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VinaCapital sets 2019 date for Vietnam Casino opening

Vietnam’s next major integrated resort casino finally has a name and a launch date.

This week saw Vietnamese real estate investment and development firm VinaCapital Group proudly announce that its $4b “integrated tourism and leisure destination” would operate under the name Hoiana. VinaCapital says the property’s first phase will open in Q1 2019.

Hoiana will occupy four kilometers of beachfront just outside the UNESCO World Heritage site Hoi An in Quang Nam province. Hoiana’s first phase will include a 445-room hotel, 220 […]

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InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza will rebrand to AYANA Midplaza JAKARTA effective 1st April 2017

Located in the popular business, shopping and dining district of Jalan Sudirman, as well as a mere 45 minutes from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and two kilometers from Plaza Indonesia, the 5-star 366 room and suite AYANA Midplaza JAKARTA will be a top urban destination for stylish accommodation, chic dining and modern spa experiences.

According to Clive Edwards, General Manager of AYANA Resort and Spa BALI, “The rebranding of InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza to AYANA Midplaza JAKARTA is the next significant milestone in […]

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Banyan Tree and AccorHotels announce strategic partnership

Banyan Tree Holdings today announces that it has entered into a heads of agreement with AccorHotels. Under a long-term partnership, both parties intend to collaborate to develop and manage Banyan Tree branded hotels around the world. Banyan Tree will also have access to AccorHotels’ global reservations and sales network, as well as its loyalty programme Le Club AccorHotels.

AccorHotels will invest an initial SGD 24 million (c. €16 million) in Singapore-based Banyan Tree and both parties will then co-develop the brands […]

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Marriott doubles luxury footprint across eight brands

Marriott International has announced that the company continues to grow its leadership position in luxury, doubling its portfolio of luxury hotels through the recent merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Providing global travelers a selection of diversified, high-end experiences in 61 countries, the Marriott International Luxury Brands group now includes the iconic St. Regis, The Luxury Collection and W Hotels brands, in addition to the company’s world-renowned hospitality hallmarks The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, EDITION and JW Marriott. […]

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InterContinental Vientiane set to open in 2021 in Laos

SINGAPORE – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Lao International Development Co. Ltd. to open the first InterContinental hotel in Laos.

Set to open in 2021, the new-build InterContinental Vientiane will join Crowne Plaza Vientiane to be the second hotel managed by IHG in the capital city. The hotel will feature more than 400 rooms, offering guests a quality stay in the upcoming World Trade Centre – a mixed-use complex […]

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TAUZIA announces the opening of Maison Aurelia – Sanur, by Preference Hotels

JAKARTA – TAUZIA Hotel Management along with PT. Segara Biru Kencana jointly announced the opening of Maison Aurelia – Sanur by Preference Hotels located on Jl. Danau Tamblingan, in the heart of revered and timeless Sanur – South Denpasar. The opening marks the first property under the Preference label uniquely, comprising of upscale, charm & heritage boutique hotels.

Maison Aurelia – Sanur offers homey & soothing feeling in the calming comfort of its classic colonial style blended with modern amenities. Guests […]

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