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Roland Svensson named General Manager of Amiana on the Bay in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam

Roland Svensson named General Manager of Amiana on the Bay

Roland Svensson has been named General Manager of stunning Vietnam resort, Amiana on the Bay, lapping the waters of Nha Trang Bay.

Mr Svensson has a wealth of hotel and resort experience, having worked in a number of international properties, commencing with senior Food & Beverage appointments in Dubai, Macau, Bangkok, Penang, Hong Kong and Queensland, where he was Director of Food & Beverage at Radisson Royal Palms Port Douglas for the […]

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Hyatt Regency brand debuts in Xiamen

Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan has opened as the brand’s first hotel in Xiamen in Southern China, offering business travellers authentic and diversified experiences.

Located in the heart of Xiamen’s newly developed central business district, the hotel is part of an upscale multi-functional complex that houses restaurants, retail shops, and an office tower. The property is close to the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Centre, and is a few minutes’ drive from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and several major railway stations.

Inspired by […]

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Increasing local opportunities for Indonesians who studied abroad

Jakarta. Recruitment consultancy Michael Page Internasional Indonesia sees increasing local opportunities for Indonesians who have studied abroad.

Michael Page Internasional Indonesia president director Olly Riches said multinational companies are adjusting to the administrative complications of hiring foreign workers by opting for Indonesians with similar skill sets, such as bilingualism, sensitivity to local culture and exposure to an international workplace.

“If you’re in Indonesia now with a strong education and good communication skill, this is a fantastic time to be here for the great […]

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Phu Quoc billed as next Phuket

The beach vendor sets down a thick bamboo cane, laden at either end with heavy hanging baskets of mangoes and coconuts, which she has been balancing on her shoulder.

With deft precision, she peels and cuts the ripe mango, handing it to the tourist before lifting the cane back on to her shoulder and walking on down the beach, a tiny figure wearing a conical hat and carrying what looks like an outsized weighing scale.

This is just one of the regular […]

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IHG debuts in Laos with the opening of Crowne Plaza Vientiane

SINGAPORE – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the opening of a new 197-room Crowne Plaza Vientiane in Laos, marking the group’s entry into the country.

Nestled in the heart of Vientiane along Samsenthai Road, a short 10-minute drive from Wattay International Airport, Crowne Plaza Vientiane is the first internationally branded upscale hotel in the capital city offering quality accommodation and a comprehensive range of facilities to meet the needs of business and leisure travellers to Laos.

The hotel is ideal for meetings […]

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BHMAsia to open eight hotels as Asian expansion accelerates

BHMAsia, the Bangkok-based hotel group, is planning to following up its record year in 2016 with the opening of multiple new properties this year.

The company, which operates the X2, X2 Vibe and Away brands, secured deals for 15 new hotels last year, covering Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia and adding 1,200 new keys. Once all these hotels open they will double the company’s current inventory.

And looking ahead to the coming year, BHMAsia said it intends to open eight new hotels in […]

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