IHG unveils China-branded luxury hotel, making inroad into local market

Report March 25, 2013
InterContinential Hotels Group is set to launch its Hualuxe Hotels and Resorts brand, an upscale line for the Chinese market, by the end of 2013.

Taiwan vies to make Keelung Port a major cruise hub

Report March 25, 2013
Taiwan is likely to scrap restrictions on foreign ships traveling across the Taiwan Strait later this year, in a bid to establish itself as a rising major cruise hub, according to an operator.

The Philippines relaxes visa process to attract more foreign tourists

Report March 25, 2013
In an ambitious effort to promote the Philippines as a tourist destination, the country’s Department of Tourism (DOT) is reforming its visa regulations.

Global hotel prices up

Report March 25, 2013
According to a report by Hotels.com, corporate travel and the MICE industry are driving up the global average of room rates.