TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
The Hard Rock brand has made its debut in the Maldives with the opening of the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives, located within the Emboodhoo Lagoon. The 178 keys comprise family suites, beach villas, overwater villas and overwater pool villas; the largest of which is the 460m2 Rock Star Villa sporting a private boat jetty and its own infinity pool.
A full range of facilities are available, such as Body Rock fitness centre, Rock Spa, Rock Shop, Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club and Teen Spirit Club. Dining options include all-day restaurant Sessions, as well as The Elephant and The Butterfly presents Latin American-inspired cuisine. There is also a Hard Rock Cafe at Crossroads Maldives, of which the property is part of.
Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport, Vietnam
The first Holiday Inn-branded hotel in the country features 350 rooms, including 100 suites, alongside facilities like a 50m-long swimming pool, 24-hour gym, the Manja Manja Restaurant, and Déli Café and Lobby Lounge. Function spaces within the property include the Song Saigon Ballroom designed to welcome up to 600 guests for banquets, and four additional function rooms that can be combined to seat a further 270 guests.
ibis Styles East Perth, Australia
The 18-storey ibis Styles East Perth has added 252 guestrooms to city’s hotel supply. Each room includes free Wi-Fi, Chrome Cast, USB and HDMI connectivity and USB charging facilities; and families can avail inter-connecting rooms available with bunk beds – designed with children in mind. The Eastside Social Bar and Restaurant offers a super-food geared menu, while other hotel amenities include a 24-hour gymnasium, high-tech Urban Offices and a co-working space for business travellers.
Conrad Shenyang, China
Conrad Shenyang is perched on the top of the city’s tallest building, the Forum 66. There are 315 rooms including 37 suites, with generous space starting at 51m2in size. The property’s leisure amenities include a gym, heated indoor pool and whirlpool, and a wellness gallery. Event planners may avail the nearly 2,000m2 of meeting space which can accommodate up to 1,520 guests in total. There are also six F&B options, ranging from the speciality grill restaurant Link, to the all-day-dining Archive serving both a la carte options and an Asian and Western buffet.
Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok, Thailand
Situated atop a major retail complex in the On Nut neighbourhood is Avani’s latest opening. The 382-key property offers facilities like the all-day diner Greenhouse, an AvaniFit gym, AvaniSpa, as well as an outdoor pool and a pool bar. There are also several function spaces, where the largest, Grand Chambray Ballroom, can accommodate up to 300 pax banquet-style.