Keio Plaza Hotel Tama is the First Hotel to Open “My Melody” and “Little Twin Stars” Themed Rooms With Upgrades of Hello Kitty Rooms

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tama is the First Hotel to Open “My Melody” and “Little Twin Stars” Themed Rooms With Upgrades of Hello Kitty Rooms

The Keio Plaza Hotel Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s most prestigious hotel companies operating hotels in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo and other locations, is proud to announce that our Keio Plaza Hotel Tama has become the first hotel in the world to open theme guest rooms based upon “My Melody” and “Little Twin Stars” (Kiki and Lala) who have been adored by fans around the world since their creation in 1975.

Grabbing the Opportunity to Grow with OYO

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Grabbing the Opportunity to Grow with OYO

The appeal of Malaysia as a tourism destination has long been acknowledged and efforts to capture the economic value of this unique and distinctive blend of culture is continuous. Even as international and domestic tourists from all walks of life delight in food, nature, architecture, arts and crafts, the industry is taking into account the changing tourist demographics and their needs.

Global Dutch-based hotel, citizenM celebrates launch in Malaysia

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Global Dutch-based hotel, citizenM celebrates launch in Malaysia

citizenM Kuala Lumpur Bukit Bintang recently celebrated its arrival in Malaysia by hosting more than 300 guests on its new property on July 11th, 2019. The event also commemorated the brand’s first opening in Southeast Asia, making it citizenM’s 16th stylish urban destination worldwide, and third overall in Asia.

Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort Unveils  Refurbished Luxury Accommodation and New Spa Pavilion

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Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort Unveils Refurbished Luxury Accommodation and New Spa Pavilion

Bali’s premier clifftop resort, Anantara Uluwatu Bali has revealed its 72 newly refurbished luxury suites, private pool villas and penthouses cascading from a cliff above the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean.

The Barracks Hotel Sets to Open in October 2019; Now Accepting Room Bookings

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The Barracks Hotel Sets to Open in October 2019; Now Accepting Room Bookings

The Barracks Hotel offers an ultra-exclusive experience tailor-made for the discerning traveller seeking timeless luxury and service with attention to detail.

Six Senses Fiji Combines Early Bird with Bonus Nights Offer

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Six Senses Fiji Combines Early Bird with Bonus Nights Offer

Trifty travelers looking for a vacation, there’s the Early-Bird offer that saves 10 percent of the total accommodation cost for bookings at Six Senses Fiji

Pangkor’s Secluded Budget Retreat

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Pangkor’s Secluded Budget Retreat

Kejora Garden Resort is a budget hotel that suits leisure and incentive travellers that focuses on giving their guests a comfortable and convenient stay

Raffles Shenzhen Hails the Start Of 2019 by Unveiling its Spectacular Grand Ballroom

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Raffles Shenzhen Hails the Start Of 2019 by Unveiling its Spectacular Grand Ballroom

Raffles Shenzhen unveils its Grand Ballroom for its first magnificent celebratory event. More than 800 social elites and professionals are gathering in the stunning venue to usher in 2019 whilst indulging in fine cocktails and delicacies served with Raffles’ impeccable legendary service.

Christmas And New Year’s Eve Gastronomic Delights  At Impiana Klcc Hotel

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Christmas And New Year’s Eve Gastronomic Delights At Impiana Klcc Hotel

This festive season, discerning diners will be spoilt for choice at Impiana KLCC Hotel’s renowned food and beverage outlets CEDAR on 15 and Tonka Bean Café & Deli, the hotel’s cosy and stylish casual dining restaurant.

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo Launches Traditional Japanese Performing Arts and Sushi Package

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Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo Launches Traditional Japanese Performing Arts and Sushi Package

Guests can catch a glimpse of ancient Japan by booking Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’s Traditional Japanese Performing Arts & Sushi offer. This provides guests with an opportunity to explore the hotel’s historic Nihonbashi neighbourhood and visit the newly opened Suigian theatre restaurant nearby, where they will be transported back in time.

