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Super 8 China Exceeds Development Goal for Third Year

Brand Opens Thirteen Properties in China in November and December 2007 BEIJING, Dec. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8 China today announced that it has exceeded its 2007 development projection of 120 properties either open or under construction by year end -- the third consecutive year the...

2007-12-28 10:21 904

Eurail Group Announces New PR Representative in North America

NBTC based in New York to represent Eurail UTRECHT, Netherlands, Dec. 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Eurail Group has announced the expansion of its PR activities with the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions (NBTC) as official PR representatives in North America, starting January 2008...

2007-12-19 16:00 835

Macau.com Launches 'Best Rate Guarantee' Program for Hotel Room Bookings

MACAU, Dec. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Macau.com ( http://www.macau.com ), the leading online destination marketing company and travel agency in Macau, launches today the "Best Rate Guarantee" program that offers the lowest online rate assurance to customers who book hotel rooms on its website....

2007-12-18 16:48 943

K-Swiss Signs Tennis Star Tommy Haas

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- K-Swiss inked an endorsement deal with internationally acclaimed tennis player, Tommy Haas. The German-born player has over 11 career ATP titles with a career high ranking of #2 in the world. Tommy has been a fixture at the top of the ATP...

2007-12-18 00:17 1729

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Celebrates its Fastest Growing Region with the Launch of Fully Integrated Chinese Language Websites Complete With Real Time Booking Engine

Chinese Consumers can Now Choose to Book Online in Their Native Language for Any of the Hotel Brands Under Starwood SINGAPORE and SHANGHAI, Dec. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its aggressive development momentum in China, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) toda...

2007-12-18 10:00 1168

IPICO Sports Signs Letter of Understanding with Lynx System Developers

Companies will integrate and co-market joint solutions globally PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IPICO Sports has completed an agreement with Lynx System Developers to provide integrated Radio Frequency Identification and Digital Data Capture solutions to the global market...

2007-12-13 21:00 1001

Home Inns Prices Offering of RMB1,110 Million Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds

SHANGHAI, China, Dec. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. announced today that it has priced its offerings of RMB1,110 million USD settled, zero coupon convertible bonds due 2012. The proceeds will fund the Company's expansion plan through new hotel development and acquis...

2007-12-04 22:30 853

Macau.Com (TM) and Macau Fisherman’s Wharf Launch Partnership for New Acrobat Show ‘Four Seasons’

MACAU, Nov. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- MACAU.COM (TM) ( http://www.macau.com ) and Macau Fisherman’s Wharf today launched a new joint promotion. Starting now until 31 March 2008, for every hotel room booked on Macau.com (TM)’s website, customers will get one complimentary ticket to "Four Se...

2007-11-21 16:33 877

Home Inns Announces Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2007

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 21 /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 September 30, 2007. Third Quarter 2007 Highlights -- Total revenues fo...

2007-11-21 06:00 1020

AGF's Zhuhai Station Successfully Comes to a Close

Race Cars Economic Platform Formed ZHUHAI, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On November 11th, 2007 AGF Asian Formula International Open Competition Zhuhai station successfully came to a close. After intense competition, Daiwei, Hu An Zhu and Zhi Qiang Zhang respectively won the honor of champ...

2007-11-14 08:00 936

eLong, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2007 Un-audited Financial Results

BEIJING, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eLong, Inc. (Nasdaq: LONG), a leading online travel service provider in China, today reported un-audited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2007. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708022023.JPG ) Business Highligh...

2007-11-14 06:00 868

Home Inns to Report Third Quarter 2007 Un-audited Financial Results on November 20th, 2007 US Time

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 9 /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 third quarter 2007 after the U.S. market closes on November 20th, 2007. Home Inns’ managemen...

2007-11-09 12:00 763

MasterCard Commits to Grassroots Football Ahead of Olympics

BEIJING, Nov. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- MasterCard Worldwide has today announced its further commitment to grassroots sports in China with the extension of its sponsorship agreement with China ClubFootball, China's first independent grassroots football network. (Photo: http://www.prnasia...

2007-11-08 14:14 1037

China Open Advances to Become One of the World's Top Tennis Tournaments

BEIJING, Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- An official press conference for the China Open 2007 was held on Nov. 5, 2007 at the Beijing Shangri-la Hotel. The conference was held to celebrate the upgrading of China Open tournament into the ATP 500 Series. Earlier this year, the WTA event of the...

2007-11-06 22:05 984

ISPA Issues Immediate Recall of 2007 Global Consumer Studies

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The International SPA Association Monday issued a recall of its 2007 Global Consumer Studies conducted by a major outside research firm, citing a number of statistical and analytical errors associated with the research. This recall includes all infor...

2007-11-06 08:02 942

Nike Names Bert Hoyt Vice President of Global Football

BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced Bert Hoyt as Vice President and General Manager of Global Football (soccer), one of the company's biggest businesses in which Nike is a global brand leader in the world's most popular sport. Hoyt report...

2007-11-06 05:30 936

Nikko Hotels Selected Best Regional Hotel Chain/Asia Pacific

... Winner of TTG Travel Award; selected by vote of travel professionals TOKYO, Oct. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nikko Hotels International was selected as Best Regional Hotel Chain at the 18th TTG Travel Awards 2007, an award bestowed by the vote of travel agents, tour operators and destinatio...

2007-10-26 22:50 810

Online Travel in China Continues to Innovate; Two Leading Search Players Collaborate on New Services

BEIJING, Oct. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo.com, a community search platform with over 20 million unique visitors, and Qunar.com, China’s largest travel search engine with 10 million unique users, announced today the launch of a new, innovative service titled “360 Degrees Travel”. 360 Degre...

2007-10-25 19:00 608

IHG Announces Worldwide Holiday Inn(R) Brand Relaunch

-- World's most recognised hotel brand to maintain industry leadership and engage guests with fresh new look -- Relaunch programme incorporates insights from the hotel industry's largest consumer research conducted globally -- First new-look hotels in Asia Paci...

2007-10-24 16:17 3596

NIKE, Inc. Reaches Agreement to Acquire Umbro

Move significantly expands Nike’s global leadership in football BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today announced that it has reached agreement on an all-cash offer to acquire Umbro plc, a leading United Kingdom-based global football (soccer) brand with ...

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