Travel

The 7th Lomography World Congress London 2007 & The LomoWorldWall Exhibition on Trafalgar Square

-- London Design Festival -- Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd of September 2007 -- http://www.lomography.com/congress2007 VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Lomographic Society International was invited by the city of London and the London Design Festival to launch this years fe...

2007-09-14 07:31 944

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 1586

Four Points by Sheraton Appointed Operations Center for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning, announced that the hotel was officially appointed as the operations center for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai. On August 16, 2007, Mr. Lee Todd, Chief of World Games and C...

2007-09-12 09:00 1143

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 11:09 920

The 2007 China Open Draw

BEIJING, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Open Promotions Limited announced today that following two days of qualifying matches, the 2007 China Open has officially started the main draws for both the ATP and ITF rounds. On the morning of September 8, the 4th China Open was launched...

2007-09-10 20:00 1014

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 21:30 788

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 1184

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 09:00 848

BBDC Named Chief Sponsor of 2007 China Open

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Announced Official Car of China Open BEIJING, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBDC), together with China Open Promotion Limited, formally announce Mercedes-Benz E-Class the official car for 2007 China Open. This mea...

2007-09-05 16:00 892

BBDC Named Chief Sponsor of 2007 China Open

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Announced Official Car of China Open BEIJING, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBDC), together with China Open Promotion Limited, formally announce Mercedes-Benz E-Class the official car for 2007 China Open. This m...

2007-09-05 16:00 859

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 08:00 953

The Peninsula Tokyo Opens Its Doors

Luxury And Glamour Meet High Design And Technology At Tokyo's Newest Landmark TOKYO, Sept. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Peninsula Hotels' rich history, glamour and legendary service arrived in Japan with the opening of its eighth hotel, The Peninsula Tokyo, on September 1, 2007. Offic...

2007-09-03 10:00 928

Star-Studded 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games Fundraising Event to be Held in Boise, Idaho

Be a Fan with Sharon Stone, Henry Winkler and Jennifer Holliday! BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Glitz, glamour and Hollywood will descend upon Boise for a once-in-lifetime gala fundraising event -- Share the Magic -- scheduled for Thursday, September 6, at the Boise Center on th...

2007-08-31 05:21 995

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 20:00 648

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 1165

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 1025

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 13:00 693

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 21:00 672

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 05:00 755

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; ...

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