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It’s Double Happiness in Shanghai: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Announces Opening Of Two Hotels in The Same City On 28th March 2007

Openings Include Sheraton Shanghai Hotel & Residences and Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning SHANGHAI, China, March 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of 2 new hotels in Shanghai : Sheraton Shanghai Hotel & Residences and Four Points by Sherat...

2007-03-28 16:53 1337

Chinese New Year Holiday in February 2007 Benefits CWTD's Travel Business

GUANGZHOU, China, March 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China World Trade Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CWTD) ("CWTC") today announced that both the tourist number and admission ticket sales of Tong Li Town, a CWTC-managed business-travel scenic site, hit record high during the Chinese New Year (...

2007-03-27 04:00 1002

Accor Opens 300th Hotel In Asia Pacific and passes milestone with launch of Grand Mercure Xidan Beijing

SHANGHAI, China, March 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Accor announced yesterday its 300th hotel in the Asia Pacific region with the launch of the Grand Mercure Xidan Beijing in China. The re-branding of Grand Mercure Xidan Beijing follows a record 2006, during which the group’s Asia Pacific h...

2007-03-20 16:31 1055

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Announces Annual Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2006

HONG KONG, March 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- HIGHLIGHTS Key financial results -- Profit before non-operating items increased by 31% to HK$904 million. -- Profit attributable to shareholders of HK$2,094 million, including revaluation surpluses. -- Sharehol...

2007-03-15 19:37 1058

eLong Announces Election of Henrik Kjellberg as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Appointment of Chris Chan as CFO

BEIJING, March 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today announced that its board of directors had elected Henrik Kjellberg to replace Barney Harford as Chairman, effective March 10, 2007. Mr. Kjellberg is one of Expedia, Inc...

2007-03-09 06:00 1650

eLong Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2006 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, March 9 /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 December 31, 2006. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20041118/ELONGLOG...

2007-03-09 06:00 1129

Home Inns to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Financial Results on March 7th, 2007 US Time

SHANGHAI, Feb. 28 /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 2006 results after the U.S. market closes on March 7th, 2007. Home...

2007-02-28 19:20 993

Air China and Qunar Team Up

Comprehensive Marketing Agreement Provides Value to Consumers BEIJING, Feb. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China and Qunar.com announced today a comprehensive marketing and distribution agreement. Air China, China's leading domestic and international airline, agreed to provide travel search...

2007-02-27 16:00 1061

McGraw-Hill Construction to Host 2007 China Airport Construction Summit, May 14-15, in Collaboration With International Aviation Group and Aviation Week

Summit to focus on the transformation of China's airport infrastructure in the next 20 years BEIJING, Feb. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction, the premier provider of construction information and intelligence in North America and part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP)...

2007-02-27 10:44 1180

Expedia Reaches New Global Agreement With Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

All Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Now Available to Expedia and hotels.com Customers BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE), the world's leading online travel company, today announced it has signed a strategic partnership with Shangri-La Hote...

2007-02-15 16:21 1133

IHG Boosts Talent Development in China with Launch of Second Academy

CHONGQING, China, Feb. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group, the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, has established its IHG Academy in Chongqing. The new hospitality training centre opens today, following the successful launch of the Group's first IHG Academy...

2007-02-13 12:00 1239

Residential Cruise Line Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Aker Yards

The Magellan Private Residential Cruise Ship's Shipyard Selected PHOENIX, Feb. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Randall B. Jackson, chief executive officer of Residential Cruise Line Ltd. (RCL), announces the Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (M.O.U.) with Aker Yards to build the wor...

2007-02-07 09:26 1326

IHG’s Latest Crowne Plaza Signing Brings Total Greater China Portfolio to 125 Hotels

Company on track to reach target of having 125 hotels open by end of 2008 SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) (LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG (ADRs)) announced today the signing of the Crowne Plaza Sun Palace Beijing, scheduled to open in early 2008. Th...

2007-01-30 16:07 1421

Kingdom Hotel Investments Announces Luxury Raffles Resort Development

Raffles Da Nang Resort and Residences Da Nang, Vietnam DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Hotel Investments ("KHI"), the leading hotel and resort investment company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a prime beach site for the development of a luxury...

2007-01-30 15:00 1277

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Financial Results on February 11, 2007 US Time

SHANGHAI,China,Jan.26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2006 results on Sunday, February 11, 2007 ...

2007-01-26 19:00 1079

Home Inns' Nationwide Hotel Chain Grows to 134 Hotels

Senior Management to Present at Two Investment Conferences in January SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (Nasdaq: HMIN), a leading economy hotel chain in China, today announced that as of December 31st, 2006, Home Inns had a total of 134 hot...

2007-01-25 21:00 1302

Hard Rock International Announces Signing of Definitive Agreements for Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Macau

Hard Rock Hotel, Casino Complex Under Construction at City of Dreams ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International and Melco Hotels and Resorts Limited (Macau), a subsidiary of Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Limited ("Melco PBL Entertainment"), have signed definitiv...

2007-01-23 11:00 1625

Expedia Enters Marketing Partnership With Jin Jiang, China's Largest Hotel Group

SYDNEY, Australia and SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE), the world's leading online travel company, today announced a partnership with Jin Jiang International Hotel Management Company (JJIHMC), the largest hotel owner and operator in China. As part of...

2007-01-17 21:00 1402

Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts Opens 2007 With Portfolio Growth

Los Angeles Debut Marks Important West Coast Presence LONDON, Jan. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) (LON: IHG; NYSE: IHG (ADRs)) and Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd. announce the debut of the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City, located at 2151 Aven...

2007-01-10 10:00 1254

Linktone to Establish Exclusive Partnership With Hainan Satellite ('Travel Channel China') for Wireless Value Added Services

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Linktone Ltd. (Nasdaq: LTON), a leading provider of wireless interactive entertainment products and services to consumers in China, announced today that the Company has signed an exclusive partnership with Hainan Satellite (i.e. "Travel Channel...

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