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Asia/Singapore Sunday, 29th January 2023

Hyatt to open dual-brand property in Vietnam come 2023

Hyatt Hotels Corporation will introduce its first dual-branded Hyatt Place and Hyatt House project in South-east Asia, with the 300-key Hyatt Place Saigon, District...

Malaysia hotels make Covid testing easier for guests

The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) in collaboration with digital health service provider, DOC2US, will provide travellers and guests at member hotels with a...

Quest breaks ground on second Geelong hotel

Quest and development partner Pellicano have broken ground on a new A$70 million (US$53.6 million) mixed-use development encompassing an 87-key apartment hotel in Geelong. Upon...

French tourism medal for TTC’s Robin Yap

Robin Yap, Asia president of The Travel Corporation (TTC), last Friday was awarded the gold medal for tourism (Médaille d’or du Tourisme) from Atout...

EHL to open hospitality management college in Manila

(From left) Yateendra Sinh, CEO, Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne; Michel Rochat, director general, EHL; Guglielmo Brentel, president, EHL Group DUSIT International, in collaboration with the...

Maldives’ pursuit of tourism growth stumbles on delays in airport expansion

The Maldives' arrivals target could be hampered by delays in the expansion of the Velana International Airport to accommodate 7.5 million passenger annually by...

Locanation booking platform launches with zero-commission model, direct marketing channel for...

A Bangkok-based start-up has launched what is said to be a first ever social travel marketplace that intends to give OTA giants a run...

Finnair adds capacity on Tokyo, Hong Kong routes

Finnair flights from Helsinki to Tokyo and Hong Kong will see added frequencies in the summer season next year. Four additional weekly flights will be...

Asians’ longhaul holiday dreams dashed by numerous obstacles

Europe’s move to reopen borders this month to vaccinated travellers from non-European Union (EU) countries has done little to spur longhaul travel bookings out of Asia, observed travel specialists in this region.

Mobile strategies of Thai travel businesses lagging behind mobile growth

With more purchases made via mobile in today's mobile-dominant economy, the Expedia Group is urging travel businesses in Thailand to revisit their mobile strategy...

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