Jan. 15, 2014
BALI, Indonesia — The Chedi Sakala, heralding a brand new, upscale day for a less frequented but entirely compelling Bali peninsula, is steering toward a grand opening at the end of February on two and a half hectares of lushly landscaped oceanfront property at Tanjung Benoa Beach in Nusa Dua.
Jan. 7, 2014
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand – January 7, 2013 – Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa has partnered with the newest world-class race track in New Zealand, Highlands Motorsport Park, to provide motorsport fans with quality accommodations while they get their car-racing fix.
Jan. 6, 2014
BANGKOK — Just because Bangkok is the world's top travel spot doesn't mean all of its finest attractions are teeming with tourists — not even in Sukhumvit, arguably the city's most popular district, which is home to a bevy of off-the-radar experiences worthy of exploration. That's the central theme of 'Bangkok Confidential,' a new package for guests of the year-old Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit.
Jan. 6, 2014
HUE, Vietnam — Vietnamese hospitality turned a corner last month as a hotel led by a Vietnamese executive team landed one of the most prestigious honors in the travel industry for the first time. Well-heeled travellers from around the globe elevated La Residence Hotel & Spa in Hue into the ‘T+L 500’ list of top international hotels in a recent survey by Travel + Leisure magazine.
Jan. 2, 2014
HANOI, Vietnam — As the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi celebrates the season, and its rising stature as one of the world’s most singular hospitality experiences, the hotel is also celebrating the return of Franck LaFourcade as its new general manager. General manager of the Metropole from 2000 to 2005, LaFourcade has come back to the hotel after nearly nine years in China.
Dec. 18, 2013
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand—While PGA Tour organizers gear up for the New Zealand Open from February 27 to March 2, 2014, Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa is sharpening its appeal to the fan base with a limited-time golf and spa package. In the weeks leading up to and following the tournament, the resort, with 220 rooms and suites on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, will offer a special deal for a mid-week escape. Designed for couples, the package includes:
Dec. 18, 2013
NEW YORK — Seasoned travellers from around the globe lauded four Vietnamese hotels among the best worldwide, according to the latest survey by Travel + Leisure magazine. Announced last week, the ‘T+L 500’ compendium of top international hotels listed five-star properties Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Park Hyatt Saigon, The Nam Hai in Hoi An, and for the first time, La Residence Hotel & Spa in Hue.
Dec. 17, 2013
TOKYO — Furthering its ambitions as a patron of the arts, this week Palace Hotel Tokyo complements its role as Official Partner Hotel of Art Fair Tokyo 2014 with the debut of a three-night package designed to entice art enthusiasts from around the world withexclusive VIP access to the event.
Dec. 16, 2013
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand — Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa launched a hotel shuttle this month, further increasing access between the property and downtown Queenstown. The new complimentary service runs nine times a day with the first 15-minute drive into town at 7:00am and the last departing the resort at 10:30pm.
Dec. 9, 2013
HALONG BAY, Vietnam — One of Halong Bay’s icons sails past a milestone this week, as Emeraude Classic Cruises celebrates its 10th year as one of Vietnam’s most distinctive travel experiences. The anniversary marks a decade of rapid tourism growth in Halong Bay, most notably punctuated by its inclusion as one of the New 7Wonders of Nature in late 2011.