Travelodge Central Market Opens in the Cultural Hub of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Travelodge Central Market Opens in the Cultural Hub of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Travelodge Hotels (Asia) Pte. Ltd., announces the opening of Travelodge Central Market, its second property in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

10 Things to Do within Mercure Singapore on Stevens

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10 Things to Do within Mercure Singapore on Stevens

Situated right smack in Singapore’s lively neighbourhood, here are your 10 fail-proof vacation tips list with Mercure Singapore on Stevens

CLUB MED x LACOSTE Golfing Experience in Club Med Bintan

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CLUB MED x LACOSTE Golfing Experience in Club Med Bintan

Gaya Travel experiences Club Med Bintan, Indonesia alongside the new partnership of CLUB MEDXLACOSTE

Seamlessly Connecting Rich Malaysian Culture And Business With “My Meetings By Marriott International”

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Seamlessly Connecting Rich Malaysian Culture And Business With “My Meetings By Marriott International”

Seamlessly Connecting Rich Malaysian Culture And Business With “My Meetings By Marriott International” – Transformational meetings in Malaysia infused with timeless local culture to inspire creativity.

Banyan Tree to make Malaysian debut on June 15, 2018

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Banyan Tree to make Malaysian debut on June 15, 2018

Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur Poised to Be an Exclusive Urban Sanctuary for Discerning Guests Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 2018 – The world-renowned Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts is all set to open its first property in Malaysia. The Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur will open its doors on June 15 2018. Set amidst the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, the commercial, shopping and entertainment hub of Malaysia, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur offering guests a lush repose amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city. Occupying the top seven floors of Banyan Tree Signatures Pavilion Kuala Lumpur building, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur will feature 55 exquisite rooms and suites, ranging from 51 square metres to 200 square metres in size, with contemporary […]

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse Opens Within The City’s Newest Creative District

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Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse Opens Within The City’s Newest Creative District

Bangkok, Thailand — April 3, 2018 — Marriott Hotels, the iconic flagship brand of Marriott International, opens the Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse. Owned by TCC Land Asset World, the premium hotel is situated on Surawong Road, an exciting heritage destination in Bangkok’s city centre that is experiencing a creative revival. “Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse expands Marriott Hotel’s presence in Bangkok and offers experiences to inspire both international and domestic travellers to travel brilliantly,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brands & Marketing Asia-Pacific, Marriott International. “Its modern design, dynamic meeting spaces and creative dining venues will attract both international visitors and local residents.” Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse’s offers flexible room layouts that feature up to three expansive bedrooms to accommodate guests’ individual needs. Set in a 32-storey modern […]

G is for GORGEOUS

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G Hotel Kelawai must have done something right to have regulars who keep coming back to stay at this entirely gorgeous hotel (I heard that the shoe design mogul Datuk Jimmy Choo and celebrity interior designer Eric Leong are part of that list). But this doesn’t come as a surprise because being design stars themselves, the hotel ideally fit their chic, luxurious and exacting standards! Strategically located on the bustling Jalan Kelawai that is famous for a diverse array of attractions ranging from traditional temples, shopping malls (Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon), and the vibrant food scene including Gurney Drive (home to the congregation of roadside iron chefs), G Hotel Kelawai makes for a perfect base for both first-timers and seasoned travellers […]

The Perfect Stay for the 2017 SEA Games

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The Perfect Stay for the 2017 SEA Games

Team Malaysia needs you!  The 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will be happening in Kuala Lumpur from 19th to 31st August, and with the launch of ticket sales, we know that getting the best seats in the sporting arena are not the only thing you would be worrying about.  Looking for hotels in Kuala Lumpur that are near the event venues that are reasonably priced and comfortable at the same time? Hotels.com has you covered! Hotels.com’s Mid-Year Sale Deals** coincide with the upcoming SEA Games, so you can take this chance to book your perfect stay in KL for a great price before the sale ends! It’s the obvious choice, obviously. Here are our recommend hotels where the key sports events will be held – Kuala Lumpur, […]

Alila Hotels and Resorts Named ‘Hotel Group Of The Year’ at ULTRA Awards 2017

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Alila Hotels and Resorts Named ‘Hotel Group Of The Year’ at ULTRA Awards 2017

The boutique hotel group, Alila Hotels and Resorts, has been awarded ‘Hotel Group of the Year’ at The Telegraph’s ULTRA awards in London. The ULTRA awards ceremony took place at The Savoy, London, on Monday 22nd May. It was a celebration of the best hotels, airlines, tour operators and cruise companies across the globe. Collecting the award from HRH Princess Beatrice of York, was Two Roads Hospitality Asia’s CEO, Frederic Flageat-Simon. He said: “The ULTRA award is akin to an OSCAR and we are extremely proud and humbled by this fantastic brand endorsement. We are constantly striving to exceed our guests’ expectations with our personalized hospitality in keeping with our philosophy of integrating commerce, community, and conservation. I have no doubt this […]

JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam Named Asia’s Leading New Resort

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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam Named Asia’s Leading New Resort

(Phu Quoc, 8 June 2017) – JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has picked up the prized title of Asia’s Leading New Resort at the 24th Annual World Travel AwardsTM Asia & Australasia. The Bill Bensley-designed luxury resort, inspired by the legend of a fictional former university for French colonists, saw off stiff competition to claim the prestigious accolade at a glittering ceremony in Shanghai on Sunday 4th June. “We’re delighted to be named Asia’s Leading New Resort, and in particular to be recognized in this way by our colleagues in the hospitality industry,” said Ty Collins, General Manager of JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay. “The opening of the hotel marks the birth of luxury hospitality in Phu Quoc, and has […]

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Hinamatsuri Girls’Dolls Festival Exhibition

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Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts Hinamatsuri Girls’Dolls Festival Exhibition

Keio Plaza Hotel (KPH), one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, will host a special exhibition of traditional Japanese arts entitled “Enjoying Japan’s Traditional Hinamatsuri Girls’ Doll Festival at Keio Plaza Hotel” displaying various traditional art ornaments in the third floor lobby of the hotel from February 1 to March 27, 2017. This annually held exhibition has been extremely well received by guests, and this year features some 6,500 finely hand woven silk doll decorations, Japanese art items depicting scenes of “Japanese female culture” from the Meiji Period (1868 to 1912), and “Bonsai” miniature decorative sculptured plants to give visitors a taste of Japan’s traditional arts representative of the “Hinamatsuri Doll Festival”. In addition, ten of their restaurants […]

AL Meroz Hotel Introduces ‘Golf Package’

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AL Meroz Hotel Introduces ‘Golf Package’

Al Meroz Hotel, Bangkok’s only syariah-compliant and leading Muslim-friendly hotel, offers valuable vacation on ‘Golf Package’, the three-night stay with three rounds of 18-hole green fee at 3 leading golf-courses with special rates from now until 31 March 2017. Thailand is a world-class destination for international golfers. There are over 300 stunning courses all over the kingdom with low fee greens but high standards compared to the other countries. The World Golf Travel Agents Association recently named Thailand as the “Best up and coming Destination for Golf Vacations.” To enjoy a day’s golf, Muslim-friendly hospitality and high standards of service, Al Meroz Hotel offers rooms with signage indicating the direction of Mecca, a prayer mat and a copy of the Al Qur’an.  […]

Sunway Pyramid Hotel Reopens

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Sunway Pyramid Hotel Reopens

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of property-construction conglomerate Sunway Group, unveils the newly renovated 4.5 star Sunway Pyramid Hotel (formerly known as Sunway Pyramid Hotel East) at a special media preview event themed “Waking Up To A Brand New Stay”, prior to opening its doors to guests on 3 November 2016. The Hotel will progressively open its guestrooms and suites after having undergone a RM125 million renovation exercise since it closed on 1 April 2016 with a target to operate on its full inventory of 564 rooms and suites by end January 2017. Albert Cheong, CEO and Group General Manager of Sunway Hotels & Resorts said, “The re-opening of Sunway Pyramid Hotel brings a new level of energy […]

Vivanta by Taj Rebak Island Resort – A Private Island Getaway in Langkawi

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Vivanta by Taj Rebak Island Resort – A Private Island Getaway in Langkawi

Being the only resort nestled on Rebak Island, it literally felt like worlds away, even it was just a short boat ride from civilisation. Vivanta by Taj Rebak Island Resort is surrounded by emerald waters of the Andaman Sea, lush green jungle bursting with tropical plants and untouched beaches.

