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Former Nok Air chief has a Really Really Cool new travel venture

Patee Sarasin, former CEO of Nok Air CEO, has launched his latest travel venture, Really Really Cool, which aims to make "exclusive packages and...

HKTB extends neighbourhoods campaign to Sham Shui Po

After rolling out the Hong Kong Neighbourhoods campaign to encourage visitors to explore the city beyond the traditional tourist areas, the Hong Kong Tourism...

Bangkok hotel sector goes from strength to strength

Bangkok’s hotel sector is entering a period of sustained growth, buoyed by strong inbound travel demand and political stability.

Ascott Reit secures first co-living development in Singapore innovation hub

Singapore's Ascott Residence Trust (Ascott Reit) has acquired a prime greenfield site for S$62.4 million (US$45.6 million) for its maiden development project. The property is...

UNWTO releases report to help cities manage tourism growth

UNWTO has launched a report that aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents during the recent 7th...

South Korea explores new growth markets

South Korea is looking further afield to boost its inbound tourism figures. In the first seven months of 2018, the country welcomed 5.7 million foreign...

New resort in Maldives to be part of Hilton’s Curio Collection

SAii Lagoon Maldives will open as part of Curio Collection by Hilton come 2019, managed by S Hotels & Resorts under a franchise agreement...

Rosewood announces slews of promotions and hires

Rosewood Hotel Group has promoted the respective managing directors of its Beijing and Phuket properties Marc Handl and Andrew Turner to regional vice presidents,...

New hotels: The Shanghai Edition, Novotel Ulaanbaatar and more

The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.

Selangor coming into its own

While Kuala Lumpur remains a firm favourite in Malaysia thanks to its mature branding and iconic structures, agents are seeing neighbouring Selangor rising in...