PHUKET, 16 January 2018: C9 Hotelwork's new market report questions if cookie-cutter hotel groups will again fall asleep at the wheel as they did with OTA’s and Airbnb? Call them poshtels, hostels or hybrid hotels, but one of the most...
BANGKOK 11 January, 2018:  AVANI Hotels & Resorts will make its Laotian debut in Luang Prabang in March, with the rebranding of a property in this a UNESCO World Heritage town in northern Laos. The 53-room hotel, in a building that...
VIENTIANE, 12 January 2018, UPDATE: Informed travel trade sources in Vientiane now say Rosewood Luang Prabang will open 2 April.  Email requests sent to various offices in Rosewood Group asking for confirmation and details of opening rates failed to...
BANGKOK, 9 January 2018: Centara Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Allen Thomas as vice president business development, effective 1 January. Thomas has 28 years of experience developing hotel and resort businesses, a career that includes positions with HPL...
SAMUI, Thailand, 9 Januay 2018: SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort will open its first phase, 16 January, the recently appointed opening general manager, Erwin van der Veen, reported Monday. SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort’s first phase, known as the Oceanfront...
BANGKOK, 5 January 2018: Centara Hotels & Resorts announced, Thursday, the signing of a long-term lease agreement to operate Centra by Centara Government Complex Hotel & Convention Centre Chaeng Watthana. It was previously run by Centara on a six-year management...
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, 4 January 2018: Dusit Thani Bangkok, will now remain open until 5 January 2019 instead of 16 April 2018 as earlier announced by Dusit International. The hotel was due to be demolished in July to make way for a...
BANGKOK, 4 January 2018: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has  signed a management contract on a property in central Vietnam due to open during the last quarter of 2018. Mövenpick Resort Lang Co will open on a beach 30 km from...
CHIANG RAI, 3 January 2018: Phuket’s Katathani Collection has  acquired the Dusit Island Resort, Chiang Rai, for around THB1,000 million from the CEO of VES Group according to reliable sources at the property. The new owner, Sombat Atiset, will spend another...