SINGAPORE, 3 July 2018: Millennium & Copthorne Hotels’s loyalty programme members and corporate customers could enjoy a Premier League game at Chelsea Football Club. The hotel group signed an Official Hotel Partner deal with the English football club, 1 July. The...
BANGKOK, 21 July 2017: Thailand-based Dusit International has appointed Prateek Kumar as regional vice president – EMEA region. He will be responsible for strengthening Dusit’s operations and supporting development efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For the past two...
HONG KONG, 10 August 2017: Wharf Hotels has appointed Marcel Sawyere as general manager of Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi Foshan, in China. A veteran hotelier with a wealth of experience spanning over 34 years, Sawyere has held leadership roles in...
LONDON, 12 October 2017: Despite a supply growth of 3.1% in rooms, Hong Kong hotels enjoyed their first  RevPAR increase for the month of September since 2013. RevPAR, or revenue per available room, grew 4.5% to HKD1,84.03  for Hong Kong’s...
LONDON, 17 July 2015: Asia-Pacific continues to expand its hotel rooms with a growth rate of 6.7% mainly due to projects underway in China, according to the June 2015 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report. The latest report noted there were...
BANGKOK, 28 February 2017: Kasikorn Research Centre estimates Thailand’s hotel sector will generate THB560 to THB574 billion this year in gross revenue, an increase of 3.7% to 5.5% year-on-year, despite growing competition. The bank’s think-tank  said competition in the hotel...
LOS ANGELES, 30 June 2017: Cachet Hospitality Group has named a new executive team to lead expansion in Asia. It identifiied Kimy Chen, Wouter Banning and Jitsak Lim-Pakornkul as key executives to guide the Cachet Hospitality Group forward as it expands...
SINGAPORE 5 January 2018:  Travelodge Hotels Asia will open its first Travelodge hotel in Indonesia, located in the centre of Batam’s commercial area. The 249-room was previously branded Novotel Batam until 1 January when Travelodge took over. Travelodge Batam is a...
BANGKOK, 6 March 5, 2018: Hilton confirmed a major expansion in Thailand, following the signing of two management agreements in Bangkok and Phuket. Hilton will manage a property owned by Majestic Grande Company Limited branded a DoubleTree by Hilton Bangkok...

Wharf opens in Chongqing

HONG KONG, 11 September 2017: Wharf Hotels opened Niccolo Chongqing, 8 September, in the mountain city of Southwest China. The latest in the Niccolo collection is a member of Global Hotel Alliance’s Ultratravel Collection. The city’s international sky hotel is located...