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12 feet tall Spider-Man lands in Harbour City

12 feet tall Spider-Man lands in Harbour City

HONG KONG - "With great power comes great responsibility" -- The Amazing Spider-Man 2 grand release will be showing starting May 1st in Hong Kong, sweeping the Spider-Man craze across Harbour ...

Hong Kong Airlines Kagoshima and Tianjin routes record strong sales

Hong Kong Airlines Kagoshima and Tianjin routes record strong sales

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Airlines announced the sales update of its Kagoshima and Tianjin routes today.

Tourist in Borneo kidnapped and taken away at gunpoint

Tourist in Borneo kidnapped and taken away at gunpoint

A tourist was kidnapped and taken away by armed intruders in Malaysia.

Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong appoints Stella Chow as Director of Marketing and Sales

Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong appoints Stella Chow as Director of Marketing and Sales

Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong (the Hotel) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Stella Chow as Director of Marketing and Sales effective from 13 February 2014.

Macau launches “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme”

Macau launches “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme”

MACAU - The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) is launching its “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme” (QTSAS) to establish standards for the industry.

Rising stars in the travel industry to attend PATAcademy

Rising stars in the travel industry to attend PATAcademy

BANGKOK, Thailand - “Marketing, Branding and Social Media” will be the theme of the 2nd PATAcademy-HCD.

Skyrocketing airport taxes will not stop tourists and business travelers from going to Indonesia

Double-digit growth in Indonesian tourism arrivals Skyrocketing airport taxes will not stop tourists and business travelers from going to Indonesia

The airport tax increase is relatively high but officials don't think it will stop tourists from traveling to Indonesia

Ascott acquires prime serviced residence In Hong Kong

Ascott acquires prime serviced residence In Hong Kong

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited, has acquired an operating serviced residence in Hong Kong for HK$545 million (approximately S$88.8 million).

Thai government urged to get tough on dishonest tour operators

Thai government urged to get tough on dishonest tour operators

BANGKOK, Thailand - The government should take serious action against tour operators who have cheated consumers, says Yutthachai Soonthronrattanavate, president of the Association of Domestic ...

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park sets five world records

World's Largest Aquarium Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park sets five world records

Boasting a tank which holds 22.7 million liters of water, a new $806.5m aquatic theme park in China has set five Guinness World Records.

 First international five-star hotel opens on Chongming Island

First international five-star hotel opens on Chongming Island

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Chongming, located on Chongming Island in Shanghai, China.

Centara achieves EarthCheck Silver Certification for 10 hotels

Centara achieves EarthCheck Silver Certification for 10 hotels

BANGKOK, Thailand - EarthCheck, the specialist organization that sets the benchmarks for environmental awareness and conservation for the international hospitality industry, has awarded 2013 ...

Princess Cruises fills new executive position for Asia operations

Princess Cruises fills new executive position for Asia operations

SINGAPORE – Anthony Kaufman has been appointed by Carnival plc to the new position of Senior Vice President, Asia Operations, for the Princess Cruises brand.

Chinese tourists still forced to shop in Hong Kong

Chinese tourists still forced to shop in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Cheap travel packages are still rampant despite being banned in the mainland since last year, according to an investigation by state broadcaster CCTV.

Hong Kong Airlines celebrated Kagoshima and Tianjin inaugural flights

Hong Kong Airlines celebrated Kagoshima and Tianjin inaugural flights

HONG KONG - Following the launch of Ho Chi Minh City route, the inaugural of Hong Kong Airlines' Kagoshima and Tianjin routes also commenced on 30 and 31 March respectively, celebrations were held ...

Airport Cities opens in Kuala Lumpur

Airport Cities opens in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The 13th Airport Cities Conference and Exhibition, the global event for the creation and development of airport cities, will formally open today in Kuala Lumpur, ...

Korean Air to manufacture sleds for national bobsleigh team

Korean Air to manufacture sleds for national bobsleigh team

HONG KONG – Korean Air will begin manufacturing sleds for the national bobsleigh team with expertise from the world’s most renowned universities with know-how it has acquired in manufacturing ...

Royal Guards ceremony becomes must-see tourist attraction in Seoul

Royal Guards ceremony becomes must-see tourist attraction in Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - Crowds flocked to the Daehanmun Gate of Deoksu Palace in Central Seoul Saturday afternoon to watch the enactment of the changing of the Royal Guards scheduled for 2 ...

Wonderful Lake Toba in North Sumatra designated National Geopark

Wonderful Lake Toba in North Sumatra designated National Geopark

The magnificent Lake Toba in North Sumatra was designated a National Geopark by President Yudhoyono, together with the official inauguration of the brand new Kualanamu Airport of Medan and 5 other ...

Philipopines urged to promote investments in tourism sector

Philipopines urged to promote investments in tourism sector

MANILA, Philippines - The government needs to strengthen its efforts to promote investments in the tourism sector as it aims to attract more foreign tourists to visit the country, a global real ...

British visitor falls into ravine in Penang

British visitor falls into ravine in Penang

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia - A foreign tourist fell into a gorge after losing her footing during an excursion at the Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang here today.

Daughter of Dubai-based expats crowned Binibining Pilipinas–Tourism 2014

Daughter of Dubai-based expats crowned Binibining Pilipinas–Tourism 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - It's second-time lucky for Dubai-born Parul Shah, who was crowned Binibining Pilipinas (Miss Philippines) Tourism at the Binibining Pilipinas pageant on Sunday.

Chinese tourists doing their best to avoid Taipei protests

Chinese tourists doing their best to avoid Taipei protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Local tour operators with clients from mainland China are doing their best to avoid sections of Taipei as protesters take to the streets around Ketagalan Boulevard on March 30 in ...

China Southern Airlines profit plummets 24 percent

China Southern Airlines profit plummets 24 percent

HONG KONG - China Southern Airlines, the country’s biggest airline by fleet size, said net profit for 2013 fell more than 20 percent, the latest Chinese carrier to be hit by a weak economy and ...

Wuhan welcomes the first top luxury hotel

Wanda Reign Wuhan Grand Opening on 29 March 2014 Wuhan welcomes the first top luxury hotel

Wanda Hotels & Resorts proudly announces the grand opening of Wanda Reign Wuhan, which took place on 29 March 2014.

Malaysian Airlines corporate mismanagement goes back decades

Malaysian Airlines corporate mismanagement goes back decades

Malaysian Airlines, the flag carrier whose MH370 Boeing 777-200 disappeared on March 8 without a trace into the Indian Ocean, has been given high marks as a quality airline.

Masterplan to lift Langkawi tourist arrivals

Masterplan to lift Langkawi tourist arrivals

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Sunday launched the Perdana Quay Development Masterplan on the Malaysia island of Langkawi and expressed the hope to see three million annual ...

Passengers trust pilots for good reasons, should they?

MH 370 crash investigation Passengers trust pilots for good reasons, should they?

Passengers trust pilots for good reasons, should they ? Of course. If you cannot trust the pilot, who could you trust with your life when boarding an airplane.

MH 370 investigation: Interpol blames Malaysia immigration

MH 370 investigation: Interpol blames Malaysia immigration

As international investigators continue their search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared weeks ago, the Malaysian government revealed it had not checked the passports of the ...

Raising connectivity, Indonesia President inaugurates Kualanamu Airport

Raising connectivity, Indonesia President inaugurates Kualanamu Airport

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono officially inaugurated the brand new Kualanamu Airport of Medan, capital city of North Sumatra which replaced the old ...

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