2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Hertz drives into Sri Lanka with a trio of brands

Three of Hertz Global Holdings’ car rental brands – Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty – are now operating in Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo, following...

Khong heads Singapore’s first Courtyard by Marriott as GM

Peter Khong has joined Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena’s pre-opening team as general manager. In this role, Khong will be responsible for launching the first...

Thomas Cook India snaps up Kuoni’s DMC network, including Asian Trails

Kuoni’s new owner EQT is selling another chunk of Kuoni’s business, this time its DMC network comprising AlliedTPro US, Asian Trails, Australian Tours Management,...

China’s Guizhou touts large telescope, high bridge tours

The mountainous province of Guizhou in south-west China is hoping to promote its technological attractions, a large radio telescope and a series of high-level...

Aviation roundup: LATAM Airlines, Jet Airways, and more

Here's our weekly roundup of new air routes, codeshare partnerships, and other updates in aviation.

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore names GM

Roy Liang has been named the general manager of the recently-opened Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore. His responsibilities include directing the launch strategy, initiating strong internal...

Wyndham to spin off hotel business

Wyndham Worldwide, which operate brands such as Travelodge, Ramada and Days Inn, has announced plans to spin off its hotel business and combine its...

Bringing light to darkness

Visiting disasters sites can be educational and provides a much-needed lifeline for the affected communities, insist Japanese tour operators. Julian Ryall finds out how For...

Yotel Singapore

Asia’s first Yotel, a capsule hotel meets airline lounge concept, has opened in a plum spot along the Orchard Road shopping belt. Rachel AJ Lee finds out if the hotel lives up to its tagline of offering “everything I need, and nothing I don’t”

Leadership changes at Swire Hotels

At Hong Kong-based Swire Hotels, managing director Brian Williams has been made deputy chairman and replacing him as managing director is Toby Smith, who returns...

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