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China World Trade Corp. Announces Hotel Management Agreement

First Achievement in the Expansion of the Company's Outreach to a Higher Margin Sector GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) today announced a hotel, management and renovation contract between its newly established hotel managemen...

2007-10-09 21:30 1005

Home Inns Reaches 200 Hotels in Operation

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. ("Home Inns") yesterday welcomed the addition of its 200th hotel in operation, the Urumqi Beiyuanchun Home Inn, just ahead of China's National Day and the Golden Week celebration. Home Inns further solidified its l...

2007-10-02 05:00 817

IHG STRENGTHENS ASIA PACIFIC SALES AND MARKETING TEAM WITH APPOINTMENT OF GARY ROSEN, EVE WEATHERBURN AND KEN WONG

Team additions to support IHG's increasing Asia Pacific presence and robust hotel opening pipeline SINGAPORE, Sept. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG Asia Pacific today announced the appointment of Gary Rosen as senior vice president, sales and marketing, Eve Weatherburn as director of brand ma...

2007-09-27 11:55 1315

eLong, Inc. Announces Appointment of Guangfu Cui as new Chief Executive Officer

BEIJING, Sept. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708022023-min.JPG ) Guangfu Cui will join as CEO of eLong, Inc.,...

2007-09-26 09:00 1382

China World Trade Corp Appoints New Chief Development Officer

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corp (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) today announced the appointment of Mr. Raymond Tse, aged 51, to the position of Chief Development Officer (CDO). Mr. Tse brings more than 30 years of hotel management and service industry exp...

2007-09-20 21:30 884

Travel 2.0 In China: Sina And Qunar Jointly Launch China's First Travel Blog Platform

Strategic Cooperation Announced Between Two Leading Online Players BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sina.com, China's largest portal with over 100 million monthly unique visitors, announced a strategic cooperation with Qunar.com, China's largest travel search engine and second largest...

2007-09-17 20:19 717

Network CN Inc. Updates Shareholders

HONG KONG, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Network CN Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCN), a Chinese media and travel network company headquartered in Hong Kong, today provided details of its strategic plan for the balance of 2007 and into 2008, in a letter to shareholders ...

2007-09-17 20:00 721

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Names Frits van Paasschen, Former Ceo of Coors Brewing Company, Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Duncan to Continue as Chairman WHITE PLAINS, NY, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced that Frits van Paasschen, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Coors Brewing Company, will join Starwood as Chief Executive Offic...

2007-09-13 09:00 1581

IHG Academy Now in Four Cities Across China

Two New Hospitality Education and Training Centres in Jinan and Shunde Complement Existing Centres in Shanghai and Chongqing JINAN, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, today launched the IHG Academ...

2007-09-11 11:09 911

China World Trade Corp Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) today announced the appointment of Mr. Larry Wei Fan, age 37, to the position of chief financial officer (CFO). Fan brings more than 10 years of investment and transaction advisory services ex...

2007-09-07 21:30 780

The Royal Thai Consulate and Starwood Hotels in Shanghai Present a Month-long Thai Food Festival With Two Award Winning Thai Chefs From September 10th - October 12th

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts is excited to provide Thai gourmet lovers an excellent opportunity to broaden their culinary experience through a month-long Thai Food Festival from September 10th to October 12th at various Starwood hotels in Shanghai, in...

2007-09-06 19:06 1166

Macau.com(TM) Launches Brand New Travel Website and 'Macau 5-Star Hotel Rooms At HKD1 Each' Celebration Special

MACAU, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- MACAU.COM(TM) has launched a brand new travel site with fresh Macau travel and entertainment information. As part of its launch celebration special, Macau.com(TM) is offering 288 5-star hotel rooms at just HKD1 each on a first come first serve basis. Int...

2007-09-07 09:00 844

Webcams.Travel Goes Chinese

VADUZ, Switzerland, Sept. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Do you want to visit world famous places like the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the spectacular Matterhorn in Switzerland and nice beaches in the Caribbean? Now you can do that without any effort at all. Just visit webcams.travel where us...

2007-09-06 08:00 949

Qunar.com Wins at the 'Red Herring 100 Asia' 2007 Awards

New Hi-tech Travel Media Empire -- Qunar.com is Rising BEIJING, Aug. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qunar.com, China’s largest travel search engine, announces that it has been short listed among the forerunners for the "Red Herring 100 Asia" 2007 awards. The 100 winners will be announced at the “...

2007-08-29 20:00 643

IHG Signs Agreement with HMC to Bring Priority Privilege Program To China

SHANGHAI, Aug. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced today it will enter a nationwide agreement with Hospitality Marketing Concepts (HMC), the leading solution provider of loyalty membership programs, to introduce the Priority Privilege Program to China market. ...

2007-08-27 11:44 1155

Dark Dynamite Inc. Increases Number of Visitors Through Harmony Shaanxi Tour Project

XI'AN, China, Aug. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dark Dynamite Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DKDY) ("DDI") announces that it will cooperate with Shaanxi Travel Press in project Harmony Shaanxi Tour, a tour consisting of 30 scenic spots aiming to attract potential provincial visitors. After ...

2007-08-25 04:30 1016

Ctrip Announces the Closing of a Secondary Offering of 13,290,000 ADSs

SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 16 /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 the closing of a secondary offering of 13,290,000 American depositary ...

2007-08-16 13:00 689

Astonishing Discovery of Ancient Chinese Civilization

Is China Shocking the World Again After the Great Wall and Terra-cotta Warriors? BEIJING, Aug. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- After 16 years' hard work, Xiao Jing Jin Xi Yong, from Korea, has tracked down a large underground kingdom, located below the Chinese Inner Mongolian prairie. The origi...

2007-08-15 21:00 666

Home Inns Announces Its Unaudited Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2007

SHANGHAI, Aug. 15 /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 June 30, 2007. Second Quarter 2007 Highlights -- Total revenues for the quarter i...

2007-08-15 05:00 748

IHG Announces Positive First Half Results

-- China Outperforms; 32 hotels (10,370 rooms) signed between January and June 2007 -- Market-Leading Positions in Asia Pacific Continue to Drive Strong Regional Growth SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) (LON: IHG; ...

2007-08-14 16:19 840