Throughout 2013, luxury brands have continued to emerge, dominate and invest in Asia. Here are Asia's top hotels and resorts which have opened their doors for holding meetings, conferences and events this past year.
Located in West Shanghai, the new Jing at Shangri-La is a perfect place for holding meetings and conferences. It is one of the largest Shanghai hotels measuring 4,465 square meters with an additional 1,743 square meters Jing An Grand Ballroom and 1,039 square meters for pre-functional space. Smaller events are organized in a 514-square-meter junior ballroom, and 6 function rooms offer 659 square meters of space.
Its roof garden is great for viewing the city. The Lifestyle Suites is perfect for board meetings exclusive functions, and cocktail parties. The suite is the best choice for VIPs and CEOs booking as it offers high level of privacy. It has a bar, living room, courtyard, dining room and reception area. The hotel also provides Wi-Fi for events together with translation systems.
Close to the famous UNESCO site of Angkor Wat in Cambodia the new Park Hyatt Siam Reap can be found. The hotel has adequate event facilities which include two private residential style events spaces, Gallery Foyer, a spacious Courtyard garden and classic lounging rooms.
The hotel has 108 suites and guest rooms. The top-level suites are mostly suitable for VIPs and CEOs. The Presidential Suite covers an area approximating to 242 squares meters and contains a private library, dining hall, two bedrooms, and a living room.
Vietnam’s Anantara Hoi An Resort & Spa is located near Thu Bon River. It’s suitable for holding seminars, meetings and conferences as it has a spacious function room. Its balcony offers views of gardens and historic quarter of the town. The room has a space of 168 square meters and can host up to 140 guests for a cocktail reception.
New in the Chinese capital, Conrad Beijing offers a great view of Beijing city’s skyline and to some extend Tuanjie Lake Park. It has a large conference space with its ballroom covering 5,626 square feet. Seated in a theater style, the room can accommodate 570 people.
The business center of Philippines, the City of Makati, is home to Raffles Makati. The hotel can accommodate large groups since its ballroom measures 859 square meters and can accommodate 720 guests. Additionally, the hotel has small rooms which can accommodate 30 guests. Raffles Makati hotel has catering menus which offer both Asian and western cuisines. Their in-house technical team has the capacity to handle even complicated setups.
W Guangzhou hotel in China has a wide event space which approximates to 2,000 square meters. The largest meeting space aptly called Great Room is 7,000 square feet large and can hold up to 800 guests. Additionally, there are six studios which can accommodate 36 guests. On the hotel’s fifth floor, there is a special glass house which together with the hotel garden provides ample seating for outdoor and indoor events.
Located in Tianjin China, Ritz-Carlton is another newly opened resort. It has the largest ballroom in the city with a space of 11,302 square feet. This space can hold 1,000 guests all seated in a theater style. Additionally, the hotel has an underground parking lot which is good for both VIPs and CEOs who require their own privacy. To access the hotel underground parking lot, Ritz-Carlton has direct elevators. The hotel has a foyer and a meeting room which is open to the resort courtyard for outdoor meetings and events. The surrounding environment makes it a suitable hotel for holding seminars, important meeting and conferences.