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IHG Becomes First International Hotel Group to Accept Local Bank Cards for Online Reservations in China

Partnership with ChinaPay Allows IHG to Offer Greater Convenience to China-Based Hotel Guests SHANGHAI, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) achieves yet another industry first, becoming the only international hotel group in China to accept locally-issued bank ...

2008-06-10 15:06 1565

Eurail Encourages Travel to Spain and EXPO 2008

Eurail Pass Holders Benefit From Expo 2008 Discount UTRECHT, The Netherlands, June 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Eurail Group has partnered with the organizers of Expo 2008 to offer a special discount on the entrance fee to Eurail Pass holders. This year's International Expositio...

2008-06-05 09:00 981

Redesigned website for swissinfo.ch

BERN, June 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- swissinfo, SRG SSR's international service, has revamped its website. The hallmarks of the new online presence are expanded multimedia capabilities, greater interactivity, a fresh new design and improved user-friendliness. The nine-language http://www....

2008-06-05 08:00 666

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Shine with Sparkle at The Fifth Golden Pillow Award of China Hotels

Senior Vice President of Operations for China & Taiwan, Qian Jin Also Recognized as China Hotel Industry Leader SHANGHAI, China, May 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) won the hearts of business elites and travel industry experts at the 5th Golde...

2008-05-30 15:22 1298

eLong, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, May 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today reported unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708022023.JPG ) Highlights -- To...

2008-05-29 06:00 999

The St. Regis Singapore Voted on Travel + Leisure's 'It List 2008' of World's Top 30 New Hotels

The Only New Hotel in Singapore Listed by Two of the World's Most Prestigious Annual Listings of the World’s Best SINGAPORE, May 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The recently opened St. Regis Singapore has earned a prestigious place on Travel + Leisure magazine’s ‘It List 2008’ of the world’s to...

2008-05-28 17:57 1225

Lucky Weddings at Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket

Bring Extra Luck to Your Day of Days on 08/08/08 PHUKET, Thailand, May 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The number 8 is widely considered the luckiest of all numbers, especially in Chinese culture as it signifies prosperity and wealth. It is widely believed that the more 8’s involved in a couple...

2008-05-27 18:24 1100

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 1372

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 09:30 855

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 21:38 867

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 22:41 889

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 23:42 765

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 1079

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 06:05 729

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 15:04 811

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 05:00 769

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 18:00 665

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 1011

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 19:00 878

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...

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