• St. Regis Hotel Opens in Cairo, Egypt

    (07 Jan 2021)
    Cairo has a new luxury hotel.

    Rising from a bank of the River Nile at the
    north end of the Corniche, the 39-storey St. Regis Cairo is
    located in the heart of Egypt’s bustling metropolis.

    The hotel features 286 rooms and suites, as well
    as 80 apartments. The three expansive Royal Suites define
    opulence, with plush interiors featuring a private fitness room,
    sauna and floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the Nile.

    “Egypt has historically been one of our key
    markets and strategically significant to our growth in the
    region,” said Satya Anand, President for Europe, Middle

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  • Hyatt Opens First Regency Hotel in Cambodia

    (06 Jan 2021)
    Hyatt has expanded its Regency brand to the Kingdom of
    Cambodia with today’s opening of the Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh.

    The hotel is located in the heart of
    Phnom Penh’s cultural and business district of Doun Penh – a
    30-minute drive from the airport and within walking
    distance of the Royal Palace, National Museum and the riverside.

    “We are excited to open our doors and introduce the
    Hyatt Regency brand to Cambodia, supporting the country’s
    hospitality industry as well as reinforcing Hyatt’s steady and
    thoughtful growth in Southeast Asia,” said Herman Kemp, general
    manager, Hyatt Regency Phnom

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  • Asia Pacific Airlines Carried Just 1.4 Million Int. Passengers in November

    (06 Jan 2021)
    Preliminary November 2020 traffic figures from the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA)
    highlight the lack of progress in the revival of international
    travel with demand still held back by ongoing border restrictions
    amid a resurgence of COVID19 infections in various countries.

    Air cargo markets were a silver lining for the region’s
    carriers, supported by recovery in global manufacturing activity.

    Airlines in Asia Pacific carried 1.4 million international passengers
    in November, just 4.6% of the
    30.8 million recorded in the same month of 2019. Offered seat
    capacity was comparatively higher at 12.5% whilst
    international passenger load factors

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  • IHG Opens Second voco Hotel in France

    (06 Jan 2021)
    IHG has opened the second voco hotel in France, just
    a few months after the

    first opened in Montparnasse
    , Paris.

    The voco Strasbourg
    Centre – The Garden is less than a ten-minute walk from the city’s
    central station, with direct trains available from Strasbourg

    The European Parliament is also a short electric bus ride
    away, with easy access to the newly developed Archipel-Wacken
    business district and the Palais des Congrès convention centre.

    The hotel features 120 rooms – many with their own
    terraces, a restaurant, gym, indoor pool, and a spa with treatment
    rooms featuring

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  • Marriott Expands JW Brand to Australia with New Gold Coast Hotel

    (05 Jan 2021)
    Marriott has expanded its impressive portfolio of JW hotels
    to Australia, with the opening of the JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort
    & Spa.

    The resort is located close to Surfers Paradise Beach, Sea World, Dream World,
    Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and many more must-see destinations.

    The JW Marriott Gold Coast features 223 guestrooms
    and suites, a spa, six
    F&B outlets, a saltwater lagoon and a freshwater pool, as well as 2,000 square meters of
    event space including a pillarless
    715 square-meter JW Ballroom which has vehicle access.

    “We are excited to continue the growth of our

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