Eagle Hospitality gets notice of default on US$341m loan; delays payout

THE crisis at Eagle Hospitality Trust (EHT) has escalated sharply, with its issue managers disclosing on Tuesday that they had received a demand for the immediate repayment of a US$341 million...

Domestic tourism to cushion some of the blow for Singapore hotels

AS the global coronavirus epidemic strikes at Singapore's tourism-related sectors, the staycation market is taking on newfound importance.

Hotels must go green so guests won't see red: Boss

Sustainability has long been a sticky topic for the hospitality industry - think of all those plastic water bottles - but Pan Pacific Hotels Group believes there is more room at the inn for an eco...

Start-up RedDoorz raises $97m, eyes new tech hub in Vietnam

Hospitality start-up RedDoorz has raised US$70 million (S$97 million) in its ongoing Series C funding round, the company announced yesterday.

Raffles Hotel rolls out new tech as part of productivity push

Guests at posh Raffles Hotel can now bypass the butler service and order food, spa sessions and other treats with a click on a tablet that comes with the room.

Co-living start-up Hmlet expands to Australia

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based co-living company Hmlet is entering the Australian market.

Taiwan vacation rental firm to expand to Singapore, Malaysia after US$7m Series B round led by Alibaba fund

A TAIWAN-BASED vacation rental startup has raised US$7 million in Series B funding, which will be used to expand regionally - including Singapore and Malaysia operations in early 2019.

Co-living start-up Hmlet moves into Hong Kong with acquisition of we r urban

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based co-living startup Hmlet has acquired we r urban, marking its expansion into the Hong Kong market.

From 'eyesore' to oasis of tranquility: how Lloyd's Inn transformed to modernity

At 23, when most people her age were still figuring out what to do with their lives, Joan Chang's father gave her a hotel. Or rather, he tasked her to take an ageing boutique property that was as...

Hmlet to launch second co-living building near Newton

SINGAPORE - Co-living startup Hmlet is launching its second fully co-living building in Singapore at 6 Sarkies Road in the Newton neighbourhood.

Yotel partners US innovation platform Plug and Play to groom hospitality start-ups

SINGAPORE - Digital-first hospitality group Yotel - which recently opened its first Asian hotel in Singapore - on Tuesday announced that it will partner Silicon Valley's innovation platform Plug...