PHNOM PENH, 7 September 2016: Cambodia has launched an online system for hotels to apply for a star rating. Phnom Penh Post quoted Ministry of Tourism’s Tourism Industry Department deputy director, Sam Seng, saying the internet-based hotel-rating application platform would...
HONG KONG, 19 February 2020: Swiss-Belhotel International confirmed Tuesday the soft opening of its first Malaysian property. Swiss-Belhotel Kuantan, a four-star hotel on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia, opens at a coastal site facing the...
SAMUI, Thailand, 20 January 2020; Meliá Hotels International and Asset World Corporation (AWC) last week. It marks the first hotel to be managed by the  Meliá Hotels & Resorts brand in Thailand. Two other AWC...
SINGAPORE, 23 February 2016: AccorHotels’ opened its, Novotel Samui Resort Chaweng Beach Kandaburi, earlier this month, as the group plans expansion at more Thai beach resorts. The first Novotel on Samui island, the property is located on Chaweng Beach, a...
LOMBOK, 7 December 2017: Wyndham Hotel Group takes its brand to Indonesia’s  Lombok Island with a scheduled opening in mid-2018. The all-suite Wyndham Lombok Sundancer Resort is owned by PT Wisata Bahagia Indonesia. It awarded the management contract to PT Wyndham...
BANGKOK, 24 May 2017: Thailand-based Dusit International has entered a partnership with China’s Dossen International Group to operate and develop DusitPrincess resorts and residences in China. In line with Dusit’s expansion plans for China, Dossen aims to sign at least...
AGRA, INDIA, 20 March 2015: Courtyard by Marriott reaches its 1,000 hotel milestone by the end of the month and celebrates by offering guests, worldwide, additional reward points. Customer events covering a six week period kicked off, earlier this week, with...
HANOI, 22 September 2016: Hanoi allocates more sites to develop luxury hotels at prime locations over the next five years in an effort to boost tourism to the country’s capital. Local media reported that the Municipal People’s Committee confirmed some 20,000...
SINGAPORE, 11 February 2015: Accor Hotels launched a “Savour, Snap, Share” social media campaign across Asia, Tuesday, aimed at bringing together social media, food-fies and selfies. Hotel guests and visitors are encouraged to share “food-fies” of themselves enjoying culinary delights...
BANGKOK, 22 May 2015: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts announced, Wednesday, it will almost double its hotel portfolio across Asia Pacific from the current eight properties to 17 over the next three years. The group’s CEO made the statement on the...