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D-edge Hospitality Solutions: The Marriage Of Technology & Marketing

Availpro, a leading & highly acknowledged hotel technology provider, and Fastbooking, an expert in digital marketing solutions, are joining forces to create a new brand and a new value proposition for the hospitality industry. With a portfolio of more than 20 solutions, a customer base of 11,000 hotels, and a large local presence in more than 100 countries in Europe and Asia Pacific, D-EDGE is the Europe's No1 Hotel Distribution Technology provider and the World's No3.
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STR's Asia Pacific Hotel Supply Development Update

The Asia Pacific room construction total represented a 31.4% increase compared with January 2018.
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Horwath HTL Industry Report: Asia pacific chains report 2019

Horwath HTL are delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 Asia Pacific Hotel Chains & Hotels Report. 11 key markets in Asia Pacific are highlighted, examining the relationship between branded hotels and their independent counterparts. Who has the most successful brands? Who is growing the fastest? Which market has the least amount of hotels connected to a brand? Who has the most? All of these questions and many more are answered in this comprehensive industry report, now available for ...
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UBS Sees $121 Billion of EM Flows Amid `Seismic' Index Shifts - Bloomberg

UBS Sees $121 Billion of EM Flows Amid `Seismic' Index Shifts - Bloomberg:Investors should prepare for unprecedented opportunities in emerging markets over the next year as new entrants including Saudi Arabia and China’s domestic shares are added to global indexes in what UBS Group AG calls “relatively seismic shifts.” The world’s largest index providers such as London Stock Exchange Group Plc unit FTSE Russell, MSCI Inc., and S&P Dow Jones Indices are due to review a series of indexes to take o...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, Bloomberg, Asia Pacific, Ubs, UBS Group AG, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, London Stock Exchange Group Plc, FTSE Russell MSCI Inc, Saudi Arabia Argentina China, Kuwait David Rabinowitz UBS

Hilton moves Asia Pacific Headquarters to Singapore’s Centennial Tower

Hilton announced the move to new Asia Pacific headquarters, located at the prestigious Centennial Tower in the heart of the Singapore's vibrant central business district. The move comes amid a period of rapid growth for the company, which was recently named Asia's best multinational workplace* and celebrates its 100th anniversary in May 2019.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, Asia Pacific, Hilton, Asia Pacific Headquarters, Centennial Tower

Top 11 Things to Do In Istanbul

Finding the top things to do in Istanbul isn’t all that difficult since this is one of the great cities to visit in the world. If anything, the challenge is narrowing down which of the top things to do in Istanbul you can fit in depending on how much time you have there. With thousands of years of history, countless museums and attractions, dozens of interesting neighborhoods, a thriving restaurant, bar and cafe scene, and a population of over 15 million people, the number of things to do in Is...
Tags: Travel, Europe, New York City, Turkey, Unesco, Canada, United States, Black Sea, All Posts, Istanbul, Christ, Ahmed, Golden Horn, Destinations, Turkish Airlines, Europe Travel

Outrigger Announces Transition to Outrigger Hospitality Group

Outrigger Enterprises Group today announced the brand's official name change to Outrigger Hospitality Group in unison with a company-wide initiative that restructures its multi-branded portfolio and further solidifies its position as a worldwide leader in the beach resort industry. Outrigger's corporate name change provides the brand clarity and structure for strategic growth of its domestic and international collection. Three core categories under Outrigger Hospitality Group include its ...
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Hawaii, Maldives, Waikiki, Maui, Outrigger Enterprises Group, Toma, Honua Kai Resort Spa, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, Maui Brewing Company, Outrigger, Outrigger Hospitality Group, Hawaii Fiji Thailand Guam Mauritius, Jeff Wagoner, Zak Noyle Vince Lim

