Arabian Travel Market 2020 (ATM) has launched a new series of buyer forums and networking events focused on India, Saudi Arabia, China and Russia’s growing outbound potential, as GCC travel and tourism companies and destinations look to attract a larger share from these major source markets.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Park Hyatt Shenzhen.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has celebrated the signing of a Professional Service Agreement (PSA) with One Place Estate for Best Western Plus Carapace Hotel Khao Tao, its new resort in Hua Hin.
This year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) witnessed a 106 percent increase in visitors from China and a 20 percent increase in international visitors to the event, which was held at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 28 – 1 May 01.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ Asian expansion strategy has reached a new milestone as the group launches its first ever hotel in Chiang Mai, the largest city in Northern Thailand and a popular global tourist destination.
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 hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, 245 rooms and practical amenities such as free Wi-Fi.
Liuzhou is the second largest city in Guangxi with over 2000 year’s history and culture, and a growing industrial centre and transportation hub in the region. Located on the banks of the winding Liu River, the landscape around Liuzhou is a mix of rolling hills, mountain peaks, caves and karst scenery, an ideal base for exploring the minority villages in the area.
Sitting on top of the 249 m Poly International Centre, the highest building in the city, Hyatt Place Liuzhou offers picturesque views of Liu River in all its guestrooms. The hotel enjoys convenient access to the nearby commercial centre, entertainment complex and tourist attractions, including Yaobu Ancient Town and Liu River Night Cruise.
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.
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.