2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara names new GM

Thomas Gassner has been appointed general manager for Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, which is scheduled to open in mid-2017. Prior to his new role, Gassner...

New DOSM hired for Fairmont Jakarta

Rene Mayer has joined Fairmont Jakarta as direct of sales & marketing since March 1. The German national previously held the same position at Fairmont...

Aviation roundup: SIA-Avianca codeshare agreement, Qatar Airways and more

Here’s our weekly roundup of new air routes and codeshare partnerships.

Bintan Resorts launches new initiatives for Muslim segment

In collaboration with CrescentRating and Halaltrip, Bintan Resorts in Indonesia's Riau Archipelago has rolled out a series of initiatives to increase its appeal to...

Coast is clear for more change

Agents say a cleaned-up Sihanoukville still doesn’t provide enough draw to keep visitors in Cambodia. Improvements to Cambodia’s main coastal resort of Sihanoukville are helping...

Riu Plaza finds home in Madrid’s Edificio España building

Riu Hotels will open a four-star Riu Plaza hotel in Madrid, resulting from a conversion of the Edificio España building purchased from the Baraka...

Flight Centre gets into bed with BHMAsia, Olympus Tours in dual...

The Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) is fully acquiring Thai hospitality company Bespoke Hospitality Management Asia (BHMAsia) and Mexico-based DMC Olympus Tours through separate...

New Incheon terminal to add efficiency, facilitate trans-Pacific traffic

Incheon Airport Terminal 2 (T2) will open on January 18, 2018, and be the new home for the nation’s flagship carrier Korean Air. A total...

Hello Kitty the new face of UNWTO’s sustainable tourism year

Hello Kitty has been appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of UNWTO's Sustainable Tourism Development 2017 (IY2017), promoting the year's campaign of "Travel....

Montigo Resorts, Seminyak

This lifestyle resort impresses with its laid-back vibe and strong suite of amenities. Plus, its location in Bali’s hip enclave doesn’t hurt too, finds...

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