The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort, Vietnam
Dusit International has made its debut in Vietnam with the opening of its latest property on Phu Quoc island. The four-star resort offers 108 guestrooms ranging from the 32m2 Deluxe Rooms to the 90m2 Suites, most of which offer views of the ocean. Dining options include an all-day-dining restaurant, lobby lounge, swim-up pool bar, and beachfront bar and lounge. Leisure amenities span a large infinity pool set within a tropical garden, gym, kids’ club and Luna Thai Spa, in addition a large ballroom that can accommodate up to 190 people.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang, Malaysia
Malaysia’s first resort-style property under the DoubleTree brand has opened on Penang’s north coast, overlooking the Indian Ocean. There are 316 rooms and suites, all equipped with walk-in rain showers, 40-inch LED TVs and Wi-Fi. Many rooms also feature a private balcony with sea views. The family-friendly resort offers facilities such as a kid’s club, babysitting service, and special children’s buffets at the all-day-dining Makan Kitchen. There are also two other F&B venues, a spa, fitness centre, outdoor pool with its own beach,three flexible meeting rooms and a ballroom for up to 550 guests.
Fraser Suites Dalian, China
Located in the city’s new CBD of Donggang is Fraser Suites Dalian, part of the mixed-use Europark Tower development with a 100,000m2 lifestyle shopping mall, offices and residential apartments. The property offers 259 fully furnished serviced apartments ranging from studios up to three-bedroom configurations. Business amenities include an executive floor, a library lounge and meeting rooms. Recreational facilities include an indoor heated pool, 24-hour gym, billiards room, children’s play area and restaurant. This Dalian property is within walking distance of the Dalian International Conference Centre.
Emporium Hotel South Bank, Australia
Scheduled to open on July 1, 2018, this 143-suite hotel is part of the mixed-use Southpoint development on Grey Street in Brisbane. Rooms will be set over 21 levels, and recreational facilities include a rooftop bar, 23m-long infinity pool, gym, steam room and sauna. For conferences and meetings, there is also a grand pillarless ballroom, and three state-of-the-art boardrooms. Bookings are now open.