Shangri-La Opens New Singapore Hotel, Debuts Hotel Jen

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd has opened a new property in Singapore, concurrently debuting the new Hotel Jen brand. In the lead-up to the city state’s Formula One weekend, the 502-room Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore opened its doors as the first of 10 hotels scheduled to launch in major Asian cities under the … Continue reading

New Hotel Openings For Iskandar Malaysia

Visitors to the southern Malaysian gateway of Johor now have added choice for accommodation with the opening of 2 new properties from international chains Renaissance Hotels and Traders Hotel. Both properties are part of the up-and-coming Iskandar Malaysia project, a special economic zone envisaged to capitalize on synergies with Singapore and boost the development of … Continue reading

Dorsett Hospitality Opens New Singapore Hotel

Singapore welcomed a new hospitality player today with the opening of the new 285-room Dorsett Singapore from Hong Kong-based Dorsett Hospitality Group. Located on the fringe of Chinatown above the Outram Park Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station, the new hotel is within easy access to the central business district and leisure attractions.   The guestrooms … Continue reading

Firefly Announces New Routes

Malaysian low cost carrier Firefly has announced 2 new routes set to launch in the coming months. Using its ATR72-500 aircraft, the airline will boost its network with Kota Bharu – Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur (Subang) – Hat Yai flights.   Kota Bharu – Johor Bahru Beginning 26 April 2012, Firefly will commence nonstop … Continue reading

Guoman Hotel Shanghai Brings British Flavour To China

Hotel operator Guoman Hotels Group has expanded to Asia from the UK with the opening of its first hotel in China. The new Guoman Hotel Shanghai forms the centerpiece of the mixed-use Guoson Centre Changfeng development in the city’s Putuo district, with easy access to Hongqiao International Airport and railway stations. The hotel blends the traditional … Continue reading