2014 Articles Archive

2014 Articles Archive

MAS to form new company by year-end, axe 30% of workforce

KHAZANAH Nasional today rolled out a 12-point plan to rescue ailing national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and return it to profitability by 2017, which...

ZUJI unveils deals platform

ZUJI yesterday introduced two new online platforms, ZUJI Exclusives, a website that provides travel deals exclusive to Singaporeans; and ZUJI Passport, an online source...

Cruise lines unveil more South-east Asian offerings

ROYAL Caribbean International and Princess Cruises have announced itineraries for their ships' upcoming Singapore homeport seasons. Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas will return for...

Jakarta turns spotlight on tourism with new business forum

JAKARTA Tourism and Culture Office (JCTO) is organising the inaugural Jakarta Tourism Business Forum (JTBF) to showcase the city’s unique offerings. Taking place from December...

Silver lining for Bangkok hotels amid shutdown

THE political turmoil in Bangkok has sent room occupancies in the city on a nosedive, but some hospitality players have actually seen additional business. Chris...

SIA, US-based JetBlue await approval for codeshare

INTERLINE partners Singapore Airlines (SIA) and New York-based LCC JetBlue Airways have filed an application with the US Department of Transportation for a codeshare...

South Korea welcomes first Ibis budget

ACCOR'S no-frills brand has landed in South Korea with the opening of the 195-unit Ibis budget Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun. The most affordably priced in the...

Oakwood APAC launches hotel desk for shorter stay requests

OAKWOOD Worldwide has launched a hotel desk at its Asia-Pacific regional headquarters, said to be a first in the region for the serviced apartment...

Royal Brunei Airlines restarts HCMC service

ROYAL Brunei Airlines (RBA) plans to resume services to Ho Chi Minh City with four-weekly flights commencing October 17. The service, previously terminated in October...

Accor-Huazhu union spawns hotel behemoth

UP TO 400 new Accor brand hotels will open in China within the next five years under Huazhu Hotels Group, which has been named...

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