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Hong Kong Chefs’ Playbook

Satiate your Wanderlust and Food Palate through HKTB's Video Series with The MICHELIN Guide
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 04:08

Pan Pacific Hotels Group expands global footprint across 10 key gateway cities in prime locations

The Group will launch 13 new properties by 2024, including iconic sustainability brand Parkroyal Collection's first opening beyond Singapore.
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 04:06

Hyatt Regency Koh Samui steps up to the Plate as a fine dining venue

Resort’s variety of culinary concepts harness sustainability, simplicity and a sense of place.
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 04:04

STARLUX Airlines launches new route to Singapore!

STARLUX recognizes the importance of Singapore as a centre of economic and cultural events as well as an important transportation hub in Asia.
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 04:02

Northern Pacific Airways announces purchase of its first six Boeing 757-200s

The airline intends to offer service between points in the U.S. and Asia, via Anchorage, Alaska.
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 04:00

Vietnam and Colombia enhance cooperation in developing and promoting coffee-based tourism

The event had the participation of local departments of tourism (Son La, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Kon Tum provinces), Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association, Vietnam Tourism Association, Tourism Associations of provinces in the Central Highlands.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:30

VNAT’s Chairman Nguyen Trung Khanh attends special agenda about Myanmar within meeting of MTCO Board

At the meeting,  delegations shared about recovery tourism plans.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:20

Bali Hotels Association launches the first BHA Sustainable Food Festival

This festival allows participating members to showcase the innovative work they have been putting in during these times to shift to a more sustainable way of operating.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:16

The Art of Upselling

Hotels can increase their revenue in various ways – most obviously by attracting new customers.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:14

Sabre promotes experienced travel industry leader Nicole Regel to oversee teams in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific

She has experience across the wholesale, airline, TMC, and technology sectors and has held leadership roles within operations, sales, and account management.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:06

The Slate appoints Phuket hospitality legend Claude Sauter as new General Manager

Highly-skilled Swiss hotelier joins the art-inspired beachfront resort, following an impressive career that has included more than two decades of managerial experience in the “Pearl of the Andaman”.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:04

YouTrip sets up innovation lab in Singapore, looks to double local workforce by 2022

The new positions will add to YouTrip’s current headcount of close to 100 across all its locations.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:02

Princess Cruises extends pause of cruising in Australia through mid-January 2022

As a result of the pause extension, Coral Princess voyages through January 17 are cancelled and Royal Princess and Sapphire Princess seasons through to March 2022 are being cancelled.
Thu, 09/23/2021 - 04:00

‘Samui Plus’ receives 11,000+ room nights booked up until 10 December

The programme recorded nearly 10,000 room nights during the first two months, plus about 1,300 additional nights from the Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension visitors.
Wed, 09/22/2021 - 04:44