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Korea to Introduce New MICE Communication Message

The new MICE communication messages are anticipated to strengthen Korea’s image as a country of new opportunities, as well as a country of traditional, cultural intrigue.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:06

Centara identifies the technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

In the coming years decades, the group will focus delivering warm Thai hospitality in line with the latest social and technological trends to create exceptional customer experiences.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:57

Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina set to open at the end of April

Rebranded property replaces the Dusit Residence. Dubai Marina under new franchise agreement.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:24

The Landmark Bangkok appoints new General Manager

During his 30 year career, he has worked with leading luxury hotel brands Anantara, AVANI, Le Meridien, Shangri-La and Westin throughout Asia and North America.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:17

Singapore Airlines partners with Adyen to speed digital payment journeys

Customers can look forward to a more seamless payment experience on the Singapore Airlines website and app.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:43

Finnair to fly to Guangzhou, China year-round as of winter 2019

Finnair launched its Guangzhou route as a summer route in 2016, and as of this spring, will serve the route with its new Airbus A350 aircraft, adding both passenger and cargo capacity to the route.  
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:28

Cebu Pacific boosts capacity in key hubs, destinations

In its Cebu hub, Cebu Pacific has increased the weekly frequency of flights to and from Cagayan de Oro (Laguindingan), Dumaguete, Siargao, Iloilo, Caticlan (Boracay), Ozamiz and Zamboanga by an average of 63 percent, staring April 15, 2019.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:11

Jet Airways announced temporary suspension of flight operations

All domestic and international flights cancelled effective Wednesday 17th April
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:57

Solomon Islands dive operators to establish formal association

The move follows a recent forum in Honiara facilitated by Strongim Bisnis, an Australian government initiative working in partnership with local companies and operators to promote business growth.
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:02

MyCEB brings new deal to China to further uphold Malaysia’s status as Asia’s business events hub

MyCEB in China once again to stake its claim as a major player in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today: the business events sector.
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:31

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) appoints Blue Square Consultants (BSC) as their India representative

BSC to execute trade and public relations services to strengthen JNTO’s foothold in the Indian market
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:24

Hotelbeds and OYO Hotels & Homes form strategic distribution partnership

OYO gains access to Hotelbeds’ 60,000 clients, including tour operators, points redemption schemes and retail travel agents and Hotelbeds’ clients will have access to OYO’s portfolio of more than 18,000 franchised and leased hotels and over 10,000 homes and villas, across ten countries
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:16

Returning to Keelung, Majestic Princess brings back cruise vacation craze in Taiwan

In 2018, Majestic Princess carried 4K passengers in one call, the highest record at Keelung Port.
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:07

Bangkok’s new Spectrum rooftop bar now open

Award-winning Japanese architecture firm Super Potato tops off Hyatt Regency Bangkok.
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:43

Wings Travel Management appoints Singapore-based Chief Operating Officer for Asia Pacific region

Sonja Hamman first joined Wings in 2001, and her impressive 18-year career with the global travel management company has spanned diverse operational, senior management and project-led roles in the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria and Angola.
Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:27