Beyond Jakarta, travel to rest of Indonesia spared effects of unrest

As Jakarta continues to be gripped by riots and demonstrations opposing president Joko Widodo’s re-election, agents are recommending limited travel to the Indonesian capital for the time being while inbound demand to other destinations in the country appear unaffected.

Banyan Tree, Mandai Park unveil new details, design plans for Singapore...

The Mandai eco-resort to be operated by Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts will be white labelled, among the new details revealed by the Singapore-based company and Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) yesterday.

I Asia Thailand partners Diethelm for sales across Asia

Bangkok-based I Asia Thailand will start selling products in the Diethelm Travel Group network.

Hyatt carves out dedicated lifestyle division

Following its acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality late last year, Hyatt Hotels has announced the launch of a new dedicated lifestyle division that brings together Hyatt's and former Two Roads Hospitality’s lifestyle brands, including Andaz, Hyatt Centric, Alila, Hyatt Centric, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels and tommie.

New Tokyo DisneySea area named Fantasy Springs

Oriental Land, the owner of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, has unveiled Fantasy Springs as the name of the eighth and newest Tokyo DisneySea themed area, with a largest-to-date investment of 250 billion yen (US$2.3 billion) in this project.

Travel Trade Maldives unveils third edition

Travel Trade Maldives (TTM), the largest travel trade show to be held in the Maldives, is scheduled to host its third edition from June 11 to 13.

Jakarta hotels put on brave front amid post-election unrest

After riots erupted in Central Jakarta on May 21 and 22 in protest of president Joko Widodo's re-election, tourism stakeholders are keeping their chins...

Hybrid accommodation on the rise in Thailand

Hybrid accommodation models have grown in popularity among hospitality operators in Thailand, driven by greater long-stay demand and lower operating costs. The hybrid model combining...

Hello Kitty theme park to greet guests in Hanoi come 2021

Sanrio will open a Hello Kitty theme park in Vietnam in 2021, in partnership with Vietnam developer BRG Group. According to media reports, the partners...

Merlin Entertainments ties up with Klook

With new demands for in-destination bookings, UK-based Merlin Entertainments has entered into a global partnership with travel activities and services platform Klook. The collaboration covers...

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