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Citadines Bay City Manila targets smart travellers

SINGAPORE-BASED The Ascott Limited continued to expand in the Philippines with the opening of the third branch of its apartment hotel brand Citadines. The 212-room Citadines Bay City Manila is located at the corner of Diosdado Macapagal Avenue and Coral Way in Pasay City. The new hotel adds to the company’s portfolio which includes Citadines …

Forenom converts 18th century building in to Stockholm serviced apartments

Sweden: Forenom has continued its expansion in Sweden with the opening of a new apartment building in Norrmalm, Stockholm. The property is an 18th century building that has been renovated into 30 serviced apartments, with many original architectural features preserved. The units range in size from from 13 to 59 square metres. “This unique location …

Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur Opens Today – 1st HH in SE Asia

GLOBAL hospitality company Hyatt Hotels Corp officially opens its much-anticipated Hyatt House Kuala Lumpur (HHKL) in Mont Kiara, its first extended-stay hotel (ESH) in Malaysia and South-East Asia. HHKL GM Bennett Peter said Malaysia is an important destination from both the business and tourism perspectives, giving the company an ideal launch pad for Hyatt House …

Residence Inn Hotel opens in Waite Park, Minnesota

The 100-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Waite Park, Minnesota is now open for business. Located at 450 Division Street, the all-suite Residence Inn St. Cloud will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Lamont Companies Inc. of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Located minutes from downtown and nine miles from St. Cloud Regional Airport, …

Residence Inn Hotel opens in Downtown Stamford

The 156-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Stamford, Connecticut is now open for business. Located at 25 Atlantic Street, the all-suite Residence Inn Stamford Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by UC Funds and managed by Urgo Hotels & Resorts of Bethesda, Maryland. Located just steps from historic Palace Theatre and within walking …

Makati’s Newest Serviced Apartment Has All Your Staycation Needs

Makati City may not be your ideal spot when it comes to planning a staycation—traffic is insane, people are always rushing, and the surrounding skyscrapers just remind you of the daily grind. But Alpha Suites, the city’s newest serviced residence, hopes to make your staycation a pleasant one by bringing a piece of Balesin Island …

Radisson to open two serviced-apartment hotels in Oman

Radisson Hospitality AB, part of the Radisson Hotel Group, has signed two new hotels in Oman: Radisson Hotel Apartments, Muscat Hills and Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Apartments, Salalah. The signings bring the group’s portfolio to 84 hotels and more than 20,000 rooms in operation and under development across the Middle East region. “We’re pleased …

New 160-studio aparthotel unveiled in Manchester today

Today, Locke Hotels unveiled its most ambitious venue to date, Whitworth Locke, in the heart of Manchester. The 160-studio aparthotel, designed around a central glass atrium, includes a crossfit gym, third wave coffee house, an exclusive pop-up cocktail bar and immersive co-working spaces for both guests and city residents. Previously a cotton mill, the venue …

BBF opens apartments in central Antwerp, the ‘city of diamonds’

Finally BBF, a member of the globally represented TAS Alliance (powered by The Apartment Service) has landed in the city of diamonds. Park Tower will house expats and business travelers in the centre of the city. The area of Park Spoor Noord is in full expansion and with its position in walking distance of the historic centre and the bustling …

A new temporary home in Hongqiao – Shanghai

Thailand-based Onyx Hospitality Group recently launched its 50th property – the Shama Hongqiao Shanghai – in the city’s newest economic zone. With 132 apartments offering a variety of layouts from studio to two-bedroom residences, all units come with high ceilings, providing a comfortable element of space for both travellers as well as longer stay residents. …