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Featured in this Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter
Rare Investment Opportunity in Bali
Hyatt Debuts in Cambodia
Two Recent Hotel Transactions in Singapore
Hilton Expands in Okinawa
Dusit International and Laguna Hospitality Ink Joint Venture in Singapore
Starwood and Marriott Achieve Strong Profits in Q2 2013
Absolute Share Price Performance, as at 2 August 2013
Rare Investment Opportunity in Bali Return to Headlines
There is opportunity to invest in an exclusive luxury Resort in one of the world's premier leisure destinations- Bali. The Property enjoys wide frontage of alluring pristine beachfront. Offering stylish living with panoramic views of the azure Indian Ocean, the property has additional undeveloped land, allowing the new owner to extend and complement to the existing facilities. For further information, please contact Michelle Hui or Andree Susilo at Tel: +65 6293 4415 or via email: mhui@hvs.com or asusilo@hvs.com.

Hyatt Debuts in Cambodia Return to Headlines

Hyatt has opened its first hotel in Cambodia, making it the 14th Hyatt property in Southeast Asia. The Park Hyatt Siem Reap, which was formerly known as the Hotel de la Paix, features 108 rooms including 13 suites, four of which include private plunge pools. Located in the centre of Siem Reap, the property's facilities include a spa, fitness centre, swimming pools, event space and three F&B outlets.

Two Recent Hotel Transactions in Singapore Return to Headlines

Two hotels in Singapore, Grand Park Orchard and Gallery Hotel, have recently been transacted. Park Hotel Group has closed its second sale in Singapore this year, with the 309-room Grand Park Orchard and its retail podium Knightsbridge sold to Chinese group, Bright Ruby Resources for S$1.2 billion (US$900.9 million). RB Capital has bought the 223-key Gallery Hotel from Robertson Quay Investment for S$230 million. RB Capital had previously purchased 16 retail units at The Quayside, a building next to the Gallery Hotel. RB Capital's current portfolio includes Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay, Park Hotel Farrer Park and Holiday Inn Express Bukit Bintang in Kuala Lumpur, all of which are currently under development.

Hilton Expands in Okinawa Return to Headlines

Hilton has signed an agreement to manage a new property in Okinawa, scheduled to open in 2016. The Hilton Okinawa Kin will be a seafront property located in the town of Kin, on the east coast of Okinawa's main island and will overlook the Pacific Ocean. The 190-key property will feature two restaurants, a bar, business lounge, meeting rooms, fitness centre, spa and swimming pool. Hilton currently operates 10 properties across Japan in key cities such as Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka. There is currently a DoubleTree by Hilton in Naha, the capital of Okinawa and Hilton plans to open a total of two of more new properties in Okinawa, including the Hilton Okinawa Kin by 2016.

Dusit International and Laguna Hospitality Ink Joint Venture in Singapore Return to Headlines

Laguna Hospitality and Dusit International have inked a joint venture agreement to develop an urban golf resort in Singapore. The Dusit Thani golf resort, which is still subject to relevant government approvals and licensing, is currently slated to open at the end of 2015. The property will be located within the 36-hole Laguna National Golf and Country Club and will be five minutes from Singapore Changi Airport. The resort will offer 200 guestrooms, four F&B and entertainment outlets, meeting and event spaces, swimming pools, a gym and spa.

Starwood and Marriott Achieve Strong Profits in Q2 2013 Return to Headlines

Starwood and Marriott have achieved strong profit growth in the second quarter of 2013. Starwood generated net profits of US$137 million for the three months, despite a drop in revenues. Reduced costs have helped Starwood to achieve a 12.3% growth in net profits over the same period last year. Marriott International generated net profits of US$179 million, achieving a growth of 25% over the same period last year as the company's revenues increased by 18% to US$3.26 billion. Global RevPAR(revenue per available room) for Marriott also increased by 4.7%, largely driven by a 3.2% increase in average daily rates and a 1.1% increase in occupancy.

Absolute Share Price Performance, as at 2 August 2013
Closing Share Price as at 2 August 2013 26 July 2013 % Change
Australia Stock Exchange (ASX)
Amalgamated Holdings Limited 8.30 8.30 -
General Property Group 3.59 3.80 -6%
Mirvac Group 1.62 1.70 -5%
Bangkok Stock Exchange (THB)
Central Plaza Hotel Public Co Ltd 31.50 32.00 -2%
Dusit Thani Public Co Ltd 64.00 61.00 5%
The Erawan Group Public Co Ltd 3.86 4.08 -5%
Grande Asset Hotels and Property Public Co Ltd 1.19 1.25 -5%
Laguna Resorts & Hotel Public Co Ltd 30.50 33.00 -8%
Minor International Public Co Ltd 22.10 24.00 -8%
China Shanghai Stock Exchange (RMB)
Shanghai Jinjiang International Hotels Development 11.92 12.01 -1%
Beijing Capital Tourism Co Ltd 14.18 13.96 2%
Jinling Hotel Corporation Ltd 6.73 7.00 -4%
China Shenzhen Stock Exchange (RMB)
Hunan Huatian Great Hotel Co Ltd 5.91 5.92 -
Guangzhou Dong Fang Hotel Co Ltd 5.61 5.38 4%
Shenzhen Century Plaza Hotel Co Ltd 3.65 3.81 -4%
China Lodging Group, Limited 17.99 18.17 -1%
Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc 28.64 27.23 5%
Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HK$)
Miramar Hotel & Investment Co Ltd 9.95 9.99 -
Regal Hotels International Holdings Ltd 3.96 4.02 -1%
Sino Hotels Holdings Ltd 2.62 2.58 2%
The Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels Ltd 12.06 12.26 -2%
Shangri-La Asia Limited 12.34 13.08 -6%
Dorsett Hospitality International 1.87 1.90 -2%
Bombay Stock Exchange (INR)
IHCL (Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces) 40.35 47.95 -16%
EIH (Oberoi Hotels & Resorts) 44.90 50.95 -12%
Hotel Leela Ventures 16.30 18.35 -11%
Korea Exchange (KRW)
The Shilla 66,000 68,800 -4%
Singapore Stock Exchange (S$)
Amara Holdings Ltd 0.57 0.57 -
Ascendas Hospitality Trust 0.85 0.85 -
Ascott Residence Trust 1.28 1.36 -6%
Banyan Tree Holdings Limited 0.70 0.70 -
CDL Hospitality Trusts 1.63 1.67 -2%
Far East Hospitality Trust 0.93 0.93 -
Hotel Grand Central Ltd 1.07 1.07 -
Hotel Properties Ltd 3.14 3.13 -
Mandarin Oriental International Ltd (US$) 1.68 1.61 4%
Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited 2.54 2.54 -
Shangri-La Asia Limited (HK$) 12.40 13.00 -5%
Stamford Land Corporation Ltd 0.56 0.60 -7%
Taiwan Stock Exchange (NT$)
Formosa International Hotels Corporation 391 394 -1%
The Ambassador Hotel, Ltd 28.20 28.35 -1%
Tokyo Stock Exchange (JPY)
Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corp. 39,150 38,000 3%
Imperial Hotel, Ltd 3,540 3,685 -4%
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