Thailand yoga retreat in sexual assault scandal reopens

Teacher accused of misconduct has returned and report into school has not been publishedThe world’s biggest tantric yoga school, which closed after multiple women alleged rape and sexual assault, has reopened with the accused leader back in charge and amid accusations that management suppressed an investigation into the abuse.Agama Yoga, which is located on the Thai island of Koh Phangan, shut down for “restructuring” in September after the Guardian published allegations by 14 women accusing the...
Tags: Travel, Life and style, World news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Yoga, Yoga Holidays, Koh Phangan, Narcis Tarcau, Swami Vivekananda Saraswati

What’s Your Sign?: W Hotels Announces Astrology Guide in Collaboration With the Numinous

What does 2019 have in store in the stars? W can tell you. Today W Hotels announces a collaboration with Ruby Warrington, Founder of cosmic lifestyle platform, The Numinous. Alongside the creative team at W, Warrington has created an astrology guide for W hotels in Asia Pacific. In keeping with the W brand's endless appetite to help discover what's new and next, the guide is designed for avid travellers and cosmic fans alike, pairing guests with travel inspiration, personalised to their Z...
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Ruby Warrington, Today W Hotels, W Warrington

Push For Direct Bookings 'The Best Movement A Hotelier Could Wish For'

The inaugural Direct Booking Summit: Asia-Pacific will be touching down in Singapore on February 27-28. In anticipation of what promises to be an unforgettable event, we've been catching up with our best-in-class speakers about direct bookings, the APAC hotel industry and what the future holds.
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Obama encourages next generation at East-West Center, former Lt. Gov. Tsutsui to head Maui farm venture, Ige works to fill Cabinet, Jim Nabors' home sold, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Former President Barack Obama, courtesy Obama Foundation. Former President Barack Obama stressed the importance of cultivating the next generation of leaders during a speech Sunday night at the East-West Center that harked back to his roots as a community organizer in Chicago. Star-Advertiser.Obama: ‘We Have A Deficit of Leadership And We Need New Blood’. The former U.S. president launched a program in Hawaii this weekend aimed at nurturing future leaders in the Asia-Pacific region. Civil...
Tags: Travel, Obama, Barack Obama, Chicago, Asia Pacific, Hawaii, Donald Trump, Humane Society, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Maui, Legislature, West Hawaii, Oahu, Maui Maui, Kailua Kona

From Student to Teacher: My Yoga Journey in Kerala

I strained to hear my teacher over the construction noises next door and the birds calling out to each other as she explained the story behind the Bhagavad Gita to our group of 28 aspiring yogis. It was three in the afternoon and we still had another hour of lecture and two more hours of yoga to go before our usual evening routine of dinner, studying and a nice early bedtime. I squirmed to find a comfortable position on my wooden block, scarves tucked under my knees, then finally gave up and la...
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, India, America, West, Yoga, Portland, Portland Oregon, All Posts, Kerala, All Feature Articles, Asia/pacific, Bhagavad Gita, Padma, Freddy Mercury, Tayler

DRT Malaysia 2019 Expo

The DRT Malaysia dive expo is back for the second time and this scuba diving expo is being held at the Putra World Trade Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  This year's DRT Malaysia 2019 show will take place from the 15th to 17th February, and is the 30th DRT regional show.For this years Malaysian dive show, a total of 150 vendors will be participating to showcase their products while many other activities are lined up. Press conference during the official launch of DRT Malaysia 20...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, CSR, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, United, Lee, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, David Jr, Putra World Trade Center, DRT, DRT Malaysia, Dive Expo, Malaysia Dive Expo, Scuba Diving Expo

US warns citizens traveling to China to exercise caution

State department travel advisory cautions ‘arbitrary enforcement of local laws’ following detention of two Canadians in ChinaThe US state department has warned US citizens traveling in China to exercise increased caution due to “arbitrary enforcement of local laws”.The advisory, issued on Thursday, also cautions travelers over “special restrictions” on dual US-Chinese nationals. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, China, US, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, ChinaThe US

