Travel

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 1285

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 1612

What were China's 450 million mobile users 'Searching' for in 2006?

mInfo Provides Insights on User Behavior of Chinese Mobile Search Users in 2006 SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- mInfo(R) Inc. ( http://www.minfo.com ), the leading Chinese mobile search provider, is releasing some key search statistics that shed light on real user behavior a...

2007-01-18 21:00 1201

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 1393

China's Top Collectors Club Opens Its Doors in Panjiayuan, Beijing

BEIJING, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Antique Collectors Club International announced today that the first premium club that focuses on the collection of antiques and curios in Beijing has opened. Given the name China Antique Collectors Club International, or Panjiay...

2007-01-17 09:00 2730

Ctrip Announces Robert Stein's Resignation from the Board

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 11 /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 Mr. Robert Stein recently resigned from the company's board of di...

2007-01-11 19:30 1346

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 1241

Muhammad Ali's 65th Birthday on January 17, 2007; Send Your Personal Birthday Wish!

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Muhammad Ali, who once said, "Old age is just a record of one's whole life," will be turning 65 years young on January 17. Fans, friends, and admirers from around the world are invited to help celebrate the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali by send...

2007-01-05 20:50 1237

Countdown to 2007 with Spectacular Performances at Santa's Town in Central

HONG KONG, Dec. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has packaged a full programme of stunning performances and entertainments for three consecutive nights from 30 December 2006 to 1 January 2007 in Santa's Town at Statue Square, where visitors and local residents can c...

2006-12-29 18:24 1448

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...

2006-12-26 18:00 1279

NIKE, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.28

-- Revenue up 10 percent; worldwide futures orders up 7 percent -- Improved tax rate contributes $0.13 to earnings per share BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended November 30, 2006. Fo...

2006-12-22 12:04 2844

Ascott Opens Somerset ZhongGuanCun in Beijing

- Ascott is Fast Expanding its Footprints in China to Over 3,500 units BEIJING, Dec. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ascott International has opened its latest serviced residence in Beijing on December 8, 2006. Named Somerset ZhongGuanCun, this 154-unit serviced residence was recently acquir...

2006-12-06 11:27 1819

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Appointed to Manage Beijing Olympic Centre’s first luxury hotel

-- InterContinental Beijing North to debut in 2008 SHANGHAI, Dec. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group will manage the Beijing Olympic Centre’s first luxury hotel under its InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand. The 330-room InterContinental Beijing North will be ...

2006-12-12 11:46 1376

Starwood Capital Group and Jin Jiang Hotels Enter Strategic Relationship

Partnership Combines One of the Largest Asian-Owned Hotel Brands with Starwood Capital’s Extensive Acquisition and Management Experience GREENWICH, Conn., Dec. 7 /Xinhau-PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Capital Group announced today that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Shangh...

2006-12-07 09:34 1276

The Night for Liszt Ferencz

-- The Solo Concert by Japanese Pianist Mamiko Tomari BEIJING, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Japanese pianist Mamiko Tomari’s solo concert will be held on December 23th in the hundred anniversary auditoria of Peking University. She will perform the works of great musician Liszt Feren...

2006-11-29 14:19 1139

Super 8 China Exceeds Development Goal for Second Year

BEIJING, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Super 8 Hotels (China) Co. Ltd. announced that it has exceeded its 2006 development projection of 100 properties either open or signed by year end by 10 percent -- the second consecutive year the company has exceeded its development goals -- due to ...

2006-11-29 10:49 1222

Eurail Adds New Countries to Its Rail Pass Range: More Options for Customers to Explore Europe in Depth

UTRECHT, Netherlands, Nov. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The EURAIL GROUP G.I.E. is offering its customers even more choice in European rail travel by increasing its product range to include new passes and country combinations from 2007. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2006...

2006-11-28 16:00 1317

Chinese Sensation Ziyi Zhang Joins Special Olympics as Newest Global Ambassador

International Actress Vows to Spread Special Olympics Message of Acceptance WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- November 10, 2006, leading Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang, known for her starring roles in Memoirs of a Geisha and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, joins the Special O...

2006-11-16 22:00 2553

The Netherlands Gets Dancing for World Record in Call for Action Against Obesity

BENNEKOM, Netherlands, Nov. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday 16 November at 11:15 a.m. more than 200,000 Dutch people will be dancing simultaneously for five minutes as part of the ‘Get the Netherlands Dancing’ campaign, an initiative by the Dutch Institute for Sport and Exercise (N...

2006-11-13 17:00 1635

Australia, U.S. and Italy Rank Highest as Country Brands

-- China, Croatia and United Arab Emirates Seen as Tourism Rising Stars -- New Generation of Travel No Longer Relying on Authoritative Experts -- Travelers Becoming More Attracted to the ‘Scarce and Limited’ LONDON, Nov. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Australia ranks as the top overall cou...

2006-11-08 04:00 1497
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