Hyatt debuts in Wuhan

Hyatt has launched its first hotel in the city of Wuhan, central China. The new Hyatt Regency Wuhan Optics Valley is located in the Wuchang district of the city, 45 minutes' drive…

Sheraton arrives in Wuhan

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has opened its first hotel in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province. The opening of the Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel marks the debut of the…

IHG moves into Wuhan

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced it has signed deals to manage two new hotels in Wuhan, Central China. The two hotels, InterContinental Wuhan and Holiday Inn Wuhan New City…

Marco Polo comes back to Wuhan

On the 755th anniversary of the birthday of Italian explorer Marco Polo, the hotel company that bears his name arrives back in Wuhan. The 380-room Marco Polo Wuhan opens it doors on 15…

New World Hotel Wuhan plans April opening

The New World Hotel Wuhan opens its doors on April 15. It is part of a new integrated complex comprising the hotel, offices, retail outlets and residential units. Situated in Hankou's…

亚航开通武汉至普吉航班

11日,亚航在武汉宣布,将开通武汉与泰国普吉航班。 2月1日起,该公司将开通武汉与泰国普吉航班。2月11日起,武汉每天都将有航班直飞普吉岛,行程约4小时。直飞航班让武汉市民不仅可领略泰国最有名的海滩和景点,还可通过泰国普吉机场飞往其他东南亚旅游目的地。…

China eyes forest tourism

China is aiming to capitalise on rising demand for domestic forest tourism, Xinhua reports. The news agency cited the country's State Forestry Administration as saying that it has…

武汉光谷凯悦酒店开业

近日,凯悦酒店首次来到武汉,推出了新酒店。 新武汉凯悦光谷酒店位于武汉武昌区,离武汉天河国际机场约45分钟车程。 “我们很激动能新开业武汉光谷凯悦酒店,”Christopher Koehler,凯悦中国副总裁兼总经理表示。 “新酒店是我们凯悦酒店品牌的又一佳作,相信我们优秀的团队会为商旅或休闲游客带来最棒的体验。”…

汉江武汉段开通首条旅游航线

人民网消息,在成功完成试航后,汉江武汉段第一条旅游航线进入航线审批阶段,有望今年“十一”黄金周正式迎客。 航线的起止码头为汉口王家巷码头和石榴红村码头,全程35公里,正式通航后每天安排8个航次,上水票价为30元每人次,下水票价20元每人次。 8月1日,武汉市轮渡公司的“首义2号”游轮完成了从王家巷到石榴红村的首次试航。“首义二号”是一艘88座游轮,往返均为1个半小时。…

Ascott to debut in Myanmar

Serviced apartment operator Ascott has unveiled plans for its first property in Myanmar. The Singaporean company, which is part of CapitaLand, has secured its first ever management…

New World opens in Beijing

The New World Beijing Hotel opened on Friday, in the Chongwenmen area of the city.   Set in a residential neighbourhood, the new property features a low-rise design and offers 309…

Air China flies to Angkor

Air China will start flying to Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor Wat, next month. Commencing on 1 December 2013, the Beijing-based carrier will initially operate twice weekly flights…

New World to open in Beijing

Rosewood Hotel Group will open its first New World hotel in Beijing later this year. Located in the Chongwenmen area of the city, the 309-room New World Beijing Hotel will welcome its…

Regal signs Henan hotel

Regal Hotels International has signed a new property in China's Henan province. Located in the city of Anyang, which is one of the seven ancient capitals of China, the Regal Anyang…

GREEN – Earth Hour Special

As the world prepares for Earth Hour, Travel Daily Asia looks at the activities hotels in the Asia Pacific region are planning for this year's big switch-off... The newly opened Days…

AirAsia touches down in Shanghai

AirAsia touched down in Shanghai for this first time today, marking the start of a new scheduled service from Kuala Lumpur. The low-cost carrier's long-haul unit, AirAsia X, will now…

AirAsia X to fly to Shanghai

AirAsia X is expanding its network in China with the introduction of direct flights to Shanghai. From 19 February 2013, the low-cost carrier will commence six weekly flights from Kuala…

AirAsia to add KL-Kunming flights

AirAsia is continuing its expansion in China with the launch of flights to Kunming, capital of the southern province of Yunnan. The new route from Kuala Lumpur will operate four times a…

Asian Aviation Briefs

China Airlines to recruit 126 cabin crew China Airlines (CAL) is now accepting applications for 126 Taiwanese flight attendants, to serve on its flights to Asia and Oceania. This is the…

Carlson signs three new hotels in China

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has signed three new hotels in China. At a press conference held at the Radisson Blu Plaza Xing Guo Shanghai this week, Carlson Rezidor penned hotel management…

SilkAir touches down in Hanoi

SilkAir has commenced flights to Hanoi. The Singapore-based airline touched down in the Vietnamese capital for the first time on Tuesday (5 June), and will now fly the route three times a…

Regal signs new airport hotel in Xi’an

Regal Hotels International has signed a new five-star hotel at Xi’an’s Xianyang International Airport, in northern China's Shaanxi province. The Regal Airport Hotel, which is scheduled to…

Asian aviation briefs

ANA’s international traffic surges  All Nippon Airways (ANA) managed to achieve double-digit growth in terms of international passenger traffic in the full-tear 2011-12, despite the…

Starwood to expand spa brands in Asia

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced plans to expand its portfolio of hotel spas at Sheraton and Westin properties across Asia and the Middle East. Sheraton will increase…

China Southern boosts services

China's largest carrier, China Southern Airlines, is adding more flights and routes for the winter season, Xinhua has reported. From 26 October to 28 March, the airline will add 18 new…

Chicken soup for “shocked” pandas

Wuhan Zoo has started feeding its two pandas chicken soup to reduce stress and give them a nutritional boost, the Shanghai Daily has reported. Zoo official, He Zhihua, said 3 year-olds…

Swiss-Belhotel GMs

Swiss-Belhotel International has promoted Gloria Llamas to the position of Director of Operations, Wuhan and Changchun. As the General Manager of Swiss-Belhotel Lotus Lake Wuhan and in…

Dragonair summer schedule

Dragonair will increase frequencies on services to a number of Mainland China destinations in its summer schedule starting from March 30 to October 25. The 2008 summer schedule will see the…

Hotel appointments

Luis Marco is now the General Manager of the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona scheduled to open in early 2009. Marco has over 40 years of hospitality experience, having held a…

Beijing to ban smoking in taxis

Passengers and drivers both face fines if they are caught smoking in taxis, but the penalty amount is yet to be announced. Several local authorities would jointly launch the public…

Dragonair joins Oneworld

"We are pleased that oneworld customers will be able to connect throughHong Kong to ourextensive network of destinations in Mainland China and to the increasing number of business and…
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