The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific.
Accor announces two new Raffles locations as part of strategic growth strategy
Accor announced (28-Jun-2019) plans to expand its Raffles locations to Bali and Sentosa. Raffles Bali is scheduled to open by 2020, with Raffles Sentosa Resort and Spa Singapore planned to open by 2022. The company is aiming to increase its Raffles locations from 14 to 20 facilities in the EU, US and Middle East. Accor Asia Pacific chairman and CEO Michael Issenberg reported the “brand’s expansion signals an evolution of Accor’s network and supports our growth strategy to elevate our position in luxury hotels in key strategic locations worldwide”.
Marriott International to open 13 new hotels in Asia Pacific
Marriott chief sales and marketing officer Peggy Fang Roe reported plans to unveil 13 new hotels across the Asia Pacific region in 2019 (theceomagazine, 26-Jun-2019). The hotels are planned to be across brands JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, St Regis, and The Luxury Collection throughout mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Maldives, Australia and India.