Aviary Bintaro names GM

JAKARTA, 28 February 2017: PT Sumampau Hotels and Resorts has hired hospitality professional, Didit Anthony, as the opening general manager of Aviary Bintaro, a newly built hotel and serviced apartment due to open this April. Anthony has work experience with...
BANGKOK, 27 February 2017: Bangkok-based U City Public Company Limited has announced it will purchase eight hotels and a management company with 16 properties in Europe. Phuket-based C9 Hotelworks broke news of the latest U City expansion in an update...
BANGKOK, 21 February 2017: Dusit International named Prachoom Tantiprasertsuk as vice president sales, and Michael Leong as vice president marketing. Their appointments were effective 15 February. Tantiprasertsuk has worked for Dusit International since 2015 as general manager of Dusit Thani Laguna...
CHANGSHA, CHINA, 17 February 2017: St Regis Hotels & Resorts opened  St Regis Changsha, Thursday, its eighth hotel in Greater China. The St Regis brand also confirmed it will debut St Regis Shanghai Jing'an later this year, as well as...
HUA HIN, 16 February 2017: International hotel group, Compass Hospitality, has appointed veteran hotelier, Nigel Tovey, as general manager of Ananda Hua Hin Resort & Spa, a newly built luxury beachfront property and the group’s first Ananda branded five-star...

More rooms in pipeline

LONDON, 15 February 2017: STR’s January 2017 Pipeline Report shows 598,952 rooms in 2,670 hotel projects are under contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents a 2.2% increase in rooms under contract compared with January 2016. Under contract data...
LONDON, 14 February 2017: Singapore hotels continue to suffer low occupancy levels caused by a strong supply growth in accommodation options, according to STR’s preliminary January  data. Room supply grew by 3.9% in January, this year, continuing a trend that was...
SINGAPORE, 6 February 2017: Concorde Hotel Singapore has completed a refurbishment of some of its rooms, the group announced at the weekend. The makeover included bathrooms, soft furnishings and the addition of upgraded or new amenities on one floor of rooms...
PHOENIX, ARIZONA, 30 January 2017: Best Western Hotels & Resorts is advancing its ‘white label’ franchise model, SureStay Hotel Group, globally with its first Asian property in Bangkok, Thailand. The brand has approved 30 hotels in North America and one...
YANGON, 26 January 2017: Wyndham’s TRYP brand has arrived in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new- hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. The 60-room TRYP Yangon is Wyndham’s inaugural hotel in Myanmar. TRYP by Wyndham targets urban travellers with hotels located...