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ITB China 2020 to spotlight on MICE & Corporate Travel

ITB China Travel Trends Report 2020 to feature in-depth chapter on China’s MICE landscape.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 19:54

Pullman Adelaide’s top floor function and events space to undergo major refurbishment

Woods Bagot designed space with panoramic views of Hindmarsh Square.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 19:47

Banyan Tree Holdings Founder and Executive Chairman Mr Ho Kwon Ping conferred prestigious HICAP Lifetime Achievement Award

An industry recognition which heightens Banyan Tree Group’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 19:38

ITDC observes ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’, sensitizing people about ill effects of corruption

ITDC organised various activities & events to sensitise people about the threat posed by corruption and how people can collectively fight against it.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 19:24

Pakistan International Airlines reaffirms confidence in Sabre

Now that Pakistan International Airlines is joining Sabre, content from the carrier will be accessible to over 425,000 Sabre-connected agents around the world.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 19:15

Korean Air unveils all-new safety video starring global K-pop group SuperM

The safety video features a mix of five music genres: hip-hop, R&B, electronic, deep house and synth pop.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 18:50

Mic Drop: W hotels announces new artist with W Records, Fifi Rong

W Records debuts in China with FiFi Rong’s exclusive track “Farewell to Cambridge” benefitting Amazonas Sustainable Foundation.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 18:19

NSW Government praised by industry for Bankwest Stadium success story

Bankwest Stadium has already attracted around 450,000 patrons to ticketed events, and around 27,000 visitors to functions, conferences, meetings and other events, since it opened in April 2019. The state-of-the-art stadium is the home of legendary sporting clubs the Parramatta Eels and Western Sydney Wanderers, and is set to host some of the world’s biggest entertainers, such as Elton John.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 18:12

Doors open at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel

The new five-star hotel is another important addition to Vicinity’s portfolio of mixed-use assets.
Thu, 11/07/2019 - 18:00

First-time exhibitors dominate Thai pavilion at World Travel Market 2019

Exhibiting at the WTM for 39 consecutive years, the Thailand presence includes 31 hotel and resorts, five tour operators, five other tourism-related agencies, and one health and wellness company.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:38

Hotelbeds tackles rate integrity challenge on behalf of hotel partners

Reported rate integrity issues for hotel partners reduced by 90% to a historic low over the last six months – falling to 0.01% of total room night production.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:23

YouTrip joins force with Kasikornbank to launch the Truly No Fees multi-currency e-wallet for Thai travellers

Mobile application specially crafted for travellers to exchange currencies and manage payment seamlessly, with a free Contactless Prepaid Mastercard.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:08

PolyU and University of Surrey sign an agreement on Joint PhD Programme Framework

The first programme will be launched in the research fields of hospitality and tourism, with further programmes to follow in other disciplines.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:39

Ingo Schweder and team share insights at Global Thermal Think Tank

The Global Thermal Think Tank (G3T) is the world’s largest gathering of hot springs owners, managers, researchers and investors from across the globe.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:04

Compass Edge wins award at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards

The Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA) is a global organization which acts as the custodian of the SIGNUM VIRTUTIS, the Seal of Excellence, the highest most exclusive award in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:44