TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.
Vivanta Kathmandu, Nepal
The Indian Hotels Company has introduced the Vivanta brand in Nepal with the opening of Vivanta Kathmandu. The 110-key property, located in the Jhamsikhel district, offers facilities such as a fitness centre, swimming pool and spa. There are three F&B choices within the property – the pan-Asian restaurant Akari; all-day diner Mynt; and Koko rooftop bar. This is the company’s second property in the Himalayan region after Meghauli Serai, A Taj Safaris Lodge in Chitwan National Park.
Liu Men Melaka, Malaysia
A boutique property under Tauzia Hotels’ Préférence brand, Liu Men Melaka blends 1930s colonial art deco and Chinese Peranakan culture. The 30-key property features nine different categories of rooms, ranging from the Lekir room that boasts a blackwood herringbone floor, to the attic room named Hang Tuah. The hotel stands along Jalan Tokong, and is within walking distance to Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.
Hyatt Place Changsha Meixihu, China
The first Hyatt Place hotel in Changsha – the provincial capital of Hunan in south-central China – has opened with 158 rooms. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, the Coffee to Cocktails Bar, and the Gallery Menu & Market that serves prepared meals, sandwiches and salads 24/7. Hot breakfast items are also available daily in the Gallery Kitchen. Other amenities include a 24-hour gym, as well as 276m2 of meeting space.
Wyndham Garden Hanoi, Vietnam
The first Wyndham Garden-branded property in the country offers 112 keys over four room categories. Deluxe rooms start from 28m2, and go up to the 450m2 Presidential Suite. There are two F&B venues on-site, the Silk Garden all-day dining restaurant, and the Twilight Bar on the rooftop. Recreational facilities include a spa, fitness centre, swimming pool, steam room and jacuzzi. The hotel also offers conference and banqueting space, including a 200-guest ballroom, three smaller meeting rooms and a large pre-function area.