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Minor Hotels has appointed Pieter van der Hoeven as Area General Manager for Vietnam

Minor Hotels has appointed Pieter van der Hoeven as area general manager for Vietnam.

Based out of Anantara Hoi An Resort & Spa, van der Hoeven will oversee operational and sales functions across all Minor Hotels brands in Vietnam. He will report to Thomas Meier, senior vice president, hotel operations, Asia. Prior to joining Minor Hotels, the seasoned Australian hotelier has been with Outrigger since 2008 in various leadership positions across Asia-Pacific, except for between July 2013 and December 2014 when […]

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The Ritz-Carlton Is Diving Into The Yachting Cruise Market With Three Ships

The ladies and gentlemen of Marriott International’s The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company will be getting their sea legs in 2019 with the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. The three small ships will be positioned in the luxury yacht cruise segment alongside the likes of Seadream Yacht Club, Windstar Cruises (Star Pride, Star Breeze and Star Legend), Silversea Cruises (Silver Cloud and Silver Wind), Crystal’s Esprit and France’s Ponant. They will set sail on seven to 10-day itineraries. Reservations will open […]

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Hotel Operator Marga Abhinaya Abadi plans to open new hotels & restaurants in Indonesia

Jakarta. Hotel and restaurant operator Marga Abhinaya Abadi plans to open six restaurants and three hotels as the part of its multi-year business expansion plan.

“We plan to open six new restaurants this year and operate two hotels in 2018,” Marga Abhinaya Abadi president director Adrian Bramantyo Musyanif told the Jakarta Globe on Thursday (22/06).

The company will build a hotel in Yogyakarta and another in Medan, North Sumatra, while it will open six new restaurants in the Jakarta area at a total cost […]

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Centara relaunches stunning Danang Resort after major upgrade

Centara relaunches stunning Danang Resort after major upgrade

Centara Hotels & Resorts, reopened the Centara Sandy Beach Resort Danang following an extensive renovation and upgrade. The resort offers an excellent location on the white sands and clear waters of Non Nuoc beach. The site is designed to offer secluded privacy on a private beach, but is conveniently within 20 minutes of Danang’s airport and downtown, two championship golf courses, and the Hoi An World Heritage site.

A choice of accommodation includes […]

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Number of foreign workers in Vietnam on the rise

The number of foreigners working in Việt Nam has increased significantly over the last ten years, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) reported.

Foreign and Vietnamese workers at a construction site. The number of foreigners working in Viet Nam has increased significantly over the last ten years.

Foreign and Vietnamese workers at a construction site. The number of foreigners working in Vietban Nam has increased significantly over the last ten years.

The number increased from more than 12,600 in 2004 […]

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Archipelago International to open 12 new hotels in 2017

Indonesia’s largest hotel management chain Archipelago International has unveiled plans to open at least 12 more hotels in Indonesia in 2017, which will add to its current portfolio of over 125 properties across South-east Asia.

Openings under its select-service brand favehotel include the 75-room favehotel Sorong in West Papua; the 164-room favehotel Bandara in Greater Jakarta’s Tangerang district, close to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport; the 105-room favehotel Tuban in Jawa Timur, west of Surabaya; the 155-room favehotel Tasikmalaya in Jawa Barat, West […]

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