Weekly hotel openings roundup - Singapore, China and the US
Friday 25 June 2010
This week saw the final hotel rooms of the new Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore officially open, along with a new resort in California, a refurbished property in New York and the second Ritz-Carlton in the Chinese city of Shanghai.
Marina Bay Sands
An additional 1,598 rooms opened this week at the Marina Bay Sands "integrated resort" in Singapore, taking the total available to 2,560. Rooms are housed in three hotel towers and the complex boasts an extensive public art collection, a 4,000-seat theater, a casino, restaurants and the SkyPark.
Omni Berkshire Place
New York, USA
Omni Berkshire Place unveiled the results of a multimillion dollar refurbishment of its 396 rooms, with award-winning design firm Champalimaud overseeing the addition of mahogany furniture, 42-inch televisions, king-size or two double beds and picturesque views of New York.
Park Hyatt AviaraResort
Carlsbad, California, USA
Situated amongst 205 acres of stunning Californian countryside and on the northern shore of the Batiquitos Lagoon, the new AviaraResort is sure to be a hit for lovers of nature. The resort boasts four restaurants, a 15,000 square foot (1,393 square meters) spa, an 18-hole golf course, six tennis courts and 329 guest rooms with private balconies or landscaped terraces.
The 285-room Ritz -Carlton Pudong is the chain's second property in Shanghai and offers views of the Shanghai Bund, a 58th floor restaurant and roof bar and three other restaurants.
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