Top News Oakwood brings two Unlimited Collection hotels to life this month By TTG Asia / Posted on 2 March, 2021 11:49 The first of three properties under Oakwood’s new brand, The Unlimited Collection by Oakwood, opened on Monday, with the second following in mid-March. Wanderlust and the soon-to-launch KēSa House are heritage landmarks that retain their unique identity and architectural charm while delivering guest experiences in line with Oakwood’s expertise in hospitality management and service initiatives, supported by its global distribution. Guests can participate in a leathercraft workshop conducted by Crafune, a homegrown Singaporean brand Guest experiences at both hotels are designed to reflect Singapore’s unique multiracial and multicultural identity. The Culinary exploration of Little India and Chinatown, curated by award-winning Singabites, for instance, comprises five stops that will introduce guests to significant cultural attractions and culinary highlights in each neighbourhood. An interactive leathercraft workshop, conducted by Crafune, a homegrown Singaporean brand, allows guests to acquire basic knowledge of leather, types of leather crafting tools, scoring and cutting of leather, edge finishing and burnishing as well as cleaning and caring for leather. In doing so, guests craft their own leather souvenir. There is also a locally-inspired Kombucha workshop that uses ingredients sourced in Singapore. Commenting on the openings, Dean Schreiber, chief executive officer of Oakwood, said The Unlimited Collection by Oakwood “supports the growth strategy in an emerging market segment, especially in key gateway cities where multiple Oakwood brands are already in operation”. The company aims to double its portfolio of managed properties by 2025.