What to buy now New hotels: The Hari Hong Kong, Pullman Khao Lak Resort, and more By TTG Asia / Posted on 14 January, 2021 15:08 TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements. The Hari HK The Hari Hong Kong, Hong Kong Straddling the two vibrant districts of Causeway Bay and Wan Chai, The Hari Hong Kong is the second hotel to open under The Hari brand, following the launch of The Hari London in 2016. The hotel features 210 guestrooms, with all standard King Rooms and Twin Rooms boasting a two-seater sofa, while each of the more spacious Corner Rooms comes with a dressing room. A trio of rooftop suites, including the opulent The Hari Suite, each houses a five-piece bathroom, a separate sitting room and its own private terrace. Dining outlets include Italian restaurant Lucciola; as well as Japanese restaurant and terrace bar Zoku. Pullman Khao Lak Resort, Thailand Nestled on the soft sands of Bang Muang Beach, in the north of Phang Nga province, Pullman Khao Lak Resort features 253 rooms, suites and villas, all of which boast high-speed Wi-Fi, a sofa bed, and balcony. Every Family Suite comes with bunk beds and direct garden access, while each of the six Beachfront Pool Villas boasts a private plunge pool. Guests can dine and unwind at a choice of two restaurants, two bars and a beach club, which focus on Thai dishes, fresh seafood and street food-inspired bites, alongside international favourites and craft beverages. Wellness facilities include a spa, 24-hour fitness centre, tropical pool, cycling trails, and beachfront platforms usable for outdoor activities such as yoga. For team-building activities, social soirées and weddings, the resort is also home to a 260m2 ballroom and two breakout rooms. Higashiyama Niseko Village, Japan Higashiyama Niseko Village, the newest resort in the Ritz-Carlton Reserve portfolio, has opened in the country’s northernmost island of Hokkaido. The YTL Hotels-owned resort, positioned at the base of Mount Niseko Annupuri in the heart of Niseko Village, is an integrated all-season alpine resort. The resort is set within the Niseko United ski area that offers 886ha of skiable terrain and access to extensive backcountry skiing. The area also has an international ski school, chairlifts and gondolas, a dining and retail venue, an outdoor activity park and two golf courses. Higashiyama Niseko Village features 50 guestrooms and suites appointed with refined amenities. Guests can expect cuisine that mirrors the seasons with locally sourced produce at Yukibana, or quintessential dining experiences at Sushi Nagi that observes the omakase tradition. Customised cocktails, single malts and local brews may be savoured at Ume Lounge, with an array of Izakaya-style dishes. Wellness seekers can indulge in tailored treatments at the bespoke spa, work up a sweat at the fitness centre, or enjoy a soak in the mineral-rich waters of Niseko’s natural underground hot springs at the traditional Japanese onsen. Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, Hong Kong Located atop T-Bay in Tung Chung, Lantau, Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel features 218 rooms and suites, all fitted with modern amenities including 49-inch LCD televisions and high-speed Wi-Fi. Four dining venues on offer include the Sunset Grill, a rooftop grill restaurant; Yue, a Chinese restaurant offering Cantonese and southern Chinese fare; Lobby Lounge for artisan coffee; and all-day diner Cafe Lantau. The hotel also features a 24-hour fitness centre with a swimming pool deck, and the Kids Playroom with a wide range of activities to keep the young ones entertained. Designed to cater to MICE and wedding planners, the hotel boasts 3,400m2 of indoor and outdoor meeting spaces. For large-scale events, the pillar-free Grand Ballroom can accommodate 1,300 guests, and is divisible into three separate areas. For more intimate events, there are two outdoor terraces, including one with 270-degree ocean views, ideal for weddings; and four multi-function meeting rooms. QT Auckland, Australia Complementing QT Queenstown and QT Wellington, the 150-key QT Auckland is the third QT property in New Zealand and has been designed with the natural, wild beauty of the city’s surrounding landscape in mind. With public spaces bursting with local artwork and private function space steps from the water, QT Auckland will also boast a signature dining concept in collaboration with celebrated international chef Sean Connolly and a rooftop bar that offers sweeping views of Viaduct Harbour. Located at 4 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, QT Auckland is being developed in partnership with Russell Property Group and Lockwood Property Group.