Chiang Mai Tourism Bounces Back

China hotel RevPAR in the week ending June 10th: Up 66.7% YoY, down 2.6% compared to 2019. Chiang Mai ‘s tourism industry recovering with increased hotel occupancy rates and visitor numbers. New developments in the hospitality industry: Ritz-Carlton Reserve opens in Jiuzhaigou , Bookmark Resorts announces first wellbeing resort, and Karl Lagerfeld hotel in Malaysia .

China Covid Infections Hit 3-Month High

China reported 2,181 new Covid cases on Saturday , with infections surging to a three month high. Real Commercial said Sydney hotel occupancies are beginning to slip but hoteliers are still charging higher room rates. Tuan Sing Holdings is close to announcing plans to redevelop its 550 room Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne’s Collins Street into a major mixed-use development.