The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Six Senses Bhutan, Bhutan
Six Senses Bhutan has opened its first three of five lodges in Thimphu, Punakha and Paro. Spread over the kingdom’s west and central valleys, each lodge will vary in style that takes after the valley it resides in. There will be 82 rooms in total, and each location will have its own spa & wellness centre. Activities offered include local farm activities in Gangtey; treehouse dining at Bumthang; and a private dinner in the 15th century stone ruins at Paro. The next two lodges in Gangtey and Bumthang will open soon in the summer of 2019.
X2 Pattaya Oceanphere, Thailand
This all-villa resort in Bang Saray – between Pattaya and Sattahip – has opened with 59 one-bedroom pool villas and two-bedroom duplex pool villas. Ranging from 137m2 to 257m2 in size, each villa comes fully equipped with tropical living spaces, bathrooms, a kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows, an outdoor sala, terrace and private pool. Amenities include a rooftop pool, the Ocean Bistro and a fitness centre.
Pullman Danang, Vietnam
The property has opened after a three-month-long revamp of the property’s 175 rooms and suites. There is also a new room type, the 122m2 two-bedroom Family Suite (maximum occupancy of six guests), which comprises a master bedroom with an ensuite featuring its own Jacuzzi bath, a children’s room, and a living area furnished with the latest mod-cons.
Renovations have also been done to the swimming pool, which is now an outdoor ocean-facing infinity pool. Other facilities at this five-star resort include a spa, kid’s club, gym, three F&B options and a water sports club. Function spaces range from the Lotus Ballroom, which can host up to 650 guests, to the beach-fronting area.
Radisson Medan, Indonesia
Radisson Medan stands on Jalan H Adam Malik in downtown Medan, surrounded by corporate offices and retail malls. It features 215 rooms and suites, all equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD TVs with cable channels, and working areas with international power sockets. A majority of rooms feature views of Medan’s rising skyline.
The property also offers 1,500m2 of meeting space over two floors, where event spaces include a ballroom, nine meeting rooms and a pre-function area. Other facilities include a business centre, gym, outdoor pool, lobby lounge and all-day dining restaurant on the seventh floor.
Fairfield by Marriott Goa Anjuna, India
The first Fairfield in Goa offers 130 guestrooms, alongside amenities such as a spa, 24-hour fitness centre, two F&B venues, a convenience store and a kids’ club. For events, the property in the green hills of North Goa offers 116m2 of indoor meeting space, as well as a pre-function area.