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Research reveals Singapore business travelers are less health-conscious during trips

Since 2017, maintaining health and wellness routines while on the road has become an increasing priority for travelers. Across all regions, business travelers are striving to achieve their health and wellness routines regardless of where they are in the world.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:55

Mandarin Oriental announces hotel in Nanjing

Mandarin Oriental, Nanjing will form part of a wider mixed-use development owned by Nanjing Shengxiangyuan Property Development Co. Ltd., an affiliated company of Hongkong Land, in partnership with China Merchants Group and Country Garden Group.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:37

Universal music group announces strategic expansion and key label launches within South East Asia

UMG SEA has announced plans to extend its focus and commitment to local language and domestic repertoire in order to provide music fans with the best music experience throughout the region.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:23

Culinaire Malaysia and FHM set to dazzle at the Kuala Lumpur convention centre

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s Chef de Cuisine, Mohamad Noor Musa sharing his feedback on their dish with the Centre’s Team Captain for Culinaire Malaysia 2019, Western Banqueting Chef, Nur Mohammad Zahar and two participating team members, as they prepare for the “Malaysian Battle of the Chefs”.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:29

THAI holds MOU signing ceremony with DITP on personnel development

The purpose of the MOU is to encourage the collaboration between THAI and DITP for knowledge exchange on personnel development.
Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:01

Singapore airlines leverages Sabre to propel NDC offering to travel agents

Sabre will provide travel agents with scalable, NDC-enabled offerings from Singapore Airlines, and enable end-to-end workflows with rich, integrated content.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:50

TAT launches experiencing ASEAN POP culture campaign

The campaign will see connectivity of a variety of food, art, literature, music and sport being emphasised in the Thai cities of Chiang Rai, Sukhothai and Trat as well as the ASEAN cities of Battambang and Mandalay.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:57

Busan selected to host 2026 IFAC world congress

Busan was confirmed as the host city earlier this month by the IFAC Council in Vienna, Austria.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:38

Cebu Pacific Air Cargo continues its digital transformation with SmartKargo

Enhanced capabilities of SmartKargo allowed CEB Cargo to provide paperless Airway Bills (e-AWBs), and ease of booking for CEB Cargo agents and customers by allowing single-screen data entries.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:23

Tag expands reach to Hong Kong

Shane Barr, TAG’s Managing Director of Asia-Pacific, said “Asia is currently one of the most dynamic and exciting regions in the business world, having a presence in Hong Kong provides the perfect stepping stone into the booming Chinese market,”
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:47

75% of snow holiday travellers are not just looking for winter sports on their vacations

The survey also found an increased interest for European snow holiday destinations among APAC travellers.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 07:41

Klook announces strategic partnership with JR-West to better serve burgeoning market of Southeast Asian travelers to Japan

“Southeast Asia has always been an important region for Klook. With this partnership, we look forward to bringing more visitors from the region to western Japan and beyond,” said Ethan Lin, Klook’s CEO and Co-Founder.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 07:12

First-ever business travel MICE procurement conference 2019

The inaugural conference attracted 300 senior industry attendees from all over China, representing all segments of MICE and Business Travel.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 06:47

Te Pae Christchurch puts city on world stage

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is working alongside New Zealand’s leading tourism and development agencies to put Christchurch on the world stage this month.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 06:18

Centara adds three new hotels to Phuket portfolio

Centara Hotel & Resort agreement with Dream Company Limited for the three new properties in Phuket, which are Maikhao Dream Villa Resort and Spa, Maikhao Hotel and Centra by Centara Maikhao Resort Phuket.
Tue, 09/17/2019 - 05:32