Singapore 

35% off rooms at new Hotel Soloha, $5.40 for 6-piece Korean fried chicken and other deals this week , Lifestyle, Singapore News

We scour the island for the best deals to help you stretch your dollar, and keep you in the loop on the hottest shopping trends. ‘Cos good things must share. STAYCATION DEAL: 35% OFF ROOMS AT HOTEL SOLOHA Always waiting for the next traveler yearning for a rejuvenating stay. . . #hotelsoloha #alohasoloha #boutiquehotel… Posted by Hotel Soloha on Monday, 29 July 2019 Say hello to Keong Saik’s newest kid on the block, the 45-room Hotel Soloha, which officially launches on Aug 16. For its opening promotion, the boutique hotel is…

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Boris Johnson’s brother in Hong Kong backs his Brexit strategy as he plans UK hotel fund targeting Asian investors

Boris Johnson’s “do-or-die” strategy to take Britain out of the European Union could work, said his youngest half-brother Max, who plans to launch a £1 billion (US$1.2 billion) real estate fund targeting Asian investors.“I am confident that the prime minister can get [it] done, because he has true determination and conviction to deliver Brexit on or before October 31,” the Hong Kong-based banker-turned-entrepreneur said in an interview. “If he can’t do it, I don’t know who can.”“I would expect… Source link

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Singapore’s online hotel booking site RedDoorz targets Southeast Asia push

RedDoorz founder and chief executive Amit Saberwal describes his four-year-old budget hotel online booking start-up as a “combination of Uber and Marriott”.The Singapore-based firm is like Uber Technologies in the sense that the hotels listed on its app are owned by individual proprietors, just like many drivers own their cars and pick up bookings through the US ride-hailing giant. It is like Marriott International, the American hotel chain operator and franchiser, on the hospitality side… Source link

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Singapore 

New ‘old’ Raffles Hotel reopens after 2-year renovation. Here’s how it looks inside, Lifestyle, Singapore News

If you step into the revamped Raffles Hotel and feel that nothing has changed, its designer, Edmond Bakos, will take it as a compliment. Speaking to The Straits Times, Bakos said: “The goal was to bring the hotel to the next chapter, not to completely change it.” The hotel reopened its doors today (Aug 1) after a two-year revamp, which saw the 132-year-old grand dame given a fresh coat of paint and new white marble flooring in its interior. The air-conditioning system also underwent an upgrade. PHOTO: Raffles Hotel The last restoration done to…

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Singapore 

57-year-old man found dead in Geylang hotel, Singapore News

A 57-year-old man was found dead in a hotel along 20 Lorong 17 Geylang on Friday night (July 5). In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the case at 8.42pm. The man was found motionless and pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene. According to Lianhe Zaobao, the deceased is believed to have been staying alone in the room. A friend had arrived at the hotel asking for the man. Hotel staff then accompanied the friend to check on the man in his room,…

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British Airways crew ran naked in Singapore hotel, Singapore News

Three British Airways (BA) crew members have been suspended and could lose their jobs after they allegedly ran naked in a Singapore hotel. The two men and a woman, who have been sent home, were part of a drinking session during a stopover here, The Sun reported on Thursday last week. Quoting an inside source, the British news site said the cabin crew had smuggled alcohol from the plane to “have a good time” during their layover after a 14-hour flight from Heathrow Airport in London. “There were some frisky…

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Singapore 

The best 1-for-1 hotel buffet dining promotions in Singapore (July 2019), Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Nothing gets Singaporeans going like a hotel buffet, but the problem is that most of them are pretty expensive at full price. Luckily, with the current spate of excellent credit card promotions in Singapore, you can get half-price hotel buffets with practically any card. In compiling this list, I focused only on the biggest discounts, i.e. 1-for-1 buffet and 50 per cent off food bill. There are plenty of smaller discounts but we ignored those because obviously everyone wants the most bang for your buck. The deals are sorted by…

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House tour: A contemporary-style three-bedroom condominium that looks like a classy hotel suite, Lifestyle, Singapore News

What is a better matrimonial gift from your parents, than an apartment and fully paid renovation? This newly married couple in their 20s was blessed with this 1,324sqf three-bedroom condominium and contemporary-style interiors designed by Adrian Heng of Spaceone ID. Adrian adopted a neutral colour palette of dark greys, white, beige, as well as accent colours like mustard and green to a lend the space a youthful vibe. Many of the furniture and furnishings were customised, including the dining table and dining chairs, as well as the sofa, stools, daybed,…

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Second Raffles Hotel set to open in Singapore on Sentosa in 2022, Singapore, Travel News

SINGAPORE – A second Raffles Hotel is set to open in Singapore in 2022, more than a century after the original national monument in Beach Road opened its doors in 1887. Hotel operator Accor Group, in partnership with property developer Royal Group, announced on Tuesday (June 25) that the new Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa Singapore will be built on Sentosa. The proposed all-villa resort will feature 61 villas, each with its own private swimming pool, set in a 1,000,000 sq ft property, the equivalent of approximately 17 football fields.…

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Vietnam 

Hotel Ease · Tsuen Wan becomes the first B Corp™ hotel in Asia – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Redefining Success in Business, Creating Value for Employees, Communities and the Environment   HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 24 June 2019 – Stan Group (Holdings) Limited (“Stan Group”) announced that Hotel Ease · Tsuen Wan, a member of Tang’s Living Group, has become a Certified B Corporation® (B Corp™), also the first Hotel in Asia to receive the certification.   Hotel Ease · Tsuen Wan becomes the first B Corp™ hotel in Asia. B Corporation Certification is a recognition of the extraordinary performance of Hotel Ease · Tsuen Wan in creating shared value for the environment and…

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