The opening of Mercure Shanghai Royalton (the 8th Mercure property to open in China) has just been officially announced by AccorHotels, the world’s leading international hotelier. Located in the Hongqiao business and shopping district, the Mercure Shanghai Royalton will provide guests with internationally-renowned standards of service and accommodation while drawing influence from the local culture.
Mercure Shanghai Royalton is situated just 20 minutes drive from Hongqiao Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station while having the famous Cloud Nine Shopping Mall at is doorsteps. The hotel also overlooks the charming Zhongshan Park nearby which makes it a perfect base for guests looking to explore the city.
The Mercure Shanghai Royalton will feature 239 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and suites that come equipped with modern conveniences like complimentary high-speed WiFi and flat-screen LCD TVs.. The hotel also features six meeting rooms accommodating up to 200 people, with state-of-the-art conferencing technology and a dedicated professional support team on call to make sure your event is held successfully. For those looking to unwind at the end of the day, Mercure Shanghai Royalton also features a fully equipped spa and fitness centre where guests can go to let off some steam.
The Mercure Shanghai Royalton also provides a range of international and local dining options to suit the taste buds of the international traveller:
- Lobby Lounge Bar - international beverage options
- Fuji Restaurant - authentic Japanese dining experience with ingredients imported all the way from Japan
- Grand Bodega Spanish Restaurant - traditional Spanish dishes
- R Kitchen - authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese dishes
Experience a brand new spa journey that incorporates the healing energies of sound and mind-imagery at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong's luxurious Plateau Spa. In partnership with one of the leading sound technology companies of the world, Devialet, the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong will be presenting a 60-minute bespoke “Voyage des Sens” spa experience that is exclusive to this beautiful oasis that is tucked-away in Hong Kong.
Celebrate the weekends with a sizzling BBQ and unlimited house wines and beers at the Pan Pacific Singapore's Poolside Patio from 6:30PM to 9:30PM every Friday and Saturday (from 22 September 2017). Enjoy a four-course barbecue menu while overlooking the refurbished swimming pool and Poolside Bar.
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has just announced that it will manage a one-of-a-kind Mandarin Oriental Qianmen, Beijing which will be located within the Qianmen East Hutong Quarter. This hotel is expected to open in 2018 and it will provide guests with the unique opportunity to experience luxury living in traditional and authentic Beijing surroundings.
The Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe is the second Four Points property in the ancient city of Hefei which is also the capital city in the Anhui Province of China. The hotel offers 271 modern guestrooms (inclusive of suites) that are equipped with a simple design but most importantly, with modern comforts like a 43-inch flat TV and High Speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has just debuted the group's first hotel in the seaside city of Rayong in Thailand. Known to be a seafood paradise and a great place for urbanites to escape the city life, the Holiday Inn & Suites Rayong City Centre will add 288 beautifully-appointed rooms and suites to this city. The Holiday Inn & Suites Rayong City Centre is located around 2 hours away from Bangkok but just under 30 minutes from the U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya International Airport.
The most highly-anticipated (well, at least to me) hotel property to open in Singapore this year, the Andaz Singapore, has secretly opened up reservations from 15 November 2017. Located on 5 Fraser Street, the Andaz Singapore is the latest property that will be opening by Hyatt. While it is not official news that the hotel is opening in November 2017, it seems highly likely that the hotel will since it has started taking reservations - fingers crossed!
It is official - the Sofitel Singapore City Centre will be officially opening in October 2017 (exact date to be announced when available) and this will also be AccorHotels' 800th property in Asia-Pacific. The announcement to open this flagship Sofitel hotel in Singapore's tallest building last year has created quite a bit of excitement within the industry and it is one of the most highly-anticipated hotels that are opening in Singapore this year.
The St. Regis Singapore will be presenting an exclusive post-concert after-party with two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz musician Gregory Porter at the Astor Bar where guests will be able to enjoy a meet and greet session with him and his bad while enjoying a range of tantalising canapés paired with exquisite champagne. Alongside the star’s appearance, guests are also invited to revel in mesmerising jazz performances by celebrated artists – Dira Sugandi and Nick Zavior.
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The Warehouse Hotel which was one of the most highly-anticipated hotels to open in Singapore this year has now officially become part of Design Hotels under the portfolio of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. What this means for us point-chasers is that you will now be able to earn Starpoints on eligible room and F&B spend at The Warehouse Hotel.