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Asia-Pacific

IHG Signs Deal for First Kashmir Hotel

IHG Hotels & Resorts will open its first hotel in Kashmir, voco Srinagar, in late 2026, featuring 95 rooms, diverse dining, and meting facilities – marking the sixth voco hotel in India.
Asia-Pacific

Fitch Upgrades Its APAC Outlook

Fitch Ratings revised its 2024 outlook for APAC lodging to improving from neutral due to robust recovery in travel and RevPAR in 1Q24, anticipating strong rebound in China’s outbound tourism to support overall APAC hotel occupancy and growth.
Asia-Pacific

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.
Asia-Pacific

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.
Asia-Pacific

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.