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Thailand Is Considering Casinos

Thailand’s legislature is considering legalizing casino resorts, anticipating a potential increase of US$12 billion in tourism revenue.

Deutsche Hospitality Rebrands as H World

Deutsche Hospitality has undergone a rebranding and is now known as H World International. The strategic move is aimed at bolstering the global expansion efforts of its parent company, H World,

Nomura Predicts Chinese Tourism Level for 2024

Nomura reports that China’s outbound tourism faces significant recovery challenges through 2024-2025, due to eased supply constraints but hampered by economic issues and reduced consumer demand, with a forecasted recovery to 73% of 2019’s travel levels by year-end.

China’s Hotel Construction Pipeline Soars With 678,965 Rooms

China has a hotel construction pipeline of 3,666 projects with 678,965 rooms. Mid-level upscale and upper midscale projects are active. Hilton, IHG, and Marriott lead the franchise companies. Vietnam’s luxury hotel supply grew 6.2% in H1 2023, with 235 five-star and 354 four-star hotels. The country served 4.3 million overnight visitors. Accor plans 10+ new hotels in India and supports unbranded hotels with the Cozzet Collection.

Vietnam Hotels Struggle Amid Recession and Tourism Slump

Vietnam hotels face challenges: Recession and sluggish tourism lead to hotel sales and closures. High demand in Fiji tourism: Shortage of 4,000 hotel rooms, increased spending. New hotel developments in Asia: 25hour hotel in Jakarta , Lanson Place in the Philippines , Hilton Garden Inn in Islamabad .
North America

Vietnamese Hotel Closures and Sales Amidst Tourism Challenges

Hotels in Vietnam, particularly in Ho Chi Minh City, are experiencing closures and are being listed for sale due to lower-than-expected visitors, revenue, and the need for capital expenditure. Centara Hotels & Resorts is entering the Japanese market with the opening of Centara Grand Hotel Osaka, featuring 515 rooms, world-class dining options, and extensive meeting facilities. The Philippines conglomerate Alliance Global Group plans to allocate Php4 billion for the expansion of Manila’s Newport World Resorts, part of a broader Php70 billion investment for 2023.

Sydney Hotels Mark Highest ADR Since Olympics Era

STR reported Sydney’s hotel industry recorded its highest performance levels of the pandemic-era. Chinese aviation data company VariFlight said domestic flight activity jumped to around 65% of pre-pandemic levels in China yesterday. OYO announced a new program ranking hotels that provide consistent and high-quality customer experience .

Vietnam Tourism on Track to Beat 2019 Revenue Numbers

Vietnam’s tourism sector  is forecast to record US$11.1 billion in revenue in 2024, which would  exceed the 2019 tourism revenue number  of US$10.8 billion. Hotelivate said Tier-III cities with resort locations in India have seen the strongest recovery amid a rebound in leisure tourism. Accor is expanding its presence in the Philippines  with the signing of two new properties in Clark City.