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NEXT STORY GROUP PLANS 50 KAFNU PROPERTIES IN ASIA PACIFIC

17th Oct 2018 – Next Story Group is accelerating the growth of its genre-defining Kafnu brand across Asia Pacific. Following the successful launch of Kafnu Hong Kong Kong in late 2017, Next Story Group…



NEXT HOTELS AND KAFNU TO OPEN IN SRI LANKA’S COLOMBO CITY CENTRE IN 2019

8th Oct 2018 – Next Hotel Colombo and Kafnu Colombo will open their doors to welcome guests in third quarter 2019. This will mark the entry of Next Hotels and Kafnu into Sri Lanka, a fast-growing tourist…



KAFNU TAIPEI ACHIEVES GROWTH MILESTONE; SUCCESSFUL MODEL EXPANDING ACROSS ASIA-PACIFIC

3rd May 2018 – Kafnu Taipei, a full-service lifestyle space designed for creators in the heart of Taipei, has successfully reached 100% occupancy for its private offices since opening in January 2018…






NEXT STORY GROUP LEADERSHIP TEAM EXPANDS AND WELCOMES TWO NEW SENIOR EXECUTIVES

22nd March 2018 – Anand Nadathur, Group Chief Executive Officer of Singapore-based Next Story Group, today announced two key additions to his executive team in support of the group’s ambitious expansion…



NEXT STORY GROUP UNVEILS AQUASCAPES AT KAFNU HONG KONG

23 Feb 2018 – The real-life social network for creatives and entrepreneurs, Kafnu, celebrates the unveiling of three aquascape installations at Kafnu Hong Kong, designed by award-winning aquascape designer, Dave Chow…



SAGE HOTEL RINGWOOD OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

9 Feb 2018 – More than 300 guests across the travel, corporate, arts, fashion and entertainment sectors attended the official launch of Sage Hotel Ringwood last night (08 Feb 2018). Guests enjoyed gourmet food and wine stations from local Yarra Valley providores…






KAFNU LAUNCHES ITS FLAGSHIP LIFESTYLE SPACE FOR CREATIVE MINDS IN TAIPEI

19 Jan 2018 – Kafnu launches its full-service lifestyle space designed for creators in the heart of Taipei, Taiwan. Blending a physical social network with diverse facilities and services, Kafnu Taipei comprehensively fulfills the living, working, playing, learning, and resting needs of creators…



NEXT STORY GROUP TO OVERSEE RUNNING OF NEW CAPE INN SINGAPORE

27 Nov 2017 – New Cape Inn, a 76-room freehold hotel in Seng Poh Road in Tiong Bahru, is being sold for S$67 million to a unit of Nadathur Far East, a part of the Nadathur Group. Following the acquisition, Next Story Group will oversee the running of the New Cape Inn in February 2018…



NEXT STORY GROUP LAUNCHES NEW BUSINESS MODEL WITH KAFNU HONG KONG

18 Oct 2017 – Next Story Group opened Kafnu Hong Kong at Kerry Hotel on 3rd October. The commercial model behind Kafnu is two-fold: it offers investors, operators and developers the opportunity to bridge the gap between the flourishing sharing economy and traditional sole-purpose business enterprises…






NEXT STORY GROUP LAUNCHES KAFNU IN HONG KONG

3 Oct 2017 – Next Story Group launches a new brand of blended lifestyle spaces, Kafnu, with the opening of its first outpost, Kafnu Hong Kong at Kerry Hotel on 03 October 2017…



NEXT STORY GROUP ANNOUNCES KAFNU, THE FUTURE OF SHARED SPACES

22 Jun 2017 – Next Story Group, a company reimagining urban spaces, today announces Kafnu. Synthesizing the best aspects of co-working, co-living, hotel, retail and private club, Kafnu is a blended space designed for the new generation of creators, from entrepreneurs to remote workers to artists to global nomads…



SILVERNEEDLE HOSPITALITY GROUP ADDS AWARD-WINNING MARKETING AGENCY BRAND KARMA TO ITS PORTFOLIO AND LAUNCHES ITSELF AS NEXT STORY GROUP

10 May 2017 – SilverNeedle Hospitality Group today announces the acquisition of the internationally acclaimed new media marketing agency, Brand Karma, a pioneer in building brand experiences through social media, creative storytelling, digital marketing…