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Dusit’s D2 spreads to Pattaya, Samui

This follows the first property - D2hotel chiang mai - which opened in "Te hotel has enjoyed immense popularity among the trendy Thais from the Northern capital city, as well as the hip-hop…

Starwood fetes frequent guests

Moments by Starwood Preferred Guestlets members use their Starpoints for what it calls "extraordinary lifestyle events" - giving them insider access to red carpet movie premieres, closed…

Rialto to become Intercon

The property's owner, Eureka Funds Management, confirmed plans to close the hotel on 14 October for a multi-million dollar upgrade. Constructed in 1891, Rialto Hotel on Collins consists…

Rural tourism a hit in India

India's Secretary of Tourism S Banerjeesaid rural tourism has been a great success in the country, with touristsstaying even up to two months with a rural community, merging and…

Anantara Resort Seminyak’s GM

Originally starting his career as an apprentice chef in his hometown Melbourne, Hehir's career has spanned from the kitchen to hotel operations. Prior to joining Anantara, he was with Per…

Another Carlson in Bangkok

The Park Plaza Bangkok Asoke is scheduled to open late 2009. Located on Soi 18 Sukhumvit Road, the 120-room hotel is just 30 minutes from the New Bangkok International Airport. "The Park…

Goa’s party poopers

"The norms should not be implemented in letter but spirit," Travel and Tours Association of Goa president Ralf D'souza was quoted saying in The Hindu. With the beginning of tourist…

Spa Festival in KL

Supported by the Malaysian Association of Hotels, Thailand Spa Association, Spa Association of Singapore and Bali Spa & Wellness Association, the Festival is expected to…

Ritz-Carlton Hotel HK sold

Lai Sun Development Company had earlier said that Ritz-Carlton Hotel will be closed in 2008, but will return to Hong Kong two years later. According to local media reports, Lai Sun has…

India plans 500 airports

''The country should have at least 500 airports for which my Ministry has urged the state Governments to provide necessary infrastructure support, including land and road…

Thai company builds hotels in the South

The company's first hotel, The Renaissance Phuket, will be built on Hat Mai Khao, about 500 metres from the JW Marriott. Work starts early next year and will be completed in the third…

Banyan Tree Club in Seoul

The Banyan Tree Club & Spa is the first branded private membership club in Korea, and will be the seventh addition to the Group's city hotel portfolio. It will include a 59-suite…

Beauty contest brings out Bohol

The pageant will run from 25 October to 2 November. According to the Bohol Chronicle, The Carousel Productions, Inc. proposed to the provincial government that by hosting the candidates,…

Swiss-Belhotel in Malaysia

Golden Palm Tree Resort & Spa is located at Sepang, about 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The soft opening of the resort is planned for 2009. The Golden…

Thailand’s big picture approach

A workshop, entitled "The Big Picture" intends to attract over 100 delegates who will exchange insights into global trends and analyse case studies. One of Thailand's newest meeting…

An artful Sheraton Imperial KL

The idea kick-started with posters and framed canvases that were made to look like pieces of art to announce the refurbishment around the hotel. The US$12 million refurbishment…
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