Mandarin Oriental renovates London hotel

September 26, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Hospitality, Lens Lines

HONG KONG, 26 September 2017 : Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s European flagship, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, will embark on the first phase of a restoration that is due to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

The hotel remains open throughout the renovation.

The first phase of the renovation includes the introduction of 95 new rooms and suites in the Knightsbridge wing. Read more

Amazing Holidays plans resort remake

January 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Hospitality, Myanmar, News

KENG TUNG, MYANMAR, 17 January 2017: Amazing Kengtong Resort, a landmark property built on the site of a demolished Shan royal palace in the early 1990s will undergo a major remake starting this May.

Amazing Holidays Hotels & Resorts took over the property in 2015 securing a 70-year lease from its owners, the country’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.

Now the group’s chairman, Aung Myo Min Din, says he will close the hotel for four months this year to launch a three-phased remake of the property, a project that will extend for three years. Read more

US support Luang Prabang renovation

September 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Laos PDR, News

LUANG PRABANG, 20 September 2016: Vat Visounnarath, the oldest temple in the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang, has recently received a grant to fund phase two of an urgent renovation project.

Lao News Agency quoted Luang Prabang Culture Department head, Sisavad Yeladchai, saying the temple received a USD132,000 grant aid from the United States to start the second phase of the renovation project.

Phase two of the renovation project will improve the exterior and interior structure of the main sanctuary including the floor, doors, windows, posts, and the replacement of the electricity system and fans. Read more