HONG KONG 5 February 2018: Wharf Hotels has named Walter Ng as group director business development. Reporting to the vice president, finance and business development, he will lead the business development team to explore new business opportunities, leasing, investments, acquisitions...
BEIJING, 7 December 2017: COTRI projects that China’s outbound travel will increase to 154 million border crossings in 2018, representing a 6.3% year-on-year increase from 2017’s final forecast of 145 million. The Autumn 2017 edition of the COTRI Market Report...
MADRID, 29 January 2018: UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili has named Shanzhong Zhu as executive director of the UNWTO. Zhu, a Chinese national, began his two-year term on 1 January this year. Prior to his appointment he was vice chairman of China National...
BANGKOK, 25 August 2017: Pacific Asia Travel Association is offering members access to a monthly China Outbound Tourism Price Index through its online store. PATA members get to save USD900 for a report that has a USD5,999 price tag for 12...

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...
BANGKOK, 2 August 2017: Chinese travellers prefer overseas travel and are interested in more diversified itineraries, according the sixth edition of the Hotels.com Chinese International Travel Monitor (CITM) 2017. Hotels.com engaged Ipsos, a world leader in market research, to conduct...
SHANGHAI, 5 June 2017: HKR International Limited will open its second hotel under the Sukhothai Hotels & Resorts portfolio in Shanghai, China, late this year. The other Sukhothai is the group’s flagship hotel, The Sukhothai Bangkok. The Sukhothai Shanghai, located on...
BEIJING, 14 December 2017:  Air Canada and Air China  announced, Wednesday, they will expand their codeshare services and lounge agreement in time for the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism. Recognizing the importance of tourism and trade between the two countries,...
BANGKOK, 18 December 2017: NokScoot is planning more flights to destinations in China during the first quarter of 2018. The additional services will cater to Chinese tour group demand  during the early part of the year. The airline will add a...
SHANGHAI, 14 July 2017: Princess Cruises announced, Thursday, the arrival of its first new international luxury cruise liner tailor-made for China. Majestic Princess arrived in Shanghai to begin her maiden season. Yao Ming and Ye Li served as the ‘Naming Ambassadors’...