2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Niccolo Chongqing opens; offers special opening rates

Wharf Hotels has opened the second hotel in its luxury portfolio, the Niccolo Chongqing; also a member of Global Hotel Alliance’s Ultratravel Collection. Niccolo Chongqing...

Vietnam gains new LCC connections to Singapore, Australia

Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam has received two new connections from three cities, courtesy of VietJet and Jetstar. VietJet will commence operations between Singapore and Hanoi...

Accor to develop Orient Express hotels after acquisition

AccorHotels, which is acquiring a 50 per cent stake in Orient Express, currently fully owned by the SNCF Group, intends to develop a new...

Park Hotel Farrer Park picks GM, DOS ahead of May opening

Sharmini Moganasundram has been named general manager of Park Hotel Farrer Park and Anasri Onn its director of sales, among the 11 appointments made...

Wallace takes helm as Dream Hotel Group Asia managing director

Kevin Wallace has been appointed the managing director of Dream Hotel Group Asia to lead the company's growth in Asia-Pacific. In his new role, Wallace...

Time off for us to recharge

TTG Asia will be taking a break from December 18 after a wonderfully-hectic (read: crazy) year which has given us a bumper crop of...

IHG shocks with Asia regional HQ shift to Europe, Smits leaving...

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a new operating region that combines Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) to be based in the...

SATS, Plaza Premium to manage lounge at Changi’s new T4

SATS and Plaza Premium Group have been awarded a joint contract to manage the only independent lounge at Singapore Changi Airport's newest Terminal 4...

Bali hopeful of business-as-usual even as Mt Agung alert rises to...

While agencies in Bali brace themselves as Mount Agung’s hazard status was raised from alert level three to four last Friday evening, there remains...

Surin’s last words on tourism

Former secretary-general of ASEAN and former Thai foreign minister Surin Pitsuwan died of an acute heart attack on November 30. He was 68. Surin reportedly...

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