2015 Articles Archive

2015 Articles Archive

Sri Panwa launches new luxury collection

VILLA resort Sri Panwa, located on the south-eastern tip of Phuket, is opening 30 new pool suites and penthouses come January 2016. Named The Habita...

Bill Barnett releases anecdotal travel book

BILL Barnett, one of Asia’s leading hospitality experts and founder of consultancy C9 Hotelworks, has released a new book titled Slave to the Bean:...

Akaryn to open The President in Vientiane

AKARYN Hotel Group will be opening The President hotel in Laotian capital Vientiane come March 2016. The 30-room property, inclusive of two presidential suits, will...

Avani Riverside Bangkok opens in April

BANGKOK will be welcoming the launch of the 26-storey Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel in April 2016. Located on the banks of Chao Phraya River, 15...

Travelport Smartpoint gets new features

TRAVELPORT’s point-of-sale platform, Travelport Smartpoint, has received a series of upgrades and new functions catered to the needs of travel agents. A new addition to...

Batang Ai resort to remain open after Hilton exit

MONTHS of speculation over the future of Batang Ai Longhouse Resort, managed by Hilton in Sarawak until December 31, 2015, was put to rest...

Khiri Travel appoints Brouwer as CEO

FORMER Diethelm Travel Group CEO, Richard Brouwer, is joining Khiri Travel as CEO effective January 4 as founder Willem Niemeijer steps up as chairman...

On the radar: Encounters of the wild kind at Night Safari

Night Safari’s latest experiential meetings offering caters to those who enjoy the company of nature and nocturnal wildlife while dining in air-conditioned comfort Why In a...

Best Western unveils third Myanmar hotel

BEST Western Hotels & Resorts has opened the midscale Best Western Plus Eastern Palace Hotel in the city of Mandalay in Myanmar. Sited minutes away...

Hong Kong Airlines begins Kumamoto service

HONG Kong Airlines has launched a new flight between Hong Kong and Kumamoto, Japan which will operate twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. On Mondays,...

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