Weekly hotel openings roundup - China, Thailand, Dubai and Italy
Friday 01 October 2010
Two new luxury properties have opened their doors in China recently, along with hotels in Bangkok, Milan and Dubai.
Hotel Nikko Wuxi
JAL Hotels continues its expansion, this week opening the five-star Hotel Nikko Wuxi. Alongside its 499 rooms, the hotel offers Café Serena buffet restaurant, the Benkay Japanese restaurant on the 22nd floor and Chinese restaurant Toh-Lee, as well as a ballroom, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, massage room and beauty salon.
Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou
Four Seasons has announced some opening deals for its new Hangzhou property, which features 78 rooms and three villas across nine aces (3.6 ha) of private bamboo forests. Guests can also enjoy a spa, four restaurants and stunning views of the West Lake.
Siam Kempinski Bangkok
The Siam Kempinski Bangkok is Kempinski's first venture into Thailand, offering 303 rooms situated next to Sa Pathum Palace. The hotel features tropical gardens, three saltwater swimming pools, four restaurants and a 1,500-piece-strong collection of Thai art.
Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel
Swiss hotel chain Movenpick continues its global expansion this week with the opening of a 396-room hotel at Dubai's landmark Ibn Battuta shopping center. Inspired by the 14th century travels of Ibn Battuta himself, the hotel offers seven restaurants with different types of global cuisine, a spa and use of a private beach.
Hotel Milano Scala
Milan's first zero-emission property offers 62 rooms heated using heat-recovery systems, as well as a library, music stations, a restaurant and lounge bar.
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