Taiwan hotel ditches Marriott

TAIPEI, 17 August 2018: The owner of a Starwood-branded hotel in Taiwan said Thursday it will terminate its contract with Marriott International, in protest over the US group caving in to Beijing pressure to list the island as part...
BANGKOK, 17 August 2018: Bangkok will soon be home to more luxury branded hotels as six properties open during the last quarter of this year and early 2019. Hotel developers will add 1,158 rooms in the top-flight category in Bangkok...
PHU QUOC, Vietnam, 15 August: Major hotel groups have quietly opened up shop on Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s largest island, where holiday makers can enjoy a visa-free stay for up to 30 days. Big brand names have added more than 800...

Executives on the move

BANGKOK, 10 August 2018: Dusit International has appointed two new general managers for properties in Vietnam and Bahrain. Patrice Landrein has been named GM at the recently opened Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort, Phu Quoc, Vietnam; and Maher Abou-Tacca at...

On the move

HONG KONG, 3 August J2018: Hong Kong’s Wharf Hotels named Bernard Teo as general manager of Marco Polo Changzhou, in southern Jiangsu province, earlier this week. Having 25 years of work experience in hospitality including two successful hotel openings in...
LUANG PRABANG, 2 August 2018: International brands are making their presence felt in Luang Prabang this year with Accor’s Pullman the newest arrival. Since March, three international brands have stepped into Luang Prabang’s crowded hotel market, a scene dominated by...
BANGKOK, 26 July 2018: AVANI Hotels and Resorts has signed an agreement with real estate developer, KTI Property, to manage an AVANI hotel in Kota Kinabalu, capital of Sabah, Malaysia. Scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2021, the...
BANGKOK, 25 July 2018: Anantara Hotels and Resorts announced it will introduce its top hotel brand to Chengdu, China, with the opening of Anantara Jinsha Chengdu Hotel in 2021. The property is part of the integrated Essence Chengdu project, owned...
PHU QUOC, Vietnam, 24 July 2018: Radisson Blu Resort Phu Quoc has appointed Myla Caceres as the hotel’s director of commercial. Cacesres a seasoned hospitality professional with over 25 years of experience has worked in Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand. In...
YANGON, 23 July 2028: Rosewood says it is all set to open its first branded property in Myanmar by November, located on the city’s historical Strand Road near the river cruise terminal. The 209-room Rosewood Yangon will open on a...