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Hong Kong Airlines to Yonago, Tottori Prefecture

Hong Kong Airlines to Yonago, Tottori Prefecture

Commencing on 14 September 2016, Hong Kong Airlines will be the first and the only carrier providing direct twice-weekly flight service between Hong Kong and Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, Japan.

Etihad Airways' Dreamliner commences service into Shanghai

Etihad Airways' Dreamliner commences service into Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China - A state-of-the-art Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner touched down in Shanghai from Abu Dhabi on its first flight into China.

Ascott marks its 10th anniversary in Hong Kong

Ascott marks its 10th anniversary in Hong Kong

HONG KONG – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has unveiled two Citadines properties in Hong Kong.

Asia Pacific's largest entertainment industry festival moves to Marina Bay Sands

Asia Pacific's largest entertainment industry festival moves to Marina Bay Sands

HONG KONG - Asia Pacific's largest entertainment industry festival "All That Matters" moves to Marina Bay Sands.

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Didi Chuxing to acquire Uber China

Didi Chuxing to acquire Uber China

BEIJING, China - Didi Chuxing today announced a strategic agreement with Uber under which Didi Chuxing will acquire all assets of Uber China--including its brand, business operations and data--for ...

Typhoon Nida shuts down city of Hong Kong

Typhoon Nida shuts down city of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, China – Typhoon Nida, currently a Signal 8 storm, is barreling down on Hong Kong bringing winds up to 93 miles per hour and heavy rains.

CALC making foray into Japan aircraft leasing market

CALC making foray into Japan aircraft leasing market

HONG KONG - China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease agreement with ANA Holdings for an Airbus A320 Aircraft, which will be subleased to its ...

THAI welcomes Miss World Australia 2016

THAI welcomes Miss World Australia 2016

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) was recently on hand to welcome Miss World Australia 2016 and runner up beauties at the dinner reception hosted by ...

Malaysian Malindo Air teams up with Qatar Airways

Malaysian Malindo Air teams up with Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has teamed up with Malaysian-based airline Malindo Air to offer passengers seamless travel and greater connectivity when traveling between Southeast Asia and more than 100 ...

Changi Airport's interactive installations entice passengers to explore Singapore

Changi Airport's interactive installations entice passengers to explore Singapore

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Changi Airport has launched 10 interactive installations designed to entice passengers - whether arriving, departing or passing through - to explore the airport and ...

All Nippon Airways buys stake in Vietnam Airlines

All Nippon Airways buys stake in Vietnam Airlines

HANOI, Vietnam - Japan’s ANA Holdings has completed a US$108 million deal to buy an 8.8 percent stake in Vietnam Airlines, Deal Street Asia reported.

Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort names new Director of Food and Beverage

Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort names new Director of Food and Beverage

SANYA, China - Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort has announced the appointment of Director of Food and Beverage Lea Burel.

Update: State of the travel and tourism industry in Japan

Update: State of the travel and tourism industry in Japan

The Japan Association of Travel Agents released its bi-monlhly report on the state of the travel and tourism industry in Japan.

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Hyatt Regency brand returns to Xi’an in Northwest China

Hyatt Regency brand returns to Xi’an in Northwest China

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Regency Xi’an opens in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province in northwest China, and marks the return of the Hyatt Regency brand to one of China’s oldest cities.

Landside security - a key topic at AVSEC World 2016

Landside security - a key topic at AVSEC World 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The 25th edition of the AVSEC World Conference, from 25-27 October, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will provide a unique global forum for top industry and regulatory ...

Cebu Pacific breaks 10 million mark in passenger volume

Cebu Pacific breaks 10 million mark in passenger volume

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' carrier, Cebu Pacific, flew over 10 million passengers from January to June this year, an increase of 9% over the same period in 2015.

DragonPass announces strategic Asia-Pacific hub in Singapore

DragonPass announces strategic Asia-Pacific hub in Singapore

SINGAPORE - DragonPass has officially opened its Singapore office as it continues to rapidly extend its global expansion.

First-ever ship for China to feature custom artwork by Chinese artist Tan Ping

First-ever ship for China to feature custom artwork by Chinese artist Tan Ping

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it has commissioned renowned Chinese artist, Tan Ping, to design the artwork to be featured on the hull of its soon to-be-unveiled Breakaway-Plus class ...

Shenyang New World EXPO: Opening exhibitions announced

Shenyang New World EXPO: Opening exhibitions announced

SHENYANG, China - Opening exhibitions announced for EXPO.

dusitD2 Khao Yai set to open in August 2016

dusitD2 Khao Yai set to open in August 2016

Dusit International announced the opening of its new chic mountain resort dusitD2 Khao Yai, set for August 2, 2016.

Opening date for The Parisian Macao announced

Opening date for The Parisian Macao announced

MACAO - Sands China Ltd, the majority-held subsidiary of global integrated resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp, announced today that its elegant French-themed property, The Parisian Macao, will ...

Singapore Jewelry & Gem Fair returns this November

Singapore Jewelry & Gem Fair returns this November

SINGAPORE - The largest fine jewelry fair in the region, the Singapore Jewelry & Gem Fair, returns for its fourth edition in November this year.

True scale of Thailand's tiger selfie tourism exposed

True scale of Thailand's tiger selfie tourism exposed

NEW YORK, NY - In the wake of the recent scandal and closure of Thailand's Tiger Temple, World Animal Protection exposes the true scale of abuse of captive tigers at the hands of Thailand's tiger ...

Hilton Worldwide opens hotels in Chongqing, China

Hilton Worldwide opens hotels in Chongqing, China

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Chongqing-Nan'an today.

Japan: No Pokémon Go in tourist areas!

Japan: No Pokémon Go in tourist areas!

TOKYO, Japan - Extremely popular game Pokémon Go was launched in Japan recently.

6 injured when car slams into Bangkok Erawan shrine

6 injured when car slams into Bangkok Erawan shrine

BANGKOK, Thailand - A car struck the fence and stopped inside the Erawan Shrine compound on Friday night in Bangkok.

Tourists spread square dance fever across China's countryside

Tourists spread square dance fever across China's countryside

CHONGQING, China - Square dancing, a favorite community activity in Chinese cities, is finding popularity in the countryside as booming tourism is seeing urbanites take the practice with them as ...

Airport ninjas are waiting: 'Ninja Airport' project has started

Airport ninjas are waiting: 'Ninja Airport' project has started

AICHI, Japan - Hattori Hanzo and the Ninjas Office, which has become world-famous for its recruit advertisement "Full-time ninjas wanted", has started the "Ninja Airport" project on a large scale ...

CALC delivers first of four Airbus A320 aircraft to Jetstar Pacific

CALC delivers first of four Airbus A320 aircraft to Jetstar Pacific

HONG KONG - China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, the largest independent aircraft operating lessor in China, today announced the delivery of a new Airbus A320 aircraft to Jetstar Pacific ...

Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports visit to Australia and New Zealand

Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports visit to Australia and New Zealand

Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, visited Sydney, Australia, from July 16-18, 2016, and Auckland, New Zealand, from July 18-19, 2016.

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