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Beyond Jakarta, travel to rest of Indonesia spared effects of unrest

As Jakarta continues to be gripped by riots and demonstrations opposing president Joko Widodo’s re-election, agents are recommending limited travel to the Indonesian capital for the time being while inbound demand to other destinations in the country appear unaffected.

Banyan Tree, Mandai Park unveil new details, design plans for Singapore eco-resort

The Mandai eco-resort to be operated by Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts will be white labelled, among the new details revealed by the Singapore-based company and Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) yesterday.

I Asia Thailand partners Diethelm for sales across Asia

Bangkok-based I Asia Thailand will start selling products in the Diethelm Travel Group network.

Hyatt carves out dedicated lifestyle division

Following its acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality late last year, Hyatt Hotels has announced the launch of a new dedicated lifestyle division that brings together Hyatt's and former Two Roads Hospitality’s lifestyle brands, including Andaz, Hyatt Centric, Alila, Hyatt Centric, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels and tommie.

New Tokyo DisneySea area named Fantasy Springs

Oriental Land, the owner of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, has unveiled Fantasy Springs as the name of the eighth and newest Tokyo DisneySea themed area, with a largest-to-date investment of 250 billion yen (US$2.3 billion) in this project.

Travel Trade Maldives unveils third edition

Travel Trade Maldives (TTM), the largest travel trade show to be held in the Maldives, is scheduled to host its third edition from June 11 to 13.

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Travel agents get 50% off AAT Kings tours

Australia and New Zealand tour operator AAT Kings is offering travel agents in Asia 50 per cent off itineraries in the Guided Holiday, Day Tour or Inspiring Journey categories, or 30 per cent off Short Break tours departing in 2019.

After Sentosa, Shangri-La veteran GM moves to Singapore city resort

Tane Picken has been appointed as general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, overseeing the Shangri-La Apartments and Shangri La Residences in his new role. The...

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