Pacific Beach Hotel, Hawaii Unveils Plans for Redevelopment

Pacific Beach Hotel has announced plans for a $115 million redevelopment that will completely transform the legendary Waikiki hotel. Following the transformation, the hotel will enter the market as ‘Alohilani Resort at Waikiki Beach. Renovation of the guestrooms is underway with a select number of new rooms available to book. Work on the public areas will […]

New luxury for Perth

Set to open in December 2016, Crown Towers will bring a new era of luxury to Perth. Boasting exciting new restaurants including Epicurean, stylish cocktail bar The Waiting Room and unique event spaces such as The Great Lawn and the palatial Crown Ballroom, Crown Towers Perth will surpass even the most seasoned traveller’s expectations. The […]

The Nai Harn Phuket Unveils New Look

THE NAI HARN Phuket invites guests to experience its new look following an extensive 18-month remodelling. Offering guest rooms at least as capacious as the generous terraces and suites, THE NAI HARN has been completely redesigned to maximize its exceptional vistas. Minimally elegant with lavish touches and ‘ah’ moments, this comprehensive re-imagining of Phuket’s first […]

Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort, Japan

Located on Sunmarina Beach on the Okinawa main island, the resort is a conversion project featuring extensive renovations of both its guestrooms and public spaces.  Open to guests now, Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort is on track to add a new wing with additional guestrooms, as well as a variety of hotel features, including a wellness […]

MACq 01 is set to open in Hobart

MACq 01 launches official microsite and the first immersive look at the 114-suite hotel  Coming soon: MACq 01 is set to open doors in mid-2017 It’s BIG: The hotel will boast 114 rooms across several categories – The smallest room is 43m2and the largest the largest room is huge at 105m2 It’s luxurious:A 35 million dollar development, […]

Choice Hotels extends upscale offering to New Zealand

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac (Choice Hotels) has expanded its global upscale offering to New Zealand, with the launch of the boutique Ascend Hotel Collection and its newly signed partnership with Nugget Point Hotel in Queenstown. The upscale offering will complement Choice Hotels’ four existing brands – Econo Lodge, Comfort, Quality and Clarion – across its 32-strong […]

Rydges opens Fortitude Valley

When  it  opened  last  month,  Rydges  Fortitude  Valley  introduced  an  inspired  and  interesting architectural design statement to the city’s RNA and Lend Lease Showgrounds precinct currently in the throes of a major $2.9 billion redevelopment. In context with its location within the ‘Ekka’ surrounds, Rydges Fortitude Valley has added a slice of country hospitality to […]

Langham Auckland – Blissful rewards

When The Langham Auckland recently rewarded LexisNexis with one of its luxurious Blissful Beds earlier this year, the hotel was delighted to learn the corporation auctioned off the item and donated the proceeds to charity. Lexis Nexis received a Blissful Bed as  a reward for holding its Asia Pacific Leadership Conference at the five-star hotel […]

A Haven for Whiskey Lovers in Cape Town

In a country known for its wine, whisky appreciation and tastings are all the rage at the moment and visitors looking for a unique experience can attend in-depth tutored whisky tastings at Bascule Bar at the Cape Grace Hotel (Tel. +27 21 410 7100). Located on the water’s edge of the international yacht marina on Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, whisky tastings at Bascule take […]

Making your resort stay the best one yet!

So many families and couples choose to go on resort vacations every year. There are hundreds to choose from, so it can be really hard to decide where to go. But how about once you’ve decided, how can you make sure it’s the best one yet? You don’t want to spend all of that money, […]