The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
The long-awaited Parisian Macao integrated resort by Sands China will be opening on September 13. The development is located along Macau’s famed Cotai Strip and borrows heavily from Parisian themes, such as having a half-scale recreation of the Eiffel Tower sited on the property front. Facilities include 3,000 rooms and suites, plenty of conventions and meeting spaces, an array of restaurants, a spa, health club, pool deck with themed water park, entertainment venues and a retail mall resembling the streets of Paris.
The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has opened The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, a Luxury Collection Hotel, marking Starwood’s first-ever luxury hotel in Japan’s capital. It is part of mixed-use development Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho, which comprises commercial, residential, retail and entertainment spaces. Haneda and Narita airports are 45 and 90 minutes away by road, respectively. The hotel features 250 rooms and suites, four F&B venues, an indoor pool, as well as a spa, gym and business centre.
Grand Hyatt Chengdu
The first Hyatt-branded property in China’s Sichuan province has opened. The 390-key Grand Hyatt Chengdu is located on floors 10 to 39 of Chicony Square and is a 30-minute drive away from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. Rooms measure between 40m2and 190m2. The hotel also boasts seven F&B establishments – from bars and bakeries to steakhouses and Chinese restaurants – and over 3000m2 of event space, including a 712m2 ballroom, a 1,350m2 outdoor terrace, and Residences, private meeting venues measuring between 81m2 and 311m2.
Meliá Hotels International has opened the 135-room Meliá Makassar, the sixth property operated by the company in Indonesia, with ten more in the pipeline. The hotel is located a 25-minute drive from Sultan Hassanuddin International Airport and close to Makassar city’s main shopping and business areas. Amenities at the four-star hotel include several F&B outlets such as The Society rooftop bar, a pool, spa and flexible meeting spaces.