Travel

Eurail Pass Scope Increases Further in 2009

- Popular Destination of Czech Republic Added to Global and Select Passes UTRECHT, Netherlands, Nov. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Eurail Group, owner of the popular Eurail Passes for European rail travel, has announced further expansions to the product range. As from 1st January ...

2008-11-11 09:00 836

China Yida and Yongtai County Government Sign Letter of Intent to Develop the Largest Leisure Tourism Destination in Fuzhou

FUZHOU, China, Nov. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Yida Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYID; "China Yida" or "the Company"), a leading media and tourism management company, today announced that it has signed a letter of intent with the Yongtai County Government to develop the l...

2008-11-07 21:00 862

Beijing Court Fails to Issue Decision in Legal Case Between Ctrip and Qunar

BEIJING, Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In the latest round of legal proceedings between Ctrip, a leading online travel agency, and Qunar, China's leading travel search engine, the People's Court of Haidian District, Beijing, failed to come to a decision regarding the case filed by Ctrip. Ctrip b...

2008-11-06 20:13 831

Universal Travel Group Announces Strong Third Quarter 2008 Results

-- Revenue Rises 79% and Net Income Climbs 51% Year-over-Year -- Raises full year guidance to revenue of $72-$74 million and net income of $13.5 to $14.5 million, or 32 to 35 cents per share SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Universal Travel Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ...

2008-11-06 05:30 805

Universal Travel Group to Present at Roth China Comes to Vegas Conference

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Universal Travel Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UTVG) ("Universal Travel Group" or the "Company"), a growing travel services provider in the People's Republic of China ("PRC") specializing in online and customer representative services to the t...

2008-11-05 21:00 878

eLong to Announce Third Quarter 2008 Unaudited Financial Results on November 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time

BEIJING, Nov. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter of 2008 on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time (Beijing/Hong Kong time: Thurs...

2008-11-05 18:30 911

The Dubai Mall Opens With Largest Number of Retailers in the World's Largest-Ever Mall Opening

DUBAI, Nov. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Dubai Mall, opens today at 2pm with close to 600 retailers -- marking the world's largest-ever mall opening in retail history. (PHOTO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081104/327266 ) Besides its retail attractions including the Middl...

2008-11-04 16:00 922

Dubai Aquarium & Discovery Centre sets Guinness Record for 'World's Largest Acrylic Panel' at The Dubai Mall

DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dubai Aquarium & Discovery Centre in The Dubai Mall, which opens on November 4, 2008, has clinched the Guinness World Record for the "World's Largest Acrylic Panel". (PHOTO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081101/326518 ) Measurin...

2008-11-01 16:00 982

SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc. Opened the First Queen Legend Spa in Shenyang

HARBIN, China, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SOKO Fitness & Spa Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SOKF), announced the opening of the first Queen Legend Spa in Shenyang, the biggest city in Northeast China. SOKO group opened the 16,000 square foot Queen Legend Spa on October 1...

2008-10-31 17:12 823

Home Inns to Report Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results on November 11, 2008 US Time

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter 2008 after the U.S. market closes on November 11, 2008. Home Inns' management...

2008-10-28 16:12 806

aloft Brings a New Twist in Travel to Foshan

aloft Nanhai - Foshan will Debut in 2010 as the First International Branded Hotel in Nanhai SHANGHAI, Oct. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- aloha! Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), recently announced it has signed an agreement with C.M. Enterprises to develop an aloft hotel in...

2008-10-27 15:00 1167

Le Meridien Continues Expansion in Asia Pacific Announcing the Signing of Two New Hotels

Le Méridien Qingdao and Le Meridien Chongqing join the brand's growing portfolio in China Growth Accelerates On the Heels of Four New Le Meridien Hotels in China and Thailand to open by year end SINGAPORE, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Le Meridien, continuing its expansion in Asia Pacific...

2008-10-22 15:00 1436

Microsoft and Travelport Team to Help Airlines, Travel Industry Suppliers, and Travel Agencies Enrich and Personalize the Traveller Experience

REDMOND, Wash. and LANGLEY, England, Oct. 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Travelport today announced they are teaming together to develop an integrated set of services targeted for the travel industry to address challenges faced by travellers, suppliers, and travel agents. Through...

2008-10-22 18:00 864

Ho Hau Wah Presides Over Grand Opening of Legendale Hotel

BEIJING, Oct. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Legendale Hotel, invested, designed and run by Macau people, held its grand opening ceremony last night, with around 600 distinguished guests attending, including Mr. Ho Hau Wah, Chief Executive of the Macau SAR, other Chinese leaders, and ambassad...

2008-10-20 16:00 821

Expedia Strengthens Travel Leadership in Asia-Pacific Region

Online Travel Leader Grows Regional Presence, Signs Agreements with Multiple Supply Partners Across Region HONG KONG and BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE), the world's leading online travel company, has announced new agreements with several key suppl...

2008-10-16 11:00 1094

China Yida's Great Golden Lake Received Record Visitors During China's National Day Holiday

Management Confirms Company is Well Positioned for Growth FUZHOU, China, Oct. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Yida Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYID; "China Yida" or "the Company"), a leading tourism and media management company, today announced that visitations to the Gre...

2008-10-14 20:00 868

Benjamin West Opens Hong Kong Office, Expands International Operations

Asian Outsourcing, Bi-cultural Expert Bill Cheung to Manage New Office and Provide Expertise in Helping Brands, Designers and Master Franchisees Develop Hotels BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Officials of Benjamin West, one of the hotel industry’s largest purchasing firms for f...

2008-10-15 09:00 1104

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Completed Successful Starwood EXPO in China

Hotel giant invited customers to participate into Starwood EXPO in the region SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts kicked off its unique EXPO in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing from September 22 to 26, 2008, with participation of hotels in China, some f...

2008-10-13 09:00 1548

Universal Travel Group to Showcase TRIPEASY Kiosks at Tenth China Hi-Tech Fair in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Travel Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UTVG) ("Universal Travel Group" or the "Company"), a growing travel services provider in the People's Republic of China ("PRC") specializing in online and customer representative services ...

2008-10-09 20:00 941

Macau.com Launches Tokyo-Macau Package Bookings Site, vivatours.jp

MACAU, Oct. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Macau Prime Award-winner for Best Online Travel Agency, Macau.com and its Japanese platform Macau.com/jp ( www.macau.com/jp )launched Japan-Macau online travel package booking site www.vivatours.jp in collaboration with Japanese travel agency Sunworld Tours...

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