The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
The Langham, Haikou
Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group is set to open the 249-key The Langham, Haikou on May 28, its eighth hotel in China. The 14 story hotel offers both rooms and suites with views of the South China Sea, while their luxurious 356m2 Chairman Suite features two bedrooms, a kitchen, dining area and an oversized jacuzzi in the main en-suite bathroom. A range of restaurants and bars are available, including Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant T’ang Court, and facilities such as 1,564m2 of meeting space, a TCM spa, gym and pool.
ibis Styles Samui Chaweng Beach
AccorHotels, in partnership with Destination Resorts Company, will be launching the ibis Styles Samui Chaweng Beach in early 2017, to be located a 10 minute drive away from Samui International Airport. The 129-room resort is catered to millennial travellers through an emphasis on design and technology and featuring a ground-floor bar, lobby, and market-style restaurant that encourages social interactions. Other amenities include a swimming pool and rooftop bar.
Maritim Hefei and Hangzhou
German hotel owner-operator Maritim is expanding in China with two upcoming properties – Maritim Hefei and Maritim Hangzhou – scheduled to open in July and December 2017 respectively. In keeping with its “meetings and accommodation under one roof” positioning, the 300-key Maritim Hangzhou would boast a 1,400m2 pillarless conference space while the 335-room Maritim Hefei features a 2,000m2 ballroom, among many other MICE facilities. Both hotels are likely to feature a fitness centre, a spa as well as German and Asian F&B options.