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New club lounge and dining facilities at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Mandarin Club, a new 6,200 square feet club lounge on the 23rd floor provides guests with a luxurious all-day retreat overlooking Statue Square Garden and the surrounding cityscape.
Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:27

Grand Hyatt Jeju in South Korea debuts as the largest Hyatt Hotel in Asia Pacific

Part of the iconic Jeju Dream Tower Integrated Resort, the 1,600-room hotel is set to become one of Asia's leading integrated lifestyle destinations
Wed, 12/30/2020 - 08:05

DBS Bank India introduces ‘Travel Now’, a one-stop integrated travel marketplace on the digibank app

DBS Bank India announced that it has introduced ‘Travel Now’, a one-stop travel marketplace within the digibank app.
Wed, 12/30/2020 - 08:03

Phi Phi island village beach resort wins marine conservation honour at TAT UK's responsible Thailand awards

Chic and sustainable retreat recognised by Tourism Authority of Thailand for its ongoing efforts to preserve the pristine ecosystems of Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi National Park and help combat climate change
Wed, 12/30/2020 - 07:59

Hyatt Celebrates the opening of the first five UrCove hotels in China

The new openings reinforce Hyatt’s commitment to reach China’s underserved upper-midscale segment and strategically grow the Hyatt brand in China
Wed, 12/30/2020 - 07:51

CIMERT’s inaugural International Meetings Industry CEO Summit held in Chengdu was a huge success

CIMERT convened its inaugural International Meetings Industry CEO Summit on 11 December 2020 at Western China International Expo City.
Tue, 12/29/2020 - 08:08

Philippines Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on track for handover in March; reaches 87% completion

The Philippine government has announced that the construction of the Philippines Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has already reached 87 per cent completion.
Tue, 12/29/2020 - 07:54

Airbnb and Community Development Department collaboration a successful model for community tourism in Thailand

Guests from around the world took part in Airbnb’s Online Experiences and immersed themselves virtually in local Thai culture
Mon, 12/28/2020 - 08:10

Maharashtra government plans an 'event board' to attract events, MICE and facilitate industry's growth

On the event industry front, Maharashtra Tourism is forming an events board
Mon, 12/28/2020 - 08:02

Six Senses launches mobile app

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas launches a new travel app that connects guests anytime, anywhere with resorts and hotels around the world 
Thu, 12/24/2020 - 08:21

Commercial airlines' passenger revenue to hit $287B in 2021, 50% less than in 2019

The global air passenger traffic is expected to drop by 60% to 1.8bn in 2020
Thu, 12/24/2020 - 08:11

SALA Hospitality Group lets Thai residents “Explore the South” in Phuket and Koh Samui

Guests can now book back-to-back stays at SALA Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort, SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort and SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
Thu, 12/24/2020 - 08:03

STR: Asia Pacific hotel performance for November 2020

The Asia Pacific hotel industry reported nearly flat performance levels compared with the previous month, according to November 2020 data from STR.
Wed, 12/23/2020 - 08:29

57% Indians have planned their next vacation for early 2021: ZestMoney Survey

ZestMoney released the findings from a customer survey conducted to understand how Indians are shaping up their travel plans for the coming year. 
Wed, 12/23/2020 - 08:19

ICAO, national regulators roll-out CART Phase II guidelines with new round of regional coordination

Civil aviation regulatory heads from around the world took part in the latest round of recovery coordination meetings hosted virtually by ICAO 
Wed, 12/23/2020 - 08:15