Oakwood to debut in Malaysia this year

Elsie Chua, chairman of the board, Plenitude Berhad and Dean Schreiber, managing director, Oakwood Asia Pacific signing the management agreement SERVICED residence operator Oakwood Asia Pacific...

London sets new record with over 30 million arrivals

London Tower Bridge against the city skyline TOURIST arrivals in London hit a record 31.5 million in 2015, an increase of 20 per cent over...

APAC airlines see greater capacity surplus in March

Average international passenger load factor fell by 1.5 percentage points  THERE has been continued growth in international air passenger demand for Asia-Pacific carriers, but airlines are...

Premier Inn makes Indonesian debut in Surabaya

UK's largest budget hotel chain Premier Inn has rolled out its expansion strategy in South-east Asia by launching its first Indonesian hotel in Surabaya,...

Japan plans to reduce landing fees for domestic flights

THE Japanese government will be dramatically reducing landing fees for domestic flights serving some of the nation's more remote airports in order to encourage...

Accor’s Mantra brand races into Tabcorp Park

Accor has inked a franchise agreement deal with Tabcorp Park, a horse racing venue in Melbourne, to rebrand the on-site hotel to Mantra Melbourne...

Genting Dream ups passenger capacity for Hong Kong sailings

Dream Cruises will increase the passenger capacity of Genting Dream from 50 per cent to 75 per cent from December 1, allowing for over...

Best Western continues expansion in Vietnam with dual signing

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has signed two new projects in Ho Tram, the beachfront resort area just 110km from Ho Chi Minh City...

Digitalisation, agility key for building resilience, say travel experts

The ability to be agile and adapt to evolving travel demands is crucial for the thrivability of tourism businesses in a post-vaccine era, as...

GBTA calls for clarification on China’s revised tax rules

THE Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is calling for dialogue and clarification between corporate travel buyers and hotels after Chinese premier Li Keqiang’s recent...

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