Hoshino Resorts to open its first luxury hot spring sanctuary in Taiwan

On June 30, 2019, Hoshino Resorts will open the group’s first HOSHINOYA luxury resort in Guguan, a region rich in natural hot springs, located near Taichung, Taiwan. Travelers will not only be able to escape to their own private sanctuary within the grounds of this sprawling, 50-room resort but they will also have access to the area’s sought-after hot springs to relax and rejuvenate, and explore a vast array of nature trails including the majestic Xueshan Mountain range (Snow Mountain) […]

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Minor Hotels to hit the tracks in central Vietnam

Minor Hotels has bought a train carriage from the Vietnamese state-owned railway, with which it hopes to reimagine transportation between two Anantara resorts in a marriage of old-timey romance and modern-day comfort.

Mark Thomson, spokesperson for Minor Hotels, recalled that he had tried to travel from Quy Nhon to Hoi An by train, thinking “it will be the most romantic experience”, but this did not quite hit the mark.

Transporting guests from Anantara Quy Nhon Villas (pictured) to Anantara Hoi […]

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Accor Debuts MGallery in Hong Kong

Accor is pleased to announce The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery in Hong Kong. Situated next to Novotel Citygate in Tung Chung, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery will be the brand’s first hotel in Hong Kong when it opens towards the end of 2019.

As the first MGallery to open in a major city within Greater China, The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery has a unique story to tell. Its name references the silver mine resources in east Lantau, as well as the […]

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Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 opens in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City has begun operations in Vietnam.

Located in the new central business district, the property is the tallest hotel in south-east Asia, and 14th tallest in the world.

The design of the skyscraper is infused with elements of Vietnamese culture and draws inspiration from bamboo, a traditional symbol of solidarity, affluence and prosperity.

The hotel is part of an integrated complex, which includes the Vincom Centre Landmark 81, a high-end shopping centre and Vinhomes Landmark […]

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Accor reaches 1100 hotels in Asia Pacific

Accor has opened its 1100th hotel in Asia Pacific, with the launch of the new Sofitel Beijing Central, bringing the group’s APAC network to more than 210,000 rooms. The announcement comes just six months after Accor celebrated its 1000th hotel and shows how rapidly the group is expanding in Asia, with the region now representing 50% of global growth.

“We have had a record six months since announcing our 1,000th hotel with the Pullman Tokyo Tamachi late last year and it’s incredible to think […]

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Uber rolls out submarine rides in Great Barrier Reef

Tourism Events Queensland is partnering Uber to launch scUber, the world’s first rideshare submarine experience, in the Great Barrier Reef.

scUber will also support the ongoing protection and conservation of the world’s largest coral reef system through Uber’s partnership with Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef.

This underwater ride is the first of its kind and will offer an unfiltered lens at the Great Barrier Reef

From May 27 to June 18, scUber will be available for a limited number of […]

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