destination in Thailand and also serves as a gateway to its sister Southeast Asian properties in Phuket Phnom Penh, Cambodia; and Luang Prabang, Laos. Rosewood’s A Sense […]

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‘Live, work, play’ demand drives mixed-use development boom in Bangkok

A spate of large-scale mixed-use projects are taking shape in Bangkok, as developers seek to incorporate more productive use of land space in the Thai capital and capitalise the surging demand for live, work and play.

Central Bangkok is the focus of several major mixed-used projects, among which is Dusit Central Park, a 36.7 billion baht (US$1.2 billion) joint venture project from major Thai hotel development company Dusit Thani and retail and property giant Central Pattana.

Concept art of Dusit mixed-use […]

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Hyatt’s Unbound Collection bounds into Vietnam

Hyatt Hotels Corp. has opened Nam Nghi Phu Quoc as part of The Unbound Collection, marking the first branded property in South-east Asia under The Unbound Collection by Hyatt.

The resort is located in Vietnam’s largest island, Phu Quoc,

Half of the island is within the confines of the national park and UNESCO World Heritage-designated Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, one of the largest biosphere reserves in Southeast Asia.

The reserve covers an extensive area of tropical rain forests, coral reefs and wetlands and […]

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Azerai embarks on ambitious strategy to open one new hotel each year

Luxury hotelier Adrian Zecha is embarking on a new strategy to open one hotel each year, starting with a historic property in Vietnam.

This 122-room boutique hotel on the south bank of the Perfume River and just outside the gates of the imperial city of Hue has now officially re-emerged as Azerai La Residence, Hue, the second property in Zecha’s Azerai group in Vietnam.

Along with the rebranding, the hotel is currently undergoing the second phase of the most extensive renovation in its […]

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Kimpton makes Asian debut in Taipei

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has entered the Asia market with the debut of a new luxury hotel, Kimpton Da An Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. With its unique location in the heart of the Da’an District and an elevated, sophisticated design, the hotel is an urban sanctuary for the laidback luxury traveller.

Kimpton Da An is ideally located in the heart of Taipei city, allowing guests easy access to local cafes, boutiques and galleries, while providing a welcoming environment decorated with artwork from local artisans.

Kimpton […]

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