Hotel Review: Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel (Club Room) - Great Value for Marriott Bonvoy Members in Johor Bahru

The Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel is the only property under the Marriott portfolio in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and it offers great value for Marriott Bonvoy members! Check out my review of the Club Room as a Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite member.

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The St. Regis Singapore unveils New Double-height Ceiling Event Venue - Caroline's Mansion

After approximately 10 months of extensive renovations, The St. Regis Singapore has fully converted the hotel's indoor tennis courts into a luxurious double-height ceiling event venue that pays homage to the house of Caroline Astor. Caroline's Mansion is the latest addition to an exclusive suite of event spaces and it sits adjacent to the property's main building with a private entrance by the hotel driveway.

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The St. Regis Hong Kong (located in Wan Chai) to open in April 2019 - Designed by André Fu

The St. Regis Hong Kong is resolved to set a new benchmark in luxury hospitality for the next generation of St. Regis hotels globally. This landmark opening in Hong Kong is scheduled for April 2019 and it will reflect of vision of St. Regis through the eyes of world-famous interior designer, André Fu. The property is located in the Wan Chai district, one of Hong Kong's busiest commercial districts, and it blends architectural creativity, cultural diversity and timeless elegance.

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You Can Now Earn 10 Elite Qualifying Nights Each Year with Marriott Rewarding Events

With Marriott Bonvoy now in full swing, the terms and conditions of the loyalty have also been updated accordingly. The wording in the refreshed T&Cs now state that ten elite nights per calendar year will be awarded to the Member for his/her first group, event or meeting.

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Element Melbourne Richmond to open in May 2019 - Part of Botanicca Corporate Park

Located off Swan Street as part of Botanicca Corporate Park, the brand new Element Melbourne Richmond is set to open in May 2019. The 168-room hotel will be located on the city fringe and it will feature a state-of-the-art fitness centre, refreshing pool as well as healthy food options. There will also be bright and open multi-purpose public spaces that are designed for work, play, socializing, and unwinding.

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Hotel Review: W Bangkok (Spectacular Room) - Convenient Luxury Hotel Near Chong Nonsi and Siam

After obtaining Platinum Elite status on the Marriott Rewards (soon to be called Marriott Bonvoy) program, I have been a lot more eager to try out properties because the 4:00PM guaranteed late check-out benefit is something that I value a lot. Therefore, when I visited Bangkok late last year, I decided to stay at the W Bangkok which is somewhat connected to Chong Nonsi BTS station. Check out my review of the Spectacular Room here!

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The Canopi in Bintan to Join Tribute Portfolio - Earn Marriott Points and Nights from February 2019

Located just 60-minutes away, The Canopi in Bintan can easily be accessed via ferry from Singapore - this destination is also a popular glamping spot for families and thrill-seekers on weekends especially. While trying to book hotels this morning, I realised that The Canopi will soon be joining Tribute Portfolio which is a brand under Marriott International and Marriott Bonvoy members will soon be able to earn points and eligible nights at this property from February 2019.

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Spend S$500 Get S$150 Back at Marriott Hotels with American Express - Register Now!

As if there is a better time to be an American Express cardholder - the promotions are constantly coming in and now the first 15,000 successful registered cards will be able to get S$150 back for spending S$500 at over 480 participating Marriott hotels in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand between now until 31 January 2019! In fact, every eligible cardholder will be able to earn this shocking cashback 10 times so you can essentially spend S$5,000 and get S$1,500 back! If you do not hold an American Express card, do consider applying for The Platinum Card which comes with a shocking annual fee but the perks are seriously impressive - read about my rationalisation here!

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