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Destination Spotlights

December 18th, 2007

Twice a month, AsiaHotels.com features a new Destination Spotlight in the newsletter sent out to members. Here, you can find the previous Destination Spotlights together with the Bellhop Picks.

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Asian Getaway Specials

Manila City at NightFrom bustling markets, to monstrous mega malls and buzzing nightlife, Manila will have your heart racing for more! With its blend of American and Spanish influences, and well spoken English, the Filipino locals will surely not disappoint with their accommodating and friendly nature.

It takes a while to get used to Manila but those who persevere will find that it’s a unique city with a lot of personality and character. Let this magical city inspire you with its own sense of charm and energy.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: InterContinental Manila

Mid-range: Somerset Olympia Makati

Low-range: Garden Plaza Hotel & Suites Manila

Read more about other attractions in our Philippines guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Philippines tales section.


A Hotel For You?

Hotel Door in MelbourneMelbourne, The second largest city in Australia, Melbourne has a passion for sports, good coffee and a razzle dazzle of cultural events.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: Amora Riverwalk Melbourne

Mid-range: Victoria Hotel Melbourne An All Seasons Hotel

Low-range: Kingsgate Hotel Melbourne (The)

Read more about other attractions in our Australia guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Australia tales section.


Easter Treats

No other city is as vibrant and alive as Hong Kong which thrives to a different beat from sun up to sundown.

Bellhop Picks:Skyscrapers in Hong Kong

High-end: Marco Polo Hotel Hong Kong

Mid-range: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong

Budget: Bridal Tea House

Read more about other attractions in our Hong Kong guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Hong Kong tales section.


Fishing for Love?

Romance in GuamRelease that romance by sharing a scuba dive or a zesty meal with your loved one in Guam! Surrounded by the North Pacific Ocean and Philippine Sea, Guam enjoys world renowned diving conditions in serene blue waters. Be consumed by the dance, festivals, cuisine and fantastic shopping that this island offers.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: Westin Resort Guam, Tumon

Mid-range: Holiday Resort & Spa Guam, Tumon

Budget: Days Inn Guam Tamuning


Plan Your Escape!

Temple in New DelhiExhibiting remnants of 7 ancient cities, is the capital city of India, New Delhi. Immerse yourself in the intense culture that Delhi has to offer through its many attractions, including shrines, temples and museums.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: Grand Hotel New Delhi

Mid-range: Hans Plaza Hotel New Delhi

Budget: Hotel Rahul Palace New Delhi

Read more about other attractions in our India guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the India tales section.


Season Greetings!

Japanese TempleFrom castles to shopping malls and business districts, Sendai is vibrant and fast paced but this bustling city also boasts the name of “City of Trees” for its tranquil parks, the Hirose-gawa River and the beautiful zelkova trees that border the city’s streets.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: Hotel Monterey Sendai

Mid-range: Koyo Grand Hotel Sendai

Budget: Chisun Hotel Sendai

Read more about other attractions in our Japan guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Japan tales section.


Talk To Someone…

Sri Lanka weaves an amazing mix of attractive highlights – exotic wildlife, ancient ruins, temples, beaches and rolling tea plantations.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: Hilton Residence Apartment Colombo

Mid-range: Galadari Hotel Colombo

Budget: Grand Oriental Hotel Colombo

Read more about other attractions in our Sri Lanka guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Sri Lanka tales section.


An Exotic Experience

Sample rural bliss in one of the most beautiful lakes in Southeast Asia. Myanmar’s Inle Lake is lush, pristine with its charming paddy fields and floating villages.

Bellhop Picks:

High-end: The Hotel At Tharabar Gate Bagan

Mid-range: Bagan Golf Resort

Budget: Thazin Garden Hotel Bagan

Adventure in Love Hotels

Read more about other attractions in our Myanmar guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Myanmar tales section.


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Easter Treats


Skyscrapers in Hong KongNo other city is as vibrant and alive as Hong Kong which thrives to a different beat from sun up to sundown. Bellhop Picks: Read more about other attractions in our Hong Kong guide. See what fellow travellers have to say in the Hong Kong tales section.
  • Polls

    Top 5 Romantic Spots in Asia

    • Palawan, Philippines (39%, 182 Votes)
    • Boracay, Philippines (36%, 168 Votes)
    • Bali, Indonesia (31%, 143 Votes)
    • Agra, India (18%, 84 Votes)
    • Batangas, Philippines (17%, 79 Votes)
    • Male, Maldives (16%, 77 Votes)
    • Jeju Island, South Korea (16%, 75 Votes)
    • Sentosa Island, Singapore (15%, 72 Votes)
    • Krabi, Thailand (13%, 60 Votes)
    • Macau, China (10%, 49 Votes)
    • Halong Bay, Vietnam (7%, 34 Votes)

    Total Voters: 467

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