'Loving it': children walk from one end of New Zealand to the other

Jonathan Rapsey, 6, and Elizabeth, 9, tackle trek with parents to become youngest ever to walk Te Araroa trailTwo children are on track to become the youngest ever to walk the national trail running the length of New Zealand, having completed the entire North Island a few days before Christmas.Jonathan, 6, and Elizabeth, 9, have walked over 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) since October when they set out with their parents, Chris and Jorinde Rapsey, from Cape Reinga at the tip of the North Island. C...
Tags: Travel, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Walking Holidays, Chris, North Island, Elizabeth, Cape Reinga, Jonathan Rapsey, Jorinde Rapsey

STR: Asia Pacific hotel performance for November 2018

Hotels in the Asia Pacific region reported mixed results across the three key performance metrics during November 2018, according to data from STR.U.S. dollar constant currency, November 2018 vs. November 2017Asia Pacific
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Assisted dying law kicks in Jan. 1, Honolulu rail costs climb, legislators pan Ige homeless plan, audit clears Mauna Kea management, Hanabusa, Gabbard look to future, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii dawn ©2018 All Hawaii News Preparing For Hawaii’s New Medical Aid In Dying Law. The state estimates around 40 people will use the new law to seek medical assistance to end their lives next year. Civil Beat.Health care industry prepares for ‘Our Care, Our Choice Act’ New law that takes effect Jan. 1 will allow terminal patients to end their lives. Maui News.University of Hawaii economists are forecasting that the state’s expansion has more room to run, but their outlook for the Asia...
Tags: Travel, Congress, Washington, Nasa, Asia Pacific, Ireland, Hawaii, Sears, Kaká, Hawaii Island, Mauna Loa, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Mauna Kea

Asia Pacific’s Construction Pipeline, Excluding China, Continues in a Topping Out Formation

According to a recent report from analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), Asia Pacific's total construction pipeline, excluding China, remains near its high with 1,738 projects/367,886 rooms. Projects currently under construction stand at 943 projects/211,361 rooms and projects scheduled to start construction in the next 12 months are at 389 projects/77,390 rooms. These two stages reached their peaks over the last four quarters. There are 406 projects/79,135 rooms in the early planning sta...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Indonesia, China, India, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, Ihg, Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, DoubleTree, Seoul South Korea, Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels Group IHG

Save Up to 25 Percent in Asia Pacific With Hilton 2019

You can save up to 25 percent on the winter sale of 2019 for stays at 227 participating hotel and resort properties within the brand portfolio of Hilton in the Asia Pacific region when you book your reservations by Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3:00 in the morning Eastern Standard Time for stays through Monday, September 30, 2019 — except as otherwise indicated. That means your room rate can be as low as... The post Save Up to 25 Percent in Asia Pacific With Hilton 2019 appeared first on The Gat...
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Hilton, Hotels And Lodging, Loyalty Programs, Eastern Standard Time

New species discovered in Mekong

Scientists are getting pretty creative when it comes to naming new animal species. There were 157 new species recently discovered in the Greater Mekong — a region that encompasses Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam — and those species have some pretty interesting names. The creative names are generally inspired by physical features that, according to some, resemble well-known celebrities or Hollywood creatures. Stuart Chapman, WWF’s Asia-Pacific regional director for conservation ...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, News, Asia Pacific, Wwf, Myanmar, Vietnam, Lance Bass, Mekong, NSYNC, Greater Mekong, Cambodia Laos Myanmar Thailand, Pengfei, Greater Mekong Discoveries, Greater Mekong Species, New Species Discovered

Thai cave famous for football team rescue now a tourist hotspot

Visitor numbers to the area around Tham Luang cave and park have soared since it reopened, while work is under way on a museum dedicated to the rescueThe park and cave complex in northern Thailand where a youth football team were trapped for 17 days over the summer has become an unlikely tourist hotspot since it reopened this month.Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Non forest park in Chiang Rai province was a sleepy backwater until the rescue mission of the 12 young Thai footballers and their coach made ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, World news, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Thailand Holidays, Chiang Rai, Tham Luang, Thailand Cave Rescue, Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non, Mae Sai Continue

