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2013 Articles Archive

2013 Articles Archive

Company behind Tussauds eyes Singapore attractions market

MERLIN Entertainments, the British company responsible for the world-famous Madame Tussauds wax museums, has the Singapore attractions market in its cross hairs. According to Singapore’s...

Loh Lik Peng sells Hotel 1929

HOTEL 1929 has been sold for S$35 million (US$27.5 million) but will continue to be operated by the same entity, controlled by Loh Lik...

Peter Gautschi dies in car crash in Myanmar

HOTELIER and philantropist Peter Gautschi has passed away, the industry still in shock over his sudden, tragic death on June 6 in a car...

Hertz publishes first car rental guide in Asia

HERTZ has produced its first Global Car Rental Guide for Travel Agents in Asia, with the aim to boost knowledge and encourage car rental...

Book-now-and-pay-later model most popular with online shoppers

ASIAROOMS.COM'S survey on online accommodation bookings has found that travellers prefer to pay for their rooms upon checkout rather than at the point of...

Question mark on Orizonia’s Asian outbound ops

SPANISH travel group Barceló Viajes may have acquired its rival, Orizonia, but the buyout will not include any of its former Asian outbound operations. Speaking...

Edwin Yeow passes away

FORMER Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts' joint managing director and senior vice president marketing, Edwin Yeow, died this morning after battling cancer. A ferocious marketeer...

Risk management, data security, mobile to top corporates’ agenda: HRG

HRG group commercial director, Stewart Harvey, said: “All clients demand a level of control to ensure their corporate duty of care responsibilities are met....

Blue Mountains International to open hotel schools in India

AUSTRALIA-based Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) is planning to open four hotel management schools in India. Two schools will be rolled out by...

Alain Guernier passes away

VETERAN hotelier Alain Guernier passed away last Saturday (November 23, 2013) in China after a nine-month fight with bladder cancer. “I was at his bedside...

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