India Sees Double-Digit Room Rate Growth

In February 2024, major Indian hotel markets experienced near double-digit ADR growth and slightly higher occupancy rates, with notable increases in Hyderabad and Goa despite occupancy dips, and overall performance surpassing February 2019 levels.

IHG’s Holiday Inn Resorts and Express Surpasses Milestones

Wharf Holdings is planning to open 25 Maqo hotels by 2025 and is discussing expansions in China, Japan, and Thailand. IHG is introducing a new Holiday Inn Resort in Maharashtra, India, for 2027 and announced significant growth of their Holiday Inn Express brand in Greater China. ONYX Hospitality Group is expanding its Shama serviced apartment brand with five new properties across Asia, including locations in China, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Macau Announces End to Zero-Covid Policy

Macau follows what China’s leadership tells them to and now it is confirmed that Zero Covid is dead. ONYX Hospitality Group unveiled plans to strengthen its serviced apartment brand, Shama . The Novotel Bali Benoa has reopened following a major renovation that will reposition the beachfront resort.