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World’s first rotating hotel is coming to Dubai

CAN’T decide between the sea view or the garden view? In this incredible hotel, you can have both.

Dubai is planning to launch a rotating skyscraper in which each floor spins independently, allowing guests to enjoy all the views surrounding them.

The world-first hotel represents an incredible idea — as long as guests don’t mind the sensation of constantly rotating.

The concept for the Dynamic Hotel has been in the works since 2008, but Dubai has announced the hotel is scheduled to be […]

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BHMAsia opens representative office in Vietnam

BANGKOK – Hot on the heels of the January signing ceremony for the X2 Vibe Viet Tri Hotel, BHMAsiaopened a new representative office in Ho Chi Minh City in February, underlining the company’s commitment to Vietnam, and opening up a significant number of pre-opening opportunities for experienced hospitality professionals.

The Vietnam office is headed by Simon Jinks, a veteran hotelier who brings experience in managing properties in Asia, including Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia. Simon’s expertise lies in the midscale and upscale […]

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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants announces 2017 list. Highest Climber & The Best Restaurant in Indonesia Award goes to Locavore, Bali

Before an audience of the region’s most celebrated chefs, industry VIPs and international media, the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, was announced at an awards ceremony at the W Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The 2017 list welcomes 10 new entries, while China, Japan, Singapore and Thailand each count 9 restaurants on the list.

Gaggan in Bangkok claims the No.1 spot for a third consecutive year. Gaggan retains the dual titles of The Best Restaurant […]

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Park Hyatt Bangkok opening 12th of May

The highly anticipated one and only Park Hyatt Bangkok has confirmed the imminent opening of its doors on the 12th of May, becoming a game changer for the luxury market in the city.

When Bangkok finally joins the select group of global gateway cities to offer the elegance and discretion of a Park Hyatt property, this particular project will have taken full advantage of its design and construction delays to ensure that the brand standards of Park Hyatt can be implemented in […]

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Quantity over quality may bite tourism to Bali

BALI, Indonesia – After a very challenging 2015 for Bali, occupancy was up by more than 4% in 2016 bringing a shot of fresh air and hope, but at what cost? Hotels’ enjoyment of solid occupancy across all categories (excluding luxury) was driven by increasing foreign direct arrivals, a slowing in new hotel openings and a further slashing of rates.

Bali‘s domestic market in 2016 was up 12% y-o-y to around 7.1 million and foreign arrivals also up 6% y-o-y to […]

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China is quickly outpacing Australia as Bali’s top source market

Bali’s tourism industry is undergoing a mass market shift, but such fluxes have come at the cost of tourist spending power sought by hoteliers, according to a joint report by hospitality consultancies Horwath HTL and C9 Hotelworks.

With Chinese tourist arrivals rising 43 percent year-on-year to 1 million in 2016, China is now behind Australia as the Indonesian island’s biggest source market. The economic benefits of increased tourism from China have made for diminishing returns, however.

The typical Chinese tourist spends less than […]

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