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...
TORONTO, 25 January 2017: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is strengthening its presence in the luxury hotel and residential space with a pipeline of more than 50 projects at various stages of planning and development. The pipeline includes ongoing projects...
HENDERSONVILLE, TENNESSEE, 24 January 2017: Traditional hotels achieve higher occupancy levels, manage yields better and achieve higher rates than properties in the shared economy space. The observations were outlined in an independent analysis by STR that compared 32 months of...
DUBAI, 24 January 2017: UAE real estate developer Nakheel and Thai hotel group Centara Hotels and Resorts signed, earlier this month, a joint venture agreement to build and operate a 550-room, beachfront resort with waterpark at Deira Islands in Dubai. Under...