Ascott buys Tauzia stake

SINGAPORE, 18 September 2018: CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), will invest about USD26 million for a 70% stake in Green Oak Hotel Management, the holding company for Tauzia Hotel Management. This is Ascott’s first...

Indonesia to bid for Olympics

JAKARTA, 5 September 2018: Indonesia unveiled surprise plans to bid for the 2032 Olympics on Saturday as it rides high from its successful staging of the Asian Games. President Joko Widodo revealed Indonesia's intentions after talks with Olympics chief Thomas...

Quake shakes Timor

KUPANG, Indonesia, 29 August 2018: A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of...
SUGIAN, Indonesia, 22 August 2018: Indonesian aid agencies and government officials rushed Tuesday to help survivors after another series of powerful quakes rattled Lombok island, killing at least 13 people with hundreds of thousands left homeless by the multiple...
JAKARTA, 6 August 2018: AirAsia is expanding its ASEAN footprint with four weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA2) to Silangit Airport in Tapanuli, North Sumatra, Indonesia, beginning 28 October this year. Silangit Airport is the main gateway to...
LOMBOK, 6 August 2018: A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok, Sunday, sending people running from their homes and triggering a tsunami alert, just a week after a quake killed 17 people on the holiday island. The latest tremor had a...
NUSA PENIDA, 9 March 2018: Millions of tourists are drawn to Bali's palm-fringed scenery and rich marine life, but there is a danger lurking beneath its famously crystal-clear waters: a wasteland of plastic rubbish. An underwater video shot by British...
DENPASAR, 13 February 2018: Bali’s Mount Agung safety alert was lowered at the weekend from level four to three, while the safety perimeter was reduced to a 4 km radius of the volcanic crater. Asian Trails in a posting to...
BALI, 9 February 2018: The 177-room Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali opened last week, the third branded Wyndham property on the island. The resort is located near what is popularly called Dreamland Beach that is framed by limestone cliffs that hug...
PHUKET, 7 February 2018: China jitters and buzz-killing travel advisories can alter hotel trading to boom, bust and boom yet again, says the latest report on Bali’s tourism. The year 2017 was the best of times and the worst of...