TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.
One&Only Desaru Coast, Malaysia
Located in Johor, this is the first One&Only resort in Asia. Accommodation is spread across 42 Junior Suites, two two-bedroom Grand Suites, and a four-bedroom Villa One. For larger groups who prefer to maintain privacy, One&Only also offers the 1,500m2 Villa One, secluded from the main resort. The two-storey, four-bedroom villa boasts a private spa treatment room, a home office, and a central courtyard garden with ocean-facing lawns surrounding a 27m swimming pool. Facilities on the 52ha property include the Ember Beach Club, four F&B choices, two infinity pools, KidsOnly club, gym, pilates studio, yoga pavilion, and Chenot Spa.
Sheraton Belitung Resort, Indonesia
Sheraton Belitung Resort is the first five-star property to open on Belitung Island, part of the Bangka Belitung Islands Province, located off the eastern coast of Sumatra. Located within a wildlife reserve, the 164-key property offers 695m2 of event space, ideal for intimate business events. Recreational facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre, kids’ club, outdoor infinity pool, and Shine Spa. There are also three F&B venues on-site – the all-day dining Island Restaurant, a Seafood Market Restaurant, and the Blue Lagoon lounge and bar.
Moxy Osaka Shin Umeda, Japan
The third Moxy-branded property in Japan has risen in Osaka’s Umeda district, a five-minute walk from Fukushima Station. There are 288 guestrooms within, each equipped with the latest technology such as a 55-inch flatscreen TV, USB ports, motion-activated guidelight, and fast and free Wi-Fi. The signature Bar Moxy doubles as the hotel’s check-in counter, where guests are greeted upon arrival with a complimentary Got Moxy cocktail. Other watering holes include outdoor area The Terrace and The Lounge, alongside a Grab and Go section. There is also a Library, as well as a 24-hour fitness centre complete with a pink punching bag.
JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan and Courtyard by Marriott Yinchuan, China
Marriott has opened a dual-branded 513-key hotel in the cultural centre of Yinchuan adjacent to the Yinchuan International Convention and Exhibition Center. JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan offers 247 guestrooms and 32 suites featuring floor-to-ceiling windows. Amenities include signature Cantonese restaurant Ning Xin Ge, all-day diner JW Kitchen, an executive lounge, lobby bar, indoor swimming pool, and 24-hour fitness centre. Event spaces comprise the 1,400m2 JW Grand Ballroom that can accommodate 1,300 guests, 500m2 JW Ballroom, and 10 multifunction rooms. Meanwhile, the 234-key Courtyard by Marriott Yinchuan features a lobby lounge and an all-day dining restaurant.