Park Hyatt Kyoto, Japan
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has launched Park Hyatt Kyoto, the second Park Hyatt hotel in Japan. The luxury hotel features 70 guestrooms, including nine suites. There are four F&B options: Kyoto Bistro, a street-side café serving international and Japanese comfort food; The Living Room which offers an authentic Japanese breakfast; Yasaka which specialises in teppanyaki dishes, and Kohaku bar which features rare and craft spirits. Other facilities include a spa, wellness centre, a ballroom offering 200m2 of event space and multi-functional meeting facilities, a show kitchen, and foyer.
Pullman Melbourne, Australia
The Pullman Melbourne on Swanston has launched, following a complete rebuild and rebrand of the property formerly known as The Swanston Hotel Grand Mercure. The hotel, which comprises 204 guestrooms and suites, sits on Swanston Street at the gateway to the Little Bourke Street shopping and dining precinct. Hotel facilities include the Eva’s Restaurant & Bar which offers all-day dining and drinks; and the exclusive Club Lounge, a Pullman brand signature.
JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa
Situated on the island of Vagaru in the secluded Shaviyani Atoll, JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa features 60 villas, which include private pools and wooden sunbathing decks. There are four villa categories to choose from: Duplex Overwater Pool Villas, Overwater Pool Villas, Beach Pool Villas and Duplex Beach Pool Villa.
Facilities include an overwater gym, open-air pavilion, daily workout classes, and yoga sessions, a spa, a kid’s club, an adults-only infinity pool, as well as a clubhouse complete with a cigar room, shisha room and billiards table. The resort’s five restaurants offer an array of fine-dining choices, including classic Maldivian seafood, Thai cuisine, wood-fired pizzas and Japanese teppanyaki. Guests also have the option of dining at one of the three full-service bars, or enjoy 24-hour in-villa dining services.
Ibis Styles Jakarta Tanah Abang, Indonesia
The 201-key hotel houses a restaurant and bar, eight meeting rooms, and a fitness centre. The property is located within walking distance to Pasar Tanah Abang, the biggest textile market in South-east Asia. It also offers easy access to the Sudirman Thamrin CBD, Grand Indonesia and Plaza Indonesia shopping malls, Gambir train station, Monas, Istiqlal Mosque as well as the culinary district of Jalan Sabang.
Hilton Haikou, China
Hilton has opened 224 full-service residences in Hilton Haikou, part of a 630-room hotel that provides easy access to the city’s downtown recreational and cultural attractions. All studios and apartments come with facilities like a microwave, washing machine, refrigerator, and a dining table.
As part of the standard room offerings, all residences are outfitted with Hilton Serenity beds, a desk, wireless Internet access, a 48″ LCD TV with international channels, a bathroom with a separate shower and bathtub, as well as Crabtree & Evelyn toiletries.
Hilton Haikou offers five F&B options, including Yuxi Chinese Restaurant serving Cantonese and Hainan cuisine; Senses, an all-day-dining restaurant, Grill@33 Restaurant specialising in Western-style seafood; Blu Bar which serves craft rum and whiskey; and Cha Tea Lounge which offers a selection of Chinese teas or Hilton’s signature afternoon tea.
The hotel also features a total of 2,000m2 of meeting space, including 15 meeting rooms and a pillar-less, Grand Ballroom, spanning 814m2. Other facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre, as well as a heated indoor pool and Jacuzzi.