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Feb 13, 2020

• More than 1,000 media professionals covered MBFWMadrid while the official parade website was visited by more than 220,000 users
• MBFW Madrid was the scene of the first 5G parade held in Spain by the winner of the Samsung EGO Innovation Project, Yvan Andreu, who opened the day dedicated to young talents...

Feb 11, 2020

Singapore could see a decline of up to 30 per cent in both tourist arrivals and receipts this year because of the coronavirus outbreak, Keith Tan, chief executive of the Singapore Tourism Board, said in an interview with Bloomberg TV.

The decline would be from last year’s record arrivals of 19.1 million and...

Feb 07, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 8, 2020 -- Lotte Hotels & Resorts is set to open Lotte Hotel Seattle, its thirty-first branch in the world and only its second in the US, this coming June.

Lotte Hotel Seattle will be located in the F5 Tower, 801 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle, some 20 kilometers away from Tacoma...

Jan 30, 2020

Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab and South Korean automaker Hyundai officially introduced GrabCar Elektrik, Grab’s electric vehicle service in Jakarta, on January 27.

The newest service comprises of 50 Hyundai Ioniq Electric cars, a five-seat electric sedan.

In this first stage, GrabCar Electrik...

Jan 25, 2020

The success of TCEB’s exhibition industry this year will be attributed to the wider success of Thailand as a destination primed for the economic growth of its investors.

Jan 09, 2020

9 January 2020 − The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair, organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, drew to a successful close today. Together...

Jan 08, 2020

Singapore, 8 January 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- In the latest FHA Insider Special report ‘Experiential trends in hospitality: Behind the scenes’ published by FHA-HoReCa, Asia’s most comprehensive industry event for hospitality and foodservice supplies, industry experts shared their insights on what makes for a...

Jan 06, 2020

Thailand kicked off the new year with a ban on single-use plastic bags at major stores, continuing a campaign launched by the government and retailers towards a complete ban in 2021 to reduce plastic waste to which the country is one of the world’s largest contributors, particularly to maritime waste.

Jan 05, 2020

A massive bridge project linking the western part of Brunei with the country’s geographically isolated easternmost district of Temburong, an exclave separated from the rest of Brunei by Malaysia and Brunei Bay, has been completed, the contractor announced on January 2.

Dec 30, 2019

TCEB teams up with THAI and THAI Smile to launch APAC MaxiMICE, a new promotional campaign specifically designed to attract corporate customers in the Asia Pacific region. Highlighting a series of privileges including special airfare, the new incentive scheme aims to boost a quality MICE market and has a goal to...

Dec 27, 2019

Two new low-cost carriers will enter the Thai market n 2020, further fueling the growth of low-cost carriers in the region and presenting another challenge to ailing national carrier Thai Airways.

The new budget airlines, Thai Summer Airways and Thai Eastar Jet, both have received their air operating...

Dec 25, 2019

NANCHANG, China, Dec. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Jiangxi Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism held the 2019 "Beautiful Jiangxi Scenery" Cultural Tourism (Mexico) Promotion Conference in Mexico City on December 13 local time. The meeting was to introduce Jiangxi's unique cultural tourism resources to...

Dec 19, 2019

Vietnam is planning to strengthen its tourism sector as it has turned into one of the most important driving forces for the country’s economic development in the past years, contributing more than six per cent to GDP each year.

Taking note of this, in 2011, the government released the “Strategy on Vietnam’s...

Dec 18, 2019

China Communications Construction Co Ltd and Philippine partner Macroasia Corp., an airline service company owned by Lucio Tan, chairman of national carrier Philippine Airlines, have won an auction for a $10-billion airport construction project outside Metro Manila, the latest in a multi-billion dollar push by the...

Dec 17, 2019

• The happiest travellers are also the most likely to spend upwards of US$200 at the airport, while dissatisfied travellers are the least likely to spend; according to Collinson’s 2019 ‘Airport Journey’ research
• Overall traveller satisfaction is on the rise worldwide, with 63% of travellers* saying the...

Dec 17, 2019

Singapore, 17 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Euromonitor forecasts that global consumer foodservice is to grow by 24 per cent to US$3.7 trillion by 2023. The Asia Pacific markets are expected to make up half of that. Once a pipe dream for businesses in the region, digitalisation and automation are now impacting...

Dec 16, 2019

MADRID --( ASIA TODAY )-- This new platform is for scheduling meetings to promote Africa’s tourism offering and networking with industry professionals attending FITUR from 22nd to 26th January.

Dec 11, 2019

YANGON, 10 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), today welcomes the first inaugural flight of flydubai, a governmentowned budget airline, direct from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This marks flydubai’s first scheduled daily...

Dec 02, 2019

MACAU, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sands China Ltd. recognised some of its more exceptional suppliers at the 2019 Sands Supplier Excellence Awards Friday at The Venetian® Macao. The annual event is a global initiative of Sands China's parent company, Las Vegas Sands Corp., and acknowledges the cooperation and...

Nov 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest South East Asian Games, hosted by the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee, is about to begin. Top athletes from 11 ASEAN countries are gathering in the Philippines to compete in 56 medal events from November 30 to December 11, 2019....

Nov 28, 2019

SHANGHAI --( ASIA TODAY )-- Hotel Plus Mockup Room Show, a featured event of Shanghai International Hospitality Design and Supplies Expo (HDE), being held from 27 – 29 April 2020 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, will offer investment opportunities in new hotel projects and strategic advice on hospitality...

Nov 26, 2019

Amadeus and Sigfox announce the launch of PinPoint, a strategic alliance to provide reusable, affordable, and globally connected tracking solutions for travel industry assets.