TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.
Pullman Yueyang, China
Accor has opened the Pullman Yueyang in China’s Hunan province, marking the city’s first international upscale branded hotel. Located by Dongting Lake, the property offers 213 guestrooms and suites. Amenities include an all-day dining restaurant, a lobby lounge, gym, sauna, and a 2,000m2 outdoor swimming pool paradise complex that houses a children’s pool and heated indoor pool. Meeting and event spaces span a combined 2,800m2, with the largest space being the 861m2 pillarfree ballroom. An additional 15 meeting rooms, and an outdoor lawn adjacent to the swimming pool, make up the balance of the conference areas.
Red Planet Hiroshima, Japan
Slated to open in August, Red Planet Hiroshima is now accepting reservations. The 160-room property will mark the first Red Planet hotel in Hiroshima and the sixth in Japan. Nestled in the heart of the vibrant Nagarekawa neighbourhood and within easy access to three tram stations, the newly-built hotel will be close to the CBD and historic landmarks, such as the Peace Memorial Park and its renovated museum.
AC Hotel by Marriott Tokyo Ginza, Japan
AC Hotels by Marriott, the design-led lifestyle brand from Marriott International, has opened its first outpost in Japan. Located in Tokyo’s upscale Ginza District, the 296-key AC Hotel by Marriott Tokyo Ginza houses facilities like an all-day dining restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre, and a Japanese sake cellar. Business travellers can avail of the AC Lounge, a co-working space which transforms into an urban bar at night. Also on-site are three function spaces – a multifunction space with a roof terrace, and two meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 10 people each.
The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko, Japan
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel’s latest addition to its luxury Asia-Pacific portfolio is located in Japan’s Nikko National Park. Set amid a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko’s 94 guestrooms and suites all feature a private balcony and a lounge area. Facilities on-site include four F&B venues and a spa. This is the first Ritz-Carlton property to feature authentic Japanese hot springs, with a selection of indoor and open-air baths, where waters have been drawn from the nearby Yumoto Onsen. A nightly meditation is also available. Every day at dusk, the lobby area will be transformed into a place of spiritual respite, offering a moment to reset and appreciate the day that has passed.