Unesco accepts historic joint Korean bid to recognise traditional wrestling

Two nations combine forces to list ssireum, a type of traditional wrestling, with the UN for the first time, in further sign of rapprochement North and South Korea marked a new step in their reconciliation efforts on Monday as Unesco accepted an unprecedented joint bid for Korean wrestling to be recognised as one of the world’s most treasured cultural practices.The two countries combined their bids to list ssireum, a type of traditional Korean wrestling, as intangible cultural heritage with Unes...
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, World news, Culture, Unesco, Asia Pacific, United Nations, Un, Wrestling, Unesco the United Nations

North and South Korea make historic joint bid to recognise traditional wrestling

Two nations combine forces to list ssireum, a type of traditional wrestling, with the UN for the first time, in further sign of rapprochement North and South Korea have for the first time jointly proposed registering cultural practices with the United Nations, amid an ongoing atmosphere of reconciliation between the once hostile neighbours.The two countries have combined their bids to list ssireum, a type of traditional Korean wrestling, as intangible cultural heritage with Unesco, the United Na...
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, World news, Culture, Unesco, Asia Pacific, United Nations, Un, Wrestling, Unesco the United Nations

As Hilton Nears 100-year Milestone, New Research Uncovers a World-Changing Impact

As Hilton heads toward a milestone 100th anniversary in 2019, new research unveils the impact the first global hotel company has had around the world, including in Asia Pacific, where it is now one of the fastest-growing global hospitality companies.
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STR: Asia Pacific hotel performance for October 2018

Hotels in the Asia Pacific region posted positive results across the three key performance metrics during October 2018, according to data from STR.U.S. dollar constant currency, October 2018 vs. October 2017Asia Pacific
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STR's Asia Pacific hotel supply development update

The Asia Pacific room construction total represented a 28.7% increase compared with October 2017.
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StayNTouch Expands Globally Leveraging Local Shiji Offices In Munich, Singapore and Sydney

StayNTouch, an innovator in mobile technology and Property Management Systems (PMS) for hotels, further expands their reach in Europe and Asia-Pacific by leveraging local Shiji offices in Munich, Singapore and Sydney-now providing on the ground sales and support services to all regional hotels.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Asia Pacific, Sydney, Property Management Systems PMS, Shiji, Munich Singapore

China will be the world’s most visited country by 2030

New research predicts that China will be the most popular holiday spot in the world, with the largest number of both inbound and outbound travellersChina will overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030, a new report from global research company Euromonitor International predicts. As well as receiving more visitors than any other country in the world, it will also have the largest number of outbound travellers, overtaking the US and Germany, with 260 million outbound to...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, London, France, China, Germany, US, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Euromonitor, China Holidays, Euromonitor International, World Travel Market, Wouter Geerts

3 Countries, 8 Events, Countless Conversations – Dispatch from Asia | By Klaus Kohlmayr

The Asia-Pacific region has always had a special place in my heart. Before moving to IDeaS HQ in the US in 2010, I spent a number of years based in Singapore, first helping IHG grow their footprint in the region and then educating hoteliers across Asia Pacific about revenue management by launching and growing IDeaS' then new consulting services arm (now called IDeaS Advisory Services).
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, US, Asia Pacific, Ihg, Klaus Kohlmayr

Party island of Boracay reopens minus drinking, smoking and raw sewage

Philippines tourism hotspot limits visitor numbers and clears out casinos and beach vendorsThe Philippines has reopened its famous holiday island of Boracay – spruced up and newly regulated after it was closed to mend decades of harm caused by unchecked tourism.The sandy idyll was closed to visitors in April after President Rodrigo Duterte called it a “cesspool” tainted by raw sewage flowing from hotels and restaurants straight into the sea. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Environment, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Waste, Beach Holidays, Boracay, Rodrigo Duterte, Philippines holidays

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