Azerai Hotels Makes Debut With Luang Prabang Resort

New luxury hotel operator Azerai Hotels has opened its first resort, Azerai Luang Prabang.   The brainchild of renowned hotelier Adrian Zecha and a group of Malaysian investors, the new brand draws its name from the initials AZ and the caravanserai, a resting place with a central courtyard for travellers in the olden days. It … Continue reading

Now Open: W Goa

W Hotels Worldwide has entered India with the opening of the new W Goa, its first property in the subcontinent.   Accessible via an easy drive from Vasco Da Gama railway station and Dabolim International Airport, the resort is spread over 25 acres and overlooks Vagator Beach. Its secluded coastal location was once a hippie … Continue reading

Four Seasons Comes To Hoi An

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts marked its official arrival in Vietnam with the debut of the new Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An.   Previously managed by boutique operator GHM, the celebrated resort in Vietnam’s cultural heartland was successfully rebranded under the Four Seasons flag after upgrades over the past few months that … Continue reading

Now Open: Wynn Palace

Gaming operator Wynn Resorts has opened the new Wynn Palace in Macau’s Cotai district today after 6 years of development.   Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Wynn unveiled the company’s second Macanese property in the presence of government officials, members of the media, VIPs and guests. Situated minutes from Macau International Airport and the … Continue reading

Now Open: Hoshinoya Tokyo

Hoshino Resorts has opened the new Hoshinoya Tokyo, in the Japanese capital’s upmarket Otemachi district.   Nestled among steel and glass office towers between Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace, the city’s first luxury ryokan blends its traditional Japanese heritage with urban modernity. Unlike many of Tokyo’s luxury branded hotels it is set to challenge, … Continue reading