SINGAPORE - At least 2,000 Asians recently took part in a cruise vacation aboard the Mariner of the Seas that kicked off its maiden Asian season. The 1,020 foot-long vessel departed from its regional
DUBAI – Maldivian, the leading domestic carrier of the Maldives, owned and operated by Island Aviation Services Ltd, has migrated to mercator’s Airline Reservation (MARS) and Airport Control (MACS)
HONG KONG - Global interior design leader HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates has injected an artistic spirit into the styling of the new Jing An Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, which opened June 29, 2013.
JAKARTA- Agustien Mulawati heads the new subdivision in charge of looking at culinary and shopping at Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economic. The division is new and Mrs. Muliawati is
NEW DELHI - According to BBC India at least 12 people have been killed in a building collapse in the southern Indian city of Secunderabad, police say.
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s original luxury retreat, Huka Lodge, has been recognized as among the Top 100 Hotels overall in the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.
HONG KONG - When VIEW 62 by Paco Roncero, Hong Kong's only revolving restaurant, opened one year ago, it set the culinary dining scene on fire with its innovative and nouvelle cuisine. Today, Chef
SINGAPORE – Singaporean beachgoers are the most gluttonous travellers in the world, according to Expedia’s 2013 Flip Flop Report global survey. In this study, 65% of Singaporeans surveyed confessed
KUALA LUMPUR – In support of the Government’s efforts to bring down the number of smokers, currently at around 4.3 million in the country, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has launched a STOP
CHONGQING - DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing-Wanzhou in China. The opening of the 22-story, 253-room hotel marks the first nternational
NEW DELHI - MGHworld launched the "Be a Traveneur" program across the country. It's a mission to help entrepreneurs in the travel industry by giving them a headstart in their business. Jitender Arora,
The Perth Convention Bureau has exceeded its yearly target of securing $102 million DDE (Direct Delegate Expenditure) by delivering $104.65 million of conferences and delegate spend to the City of
SHANGHAI - Consultants from Shanghai Institute of Development of Reform, East China Normal University and Shanghai University of Engineering Science advice that the relevant bureaus should make out
HONG KONG - Rosedale Hotel Group has recently partnered with eRevMax to expand its online visibility to further improve market share. All five Rosedale properties have subscribed to RateTiger’s
KUCHING - Select association clients and members of the media were treated to a familiarisation trip hosted by the Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) with magnificent support from Pullman Kuching, CPH
HONG KONG – The maiden call is marked in Shanghai of the Costa Atlantica, the Costa Cruises fleet member whose design celebrates Italian cinema and arts. The arrival of the Costa Atlantica means that
SINGAPORE - Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda Indonesia, invites travellers to explore the hidden gems in Indonesia with its newest promotion - the GA Visit Indonesia Pass. Travellers purchasing a
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SHENZHEN - 2013 PGA Merchandise Show-Asia will be held in Shenzhen, the heart of South China from 1-3 December, 2013. It is one of the most fascinating and exciting golf exhibitions in China with wide
SINGAPORE – One of the largest banks in Myanmar, Kanbawza Bank Limited (KBZ Bank), will now be accepting MasterCard payments cards at ATMs throughout the country, following a succession of similar
MACAO - Last hosted by The Venetian in 2009, this time around there is much to celebrate. While IIFA can now boast 14 overseas awards shows and The Venetian Macao can proudly count hosting two IIFA
MILLENNIUM & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) has opened its first overseas M Hotel and eighth property in China, M Hotel Chengdu.
WIDUS Resort and Casino, located in Pampanga, is undergoing major expansion to tap the newfound potential in increased Middle East flights and MICE opportunities within the area.
THE second edition of IT&CM India, originally planned for August 20-23, 2013, has been rescheduled for August 2014.
MERLIN Entertainments, the British company responsible for the world-famous Madame Tussauds wax museums, has the Singapore attractions market in its cross hairs.