The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Park Hyatt Bangkok
The first Park Hyatt hotel in Thailand has opened in the capital, offering 222 guestrooms (including 32 suites). Amenities on-site comprise four F&B options, a 40m-long infinity saltwater pool, 24-hour fitness centre, spa with eight treatment rooms, and 12 event spaces which include a pillarless ballroom. The property is also directly connected to the Central Embassy shopping mall and the Phloen Chit BTS skytrain station.
Amari Johor Bahru
The 242-room Amari Johor Bahru, Onyx Hospitality Group’s first property in Malaysia, has opened. The lobby is located on the sixth floor, and facilities on-site include an executive lounge, a library, spa, fitness centre and swimming pool. Food options include the market-style, all-day restaurant Amaya Food Gallery, Amaya Café and the poolside Dip Bar. Events can be held on the property’s pre-function foyer, outdoor terrace or ballroom.
DoubleTree by Hilton Xiamen-Haicang
DoubleTree by Hilton's second Xiamen hotel is located in the Haicang district and offers 301 rooms. Each room is furnished with a custom-designed mattress and 43-inch LED flatscreen TV, plus Crabtree & Evelyn products as part of its amenities. Recreational facilities include a heated pool, 24-hour fitness centre and four F&B options. For events and meetings, there's a 1,000m2 pillarless ballroom for 950 people, and six meeting rooms.
Toyoko Inn Cebu
Tokyo-headquartered Toyoko Inn has opened its first Philippines outpost on Cebu Island. The 582-room hotel is located on the sixth to 18th floors of Mandaue City’s J Centre Mall. Facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a bar, conference room and coin-operated washing machines. A complimentary pick-up bus service plies between the hotel and Mactan-Cebu International Airport.
Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo Harbor
Standing along Jeju Island’s shoreline in the Taepyeong-ro district is the Howard Johnson Jeju Seogwipo Harbor, the brand’s debut in South Korea. All its 241 guestrooms feature a balcony with either ocean or mountain views, as well as bedding topped with DuPont cotton duvets. Facilities include a fitness centre, rooftop terrace with Jacuzzi hot tubs overlooking the ocean, free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast at the all-day dining restaurant.