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Trump’s global resorts put profit first, environment last, critics say

Donald Trump’s negative environmental record in Scotland and elsewhere has conservationists concerned in Bali, where Trump firms are developing a major resort and golf facility known as Trump International Hotel & Tower Bali.
Another resort under development, the Trump International Hotel & Tower Lido, a 700-hectare facility including a six-star luxury resort, theme park, country club, spa, villas, condos and 18-hole golf course threatens the nearby Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park, one of Java’s last virgin tropical forests.
Mongabay looked into Trump’s […]

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Hyatt plans the first joint Hyatt Centric and Hyatt House Hotels in Japan

The joint Hyatt Centric and Hyatt House Hotels are due to open in 2020 in separate towers of a two-tower development. The property will be the first Hyatt House hotel to open in Japan. The Hyatt House hotel will consist of 90 apartment style suites containing a kitchen, dining table, sofa, and washing machine and other amenities for long term guests, including a restaurant, gym and business centre. The Hyatt Centric Hotel – the second in Japan – […]

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Marriott is set to make its mark in Indonesia with the opening of Moxy Bandung

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s disruptive hotel brand, is set to make its mark in Indonesia with the opening of Moxy Bandung. Moxy Bandung will boldly reinvent the lifestyle hotel experience to fully embrace today’s Next Generation traveler, giving them a fun, vibrant and stylish hotel experience at an affordable price.

“Moxy offers the style and spirit of a boutique hotel at a surprisingly affordable price, in the emerging and vibrant city of Bandung,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing Asia […]

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Developing new Bali’s

With 15 million arrivals expected this year, and 20 million by 2019, Indonesia believes the need to spread tourism beyond Bali has become more critical.

As pointed out by tourism minister Arief Yahya, of 34 provinces in the country, Greater Bali gets 40 per cent of international arrivals, Greater Jakarta 30 per cent and Riau Islands 20 per cent.

The 10 new destinations the ministry hopes to nurture as new Bali’s are Lake Toba (North Sumatra), Tanjung Kelayang (Belitung), Tanjung Lesung (Banten), […]

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ONYX Hospitality Group announces OZO Hoi An, Vietnam

ONYX Hospitality Group is inviting travellers to discover new destinations with them in 2018. openings across its Amari and OZO brands including OZO Hoi An in Vietnam, Amari Vang Vieng in Laos and Amari Yangshuo in China.

OZO Hoi An, Vietnam.

2018 will welcome the first OZO in Vietnam with the launch of OZO Hoi An. Located a short distance from  Hoi An Ancient Town, a UNESCO Heritage Site, guests can discover ancient architecture from a variety of eras and styles including […]

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AYANA Resort launches the first luxury five-star hotel in Komodo

Just a one-hour flight from Bali, in West Flores, lies the scenic oasis of Labuan Bajo. This tropical paradise is overflowing with mesmerizing flora that extends from waterfalls to jagged dramatic mountain tops and vibrant sunsets overlooking Komodo National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991.

AYANA will be launching the first five-star resort on the exquisite Labuan Bajo, Waecicu Beach. AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach opens summer 2018 with 12 suites and 189 premium guest rooms. Inspired by light, comfort and open […]

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