Category: Asia

New age for Bangkok's hotel and dining scene

New age for Bangkok’s hotel and dining scene

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel company, has announced the official opening of their stunning new flagship hotel the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.   With sumptuous international buffets, fine dining restaurants and Thai, Japanese and Chinese favourites, the Centara Grand at CentralWorld’s 8 restaurants, lounges and bars provide a world […]

Escape the winter chill at The Peninsula

Escape the winter chill at The Peninsula

Staying at The Peninsula this season means you can personalise your visit by selecting options from Winter Escapes package, or indulge in The Suite Life and enjoy a complimentary second night’s stay. This winter, two of Hong Kong’s oldest and best loved icons, The Peninsula and The Star Ferry, team up in signature style for […]

Chocolate delight at Anantara Spa Golden Triangle

Chocolate delight at Anantara Spa Golden Triangle

Treat your loved one to the ultimate romantic spa treatment at Anantara Spa Golden Triangle. The award winning spa is set amidst the natural scenery overlooking the Golden Triangle where the 3 countries meet at the picturesque Mekong River. The Seductive Chocolate Delight treatment starts with a romantic floral foot bath in the candle-lit Anantara […]

Savour Singapore's culinary delights at Grand Park Otaru, Japan

Savour Singapore’s culinary delights at Grand Park Otaru, Japan

Diners at Grand Park Otaru in Hokkaido, Japan will get the chance to sample Singapore’s culinary favourites when the hotel holds a Singapore Food Fair at Terrace Brasserie, its all-day dining restaurant, from 21st January to 15th February 2009. Comprising a wide and rich variety of Asian cuisines including Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan (Nonya […]

Coming soon: a new Raffles resort in Bali

Located along the scenic Jimbaran coast, Raffles Resort Amartha will feature a resort comprising approximately 85 villas and 25 Raffles Residences for private ownership. Occupying a sprawling 11 hectares, Raffles Resort Amartha is built to resemble a Water Palace, with inspiration drawn from classical Javanese-Hindu architecture and style, characterised by open spaces, water features and […]

The new Raffles Tianjin, China

The new Raffles Tianjin, China

Located at the top of Tianjin Centre, Raffles Tianjin sits right in the heart of the city, at the junction of Nanjing Road and Guiyang Road – in Heping District, the city’s most important business and retail district. As the city’s first penthouse hotel, Raffles Tianjin will preside over the city, occupying the top 32nd […]

Kate Moss heads for medical spa resort in Thailand

2008  has obviously been a bit much for Kate Moss. She’s said to be heading off to Thailand today for a 7-day detox holiday in Thailand, with her daughter and boyfriend Jamie Hince. According to a source: The spa she’s booked into is one of the strictest and most stringent in the world. She won’t […]

LEGOLAND is heading for Asia

LEGOLAND is heading for Asia

LEGOLAND ® California‘s parent company, Merlin Entertainments, is building on its title of world’s second largest visitor attraction operator with an agreement to build a sixth LEGOLAND park in East Asia. LEGOLAND Malaysia in Iskandar will feature more than 40 interactive rides, shows and attractions. It will be similar to the company’s four other hugely […]

Cruise China and Vietnam in luxury

Take a look at this fantastic  14-day luxury cruise  with Holland America‘s  MS Volendam, exploring over thirty centuries of history and culture in the exotic lands of China and Vietnam.  

Nadesar Palace, Varanasi

Nadesar Palace, Varanasi

With over 100 years of opening and managing hotels in India and beyond, Taj Hotels & Resorts will open the Nadesar Palace in Varanasi next month. Nestled in the heart of this bustling city, amongst mango orchards, marigold and jasmine fields, the 10 roomed Nadesar Palace was built by the East India Company. The meticulously […]

New hotel in Sanya from Carlson

Carlson Hotels, one of the world’s largest privately-owned hotel companies, has signed an agreement with China’s Sanya Lu Hui Tou Tourism Development Co., Ltd, to manage a new Radisson Plaza hotel in Sanya, the southernmost city in Hainan, China. This latest addition to the Radisson Plaza portfolio supports the company’s plans to more than double […]

Bangkok’s newest 5 star hotel

Bangkok’s newest 5 star hotel has raised the bar for the Bangkok hotel scene. Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is  a fully integrated and innovative hotel, convention venue, retail, and leisure complex ideally situated in the heart of Bangkok. It is  one of the largest in Asia Pacific and features 505 luxurious […]

What now for the Taj Mahal Palace hotel?

The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Palace & Tower Mumbai has been the scene of a terrible tragedy as we all know from recent news. Ten employees – many in their twenties – lost their lives in the horrendous attack, as well as many guests.   The hotel’s  site is currently holding an online book […]

Statements from Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces & Oberoi Hotels and Resorts

The websites of both Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and Oberoi Hotels and Resorts carry statements on the current tragedy in Mumbai. From Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces: MUMBAI SITUATION UPDATE Everyone at Taj Hotels is greatly saddened by the recent act of terrorism. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of all those […]

Detailed update: Mumbai attacks on the Taj Mahal Palace, the Oberoi and other locations

Detailed update: Mumbai attacks on the Taj Mahal Palace, the Oberoi and other locations

More news on the terrible attacks in Mumbai is beginning to emerge.   Seven simultaneous attacks have been reported,  including attacks on The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Mumbai  and The Oberoi Mumbai.   Other tourist targets have included one of India’s busiest railway stations, the  Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and the Leopold Café.   The […]

Tragic news from India

There is tragic news from India today.   Attacks on a number of hotels in Mumbai have seen gunmen burst in, killing people (more than 80 have been reported dead) and looking to take British and American passport holders as hostages.   The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower – which is currently on fire as […]

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