Now Open: Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort

AccorHotels has continued the expansion of its luxury Sofitel portfolio in China with the opening of the brand’s first resort in Sanya. Set on the idyllic coast at Haitang Bay, the new Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort offers 477 guestrooms, suites and villas overlooking the South China Sea.   Reminiscent of the French Riviera, all guestrooms … Continue reading

Pandaw To Introduce New Mekong Cruiser

Pandaw River Expeditions has announced its planned introduction of a second Mekong river cruiser. In response to growing demand, the Yunnan Pandaw will launch in September 2016 to sail the upper Mekong River between Vientiane and Jinghong.   Sister ship to the Laos Pandaw currently plying the route, she is being constructed in Thailand to the … Continue reading

Now Open: Hilton Dali Resort & Spa

Hilton Worldwide has opened its newest property in China’s picturesque Yunnan province. Located halfway up Cangshan Mountain and facing Erhai Lake, the new Hilton Dali Resort & Spa sits at the crossroads of Dali’s UNESCO-listed Ancient Town and its Xia Guan commercial district. The property’s aesthetic, designed by renowned architecture studio HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, aims … Continue reading

Now Open: Hylandia By Shangri-La

44 years since its founding, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts arrives in the destination that inspired the brand – the Chinese city of Shangri-La. The Hong Kong-based hospitality group is launching the new Hylandia by Shangri-La today in the area of Diqing, among the mountains of Yunnan province.   Steeped in the region’s Tibetan influences, the hotel’s … Continue reading

Anantara Opens New Resort In Yunnan

Thailand’s Anantara Hotels & Resorts has opened its latest Chinese resort in Yunnan Province’s Xishuangbanna prefecture. The new Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa is the first and only 5-star property in the locale, where the unspoilt countryside and rich cultural experiences draw visitors from further afield in search of their own utopia.   Situated 45 … Continue reading