The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
North Gate by Jetwing, Sri Lanka
Situated a mere 20m away from the Jaffna Railway Station is Jetwing’s second property in Jaffna. The hotel offers 44 rooms inspired by the city’s rich culture, and offers regular mod cons like a rain shower, TV with international and local channels, a tea/coffee making facility and mini bar. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, gym, and yoga classes for groups or individuals.
Hoshino Resorts OMO7 Asahikawa, Japan
The first property under OMO – Hoshino Resorts’ fourth brand – has opened its doors in Hokkaido. The no-frills OMO7 Asahikawa offers 237 compact rooms, a gathering space in the form of the OMO Cafe & Bar and where breakfast can be had, a lobby lounge filled with local Asahikawa design, as well as a loft-like library.
Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye, Myanmar
Mecure’s debut in Yangon offers 183 rooms and suites, with guestroom sizes ranging in size from 32m2 to 125m2. Suites come with an added kitchenette, as well as a separate lounge and dining room. Amenities on-site include the all-day dining MiCasa Restaurant & Bar, 21m-long lap pool, fitness facility, on-site babysitting services and several function spaces which can accommodate up to 210 pax.
Grand Hyatt Xi’an, China
The ancient Chinese city of Xi’an has welcomed a Grand Hyatt property, with a total of 396 guestrooms featuring designs inspired by a desert mirage. Facilities include four restaurants and bars on the 106m-high Sky Bridge that connects the hotel and office building – the property is part of the Maike Center – as well as a spa on level 6. For events and functions, the hotel has 2,134m2 of space on levels 3 and 3M.
Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo, Philippines
A 324-room Courtyard by Marriott has opened along Megaworld Boulevard in Iloilo City. The Courtyard Iloilo also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment, where guests can enjoy media mods, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a variety of seating zones ideal for pop-up meetings to social gatherings. Aside from the Runway Kitchen, the 15-storey hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and guest laundry, and offers more than 279m2 of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 180 people.