BULGARI HOTELS AND RESORTS will open its new Beijing property on September 27; the Embassy District hotel will be the group’s first hotel in China. COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT has opened its first hotel in China’s Hunan province, the Courtyard by Marriott Changsha South. DOUBLETREE BY HILTON has opened in Dubai’s Business Bay financial district, offering 238 rooms and views of the Burj Khalifa. IBIS MELAKA is now open, set within a colonial-inspired façade and located near Dutch Square, Jonker Street and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. INTERCONTINENTAL HONG KONG is set to undergo a comprehensive renovation in early 2019, with the hotel closing for 12-16 months. SOFITEL FOSHAN has opened in the historic Guangdong city, billed as the country’s first “furniture experience hotel”. WALDORF ASTORIA CHENGDU is now open, offering 289 rooms within the high-end, 190,000 sqm In99 Plaza mixed-use development.