On this Friday’s hotel openings round-up, Singapore’s The Fullerton Hotels arrives in Sydney, The Standard opens in the Maldives and more.
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney has opened its doors in the heart of Sydney’s bustling Central Business District. Housed in the iconic former General Post Office (GPO) building at No. 1 Martin Place, the luxury hotel breathes new life into the city’s much-loved landmark.
The opening marks the first international expansion of The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts, the brand central to the waterfront precinct of The Fullerton Heritage by Marina Bay in Singapore, which includes two award-winning hotels, namely The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore. The brand’s vision for the 416-room The Fullerton Hotel Sydney is to deliver a unique, luxury hotel that is synonymous with warm hospitality and one-of-a-kind flair.
“Deeper, more colourful and more rewarding”
“We encourage our guests to embark on memorable journeys that are deeper, more colourful and more rewarding when they stay in our one-of-a-kind, landmark luxury hotels with prime addresses that are destinations unto themselves,” said Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale, general manager of The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts.
The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives
Standard International, the parent company of The Standard, has announced the opening of The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives. With 115 stunning private pool villas, The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives marks the brand’s first property in Asia. The resort is a short seaplane ride away from Male, nestled between the Raa and Baa Atolls, on a naturally protected island.
The resort offers an unmatched combination of relaxation, dynamic social life and vibrant cultural programming that also welcomes groups of friends or singles looking to meet others or just reset and recharge in paradise.
The Ritz-Carlton, Pune
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC has announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Pune, the second hotel in India from the iconic luxury hotel brand. Situated in the heart of Pune’s downtown and across from the prestigious Poona Golf Club, the hotel is ideally located for travellers seeking to take in the sights and unique experiences of the dynamic metropolis.
With a storied history of nearly 1600 years, Pune is commonly referred to as the Oxford of the East and is considered the epicentre of academia in the country. Its carefully designed gardens, grand architecture and renowned museums, in addition to a diverse culinary scene and emerging start-up community, have increasingly made it a destination for regional and international travellers alike.
The Clan Hotel Singapore
Far East Hospitality, a Singapore-based operator of hotels and serviced residences, has held a press conference at ITB Asia 2019, where Arthur Kiong, chief executive officer, introduced the upcoming modern luxury hotel — The Clan Hotel Singapore.
The latest brand to be added to Far East Hospitality’s portfolio, The Clan Hotel anchors the group’s vision in rethinking what luxury means for a new generation of travellers.
Kiong commented: “To meet the growing momentum of experience-driven travel, we challenged ourselves to introduce a new perspective on luxury with The Clan Hotel. Through carefully curated touchpoints, we want to connect more travellers to unique experiences that deliver both a deeper cultural connection and a strong sense of place — staying true to our customer-centric approach of Singapore-inspired hospitality.”
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