Onyx Hospitality Group has signed its first property in Australia.
The Thailand-based international hotel company has been appointed by Singapore-based Ascendas Hospitality Trust (A-HTRUST) to manage a brand new serviced apartment complex in the Melbourne city centre under its Shama brand.
Shama Luxe Aurora Melbourne Central will be a 252-unit property located within the 92-storey mixed use Aurora Melbourne Central development.
The serviced apartments will be located on levels 10 to 32, with a dedicated street level entrance, lobby and elevators, as well as facilities including a restaurant, executive lounge, swimming pool and fitness centre.
Onyx Hospitality Group has a portfolio of 10 operating Shama properties in China, Hong Kong and Thailand, with eight additional Shama properties under development in locations such as China and Malaysia.
In total, Onyx has a full portfolio of 41 properties in seven countries and territories under the Amari, OZO, Shama and Oriental Residence brands, and 25 properties in the development pipeline. The rapidly expanding group will also be marking its entry to new markets such as Vietnam and Malaysia with new hotel openings in the coming year.