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Fairmont Sanya Haitang Bay, China
Accor has unveiled its first flagship Fairmont Resort in Greater China, in partnership with Hainan Keenwin Holdings. The newly refurbished Fairmont Sanya Haitang Bay is situated along the coastline of Haitang Bay. Slated to open in December 2020, the resort will offer 523 guestrooms and suites as well as residential apartments, with some of these accommodations set within a new Fairmont Gold Tower. The resort will be complemented by a villa area and will feature a 9-hole golf course.
The resort is home to a number of dining destinations, including all-day restaurant Veranda, Chinese restaurant Yuen Court, and Ocean Lounge. Conference and banquet facilities include a 1,500m2 pillarless ballroom, nine meeting rooms, and a VIP function room. There is also a Chinese-inspired wedding pavilion set within a lush tropical garden. Leisure amenities include a spa, a gym, three outdoor swimming pools, kids’ club with indoor and outdoor play area, and a Fairmont Gold Lounge.
Best Western Plus Nexen, Thailand
Slated to open on October 1, 2020, Best Western Plus Nexen is a midscale hotel nestled in the Naklua district of Pattaya. The hotel’s 164 rooms and suites are equipped with flat-screen smart TVs, mini-bars, working desks with universal power sockets and USB ports. Onsite F&B options are XSO Kitchen, serving Thai and international cuisine; and Exe Bar, offering drinks and snacks throughout the day, and cool libations after dark. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, children’s pool and fitness centre.
Ozo George Town Penang, Malaysia
Located right on the fringe of the UNESCO World Heritage zone, Ozo George Town Penang offers 141 guestrooms and suites across five different categories in a 22-storey city-centre tower. On-site amenities include a sky bar with infinity pool, a penthouse sky lobby, infinity pool, gym, ON22 sky bar, Eat restaurant, lounge and library.
Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South, China
Marriott International has opened the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South, marking the seventh Marriott Hotels property in the city of Shanghai. All 241 guestrooms feature a round office desk, sitting areas complete with a chaise longue and coffee table, as well as separate walk-in closets. The 33 Premier Rooms and six Executive Rooms offer expansive views of the city landscape with large windows on two sides. Facilities include three dining venues, a lobby lounge, an indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna room, and 24-hour fitness centre. For events and meetings, there are two pillarless ballrooms – a 800m2 grand ballroom and 400m2 junior ballroom – alongside six different function rooms.