Accor houses vacation rental purchases under onefinestay

Having closed a deal to acquire all remaining shares in Squarebreak, one of three of its vacation rental purchases along with onefinestay and Travel Keys, AccorHotels will...

HomeAway gains Japanese vacation rental listings in new deal

A partnership will see Rakuten Lifull Stay, a newly-launched vacation rental business in Japan, provide property listings from its Vacation Stay service to the Expedia group's...

All booths taken for upcoming Travel Revolution fair

This year's second edition of the biannual Travel Revolution B2C travel fair will take place at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands from August 4 to...

Courtyard by Marriott to open in Yangon

A Courtyard by Marriott hotel is scheduled for opening in Yangon come 2019 as part of a mixed-use development. Courtyard by Marriott Yangon will feature...

Mid-market demand drives launch of BHMAsia’s new millennial brand

With its X2 brand targeting the luxury segment and Away offering resort-type properties, BHMAsia believes there is a market for mid-priced hotels such as...

Flat rate for tourism tax, Malaysians exempted

The Malaysian government yesterday announced a review of the controversial tourism tax by imposing a RM10 (US$2.33) flat rate per night, per room on foreign tourists...

IHG set for dual-brand debut in Bintan

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is set to manage its first Holiday Inn and Hotel Indigo properties in Bintan, scheduled for opening in the...

Pentahotels plots global expansion under revitalised brand

Pentahotels, Rosewood Hotel Group’s neighbourhood lifestyle brand, has revealed the details of a brand refresh as it gears up for global expansion. With a new...

Indotrek buys ecolodge in Laos

Adventure travel company Indotrek has recently acquired the Kingfisher Ecolodge in Champasak, Southern Laos. Situated adjacent to the RAMSAR protected wetlands of Ban Kiet Ngong,...

Aviation roundup: Delta Air Lines, Thai Smile and more

Here’s our weekly roundup of new routes, flight frequency changes and partnerships. Delta links Shanghai, Atlanta Delta Air Lines will launch a new service between Shanghai...

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