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Staywell partners with HMS to expand in Vietnam and Thailand

Australian-owned Hotel Management Company StayWell Hospitality Group (SWHG) is keeping its eye firmly on the prize of further international expansion with a new partnership with Asian based Hospitality Management Solutions Co. Ltd (HMS).

The newly formed Master Licensing Agreement between the two parties will enable SWHG to significantly grow its Park Regis and Leisure Inn brands within the Vietnam and Thailand markets.

This partnership agreement follows the formation of a United Kingdom based-partnership between SWHG and renowned hospitality company Fiveways Hospitality, which […]

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Asia Pacific hotel performance for October 2016

LONDON – Hotels in the Asia Pacific region reported nearly flat results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollar constant currency, according to October 2016 data from STR.

Compared with October 2015, the Asia Pacific region reported a 0.5% increase in occupancy to 71.3%. However, average daily rate (ADR) dipped 0.4% to US$103.77, and revenue per available room (RevPAR) was mostly flat (+0.1% to US$74.02).

Performance of featured countries for October 2016 (local currency, year-over-year comparisons):

India reported its […]

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Aston Primera Pasteur Bandung rebrands into Holiday Inn Bandung Pasteur

The 278-room hotel, which previously operated as the Aston Primera Pasteur Bandung, joins the IHG family of hotels in Indonesia following the signing of a management agreement with PT Wisma Resortama Propertinda earlier this year, according to IHG.

Situated a short 10-minute drive from Husein Sastranegara International Airport and 15 minutes from the central railway station, Holiday Inn Bandung Pasteur is ideal for travellers seeking convenient access to the city. Guests arriving from Jakarta will also appreciate the hotel’s close proximity […]

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New-Concept POP! Hotel opens in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta. Tauzia Hotel Management opened a third POP! Hotel in Yogyakarta on Thursday (24/11), with a new, eco-friendly concept known as POP! Blue.

The distinction is not only in the logo – with a blue “O” in the middle – but also in the hotel’s warm, welcoming lobby. The concept was first introduced at POP! Hotel Pasar Baru.

“Similar to our hotel in Pasar Baru, POP! Hotel Timoho Yogyakarta also offers an atmospheric lobby with a PitStop concept, combining cafe lounge vibes and a […]

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Capella to open luxury tented retreat in Ubud, Bali Q3 2017

SINGAPORE – Capella Hotel Group Asia has been appointed by PT Awahita Indonesia as the operator of an ultra-luxury resort in Ubud, Bali. A hidden sanctuary within densely forested terrain, Capella Ubud will redefine the hospitality landscape with 22 luxurious tents designed by celebrated architect, Bill Bensley. Located along the sacred Wos River, where the Balinese regularly gather for festive processions, the resort offers a charming insight into their traditional way of life.

“The Capella Experience is sensitive to our local […]

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Autograph Collection Hotels debuting properties in China, Korea and Malaysia

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinguished portfolio of independent hotels recognized for celebrating individuality, announced today its debut of four properties in Asia next year. In 2017, the brand will open The Shanhaitian Resort Sanya in China, The Majestic Hotel and Hotel Stripes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and RYSE hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Autograph Collection Hotels is a curated collection of some of the finest independent hotels located in extraordinary destinations throughout the world. Each hotel is hand-selected for its […]

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