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Xiaozhu raises $120 million in funding round

Posted on Thursday, November 2 2017

Short-term rental platform has raised $120 million in a funding round led by Jack Ma’s Yunfeng Capital.

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Ascott signs contracts for two Singapore Citadines properties

Posted on Monday, October 30 2017

Ascott has secured contracts to manage two properties in Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD), near the Ophir-Rochor Corridor.

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Branded residence market flourishing in south-east Asia

Posted on Friday, October 27 2017

The latest report from C9 Hotelworks says activity has reached a “feeding frenzy”.

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Rotana property wins Africa WTA award

Posted on Monday, October 16 2017

Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana has been named Democratic Republic of Congo’s Leading Business Hotel 2017 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa.

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Airbnb-generated revenues soar in Dubai

Posted on Wednesday, October 11 2017

A report by Chestertons MENA has revealed a 421 per cent rise in revenues from Dubai properties listed on Airbnb.

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Avani makes North African debut with Tunisia serviced apartments

Posted on Monday, October 9 2017

Minor Hotels’ upscale AVANI Hotels & Resorts brand is to debut in North Africa with two properties in Tunisia.

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Leading Philippines developer makes serviced apartment debut

Posted on Monday, October 2 2017

Ortigas & Co, one the country’s biggest property developers, has completed its first serviced apartment project.

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Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit Park Bangkok wins HR award

Posted on Tuesday, September 19 2017

Marriott Executive Apartments Sukhumvit Park has won the Effective Labour Relations and Labour Welfare Management Award.

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Frasers launches revamped loyalty programme

Posted on Friday, September 15 2017

Frasers Hospitality has relaunched its Fraser World loyalty programme “to meet the evolving needs of today’s traveller”.

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Russian aparthotel brand eyes UAE market

Posted on Thursday, September 14 2017

The Pioneer Group is looking to bring its Yes aparthotel brand to the UAE.

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