2014 Articles Archive

2014 Articles Archive

Room for medical tourism in South Korea to grow

SOUTH Korea’s medical tourism market is projected to play an increasingly important role in Asia over the next few years, but the country needs...

Beach destinations most searched by Singapore travellers: Yahoo

BEACH getaways dominated a significant chunk of destination searches in Yahoo Singapore's 2014 Year in Review. The city’s tropical climate notwithstanding, Singaporeans still love the sun,...

IHG firms up boutique muscle through Kimpton Hotels buyout

INTERCONTINENTAL Hotels Group (IHG) has announced its US$430 million acquisition of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Group, the largest independent boutique hotel and restaurant business...

SpiceJet rescue may only provide temporary relief to India’s aviation woes

N a bid to prevent the exit of another domestic airline after the closure of Kingfisher Airlines, the Indian civil aviation ministry has requested...

Tech-savvy Hotel Sáv plugs into HK’s hospitality scene

HOTEL Sáv, the flagship property of Sáv Hospitality, is set to open its doors in 1Q2015 in the heart of Hung Hom, Kowloon, introducing...

Malindo adds Kathmandu to network

MALINDO Air is commencing daily direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu from February 6 next year. Flights will depart Kuala Lumpur at 19.05 and...

Weil Resources launches flagship hotel in Malaysia

THE first Weil Hotel has opened in Malaysia’s transit hub of Ipoh, set in the city's old heritage town and close to its historic...

Four Points by Sheraton adds inventory to Puchong, Malaysia

STARWOOD Hotels & Resorts has launched Four Points by Sheraton Puchong in Klang Valley, Malaysia. The hotel is situated in Puchong, a major town in...

Corporate Travel World takes on China

TTG Events will debut the first instalment of Corporate Travel World (CTW) China in Shanghai next year with a curated programme of 11 China-focused...

Costa Cruises brings 3rd ship into APAC

COSTA Cruises says it will become the first international cruise operator with three ships in the region when it homeports flagship vessel Costa Serena...

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