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Porsche is releasing a fancy superyacht that costs 16 million USD

Porsche is getting into the superyacht business.

You’ll soon be able to buy a boat from the iconic car manufacturer after it partnered up with Dynamiq, a yacht building company in Monaco.

The ‘Dynamiq GTT 115 Hybrid’ vessel will cost £12.3 million but you probably weren’t expecting anything cheaper considering the brand.

For that price customers will get 12,594 horsepower from the 35 metre (115 foot) boat’s two diesel engines.

 

 

The vessel will hit speeds of up to 21 knots (24mph) and will […]

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SereS Hotels & Resorts launch new Boutique Resort in Ubud, SereS Springs Resort & Spa

“A boutique experience beyond expectation” – the corporate mantra of SereS Resorts provided a blueprint and the nucleus for their latest project – a five-star flagship boutique; their second hotel in the emerging tourist destination of Ubud, Bali.

SereS Springs Resort & Spa + Conference is located in the village of Singakerta. With blissful views over the River Wos and quintessentially Balinese terraced rice fields to the east, the resort is the perfect location for meditation, relaxation and wellness treatments. The […]

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Swiss-Belinn Airport Surabaya celebrates Grand opening

Swiss-Belinn Airport Surabaya celebrates Grand opening  

 

Swiss-Belhotel International, the award-winning global hotel chain and hospitality management group, will hold the official launch of its latest 3-star property in Indonesia, the Swiss-Belinn Airport Surabaya, with a Grand Opening Ceremony on 9th September 2017.

With invited members of the press in attendance, the opening ceremony was marked by the ribbon-cutting and inscription signing by the Regent of Sidoarjo, Bapak H. Saiful Ilah S.H, M.Hum, accompanied by Matthew Faull, Swiss-Belhotel International Executive Director, and […]

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Foreign travellers in Vietnam on sharp rise, putting pressure on tourism infrastructure

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), 6.2 million foreign travelers visited Vietnam in the first half of the year, an increase of 30.2 percent compared with the same period last year. The markets with the highest growth rates were Russia, China and South Korea.

The number of travelers from China reached 1.9 million, up by 56.7 percent and from South Korea, 1.06 million, up by 43.9 percent, while there were 313,000 travelers from Russia, up  53.4 percent compared […]

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Mandarin Oriental announces Luxury Hotel in Beijing

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel project in the heart of Beijing, that is expected to open in 2018. Located in a traditional hutong quarter, close to Tiananmen Square, the hotel will provide guests with a rare opportunity to experience luxury living in traditional and authentic Beijing surroundings. 

Mandarin Oriental Qianmen, Beijing is located within the Qianmen East Hutong Quarter which is undergoing a process of preservation and regeneration.  Hutongs date back to the 13th century […]

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Asia Pacific hotel pipeline for August 2017

STR: Asia Pacific hotel pipeline for August 2017

STR’s August 2017 Pipeline Report shows 622,666 rooms in 2,818 hotel projects Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents a 6.6 percent increase in rooms Under Contract compared with August 2016.

Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage.

The Asia Pacific region reported 284,542 rooms in 1,239 projects In Construction for the month. Based on number […]

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