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IHG Named Best Hotel Company and Best Employer in China

SHANGHAI, March 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's largest hotel groups by number of rooms, has won a number of industry awards in China, the fastest growing region for the company in Asia Pacific. At the 2007 China Hotel Starlight Awards, IHG was n...

2008-03-13 18:38 1002

Asia Tourism Property and Attractions Summit 2008

A Grand Event for the Global Tourism Industry is About to Unveil SHANGHAI, March 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global Leaders Institute announced today that they will be holding an international summit in Shanghai on Asia tourism property and attractions. Event: June 12-13, 2008 ...

2008-03-12 20:00 659

Super 8 China CEO Named ‘One of the Most Influential People in World Travel’

BEIJING, March 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8(R) Hotels China CEO Mitchell A. Presnick has been recognized as one of the 33 most influential people in the global travel industry by Travel Weekly magazine, a leading U.S.-based travel industry publication. Travel Weekly stated that, "for...

2008-03-11 20:42 905

Starwood on the Brink of its 900th Hotel as Growth Accelerates

With 500 Hotels and 120,000 New Rooms in the Pipeline, Starwood to Expand Around the Globe SHANGHAI, China, March 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) anticipates another year of extraordinary growth in 2008, building on the company’s record-setting s...

2008-03-07 12:32 1013

iHAMMS(R) Direct Providing Hotels Direct Connectivity from PMS Systems & Loyalty Programs to the World's Airlines

ORLANDO, Fla., March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Marker InfoComm Inc, the world's largest independent provider of software tools to hotels for airline Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) administration, is pleased to announce the release of iHAMMS(R) Direct -- its newest solution specifically designed f...

2008-03-05 09:34 896

Home Inns Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Un-audited Financial Results

Full Year Total Revenues Increase 71.5% Year-over-Year; Home Inns Chain Consisted of 266 Hotels in Operation as of the end of 2007 SHANGHAI, China, March 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced its u...

2008-03-04 06:00 828

eLong, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Unaudited Financial Results

eLong, Inc. Announces Intention to Repurchase up to USD $20 Million of its Stock BEIJING, Feb. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Decem...

2008-02-27 06:00 944

Dubailand and HIT Entertainment Strike Strategic Alliance, Create World's First 'Little Big Club' Attraction in Global Village

Theme park to be designed around the global popular characters Barney, Pingu, Bob the Builder and Thomas & Friends DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Dubailand, a member of Tatweer, today announced it has formed a strategic alliance with UK-based HIT Entertainment, ...

2008-02-21 13:01 1125

Home Inns to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results on March 3rd, 2008 US Time

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 19 /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 fourth quarter and full year 2007 results after the U.S. market closes on March 3rd, 20...

2008-02-19 20:00 729

eLong to Announce Fourth Quarter 2007 Unaudited Financial Results on February 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time

BEIJING, Feb. 5 /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 fourth quarter of 2007 on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time (Beijing/Hong Kong Time: ...

2008-02-05 15:00 913

Scandinavian Rail Pass Brought Under Eurail Umbrella

Expanded Eurail Pass Range Benefits Visitors to Scandinavia UTRECHT, Netherlands, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Eurail Group is giving more options to travellers wanting to explore the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia has long been a popul...

2008-01-30 08:00 850

Super 8 Hotels (China) Appointed to Olympic Village Accommodation Team

BEIJING, Jan. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8 Hotels (China) Co. Ltd. has been appointed by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and the Beijing Tourism Bureau as a member of the “Beijing Olympic Village Accommodation Service Management Team.” The app...

2008-01-21 21:00 881

Qunar and Tianya Announce Online Community and Blog Partnership

Travel 2.0 Continues to Take Off in China BEIJING, Jan. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qunar.com, China’s largest travel search engine with 15 million monthly unique visitors, and Tianya.cn, China’s largest community and social networking site with over 20 million registered members, announced t...

2008-01-16 19:00 724

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Rounded Up The Year With Yet Another Industry Award, Ascertaining Its Market Leadership In China: Hotel Group Awarded Best International Hotel Group

SINGAPORE, Jan. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) rounded up 2007 with yet another industry award -– “Best International Hotel Group” in the Accommodation/Outbound category at the recent TravelWeeklyChina Industry Awards 2007, further ascertaining its ...

2008-01-09 13:54 1014

Raffles Dubai Projects Its Unique Brand of Arabian Hospitality Through Music Styling from Equal Strategy

SINGAPORE, Jan. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Raffles Dubai is the latest five star luxury hotel brand to enhance and extend their brand experience through the use of "music styling", thanks to sensory brand consultant Equal Strategy. Occupying a pre-eminent position in Wafi City, Dubai’s u...

2008-01-04 10:00 724

Super 8 China Exceeds Development Goal for Third Year

Brand Opens Thirteen Properties in China in November and December 2007 BEIJING, Dec. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8 China today announced that it has exceeded its 2007 development projection of 120 properties either open or under construction by year end -- the third consecutive year the...

2007-12-28 10:21 879

Eurail Group Announces New PR Representative in North America

NBTC based in New York to represent Eurail UTRECHT, Netherlands, Dec. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Eurail Group has announced the expansion of its PR activities with the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions (NBTC) as official PR representatives in North America, starting January 2008...

2007-12-19 16:00 814

Macau.com Launches 'Best Rate Guarantee' Program for Hotel Room Bookings

MACAU, Dec. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Macau.com ( http://www.macau.com ), the leading online destination marketing company and travel agency in Macau, launches today the "Best Rate Guarantee" program that offers the lowest online rate assurance to customers who book hotel rooms on its website....

2007-12-18 16:48 919

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Celebrates its Fastest Growing Region with the Launch of Fully Integrated Chinese Language Websites Complete With Real Time Booking Engine

Chinese Consumers can Now Choose to Book Online in Their Native Language for Any of the Hotel Brands Under Starwood SINGAPORE and SHANGHAI, Dec. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its aggressive development momentum in China, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) toda...

2007-12-18 10:00 1134

Home Inns Prices Offering of RMB1,110 Million Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. announced today that it has priced its offerings of RMB1,110 million USD settled, zero coupon convertible bonds due 2012. The proceeds will fund the Company's expansion plan through new hotel development and acquis...

2007-12-04 22:30 822
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