Singapore Hotel Offers Safe Environment for Business Meetings

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COVID-19: A hotel targeted at international business travelers has opened at Changi Airport. This Singapore hotel offers safe environment to conduct business meetings in a contained space. While guests can stay at the hotel for up to 14 days, they cannot leave the "bubble". Hotel News Connect@Changi is a newly opened business hotel that allows …

Singapore Quarantine Survivor: Louise J. Tagliante

COVID-19: A Singapore quarantine survivor returning from the Maldives advises booking a large, well-appointed room with balcony and free wi-fi and cable. Also, she suggests bringing your own coffee and packing one business outfit if you do Zoom calls with clients. The Back Story Louise J. Tagliante has been a Permanent Resident (PR) of Singapore …

Solna Business Park Hotel

A third Solna Business Park hotel has opened in Stockholm, Sweden. Operated by AC Hotels by Marriott, the hotel has 223 rooms and suites, two food and beverage outlets, a fitness room, and a spa. It is a short ride by public transit from downtown Stockholm. Hotel News AC Hotels by Marriott has expanded its …

Khao Lak Resort Pullman

Khao Lak Resort Pullman is a five-star resort with 253 rooms and villas, 4 food and beverage outlets, a meandering swimming pool, a spa, 5G in indoor areas, and high-speed Wi-Fi that extends to the poolside and the beach! Hotel News Pullman Khao Lak Resort is a newly opened beachfront hotel in southern Thailand. Because …

Hong Kong Quarantine Survivor: Karen Lawler

COVID-19: Amid changing Government regulations, an American expatriate's well-laid plans are disrupted not once, but twice, as two confirmed reservations are nixed at the last minute, leaving her to scramble to find appropriate accommodation to spend 21 days in solitude.  The Back Story Karen Lawler, an American expatriate living in Hong Kong, is a Hong …

Mitsui Kyoto Hotel Opens in Japan

Mitsui Kyoto Hotel occupies a privileged space in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. In fact, it is across the street from Nijo Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has 161 rooms and three food and beverage outlets. In addition, it has numerous uniquely Japanese facilities. Hotel News The Luxury Collection, which is part of …

28-Day Quarantine Survivor: Donna Campbell

COVID-19: What would normally be a 3 and 1/2 hour flight turns into a four-week "adventure" for a 28-day quarantine survivor relocating from Macau to Bangkok. Check out how this senior PR executive maintains her sanity in this fascinating Tale of Two Cities! The Back Story Following 7 years in Macau, PR Executive Donna Campbell …

How to Survive Hotel Quarantine (in a Pandemic)

COVID-19: As the global COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, a growing number of people around the world face the following dilemma: how to survive hotel quarantine. Keep reading for tips on booking the right room and some of the things you should pack! Background Initially, travelers returning home during the COVID-19 pandemic could quarantine …

Harbour Bay Batam Marriott Hotel Opens in Indonesia

Indonesia Hotel News Batam Marriott Harbour Bay is the first international luxury hotel to open on Batam Island and the second Marriott-branded property to open in Indonesia. It has 216 rooms, five eateries, an infinity swimming pool, and other facilities. Destination Batam Batam Island is the largest island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago. Because of its …

Kyoto Takaragaike Prince Hotel Opens in Japan

Hotel News Kyoto Takaragaike  Prince Hotel joins more than 190 of Marriott International's Autograph Collection of hotels. As with all the others, it has its own distinct personality. Not only is it next to a beautiful park. In addition. it has 310 rooms. Destination Kyoto Kyoto is one of Japan's loveliest cities. In fact, many …