Travel

eLong, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

BEIJING, April 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel company in China, today announced the appointment of Mike Doyle as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1, 2009. Mr. Doyle is currently Chief Financial Officer of Expedia Asia Pacific, a ...

2009-04-01 17:30 1071

Universal Travel Group Three-for-one Reverse Stock Split Becomes Effective and Begins Trading Under New Symbol: UTVL

SHENZHEN, China, March 31 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Universal Travel Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UTVL) ("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 trave...

2009-03-31 23:03 1006

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Earth Hour

Hundreds of Starwood Hotels Will Turn Off Lights for One Hour on March 28 in Observance of Global Environmental Awareness Event WHITE PLAINS, NY, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) recently announced that it will participate in Earth Hour - a ...

2009-03-25 16:00 1010

Universal Travel Group Confident in First Quarter 2009 Outlook

SHENZHEN, China, March 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 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 trave...

2009-03-24 22:00 579

Travelzen's 'Truly Hassle-free' Web Service Transforms China's Travel Industry

SHANGHAI, March 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Travelzen today announced the launch of a 'Truly Hassle-free' Travelzen.com website that will set new benchmarks in business and leisure travel in China. Guaranteeing both prices and availability, the new site will also eliminate the annoying last-minute i...

2009-03-24 18:02 564

Global Hotel Prices Drop 12%

- Room Rates Fall Across All Continents LONDON, March 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The average price of a hotel room around the world fell by 12% last year, according to the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index. Hotel prices in December 2008 were more than one tenth lower than th...

2009-03-24 08:01 812

Eurail Pass Sales Challenged by Economic Downturn

UTRECHT, Netherlands, March 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Eurail Group G.I.E. has reported a modest drop in Eurail Pass passengers triggered by the global economic downturn, but expects a full recovery in the coming years. The Eurail Group's passes offer flexible travel throughout E...

2009-03-19 08:33 796

Universal Travel Group to Add Increased Functionality to its Revolutionary TRIPEASY Kiosks

SHENZHEN, China, March 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-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 to...

2009-03-18 21:00 611

Compass Edge Announces Complete Suite of Electronic Distribution and Marketing Products for Hotels in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, March 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Compass Edge today unveiled www.Compass-Edge.com, a service provider using a consultative approach to provide choices of the best-of-the-breed products and tools to the hospitality industry. "There are many good electronic distribution marketi...

2009-03-17 12:36 509

Universal Travel Group Announces Strong Fourth Quarter and 2008 Results

-- Q4 Revenue Rises 68% and Net Income Climbs 90% Year-over-Year -- Full Year Revenue Grows 73% and Net Income Increases 67% Year-over-Year SHENZHEN, China, March 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Universal Travel Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: UTVG) ("Universal Travel Group" ...

2009-03-13 04:45 629

Kick-off for the 41st Oberammergau Passion Play 2010

- Press Conference to Announce Actors and Renewal of Vows on April 18, 2009 in the Passion Theater Oberammergau. OBERAMMERGAU, Germany, March 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is distributed via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge...

2009-03-16 09:45 581

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Launches Innovative Meeting Tools and Offers to Cater to Needs of Meeting Planners

Starwood Announces Introduction of First-of-its-Kind Meetings Widget, Interactive Maps and Directory SINGAPORE, March 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently announced the launch of innovative meeting tools which are unique to the industry, and that will increase the effi...

2009-03-13 09:00 1064

Universal Travel Group Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter

SHENZHEN, China, March 10 /PRNewswire-Asia-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 service...

2009-03-10 22:47 724

Home Inns Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

Full Year Revenues Increased over 85% to RMB 1.87 Billion Home Inns Chain Consisted of 471 Hotels in Operation as of December 31, 2008 SHANGHAI, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced its unaud...

2009-03-06 06:00 765

Internationally-Renowned Chef Kim Canteenwalla and the Culinary Team of Hilton Shanghai Present an Epicurean Adventure with Modern American Cuisine

SHANGHAI, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hilton Shanghai proudly introduces a distinguished figure in the American gastronomic circle, Chef Kim Canteenwalla, to the Shanghai gourmet community. The collaboration of award-winning Hilton Shanghai Executive Chef Emmanuel Souliere and the ingenious c...

2009-03-05 14:06 746

Highgate Hotels Provides Additional Service to its Hotels - Commission-Free Online Distribution by AboutAnywhere.com

MIAMI, Mar. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Highgate Hotels, manager and/or owner of 34 hotels throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Cayman Islands, and AboutAnywhere.com, operator of the world's only free online distribution network for the hotel industry, have partnered for commission-fr...

2009-03-05 13:01 791

Lanson Place Wins 2009 Tablet Hotels Selection Award

Hotels Worldwide Honored for Excellence in Industry HONG KONG, March 2/PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tablet Hotels ( http://www.TabletHotels.com ), the world's leading source for unique luxury and boutique hotels, today announced that Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong was awarded the 2009 "Tablet Hotels Se...

2009-03-02 18:58 756

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Announces the Appointment of Stephen Ford as Vice President, Area Managing Director for South China and General Manager of Sheraton Sanya Resort

SANYA, China, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently has announced the appointment of Mr. Stephen Ford as Vice President, Area Managing Director for South China region and General Manager of Sheraton Sanya Resort. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200807290935.jpg...

2009-03-03 09:00 1358

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Announces the Launch of Lian Hua OK! Card On-line Promotion in Mainland China

SHANGHAI, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced the launch of a unique OK! Card on-line promotion at participating Sheraton and Four Points hotels in Mainland China, from now until March 31, 2009. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200807290935.jpg ) ...

2009-03-02 09:00 999

China Yida Holding, Co. Launches ‘Travel China By Railway’ TV Program

FUZHOU, China, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Yida Holding, Co. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYID) ("the Company" or "China Yida"), one of China’s leading comprehensive tourism and media management companies, recently announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fuzhou Fuyu Advertise, LLC (...

2009-02-26 20:00 722
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