The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
Opening on 28 April along the shoreline of Hung Hom Bay on Victoria Harbour, the new-build 16-storey hotel offers 546 rooms, ranging from Deluxe Sea View (42m2) to Presidential Suite (294m2). Facilities include a fitness centre, 25m outdoor infinity swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam bath, sauna, spa, the 1,756m2 Grand Ballroom and 1,125m2 Hung Hom Ballroom, in addition to five F&B concepts. The hotel is a short walk from Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hung Hom Ferry Pier, Whampoa MTR Station and Hung Hom Train Station.
Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay
Marriott flagship’s debut in Fiji has 114 Bure Villas, including 22 over-water units with direct access into the waters, and 136 Deluxe Rooms. For events, the resort features a 360m2ballroom and 1,200m2 of outdoor pre-function space. Facilities include the Health Club offering activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding and tennis; kids’ club; spa; three pools and a whirlpool. F&B options on offer are the Goji Kitchen & Bar serving Fijian, Asian and international dishes; Fish Bar for seafood; Lagoon House & Bar serving Mediterranean fare; and the Fiji Baking Company cafe. Nestled on the secluded beaches of Momi Bay, the resort is a 45-minute drive from Nadi International Airport.
Eastin Hotel Kurseong Darjeeling
The first international-branded four-star resort hotel in Kurseong Darjeeling offers 35 rooms across categories of Deluxe, Executive and Suites, each providing views of the Himalayan mountain range. Facilities include an all-day dining restaurant, vegetarian restaurant, lounge bar, terrace cafe, banquet and meeting centre, temperature-controlled pool, wellness spa, gym, meditation and yoga. The resort also features a teahouse offering Darjeeling tea and tea mocktails and cocktails. There’s a trekking trail within the property that leads to a viewpoint overlooking the mountains and valleys. The resort hotel has easy access to attractions like Eagle Craig, Dow hill, Giddapahar View Point.
Shilla Stay Haeundae
Shilla Stay Haeundae has opened in Busan, a two-minute walk from Haeundae Beach. Featuring residential-style accommodation with a resort atmosphere, the 407-key property offers six room types, including the Ondol Suite for up to four pax that recreates a traditional underfloor heating system. Facilities include a 24-hour business centre, all-day dining Cafe, rooftop pool overlooking the beachfront and poolside bar.