• Wed. Nov 16th, 2022

New hotels: The Ambassador Seoul, Outrigger Khao Lak Beach Resort, Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay, etc.

The Ambassador Seoul – A Pullman Hotel

The Ambassador Seoul – A Pullman Hotel, South Korea
Formerly Geumsujang, the hotel has completed an 18-month renovation to give it a new design and name.

Today, as The Ambassador Seoul – A Pullman Hotel, the hotel in the South Korean capital offers 269 rooms and 49 residences with panoramic views; six renovated restaurants and bars; and a two-story wellness center and outdoor pool located on the fourth floor.

There is also an indoor golf driving range, fitness, yoga and Pilates studio and sauna facilities. Families with children can have fun in the Kids Room.

The hotel is equipped with several meeting rooms.

Ambassador Seoul – A Pullman Hotel is a 90-minute drive from Incheon International Airport and a 50-minute drive from Gimpo International Airport.

Outrigger Khao Lak Beach Resort

Outrigger Khao Lak Beach Resort, Thailand
The new 158-key Outrigger Khao Lak Beach Resort has opened on peaceful Bang Sak Beach.

It features design elements that emphasize a seamless connection between the sea, sand and green landscape. All rooms, suites and villas have a balcony or terrace, allowing guests to become one with nature.

From the revamped lobby, to the beachfront Edgewater Restaurant, to a lush tropical garden, the resort has been redesigned to help guests relax in comfort and style.

Edgewater, designed as a central meeting and relaxation space for guests, features a swimming pool, lounge chairs, sofas, daybeds and tropical swings.

Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay, India
The Radisson brand now claims to be the first international hotel brand to operate in Pondicherry, with the opening of the Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay.

Located on 20,000 m2 of land, the complex combines modern design and comfort with a rustic setting. The colonial architecture of Pondicherry is reflected in the design of the complex, with the use of locally sourced materials such as the classic Athangudi floor tiles from Chettinad.

The resort offers chalets and private villas with garden or lagoon views, with some villas featuring a private pool.

Guests can access two restaurants serving French-Tamil and Northwest Indian cuisine, 260 m away2 Moroccan saltwater hydrotherapy pool with jacuzzi and full service spa.

The Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay is located close to the city center, giving guests easy access to nearby attractions such as Promenade Beach, the French War Memorial, and the Arikamedu Archaeological Site.

The Botanical Sanctuary

The Botanica Sanctuary, Indonesia
Singapore’s The Ascott has opened the 166-room Sanctuary Botanica in the heart of Puncak de Bogor, a popular tourist destination a 90-minute drive from Jakarta.

The Botanica Sanctuary claims to be one of the greenest hotels in the area, home to over 40 types of plants, all native to Indonesia. It is positioned as a haven of peace where guests can appreciate the surrounding natural elements.

Each room has a balcony offering a majestic view of the surrounding forest and mountains, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and free unlimited Wi-Fi access.

Guests can dine all day at Garden Brasserie, a restaurant that serves Indonesian, Japanese, Middle Eastern and Western cuisines. relax at the Rafflesia Lounge; or take a refreshing dip in the rooftop pool which offers mountain views.