2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Philippine trade joins forces to beat cancellations

To make up for recent booking cancellations owing to safety and security concerns, a newly formed private sector-led working committee in the Philippines is firming up...

Georgian diplomat named UNWTO secretary general for coming term

Zurab Pololikashvili – current ambassador of Georgia to Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Andorra – has been appointed secretary general of UNWTO for the 2018-2021...

West Java tourism moves promotion office to Singapore from Kuala Lumpur

The West Java Tourism Promotion Board has opened a representative office in Singapore in a bid to attract more arrivals to Bandung and surrounding...

Pan Pacific welcomes new VP of operations support, pre-openings

Pan Pacific Hotels Group (PPHG) has appointed Thomas Zhong as vice president, operations support and pre-openings. Zhong's immediate responsibility is to oversee the opening of...

AVANI appoints Daniel Kipping as director of sales

AVANI Hotels & Resorts has appointed Daniel Kipping as its director of sales. Kipping will be responsible for the strategic direction of sales for the...

Wat Arun to reopen after three-year-long restoration

Bangkok’s Temple of Dawn pagoda, also known as Wat Arun, will officially reopen this year-end after a three-year closure for repairs and renovation. Under direction...

New facilities give The Strand Yangon urban resort shine

The Strand Yangon is moving into the final stage of an 18-month revamp, which will see the 31-key icon get new facilities and repositioned...

Hertz expands agreement with Sabre

Sabre Corporation has expanded its agreement to make The Hertz Corporation’s full inventory of car rental rates, including those available via Hertz.com and its mobile app,...

Too many beds in paradise?

Hoteliers in the Maldives are having a harder time filling up rooms amid a surge in new hotel openings and slowdown in arrival growth....

Dragon Trail opens London outpost on back of Chinese demand for...

China-focused digital marketing specialist Dragon Trail Interactive will open an office in London this month to capitalise on the strong Chinese outbound demand for...

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