Travel

Macao Studio City Brings the First W Hotel to Macao

W Macao Studio City to open in 2009 HONG KONG, Aug. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Macao Studio City (MSC), one of Asia's first integrated leisure resort properties combining studios, retail, entertainment and world-class hotels today announced the arrival of the first W hotel to Macao at the Ma...

2007-08-10 14:07 1431

Ctrip Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007. ...

2007-08-07 04:00 684

eLong to Announce Q2 2007 Financial Results at 8:00pm, Aug. 13 US Eastern Time

BEIJING, Aug. 2 /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 second quarter of 2007 on Monday, August 13, 2007 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time (Beijing/Hong Kong time: Tuesday, 8:00...

2007-08-02 19:30 1105

New Format for Switzerland's Information Portal

BERNE, Switzerland, July 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On 1 August, the national holiday, Switzerland's information portal swissworld.org, which is run by Presence Switzerland, changes to a new format with a rejuvenated, more user-friendly presentation and content. Its offer will be enhanced by ...

2007-07-31 20:22 803

Hannover Fairs China Joins Hands with Guangzhou International Travel Fair

GUANGZHOU, China, July 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hannover Fairs China, the Chinese subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, recently announced that it will co-organize the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) from 2008 together with the Guangdong Tourism Bureau and Tourism Administration of Guangzhou...

2007-07-31 09:00 734

Home Inns to Report Second Quarter 2007 Un-audited Financial Results on

SHANGHAI, China, July 27 /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 second quarter 2007 after the U.S. market closes on August 14, 2007. Home Inns' managem...

2007-07-27 18:00 804

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Receives Token of Appreciation from Chinese Government for its Role as the Exclusive Hotel Sponsor for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games

SHANGHAI, China, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) was recently commended by the Chinese government at the Special Olympics China Torch Lighting Ceremony in Beijing for the international chain’s role as exclusive hotel sponsor of Special Olympics...

2007-07-24 08:00 1133

Kingdom Hotel Investments Acquires Two Raffles Hotels in Cambodia for a Combined US$35 Million

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Hotel Investments ("KHI"), the leading international hotel and resort Investment Company chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor in Siem Reap and the...

2007-07-16 14:00 1020

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Launches Co-Branded Credit Card with IHG's Priority Club(R) Rewards

Cardholders will Earn Points on Purchases to Redeem at More than 3,700 IHG Hotels Worldwide SHANGHAI, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Credit Card Center (SPDBCCC) and IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced today the launch of the Priority Club(R) Rewar...

2007-07-16 15:00 1595

Ctrip Announces ADS Ratio Change

SHANGHAI, China, July 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced that it will change the ratio of its American Depositary Shares ("ADSs...

2007-07-12 20:00 743

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) Announces Senior Management Appointments

SHANGHAI, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG (ADRs) ) today announces two internal executive appointments - Peter Gowers as Chief Executive, Asia Pacific region and Kirk Kinsell as President, Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA). (Logo: htt...

2007-07-10 17:37 944

Royal Caribbean Anchors in Asia

Company Establishes Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Singapore Rhapsody of the Seas to make Asian debut in December 2007 SINGAPORE, July 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL; Oslo), announces the opening in Singapore of its Asia-Pacific headquarters -...

2007-07-10 16:50 892

Popular Networking Site WAYN.com (Where Are You Now) the ‘Global Meeting Place’ has Opened its Doors to Full Interaction Worldwide

LONDON, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- All members can now log into http://www.wayn.com to take full advantage of its communication tools, travel guide, trips and full search functionality which will let users find other members based on where they are. Members can send unlimited messages in ord...

2007-07-09 07:00 822

Home Inns to Acquire the Remaining Minority Stake in Home Inns Beijing And All of the Equity Interest in Beijing City Sunshine Hotels Management

SHANGHAI, June 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 4.412% stake in its majority owned subsidiary, Home Inns & Hotels Management (Beijing) Ltd. ("Home Inns Beijing"), and another de...

2007-06-26 09:22 1303

Stay on Track to Help the Environment While Holidaying in Europe This Summer

- Trains Trump Planes and Cars as "Green" Travel Option UTRECHT, the Netherlands, June 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Last year people took more than two billion journeys on scheduled airlines worldwide, up four percent over 2005, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization. IATA, t...

2007-06-26 09:00 939

Qunar Launches 'Travel Deals Search', Enhancing Market Reach of Chinese Online Travel Offerings

BEIJING, June 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qunar.com, the largest travel search engine in China, announced today the launch of the "Travel Deals Search". The new search tool extends their travel search services from air tickets and hotels to a broad range of travel packages, enabling consumers to...

2007-06-21 18:00 753

IHG Signs Multi-Brand, Multi-Property China Deal with Leading Hong Kong Developer

SHANGHAI, China, June 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced today the signing of a management contract to operate three hotels and over 800 rooms in Changzhou, a key Eastern China city near Shanghai. Consisting of one Crowne Plaza hotel and two Holiday Inn Expre...

2007-06-20 14:58 961

OAG Showing Marked Growth: 111,000 More Scheduled Flights than Last June

BEIJING, June 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- OAG Worldwide Ltd, the global flight information and data solutions company for passenger aviation, air cargo logistics and business travel markets, today announced that they are showing strong growth over last June, with more flights especially in the Mid...

2007-06-13 17:05 849

Conde Nast Traveler Places Le Royal Meridien Shanghai on its 2007 Hot List

SHANGHAI, China, June 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Le Royal Meridien Shanghai made it in the annual “Hot List” of Conde Nast Traveler magazine, the only five star hotel cited in China’s most stylish city. Conde Nast Traveler Eleventh Annual Hot List is the world’s wealthy traveller’s passport to th...

2007-06-04 13:03 1177

Qunar Announces Best Travel Companies in China

China’s first-ever China Travel Industry Awards Ceremony Highlights Established Players and Emerging Leaders BEIJING, June 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China’s largest travel search engine -- Qunar.com -- announced today the finalists of China’s first-ever China Travel Industry Awards Ceremony....

2007-06-01 20:03 1194