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Voco Brisbane City Centre, Australia
The is the first voco to open in Brisbane and the second voco for Queensland. Voco Brisbane City Centre offers 194 guest rooms which feature natural lighting, plush sustainable bedding, smart in-room technology, modern bathrooms and sweeping views over the city or river.
Guests can relax at the rooftop pool, work out in the 24-hour fitness centre and enjoy local craft beers, wines and cocktails at Kraft & Co, a chameleon-like space that transforms from a bustling café during the day into an atmospheric lounge bar at night. Guests also enjoy free access to handcrafted bamboo bikes from Wyld Bikes.
The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery, Hong Kong
Styled after a modern manor house in Tung Chung, Lantau Island, this eco-friendly urban resort offers 206 rooms and suites. Suites offer spacious outdoor terraces, each with its own private outdoor plunge pool or private outdoor heated Jacuzzi overlooking the hills of Lantau.
On the grounds are an outdoor sculpture garden, 25m swimming pool, and a fitness area. Meanwhile, F&B choices include Pavilion bar, for drinks and afternoon tea; daily coffee bar Fresh; and bistro The Enclave.
The hotel is five-minutes away from the Hong Kong International Airport and 30 minutes from the city centre.
Le Méridien Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
The 300-key Le Méridien Petaling Jaya is located 11km south-west of Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.
A 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport or a 10-minute drive from the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, the hotel houses the largest rooftop bar in Petaling Jaya – PJ’s Bar & Grill. Set atop the 30th floor against expansive cityscape views, this restaurant specialises in grilled dishes and creative cocktails accompanied by a private cigar lounge, situated next to the outdoor 300m² infinity pool.
There is also an executive loung, a gym, and all-day dining restaurant, Pasar Baru, on-site. For families, the Le Méridien Family programme will help keep the little ones entertained.
JW Marriott Hotel Changsha, China
JW Marriott Hotel Changsha is the first JW Marriott property in Hunan province, one of the city’s upscale neighbourhoods. The hotel is close to commercial, retail and attractions such as Xiang River and Orange Island, with the nearest metro station within walking distance. Changsha Huanghua International Airport and Changsha South Railway Station are approximately a half hour’s drive away.
The hotel’s 287 guestrooms include floor-to-ceiling windows for natural light and offer views of the historic Xiang River and the skyline of Changsha.
Featuring a diverse selection of culinary experiences, signature restaurant Hao Yu offers popular local Xiang dishes, while Ginza Onodera from Tokyo serves up Japanese teppanyaki. Located on the 35th-floor Sky Lobby, the JW Lounge showcases seasonally inspired afternoon tea and crafted beverages.
Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, an indoor heated pool, spa and several event venues.