SINGAPORE, 29 January 2018: Sabre Corporation announced, Monday, it has renewed a distribution partnership with Jeju Air, the largest low-cost carrier in South Korea. The agreement will allow the airline to expand into new markets as part of its  expansion...

Chinese travel to Korea slumps

SEOUL, 24 January 2018: Chinese tourist arrivals to South Korea continued to decline in December, figures showed Monday, even though Beijing and Seoul pledged to improve relations strained by a US missile defence system. Seoul and Washington installed the powerful...

Incheon opens new terminal

SEOUL, 19 January 2018: South Korea's main international gateway Incheon airport opened its second terminal on Thursday, significantly increasing its capacity three weeks before the start of the Winter Olympics, airport authorities said. More than 300,000 tourists are expected to...
HONG KONG, 17 January 2018:  Effective Monday, Korean Air is now applying a ban on passengers  checking in and  carrying on board smart battery-powered luggage with built-in power packs. Smart Luggage includes features and devices such as USB chargers, Wi-Fi...
HONG KONG 17 January 2018:Wharf Hotels  opened The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, 15 January. The property is the group's new flagship Niccolo property the latest addition to Wharf Hotels luxury collection. The Murray started to bring facilities, restaurants and bars...
SYDNEY, 17 January 2018: Australia's Qantas has changed its website classification of Taiwan and Hong Kong from separate countries to Chinese territories after Chinese regulators scolded several foreign firms over similar listings. The airline said Tuesday it was amending an...
SINGAPORE, 12 January 2018: Sabre Corporation announced, Thursday, a new global distribution partnership with Eastar Jet a low-cost airline operating out of South Korea. The airline says it is preparing to expand operations beyond Asia. The deal with Sabre Travel Marketplace will give...

Ctrip taps OpenTable

SHANGHAI, 12 January 2018: Booking restaurants while visiting North America will get easier for Chinese tourists now that Ctrip has aligned with Priceline’s OpenTable. Ctrip, China's largest online travel agent, announced Monday, that its domestic sharing platform, Ctrip Gourmet List...

Marriott flunks geography

SHANGHAI, 12 January 2018 Authorities in Shanghai are investigating hotel giant Marriott after it triggered an online uproar with a customer questionnaire that listed Chinese-claimed regions such as Tibet and Hong Kong as separate countries. City officials said in a...
BEIJING, 11 January 2018: French President Emmanuel Macron pleaded on Wednesday for European unity in the face of China's growing economic power as he wrapped up a visit to Beijing with several business deals. Macron, who has become the leading...