US: Hotel and extended-stay hospitality company AKA has appointed Scott Walsh as its executive vice president of asset, design and development.
US/UK: Luxury hotel and residence brand AKA has named T. Blake Danner as the group’s chief operating officer.
US: AKA has announced the opening of Hotel AKA Boston Common, housed in the former Kimpton Nine Zero.
Thailand: Luxury AKARYN Hotel Group will open its third property under the Aleenta Resort brand in Chiang Mai 2023.
Indonesia: Scheduled to open in September 2021, Tom’s by chef Tom Aikens will launch at The Langham Jakarta. Located on the 62nd floor of the hotel, the restaurant will serve a British and French influenced menu. The opening will mark Aikens’ first in Southeast Asia. An à la carte Gueridon
Indonesia: The 170-room Aloft Jakarta TB Simatupang is the second branded Aloft property under Marriott International to open in the capital. Aloft is a design-led hotel brand part of the Marriott family, with 140 hotels worldwide. The latest opening, Aloft Jakarta TB Simatupang, features a Re:mix lounge with a selection
In the latest of a regular series, we check in with leading hoteliers and general managers to get an exclusive glimpse into their careers, their lives and their ambitions. This time, we speak to Ray Goertz, general manager at The Prince Akatoki London. I enjoy my job because… I get to
UK: Following a £3million refurbishment, the Prince Akatoki London hotel will join the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) consortium. Formerly known as The Arch London, the rebranded 82-bedroom hotel will open its doors 16th September 2019. After acquiring the property in November from the Bejerano family’s AB Hotels
Vietnam: Thai hospitality group Akaryn is to open a boutique resort in Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed port in central Vietnam. Akyra Hoi An, a waterfront resort set between Hoi An’s historic town centre and golden China Beach, will be located on the banks of the Thu Bon estuary.
Thailand: AKARYN Hotel Group has pledged to go completely single-use plastic free by June 2019 across the entire hotel group. Eco-led efforts across the group will include sourcing glass bottles and removing all single-use plastic from the bars. Branded water bottles are handed to guests on arrival, which can be