Kempinski Opens New Shanghai Hotel

German hotel chain Kempinski has opened its newest property in China, an all-suite property in the heart of Shanghai’s Jing’an District. Designed by world-renowned Hirsch Bedner and Associates, The One Executive Suites attains a unique avant-garde style with a mix of contemporary, traditional Chinese and European art deco elements that pay tribute to the storied … Continue reading

Oberoi Opens Gurgaon Hotel

Luxury hotel group Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has opened The Oberoi Gurgaon, its latest property in its home market of India. Located in the prime business and entertainment district of Gurgaon, the hotel is 15 minutes from Delhi International Airport and a short 30-minute drive from the New Delhi city centre and attractions.   The 202 spacious … Continue reading

Sheraton Debuts In India’s City Of Lakes

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has rebranded Udaipur’s Rockwood Palace Resort & Spa as the new Sheraton Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa, marking the debut of the brand in India’s city of lakes and its continued expansion across the country. Located on the banks of the picturesque Fateh Sagar Lake, the 240-room resort is close to many cultural, … Continue reading

Pan-Indian Maharajas’ Express Luxury Train Launched

Travellers exploring India now have a new option to see the country, its people and cultures by rail in luxury previously exclusive to royalty. The Maharajas’ Express, a 84-passenger luxury train from Royale Indian Rail Tours, has been traversing the country since January 2010 and transports its guests back in time to experience the subcontinent as its namesakes did … Continue reading

Kingfisher Airlines To Join Oneworld

India’s Kingfisher Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding to become a full member of the Oneworld airline alliance. Subject to regulatory approval, the airline is expected to complete the procedures to become a part of Oneworld by 2011.   The addition of Kingfisher will link the airline’s extensive domestic network in India to Oneworld’s global network of … Continue reading