The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
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Situated on the working docks of Hobart’s Old Wharf is Tasmania’s latest opening, a storytelling hotel. The property offers 114 rooms and suites, each inspired by a Tasmanian character whose story is conveyed through the design – think unique illustration on every door and artefacts relating to that character inside. Facilities on-site include a gym on the third floor, a lounge complete with a fireplace, The Story Bar and the Old Wharf Restaurant.
Grand Park Kodhipparu
Park Hotel Group has opened an all-villa resort a 20 minutes’ speedboat drive from Maldives’ Velana International Airport. Located on North Malé Atoll, the property features 120 beachfront and overwater villas, including 65 with private pools. Facilities on the island include an infinity pool, three F&B venues, a spa with seven treatment rooms, a fully-equipped water sports and dive centre, a fitness centre, a games and TV lounge, a kids’ club and a Cigar Room.
Hilton Xi’an High-tech Zone
Hilton’s second hotel in Xi’an city features 318 European-inspired guestrooms that feature floor-to-ceiling windows, an LCD TV, ergonomic desk and complimentary Wi-Fi. Amenities include a heated indoor swimming pool, the eforea spa, a 24-hour fitness centre and three F&B concepts. For meetings and events, the property has eight function rooms, as well as a 304m2 grand ballroom.
Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Golden Bay
Marriott International has opened the Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Golden Bay in Dapeng New District. Located on Golden Bay’s beachfront, the hotel offers 317 guestrooms and suites and facilities such as a 24-hour fitness centre, kids’ club, spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, four restaurants and a lounge. For meetings and events, the property offers over 3,000m2 of event space which includes the 1,000m2 Kaisa Grand Ballroom, a 480m2 entrance foyer with a sea view and a public outdoor lawn.