What to buy now New hotels: the Arca, Avani Seminyak Bali Resort, and more By TTG Asia / Posted on 27 May, 2021 12:48 TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements. the Arca, Hong Kong Located in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Wong Chuk Hang in Aberdeen – on the east coast of Hong Kong Island – the hotel is a 7-minute walk away from the Wong Chuk Hang MTR station. Helmed by Yulan Group, the Arca features 187 guestrooms and suites, a restaurant, rooftop bar, customisable event and function spaces, and a rooftop infinity pool. For guests with furry friends, the Arca also offers a suite of amenities, menus and services to ensure each dog experience is an enjoyable stay. Avani Seminyak Bali Resort, Indonesia Set to open on June 1, Avani Seminyak Bali Resort will mark the brand’s first property in Indonesia. Centrally located in the heart of Seminyak, the resort will offer 21 residence-style accommodations and 16 private pool villas. Each villa and residence will feature private kitchen and dining areas, while the private pool villas promise 150m2 of spaciousness. Elsewhere, the suite residences will boast open-air terraces, and range from simple studios to larger multi-bedroom units with pool access. Guests can enjoy Indonesian and international dishes at Groove restaurant and learn to create Bali’s traditional cuisine at the community cooking classes. They can also work up a sweat at the AvaniFit gym or complete laps at the secluded pool before relaxing in a poolside cabana. Aloft Al Mina, Dubai and Element Al Mina, Dubai, UAE Marriott Bonvoy has expanded the Aloft Hotels and Element Hotels in the UAE with the opening of two hotels – Aloft Al Mina and Element Al Mina – in Dubai. Both hotels are situated on Sheikh Rashid Road in the Al Raffa neighbourhood and in close proximity to the city’s famed attractions. Aloft Al Mina, Dubai is home to 192 guestrooms, each complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, 55-inch flatscreen TVs, and modern bathrooms featuring walk-in showers with rainfall showerheads and custom toiletries. The hotel offers a number of signature social spaces and amenities including W XYZ Bar offering craft beverages and light bites, the Re:mix Lounge which acts as a hub for locals and travellers, and the all-day restaurant, Mix. Other facilities are a 24/7 Re:charge fitness centre, an outdoor infinity pool overlooking the Dubai skyline, and meeting spaces. Elsewhere, Element Al Mina, Dubai presents a longer-stay concept with a collection of 96 studios, alongside one- and two-bedroom apartments. Each apartment features a signature Heavenly bed, a spa-inspired bathroom, oversized closets and a fully-equipped kitchen. The hotel features a compact meeting room, 24/7 fitness centre, and a rooftop pool.