A new Quality Assessment (QA) scheme developed by the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) could set a global standard for the sector following huge demand for sign-up in the UK.
DALIAN, China - The Luxury Collection, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT), announces the opening of The Castle Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dalian. Owned by the Dalian
SEOUL - Shilla Stay, the business-focused brand of the Hotel Shilla group, made its official debut in Seoul on October 1st.
BANGKOK - IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014 opened with over 800 exhibiting delegates comprising of loyal returning exhibitors and new destinations such as Cambodia and Switzerland present at the
KUALA LUMPUR - In line with efforts to reduce the organisation’s impact on Mother Nature, the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) has signed up for Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd’s (Canon)
DELHI, India, SYDNEY, and BEIJING - Egencia, the business travel company of the Expedia group, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Egencia Preferred Rates (EPR), a successful program which also
BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) participated in the International Travel Expo (ITE) 2014 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during 11-13
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced the signing of a new management agreement with major property developer RB Capital, to launch
BANGKOK - An exclusive new partnership between the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) will provide Queensland tourism businesses with access to the latest
Southwest Airlines has signed an agreement to purchase biofuel made using organic material sourced from forests.
PHUKET Kasikorn Research Centre estimates international tourist arrivals to Phuket will reach 13 million and generate THB279 billion in revenue by year-end.
BANGKOK Tourism Authority of Thailand says a trade monopoly of wholesale travel operators is an obstacle for Thai tourism operators to expand business in the Australian market.
THUA THIEN-HUE Hue has just completed a series of restoration projects at World Heritage sites that officials claim will improve the visitor experience at 132 exhibits in the royal citadel of Hue, a
HONG KONG Hong Kong’s embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralysed the city, but protesters refused to move until
HONG KONG Hong Kong’s shares tumbled Monday and the local dollar hit a six-month low against the greenback as pro-democracy protests shut down many schools, businesses and banks in the city.
BANGKOK Best Western International has announced the signing of a management contract for a major upscale hotel and convention centre in Malaysia.
SINGAPORE TTG Asia Media has launched a B2B room booking platform that offers travel agencies, worldwide, real-time booking access to more than 100,000 hotels in over 150 countries.
BANGKOK Chinese tourists are selecting Bangkok as one of the top destinations for travel during the national Golden Week holidays, 1 to 7 October.
HANOI Vietnam will open more community-based tourism projects to help local residents improve their living standards and share benefits generated by the tourism boom.
YANGON Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has asked the tourism sector to identify nationalities that should be added to the list of 43 states that use the e-visa facility.
EMEISHAN, China - The 1st Sichuan International Travel Expo (SCITE) was grandly opened in Emeishan, Leshan, Sichuan on September 27, 2014. Mr. Wei Hong, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Sichuan Provincial
DAEGU, Republic of Korea - The Daegu Convention and Visitors Bureau has joined forces with citizens and businesses to improve and expand the city’s capabilities for large-scale international events.
BANGKOK - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Travel Association “World Without Borders” of the Russian
SHANGHAI - Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in
SHANGHAI - Jin Jiang International Hotels officially announced the opening of its newest property, Yin Run Jin Jiang Resort Anji, located in Anji county in northwestern Zhejiang province, eastern