Travel

Sheraton(R) Hotels & Resorts Partners with Microsoft to Keep Guests Connected on the Road

Microsoft Products and Services will Keep Guests Connected at Sheraton’s Newly Branded Signature Communications Hub: “Link @ Sheraton Experienced with Microsoft” SINGAPORE, May 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sheraton Hotels & Resorts and Microsoft Corp. announced on May 16 a partnership to i...

2008-05-26 19:25 1511

Travel Search Engine Bezurk.com Changes Name to 'Wego.com'

Re-branded Travel Search Engine Introduces Improved Site and New Features as Part of its Regional Expansion SINGAPORE, May 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Asia Pacific's leading travel search engine Bezurk.com has changed its name and launched its next-generation travel ...

2008-05-26 09:30 973

Air China Allocated Large Aircrafts for Disaster Relief

9 Flights Carrying Relief Troops to Sichuan BEIJING, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China adjusted capacity timely according to the relief situation and allocated wide-body aircrafts as its best to evacuate stranded passengers in Sichuan province. On May 15, 28 flights departed from Chen...

2008-05-16 21:38 1068

Victoria Cruises Assists Humanitarian Efforts Following China Earthquake

NEW YORK, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Victoria Cruises, the pre-eminent cruise company sailing China’s Yangtze River, is assisting humanitarian relief efforts following the earthquake in Wenchaun, China by donating excess inventory and supplies, including much-needed clothing, towels a...

2008-05-20 22:41 961

Ctrip Gives One Million Yuan to Help Sichuan Earthquake Orphans

SHANGHAI, China, May 8 /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 is donating RMB 1,000,000 to establish a Sunshine Children's F...

2008-05-15 23:42 905

Galaxy Entertainment Group Brings Leading Resort Brand to Macau

Banyan Tree to create a luxury resort featuring luxurious suites, pool villas and its award winning spa in Galaxy's mega resort in Cotai HONG KONG and MACAU, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited ("Galaxy"; HKSE: 0027) today announced an agreement for...

2008-05-16 00:13 1260

Ctrip Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, May 15 /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 March 31, 2008. ...

2008-05-15 06:05 825

China’s devastating earthquake triggers a response from Shanghai’s Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park - Howard Johnson Hotel Zhangjiang Shanghai Call for Donation for the Quake-hit Region

SHANGHAI, China, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Since the powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits in Sichuan Providence in Southwest China on May 12, 2008, people are desperately battling the destruction of the earthquake. It triggered people from other cities and regions join hands to suppor...

2008-05-20 15:04 840

Home Inns Reports First Quarter Un-audited Financial Results

SHANGHAI, May 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (NASDAQ: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31st, 2008. First Quarter 2008 Financial Highlights -- Total revenues...

2008-05-14 05:00 802

Ctrip Assists Customers Affected by Sichuan Earthquake

SHANGHAI, China, May 13 /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 has activated its "Natural Disasters Tourist Assistance Fund"...

2008-05-13 18:00 820

CA Announces Emergency Plans in Effect After an Earthquake in Southwest China (Sichuan Province)

BEIJING, May 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A major earthquake hit Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province at 14:28pm, PEK time on May 12, 2008. Chengdu Shuangliu (CTU) airport is closed. 12 Air China (“CA”) flights flying to Chengdu have been diverted to other airports. (Logo: http://www.prnasia....

2008-05-13 22:29 1131

eLong to Announce First Quarter 2008 Unaudited Financial Results on May 28, 2008 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time

BEIJING, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2008 on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time (Beijing/Hong Kong Time: T...

2008-05-09 19:00 952

Jerome Sans, Cultural Curator for Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts, Appointed Director of Ullens Center of Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing, China

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today it was announced that Jerome Sans, Cultural Curator for Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, has been appointed Director of Ullens Center of Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing. UCCA, located in Beijing's Dashanzi Art District, is China's largest private co...

2008-05-08 11:00 1636

Westin Hotels in China Awarded Top Honors at the TTG China Travel Awards 2008

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Westin Beijing, Financial Street, The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai and The Westin Guangzhou took home top honors at the 2008 inaugural TTG China Travel Awards held in Shanghai. The TTG China Travel awards were modeled off the coveted annual TTG T...

2008-05-08 09:00 1315

Ctrip Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F With the SEC

SHANGHAI, April 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged-tours in China, has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2007 with the U.S. Securities a...

2008-04-29 23:45 779

Tatweer to Create World's First Marvel Super Heroes Theme Park

-- 4.5 Million Sq Ft Development to be Built in Dubailand DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Tatweer, a member of Dubai Holding, today announced a landmark deal with US-based Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: MVL), the creators of such globally renowned Super Heroe...

2008-04-21 11:58 904

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces its Newest Brand, aloft, and the First aloft Hotel in Asia Pacific -- aloft Beijing, Haidian -- to Key Media in China

SHANGHAI, April 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- aloha! Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) introduced the newest lifestyle brand, aloft(SM) and aloft Beijing, Haidian, the first aloft hotel in Asia Pacific to key media in China at a fun media event on 28 March 2008. As a V...

2008-04-21 10:11 2177

IHG’s Priority Club Rewards Surpasses One Million Members in Greater China

Award-winning Guest Loyalty Programme Welcomes 20,000 New Members Every Month SHANGHAI, April 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Priority Club Rewards, the world’s leading loyalty programme in the hotel industry, welcomed its one millionth member in Greater China this month. Priority Club Rewards, wh...

2008-04-16 16:58 1151

ReneSola Signs Six-Year Wafer Supply Agreements with Ningbo Solar and Eoplly New Energy

JIASHAN, China, April 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd (“ReneSola” or the “Company”), a leading Chinese manufacturer of solar wafers, today announced that it has signed six-year wafer supply contracts with Ningbo Solar Electric Power Co., Ltd. (“Ningbo Solar”) and Eoplly New ...

2008-04-24 14:04 1009

Topping Out Ceremony for the New Peninsula Shanghai Marks the Return to Shanghai of Asia's Oldest Hotel Company

SHANGHAI, April 11/Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The topping out of the new Peninsula Shanghai was celebrated today by The Honourable Sir Michael Kadoorie, Mr Clement Kwok King Man and Mr Peter C. Borer (Chairman, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer and Director & Chief Operating Officer respe...

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