xKUALA LUMPUR – One of Royal Caribbean International’s newest and most revolutionary cruise ship, Quantum of the Seas, has arrived at Port Klang, Malaysia for the first time. The 18-deck, 168,666
CHENGDU – GHC Asia, a leading regional public relations network specializing in the luxury lifestyle sector, has opened in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China – its fourth office in Greater China and
KATHMANDU - Hollywood Kung Fu superstar Jackie Chan finds himself being more loved for visiting people personally rather than his donation of 5,000 boxes of relief aid essential for the quake victims.
LONDON — STR Global’s preliminary May 2015 data for Sydney, Australia, indicates mixed performance. Based on daily data from May, Sydney reported:
GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) issued comments clarifying key elements of its Cabin OK initiative which have been misunderstood in some reporting. The IATA Cabin OK
SYDNEY - Luxury travel network, Virtuoso, announced the appointment of two new Business Development Managers (BDMs) in roles which will help the organisation meet the needs of its expanding membership
Hollywood actor Jackie Chan said here on Tuesday that Nepal can't be defeated by the devastating earthquake because Nepal is not alone and can rebuild itself better than before with the support of the
DONG THAP Solar-powered boats made by four Vietnamese farmers could soon be ferrying tourists along national park waterways.
YANGON Myanmar’s Ministry of Transportation has gained a USD1.93 million budget to improve several airports before 31 March 2016.
PENANG Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of a management agreement with Pinnacle Nexus, Tuesday, to open a DoubleTree Resort in Penang.
BANGKOK Manathai Hotels and Resorts, has opened an office in Australia to tap business for its expanding group of boutique properties in Thailand.
OTTAWA The International Civil Aviation Organisation announced, Monday, a ban on e-cigarettes in checked baggage, following reports they have sparked fires in aircraft cargo areas.
JAKARTA More than 10,000 villagers have fled a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia, this month, most in recent days after a series of violent eruptions, an official said Tuesday.
SINGAPORE Singapore passed the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games baton to 2017 hosts Malaysia as the competition wrapped up with a colourful closing ceremony on Tuesday.
MANILA Budget Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific has ordered 16 ATR 72-600 turboprop planes from the France-based manufacturer in a deal worth USD673 million, the two companies said in a joint statement
HONG KONG - Look no further than J Plus Hotel by YOO this summer to present the perfect lavish style-meets-comfort experience with the launch of their “Suite Gathering in YOO Style” experience.
MALAYSIA - FCS Computer Systems (FCS), a leading comprehensive hospitality solutions and services provider, together with Taylor's University in Malaysia held a partnership signing ceremony and awards
LE BOURGET, France - Boeing and Korean Air announced the airline's intent to purchase 30 737 MAXs and two additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, with options for an additional 20 737 MAXs.
NEW DELHI - Taxi fare is seen as an unwanted expenditure when customers plan for short holiday trips. Taxi firms are habitual of charging both way fares making the weekend getaways a pricy affair.
SINGAPORE - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with leading real-estate investor and developer in Vietnam, M.I.K Corporation (M.I.K), for a 300-room Crowne Plaza
BANGKOK – Dusit International is gearing up to launch Guam’s first newly built resort since 1999, the Dusit Thani Guam Resort.
HONG KONG - The Asia Pacific Customer Service Consortium (APCSC) has announced winners of 2014 Customer Relationship Excellence Awards (CRE Awards) at a dinner award ceremony held on 12th June. Hong
SINGAPORE - Designed for the evolving global traveler, Starwood Hotels & Resorts' leading-edge Aloft brand announced the kick-off of the second Asia Pacific edition of Project Aloft Star amplified by
The Skytrax World Airline Awards are coveted Quality accolades for the world airline industry. Travellers from across the globe take part each year in the world’s largest airline passenger
LONDON — There are 2,388 hotels totalling 556,592 rooms Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region, according to the May 2015 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report. This represents a 6.8-percent