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Yangon heritage landmark to be a Rosewood, not Kempinski

Rosewood Hotels has edged out Kempinski as the hotel chain appointed to operate within a landmark restoration of Yangon’s former New Law Courts, Yangon news platform Myanmore reported. While it was previously reported that Heritage Hotel Kempinski Yangon would occupy the building – constructed in 1927 as the New Law Courts by architect Thomas Oliphant […]

Why new heritage hotels in Yangon, Myanmar, are banking on Asian tourists – not Westerners – to survive

21 Jun 2018 Next month the 74-room Yangon Excelsior – a renovation of the British colonial-era Steel Brothers company headquarters on Bo Sun Pat Street, Yangon – will welcome its first visitors. In December, or thereabouts, the stunning Rosewood Yangon – a makeover of the New Law Courts building on Strand Road, completed in 1931 […]