The new Amanzoe resort is putting a little known part of the country on the map - and for all the right reasons. Debbie Pappyn pays a visit.Thursday, 22 May, 2014, 4:08pm
Leaving from its own quiet corner of Manila's chaotic airport, the private chartered plane to Amanpulo Resort has only a handful of passengers on board. We all cheer when, after a one-hour flight, we catch a glimpse over the pilots' shoulders of the private island of Pamalican, located between Palawan and Panay.13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Island spice2 Aug 2009 - 12:00am
Some of the ancient buildings at the Summer Palace - one of the most cherished Unesco World Heritage sites in the nation - are to be converted into a luxury hotel and club, off-limits to ordinary visitors.9 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Ed Tuttle strides into the salon of Bangkok's Sukhothai hotel, sinks into a plush chair and looks about approvingly. 'I always love coming here,' he says in a soft voice. 'It's very much my baby, you know.' The sprawling, low-set, elegantly minimal hotel oozes Zen-like calm.5 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
This month's edition of Hotel Asia Pacific, an award-winning and influential magazine, has caused outrage in the industry by assigning each of Asia's main hotel chains the celebrity persona that best fits their reputation.20 Jun 2002 - 12:00am
Adrian Zecha is modest about the popularity of Amanresorts, the chain of hideaways celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
'If you measure success in room numbers, Amanresorts has not achieved all that much in its first decade,' the Hong Kong hotelier said.17 May 1998 - 12:00am
Amanresorts, the hotel chain with luxury resorts in exotic Asian and South Pacific locations, looks set to expand worldwide in a deal with United States property investor Colony Capital.
Colony said yesterday it would invest, over time, up to US$100 million in the chain's immediate owner, Credicom Asia.17 Sep 1996 - 12:00am
THE Hongkong-based Amanresorts Group is due to open its fourth resort in Bali this month.
Amanwana is an unusual property, and possibly unique, as it is a luxury resort made up of 20 air-conditioned tents - although these are more like regular Aman bungalows but with a tented ceiling. The resort is on Moyo island, off the island of Bali, and is designed more for families.20 Jun 1993 - 12:00am