2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Genting Hong Kong’s ready to build World Dream

Genting Hong Kong’s Lim Kok Thay, Dream Cruises’ Thatcher Brown, and Meyer Werft’s Henning Stellermann and Bernard Meyer during the traditional lucky coins ceremony Genting...

Diethelm Travel Singapore welcomes power duo from Tour East

Diethelm Travel Group has appointed two industry veterans to key senior management positions for Diethelm Travel Singapore, as the Bangkok-based DMC charts its future...

Sunway Hotel Hanoi gets new GM

Sunway Hotels and Resorts has appointed Atsushi Chiyoma as general manager for Sunway Hotel Hanoi, Vietnam. An industry veteran of nearly 30 years, the Japanese...

A new head for AccorHotels’ new lifestyle division

AccorHotels has appointed Cédric Gobilliard to head the creation of a new lifestyle division comprising the Jo and Joe, Mama Shelter and 25h Hotels...

Undersea-themed resort planned for Palawan riles masses, developer responds

Coral World Park concept art Plans to develop the Nickelodeon Resort and Attraction in Coron, Palawan was met with strong opposition from the travel trade,...

AirAsia ups services from KL to three Indonesian cities

AirAsia planes at KLIA2 From January 26, 2017, AirAsia will increase its frequency from Kuala Lumpur (KL) to the Indonesian destinations of Yogyakarta, Lombok and...

Thai beaches still hot for Chinese New Year despite floods in...

Coral Cove, Koh Samui Although much of southern Thailand is facing its worst flooding problem in three decades, forward bookings for Phuket and Koh Samui...

Multi-generational travel on the rise for Chinese families

Travel search engine Wego.com has highlighted the growing trend of Chinese adult children travelling with elderly family members, especially as many of these young professionals have...

CEO of Pan Pacific Hotels Group leaves

Pan Pacific Hotels Group (PPHG) has announced the resignation of CEO Bernold Schroeder, with effect from January 1, 2017. Schroeder, who has been with the...

HK’s Travel Expert inks inventory deal with JacTravel

One of Hong Kong’s largest agencies has partnered UK-based B2B wholesaler JacTravel to connect to its global accommodation inventory. This agreement will give Travel Expert,...

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