The opening of the brand new InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay (Singapore's second InterContinental-branded hotel) was first announced in 2014 and it is now finally taking reservations from 01 September 2017. Free nights here at the InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay are priced at the maximum of 60,000 IHG Rewards Club Points per night.
If you are thinking about using your Ambassador Weekend Certificates here at the InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, redemption is wide open across all room categories at the moment - please find the Best Flexible Rates below for the different room types below as a reference:
- Studio (23sqm) - S$445++
- Deluxe Studio (29sqm) - S$465++
- Club InterContinental Studio (23sqm) - S$575++
- Club Deluxe Studio (29sqm) - S$595++
- Quayside Suite (36sqm) - S$645++
- Quayside Corner Suite (41sqm) - S$685++
- Executive Suite (??sqm) - S$745++
If the information provided on the InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay's website is accurate, then the rooms here are definitely on the smaller side (as compared to the InterContinental Singapore in Bugis which I have stayed on so many occasions). The room rates at the new InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay are also significantly higher and the required number of points per night can rival that of the famous InterContinental Bora Bora Resort Thalasso Spa and the InterContinental Hong Kong.
It is probably not a great idea to burn 60,000 IHG Rewards Club points here for a free night - the average room night is expensive but not expensive enough to justify spending 60,000 points which can easily get you more expensive properties around in the region (check out the best use of IHG Reward Club points for free nights around Singapore HERE!).
One of the most highly-anticipated property in Bali, the Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach has just opened to celebrate both the ancient and modern zeitgeist of Bali. The newly-built property offers 289 beautifully-appointed rooms that embraces both modern and traditional which is apparent throughout the design of the hotel - there are no hotels in Seminyak that offers such a beautiful blend of old and new.
A brand new Courtyard by Marriott property has been planned for the popular beachside resort area in southern Vietnam. Slated to open in 2020, the Courtyard by Marriott Nha Trang Hon Tam Resort will be situated on an exclusive resort island that is located 20-minutes away from Nha Trang city.
Marriott International has just announced the first Fairfield by Marriott brand in Greater China with the opening of the Fairfield by Marriott Nanning Nanhu Park. A partnership between Marriott International and the Dossen International Group will see the introduction of the brand across different cities in China over the next five years. The new-built Fairfield by Marriott Nanning Nanhu Park will feature open spaces that are suitable for both work and entertainment and the design of the hotel's guest rooms have all been inspired by the fundamental themes of relaxation and simplicity.
According to the latest Chinese Luxury Traveller Report 2017 by Hurun Report Awards. the Ritz-Carlton remains to be the "Most Popular Luxury Hotel" as voted by Chinese high net-worth individuals for the second consecutive year. The Ritz-Carlton Rewards loyalty program has also taken the top spot as being the "Most Popular Luxury Hotel Membership Programme".
It has been slightly over 18 months since my last stay at The St. Regis Singapore and I am still dreaming about the food and opulent suites there. Here are four things that you will definitely miss once you have experienced the epitome of luxury in the heart of Orchard Road at The St. Regis Singapore.
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As we are waiting on the arrival of some new hotels to open in Singapore this year, the YOTEL Singapore whose design inspiration stems from first class travel cabins, has already started to take reservations from 01 November 2017. The new YOTEL in Singapore aims to cultivate a sense of community within the hotel through large open spaces for co-working, social gatherings and wellness while providing the essential elements of luxury hotels in rooms and cabins where weary travellers will be able to enjoy in the privacy of their own rooms.
The top luxury brand of AccorHotels Group, Raffles Hotels & Resorts has just announced the signing of a historic partnership between the Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos (OHLD) to transform Winston Churchill's iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into one of the most unique hotel and deluxe residences in London - The Raffles London.
As part of the MSB Tamachi mix-used complex, the first Pullman hotel by AccorHotels will open in the fall of 2018. The Pullman Tokyo Tamachi will feature 143 contemporary-design rooms that connects the international style of Pullman hotel with the delicate touch of Japanese art and culture.
Singapore Airlines will be increasing the flight frequency to Paris (the capital city of France) from the current seven per week to 10 per week during the Northern Winter operating season between 29 October 2017 and 24 March 2018. The three additional flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays starting 30 October 2017 and it will complement the daily flights that are already in service.