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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hong Kong Jewellery Shows Attract Record 87,000 Buyers

Featuring more than 4,550 exhibitors, the fifth Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show (27 February-3 March) and the 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show (1-5 March) concluded with participation from about 87,000 buyers from 145 countries and regions, representing a two per cent increase from last year. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), more than […]

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4th Japan Tourism Awards: Applications is in progress

The Japan Tourism Awards are awarded to companies or organizations who have made exemplary contributions to the travel and tourism industry through their projects or efforts. Winners will be commended at the opening ceremony at Tourism EXPO Japan 2018 to be held from September 20-23, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. As the exchange of people both at home and abroad expands […]