INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Rebrandings, reopenings and renovations. Here’s more on the recent hotel news across Asia:
Hyatt Regency Hangzhou Transitions to a Grand Hyatt Hotel
Hyatt Hangzhou, formerly Hyatt Regency Hangzhou is open, marking the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Zhejiang province and the 15th in China. Following an 18-month redesign, the 388-room Grand Hyatt Hangzhou is located on the east shore of West Lake, close to the Hubin district, the city’s main business, shopping and entertainment hub.
Grand Hyatt Hangzhou has the Grand Club Lounge with food and beverage offerings and access to a 4,305-sq.-ft. rooftop terrace. The hotel also have seven dining options, a spa, 35,520 sq. ft. of event space, an indoor pool and fitness center.
Thai interior design firm, P49 Design, spearheaded the redevelopment of Grand Hyatt Hangzhou.
Hyatt Regency Bali Reopens
Hyatt Regency Bali will reopen after five years of renovations. The hotel is close to Ngurah Rai International Airport and is located in the heart of Sanur.
Hyatt Regency Bali has 363 rooms including 39 one-bedroom suites, three open-air drinking and dining venues, three pools, a spa, fitness center and Camp Hyatt.
Tierra Design and Spin Design Studio drew inspiration from wantilan, traditional Balinese community pavilions, to create a compound of event spaces arranged around a central outdoor courtyard. Space includes a a 5,037-sq.-ft. ballroom with a show kitchen, four additional multifunctional meeting spaces that range from 1,000-3,487 sq. ft. and a 2,583-sq.-ft. courtyard.
Hotel Nikko Phnom Penh to Open in Cambodia
Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co. Ltd., will open Hotel Nikko Phnom Penh in the Cambodian capital in 2022. The hotel will occupy the upper level of the Japan Trade Center (tentative name), currently under construction in the Toul Tum Poung district.
The hotel will have 201 guestrooms, a range of restaurants and a skydeck bar. Hotel Nikko Phnom Penh will be the first hotel of Okura Nikko Hotels to open in Cambodia, and is part of an undertaking to expand the group’s global portfolio to 100 properties, primarily in Asia, by 2020.