China arrest hotel group hacker

SHANGHAI, 21 September 2018: Shanghai police have arrested a man in connection with a data leak at NASDAQ-listed Chinese hotelier Huazhu Group after the suspect failed to sell the information online. The 30-year-old suspect had hacked and stolen user data...
HONG KONG, 21 September 2018: Radisson Hotel Group is accelerating its expansion in China with key appointments, hotel signings and new openings. The group’s five-year expansion plan, through to 2022 will triple its portfolio to more than 100 hotels from...
BANGKOK, 20 September 2018:  Centara has inked a deal that will give it the management of three hotels in Laos by 2020. Centara’s chairman, Suthikiati Chirathivat, signed off on the management MOU with Asia Investment Development & Construction Sole Company,...

Ascott buys Tauzia stake

SINGAPORE, 18 September 2018: CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), will invest about USD26 million for a 70% stake in Green Oak Hotel Management, the holding company for Tauzia Hotel Management. This is Ascott’s first...
JAKARTA, 6 September 2018: Hilton Bali has confirmed to tour operators that its first phase of an extensive three-part remake will be completed by the end of this month. Panorama Destination, a leading destination management company headquartered in Jakarta, reported...

BHMA expands in Vietnam

BANGKOK, 3 September 2018: Flight Centre Travel Group’s hotels and accommodation business, BHMA, has announced the launch of a new hotel in Vietnam – X2 Vibe Viet Tri Hotel. This property continues the group’s expansion of managed hotels in Southeast...
CHIANG RAI, 3 September 2018: Pa Sak Tong, a private luxury villa estate, has signed an exclusive sales agreement with Smiling Albino, a regional luxury destination management company. Pa Sak Tong, a secluded luxury estate in Chiang Rai, located near...
SHANGHAI, 31 August 2018: Shanghai police said they were investigating a suspected data leak at NASDAQ-listed Chinese hotelier Huazhu Group, the local partner of France-based AccorHotels. Huazhu, one of China’s biggest hoteliers, released a statement, Tuesday, saying it had alerted...
BANGKOK, 29 August 2018: Boutique Corporation, a public listed property developer headquartered in Bangkok, has appointed AccorHotels to manage its latest hotel project in Chiang Mai. The property will be branded Novotel Chiang Mai Nimman Journeyhub according to the group's...
YANGON, 28 August 2018: Hotels continue to open in Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon, despite telltale signs of a drop in international passengers flying to the gateway city. According to a recent CAPA market summary, “Myanmar has not lived up to...