Asia to do well due to safe image, say operators

Matthias Rotter, managing director, DER Touristik Frankfurt  GERMAN tour operators interviewed said Asia would do well this year, citing its safe image overall as one...

Trade questions fate of luxury hotels coming into Phnom Penh

As Cambodia welcomes a swathe of luxury hotel brands to Phnom Penh, the trade is divided on whether the properties will help contribute to...

Aviation roundup: Bangkok Airways, Singapore Airlines and more

Here's our weekly roundup of new air routes and other aviation news.

AirAsia’s 2Q profit soars despite higher costs

In 2Q2017 ending June 30, the AirAsia group posted a 37 per cent increase in operating profit to RM517 million (US$121 million), as revenue...

Sri Lankan hotels appeal for financial relief in wake of Easter...

Hard hit by the Easter Sunday bombings, hotels in Sri Lanka, some of whom are recording occupancies as low as three per cent, are...

Airlines leaving passengers to their own devices

Airlines in Asia are increasingly letting passengers take in-flight entertainment into their own hands, as they turn their attention to building in-flight connectivity instead. At...

Grand Hyatt slated as part of Jeju IR

The 1,600-room Grand Hyatt Jeju – Hyatt's sixth property in South Korea and set to be the world’s second largest under the brand –...

Preferred focuses on residences as mixed-use developments become popular

Preferred Hotels & Resorts is putting priority on growing its residences collection and sees a huge opportunity in Asia where hotels with a residential...

Agents await official word on Anantara Si Kao which faces the...

The Minor Group says it is still business as usual at its Anantara Si Kao Resort which has reportedly been ordered by the Thai...

No checks for Singaporeans connecting at Schiphol

As part of the first One Stop Security (OSS) arrangement between Europe and an Asian nation, Singaporeans will no longer have to go through...

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