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Quest opens largest property to date in Melbourne’s Docklands

TAS Alliance member Quest Apartment Hotels has opened Quest NewQuay in Melbourne’s Docklands, the company’s largest property to date. Quest Apartment Hotels general manager for growth James Shields said: “Quest NewQuay is the network’s largest apartment hotel featuring 221 serviced apartments. Situated in the heart of Melbourne’s Docklands, the property is located within walking distance …

Dream Apartments Expands in Liverpool

ONE of the north’s leading serviced apartment providers is adding to its growing portfolio with a £2.6 million investment. Dream Apartments, owned and operated by Belfast businessman, Tom Smyth, has announced plans to launch nine penthouse apartments in the Water Street Complex in Liverpool. It adds to the provider’s existing 50 apartments in the same …

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 …