The launch will mark New World’s first property in Japan as the brand continues to grow throughout Asia.

Occupying nearly nine acres within the lush forest land between Mount Yotei and Mount Annupuri in Hokkaido, The New World La Plume Niseko Resort will offer travellers unparalleled access to a myriad of outdoor experiences, including premier skiing and golf, as well as to renowned restaurants and shops in the nearby Niseko Village.

Upon completion, the resort will feature 219 guestrooms and 5 villas, simple and modern in style, each with a kitchen or kitchenette to offer a true sense of home. Select accommodations will also include private hot springs and fireplaces for a warm and relaxed indoor-outdoor experience. Amenities will include two restaurants and bars comprised of a signature restaurant, all-day eatery and lobby lounge, each fusing exciting fare with stunning setting.

Sonia Cheng, Chief Executive Officer of Rosewood Hotel Group, commented: “Japan has such as stunningly vibrant culture and has long been a destination of interest for New World Hotels & Resorts, especially in recent years as we’ve continued to grow the brand throughout Asia.”