The New Era for The Strand Yangon

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The New Era for The Strand Yangon

Singapore, 26th October 2016 – This November, one of South East Asia’s most enduring landmarks will enter a new era, as Myanmar’s grand dame hotel, The Strand Yangon, reopens on 15th November 2016 after a restoration project that has seen this luxury heritage hotel ushered elegantly into the 21st century. “The Strand Yangon was one of the first luxury colonial outposts to open in South East Asia, founded in 1901 by the famous hoteliers, the Sarkiesbrothers, and it remains one of the most architecturally beautiful landmarks in the region,” commented Olivier Trinquand, Vice President, TheStrand Hotel & Cruise.  “This latest project has preserved the heritage at the heart of the hotel and honours the Strand’s part in Myanmar’s history, whilst creating a […]

Quintessential New York Hotel Unveils Enchanting Experiences for Guests

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Quintessential New York Hotel Unveils Enchanting Experiences for Guests

24th October 2016 – New York’s most stylish hotel, The Mark, invites guests to experience the magic of fall in the big Apple. From spiced edible delights to accompany chauffeured pedicab rides, to iconic MET rooftop visits and a new fleet of miniature remote-controlled sailboats, guests of The Mark can brave the colder weather and enjoy New York’s great outdoors this Autumn. Even canine companions will be treated to The Mark’s special dog menu by Jean- Georges, with nourishing dishes to keep them energised and spoilt throughout the season. Exclusively for guests of The Mark, those who ride the hotel’s signature pedicabs will receive chef Jean-George’s Vongerichten’s Cinnamon Donuts & Spiced Cider to complement their journey, and deliver a true taste of Autumn. […]

Preferred Hotels & Resorts signs first hotels in Saudi and Bahrain

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts signs first hotels in Saudi and Bahrain

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, continues to expand its Middle East portfolio with the addition of two new five-star hotels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and another five-star hotel in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The three additions consist of a duo of ultra-boutique properties in the Saudi capital Riyadh, namely the Vivienda Residences and Vivienda Granada, along with independent luxury leader, The Domain Hotel & Spa, in Manama, Bahrain. All three properties join the Preferred Hotels & Resorts LVX Collection of refined and globally sophisticated hotels and resorts and represent the company’s debut in these two key regional markets. “This is a milestone moment in the development […]

TripAdvisor Announces Best Time to Book Hotels for December Holidays

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TripAdvisor Announces Best Time to Book Hotels for December Holidays

SINGAPORE, October 6, 2016 – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, announced its “Best Time to Book” Holiday report, revealing the least expensive times to book hotels in popular global destinations for the December and New Year’s Eve holidays, based on TripAdvisor hotel booking and meta click data 1. “Travellers looking to head to Asian destinations for the December holidays can expect great value but those who book their accommodations on TripAdvisor from September onwards can save 16% or more versus the peak rates,” saidJanice Lee Fang, TripAdvisor’s communications director for Asia Pacific. “While hotels in Asia are generally a bargain, travellers can refer to our booking data to find out when is the most ideal time to make their bookings […]

6 Best Accommodations To Stay in Doha

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6 Best Accommodations To Stay in Doha

Visiting Doha, the capital of Qatar? Then why not check out the city’s world class accommodation options that meet the expectations of business and well-heeled travellers:   1. Fraser Suites Doha (doha.frasershospitality.com/en) Arriving at Fraser Suites Doha is refreshing due to its welcoming, homely, bright and airy disposition. The property is also suitable for long-staying guests and travelling families since each of the accommodation units comes with a kitchen and appliances such as automatic washer and drier. The property’s location – which is along the Doha Corniche – is enviable, allowing guests to savour the views of Doha’s seafront inundated by ships and dhows, including gleaming skyscrapers of West Bay beyond.   2.Doha Marriott Hotel (www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dohmc-doha-marriott-hotel) Though guests may notice that the […]

The Settlement Hotel Melaka Appoints General Manager, Ms Laura Tan

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The Settlement Hotel Melaka Appoints General Manager, Ms Laura Tan

  Ms Laura Tan has been appointed as the General Manager of The Settlement Hotel Melaka.  Ms Tan joined the property with well over 24 years of industry experience, having started off her career first in the Front Office Division before moving on to Sales and Operations.     In her present capacity, Ms Tan will have the sole responsibility of ensuring profitable returns of investment for the owner through strategic and aggressive sales programmes and at the same time manage the entire operations of the property so as to uphold the seamless and unique 5-star experience which is synonymous with this charming boutique hotel. Ms Tan’s dynamic leadership skill and sharp business acumen is derived from her illustrious work portfolio in […]