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…

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Alma Resort in Vietnam Appoints Two Executive Sous Chefs

(18 Dec 2020) The Alma resort in Vietnam has appointed Mai Ly Huong and Francesco Conzattu as Executive Sous Chefs. The new 30-hectare beachfront resort overlooking Long Beach on Vietnam’s…

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Onyx Hospitality Signs First Shama Resort

(17 Dec 2020) Onyx Hospitality has signed a management agreement with Hainan Sunup Group, (Hainan Xinhua Group) to open the first-ever Shama resort. Scheduled to open in February 2021, the…

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Ashley Lai Returns to Thailand as GM of Sheraton Samui Resort

Marriott has appointed Ashley Lai as General Manager of the Sheraton Samui Resort in Thailand. Ashley, a graduate of the University of Hawaii has worked with Marriott International for over…

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Sheraton Resort Opens on Belitung Island in Indonesia

Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Indonesia with the opening of the Sheraton Belitung Resort. Belitung Island is a part of Bangka Belitung Islands Province, located off the…

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Minor Hotels Signs First Avani+ Resort in Vietnam

Thailand’s Minor Hotels Group has signed the first Avani+ resort in Vietnam. Scheduled to open in Q3 2023, the Avani+ Ho Tram Resort expands Avani’s portfolio in the country which…

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Adios, Real World! Four Days at Barceló Maya Caribe All-Inclusive Resort

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my travels in 2019, including this trip to Mexico in April. Hands up if you’ve ever really deeply needed not a life-changing, soul-shaking journey, but…

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