Mark O'Neill
Asia

Young Writers to Share Creative Journeys at Hong Kong Book Fair

The 29th edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair, organised by the HKTDC, will be held 18-24 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Among the highlights will be the returning English Reading and Creative Writing Seminar Series, which this year represents a collaboration between the HKTDC and an international online bookstore – Book Depository – for the […]

Emirate Airways
Asia

Dubai- Prague twice a day on Emirates

Emirates has launched a second daily flight between Dubai and Prague, to meet the increasing demand for travel on the route. Emirates has been serving the Czech market since 2010 and during this time has carried some 1.7 million passengers on the route. To meet the rising demand for both inbound and outbound travel, the airline has added this new […]

THAI and Rolls-Royce Sign MOU to Expand THAI Capability to be Authorised Maintenance Centres of Trent 700 Engine
Asia

THAI and Rolls-Royce sign MOU to expand THAI capability

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rolls-Royce to expand THAI’s capability to be Authorised Maintenance Centres of Roll-Royce Trent 700 engine. The MOU was signed by Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo (front row, first left), THAI Acting President and Mr. Hugh Vanijprabha (front row, first right), Managing Director, Rolls-Royce Thailand. The MOU signing […]

Hong Kong
Asia

Third Belt and Road Summit Held in Hong Kong

Government and Business Leaders Converged to “Collaborate for Success” HONG KONG, June 28, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – The Third Belt and Road Summit, organised by the HKSAR Government and the HKTDC, welcomed some 5,000 participants from 55 countries and regions today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 80 government and business leaders from Hong Kong, […]

Centara Hotels
Asia

Centara Hotels & Resorts signs third Cosi property in Thailand

Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed a hotel management agreement with Chuan Development Hotel Company to develop its third Cosi property in the south of Thailand, Cosi Krabi Ao Nang Beach. The signing ceremony was held at Centara’s headquarters in Bangkok earlier. Centara conceived a different kind of hotel to capture the new generation of freedom loving, tech-savvy travellers. The […]

Asia

Tourism EXPO Japan 2018: Creating new business in Asia

The focus of Tourism EXPO Japan 2018 is a result of revitalization of the regional economy and job creation in the country. In a public-private partnership, government agencies and members of the private sector are working together to make Japan a tourism-oriented nation by stimulating the demand for overseas travel and domestic tourism while attracting inbound tourists from overseas. Tourism […]

Asia

Emirates set to close US$600 million Sukuk

Emirates is pleased to announce a successful execution of a US$600 million sukuk (Islamic finance issuance). The issuance received a good response from both local and international investors. The issuance of the Trust Certificates, in the principal amount of US$600 million will be repaid in an amortizing format over 10 years with legal maturity in March 2028. The proceeds from […]

Asia

Southwest Airlines Expects New Hawaii Routes Will ‘Ignite’ Credit Card Sign-Ups

When Southwest Airlines evaluates routes, it researches at all the data you expect, including how many travellers fly on existing flights, and the average fares they pay. But for leisure opportunities, it often examines something else — potential credit card applications. For U.S carriers, credit card partnerships are big business, with banks locking up airlines in multi-year deals worth billions. Companies like […]