At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific released its latest research identifying three consumer archetypes that travel brands should be on the lookout for to capitalise on the escalating wellness and luxury travel sector.
Tourism New Zealand announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tencent Holdings, a leading provider of Internet value-added services in China.
Hyatt Place Liuzhou has officially opened, marking the debut of the brand in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southwest China.
The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travellers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound tourists, according to experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019.
Aoft Hotels, Marriott International’s innovation incubator brand for global travellers, opened the brand new 191-room Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Hotel, bringing high-tech, modern style and a vibrant new social scene to Shanghai as the first Aloft hotel in the city.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and BTG Hotels announced affiliates of Hyatt and Homeinns Hotel Group, have entered a strategic joint venture to create a new hospitality brand.
JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, announced the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Harbin River North.
In the recent report by Lodging Econometrics (LE), in the third quarter of 2018, China’s total construction pipeline stands at 2,642 projects/569,690 rooms and is up nine percent by projects and six percent by rooms year-over-year (YOY).
Qatar Airways has announced that as part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity, on December, 28, 2018, it had completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H shares of China Southern Airlines Company Limited (China Southern Airlines). This resulted in an aggregate holding of approximately 5.00 percent of the total issued share capital of China Southern Airlines.
Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province in China, is offering a 144-hours Transit Visa Free to the holders of 53 foreign countries from January 01, 2019, as part of the city’s plan to boost its development as an international destination for tourists.