Seoul, Singapore join hands for tourism memorandum

(From left) Park Won-soon, mayor of Seoul; Lynette Pang, assistant chief executive, marketing, STB; Kim Eui Seung, director-general, Tourism & Sports Bureau, SMG; Low Yen...

Jetstar targets corporate clientele with new bundle

JETSTAR has unveiled FlexiBiz, an add-on which provides business travellers greater flexibility with their flight plans. The upgrade allows business travellers to move their flight...

Hyatt to introduce more attainable, varied loyalty rewards

Hyatt Hotels has unveiled a new global loyalty programme, World of Hyatt, set to launch on March 1, 2017. The existing loyalty programme, Hyatt Gold...

Chinese travel to Europe down in ‘Croissant Countries’

Air bookings from China to selected European cities from November 9, 2015 to October 16, 2016 versus prior year Overall Chinese outbound travel bookings to...

Airbnb on US$1 million hunt for most unique home ideas

Home-sharing giant Airbnb is on the search for the most unique home ideas, and has launched the US$1 million Unique Airbnb fund to help...

Dorsett Putrajaya ready for soft launch

DORSETT Putrajaya, a 218-key property located at Precinct 3 in Putrajaya, is set for a soft launch on January 16 with 43 rooms first...

Onyx accelerates APAC expansion plan

(Seated from left) Laith Pharaon, owner of Singapore Hospitality Holdings; Yuthachai Charanachitta, owner of Onyx Hospitality Group It aims to open 46 properties in key...

Coral Expeditions sets sail in SE Asia on refurbished ship

Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom Having completed a major refurbishment, Coral Discoverer, the flagship of Australia-based Coral Expeditions, started its inaugural South-east Asian expeditions on November...

Visa restrictions at lowest level ever worldwide

THE World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in its latest Visa Openess Report, has revealed that travel visa requirements globally have dropped to its lowest level...

Jetstar Japan to make China debut with Shanghai flight

Jetstar Japan will be flying to Shanghai from Tokyo Narita four-times weekly beginning January 23, 2017. This is Jetstar Japan’s first service to mainland China,...

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