SINGAPORE, 24 May 2018: InterContinental Hotels Group has signed management contracts on eight properties being built or redeveloped by Thailand’s Ratanakorn Asset. The properties in  Pattaya, Rayong, Phuket, Khao Lak and Samui will be assigned to various brands owned by...
BANGKOK 22 May 2018: Dusit International has appointed Marc Hediger as senior vice president – development, responsible for overseeing expansion worldwide except for China. Hediger has 30 years of experience in hotel development and operational experience. Prior to joining Dusit, he...
BANGKOK, 22 May 2018: Online travel portal, traveliko, is promoting its zero commission policy to wean hotels off a dependence on popular booking sites that charge up to 35% in commissions. It claims its system has been tested over three...
SINGAPORE, 22 May 2018:  Frasers Hospitality, a member of Frasers Property Group, celebrated the grand opening of Fraser Suites Dalian last week, a month after it soft-opened. It follows on the heels of four properties that opened in Changsha, Tianjin...
BANGKOK, 18 May 2018: The St. Regis Bangkok has named a new sales and marketing director, the hotel’s general manager Klaus Christandl confirmed this week. Sam Chia joins St Regis Bangkok as its director of sales & marketing. He arrives in...
BANGKOK, 17 May 2018: Across the Asia-Pacific region 1,534 hotel properties were under construction in April with Tokyo and Shanghai the two leading cities. STR’s latest benchmarking on hotel developments indicates rooms under construction reached 343,315, an increase of 27.1%...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 16 May 2018: Opening in 2020, the 815-key Mövenpick Hotel Ho Chi Minh City will be the centrepiece of the impressive Kenton Node riverside development. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts recently signed a management contract for the ...
LONDON, 15 May 2018: STR’s preliminary data for April shows Singapore hotels enjoying a 1.6% increase in occupancy to close the month at 82.4%. Earnings were positive too with Singapore hotels collectively registering an average daily rate of SGD 272.26...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 15 May 2018 : BHMA Hotels announced, Monday, it has signed an agreement with Vietnamese developer, Ixora Real Estate, to manage the new X2 Resort & Residences at the World Heritage destination of Hoi An,...
SINGAPORE 14 May 2018: The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched its version of ‘mystery shopper’ via a Celebrity Hotel Challenge video – featuring local celebrity Michelle Chong as a hotel guest. In the video, Michelle Chong dons a disguise...