Jan. 17, 2013
SINGAPORE — GHM, the 20-year-old luxury hotel group that has opened the door to some of Asia’s most exotic locales, is appointing hospitality heavyweight Hansjörg Meier as senior vice president. Meier, a Swiss native with a prominent 34-year career on the international hospitality landscape, will oversee GHM’s hotel and resort operations, as well as the upcoming openings of new projects in Europe and Asia...
Jan. 10, 2013
BANGKOK — As China continues its ascent to the top of the world’s economic rankings, one travel company is lifting the lid on some of the country’s richest tourism assets.
Jan. 7, 2013
HOI AN, Vietnam — Less than a month after celebrating its sixth anniversary, Vietnam's most distinguished resort is raising a glass to a new face and a renovated space. The Nam Hai Hoi An welcomes Anthony Gill, who takes over as general manager after spending almost two years overseeing La Residence Hotel & Spa...
Jan. 4, 2013
HANOI, Vietnam — The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi found favor last month with the two most prestigious travel magazines in North America, winning spots on Travel + Leisure’s and Condé Nast Traveler’s top hotel awards list - the T+L 500 and the Gold List, respectively.
Jan. 2, 2013
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — A 115-year-old municipal theatre designed by French architects is the centrepiece of a newluxury holiday showcasing Vietnam’s colourful culture in the heart of its most progressive metropolis.
Dec. 19, 2012
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Three of the world's finest hotels are located within Vietnam, according to the latest edition of the 'T+L 500', Travel + Leisure magazine's annual compendium of the best international hotels.
Dec. 12, 2012
TOKYO — Tokyo usually doesn’t conjure thoughts of tranquillity and resplendent natural settings, but the new Palace Hotel Tokyo debuted earlier this year as a bounty of refreshing contrasts – bridging the megacity’s reputation as an adrenaline-fuelled business hub with the serenity of the country’s much loved Imperial Palace gardens.
Dec. 10, 2012
MUMBAI, India — Add India to the select roster of countries that are home to a GHM property. The exclusive management group last week unveiled plans for The Aayu Mumbai, a 42-suite luxury hotel and setting for India’s first restaurants by the world’s most decorated chef Joël Robuchon, and culinary star Hide Yamamoto. The property is scheduled to open in Dec. 2013.
Nov. 28, 2012
BALI, Indonesia — Less than six months after putting the finishing touches on an extensive refurbishment, The Legian Bali has been put on a pedestal by one of the most prestigious hospitality organizations in the world. On Nov. 18, the legendary resort on Seminyak Beach picked up a ‘Commitment to Quality’ award from The Leading Hotels of the World, a collection of more than 430 of the finest international hotels, resorts and spas.
Nov. 27, 2012
MANILA — A year after Sofitel Philippine Plaza closed its flagship restaurant, Spiral is rising like a phoenix, plump, glistening and strutting toward a reputation as one of Asia's finest new dining venues. In anticipation of the restaurant's US $11 million renaissance, which was celebrated earlier this month during an extravagant grand reopening event, the hotel's executive chef combed sidewalks from Bangkok to Mumbai...