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World’s Largest Jewellery Market Opens Next Week

Two major jewellery shows organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) will open next week. The sixth HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, which showcases jewellery raw materials, will take place at AsiaWorld-Expo from 26 Feb to 2 March, while the 36th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show, which specialises in finished fine jewellery, will […]

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Why 2019 will be a bad year for small cars in India

Japanese carmaker Honda said on Sunday it has stopped production of its entry-level hatchback Brio in India, cutting short the vehicle’s over 17-year long stint in the country. The journey of the world’s cheapest car, the Tata Nano, too came to a grinding halt last month as Tata Motors didn’t sell or produce a single unit. Japanese carmaker Honda said on […]

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Boeing projects $745 billion Middle East aviation market

Boeing has projected the Middle East will require $745 billion in aviation services through 2037 to keep pace with growing passenger and freight traffic in the region. The figures have been released in a new report today at MRO Middle East in Dubai. The high value services market is largely driven by the demand for nearly 3,000 new commercial airplanes […]

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Escape to Asia with Club Med and Qantas’ exclusive packages

Club Med have partnered with Qantas to provide a limited-time package to help agents book their client’s a blissful Asia escape. Seamless from start to finish, the exclusive Air + Land package includes special flight fares and free airport transfers from SYD, MEL, BNE, PER and ADL, coupled with Club Med’s infamous all-inclusive package, to Club Med Bali and Club […]

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Dusit signs for Tengchong property in China

Dusit International has signed a management agreement with Tengchong Zongheng Volcano Tourism Development Company to manage Dusit Devarana Hot Springs Resort Tengchong, Yunnan. Designed to appeal to discerning leisure travellers seeking a distinctive, tranquil retreat amongst nature, the luxury resort will comprise 150 elegantly furnished villas and guest rooms in a picturesque location only ten minutes by car from Tengchong […]

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Hilton Garden Inn Sanya welcomes first guests in China

Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Sanya, on Hainan Island, China. The property is owned by Sanya Meihaolee Hotel Investment and managed by Hilton. “We are delighted to announce that travellers in the region can now enjoy Hilton Garden Inn’s exceptional services and its variety of amenities in Hainan, a business and leisure destination that continues to […]

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Etihad Airways brings Dreamliner 787-9 to Hong Kong route

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled service from Abu Dhabi to Hong Kong from March 31st. The two-class aircraft will replace the Airbus A330-200 aircraft currently operating the route. The new 787-9 Dreamliner service to Hong Kong will feature the airline’s next-generation business and economy cabins, configured with 299 seats. This represents a capacity […]

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Yas Island Abu Dhabi celebrates year of success

Rounding off a year of remarkable accomplishments, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, has once again cemented its place as a world-class destination. The location swept up 34 local, regional and international awards and accolades brought home by its highly popular attractions, as well as its infrastructure projects and developments. Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman […]

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Datai Langkawi reopens in Malaysia following refurbishment

After 25 years in an expansive site of more than 46 acres, the Datai Langkawi is ready to reveal its newly refurbished interiors and facilities following a 12-month renovation programme. Nestled in the heart of a ten-million-year-old rainforest, when the late Australian architect, Kerry Hill, envisioned the Datai Langkawi’s main building on a forest ridge 40 metres above sea level […]

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Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit takes brand into Thailand

Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, marking the brand’s entry into the capital of Thailand. Located on the bustling Sukhumvit Road, the hotel is connected to the Nana station of the Bangkok Mass Transit System via a sky bridge and offers guests convenient access to nearby shopping malls, office buildings and tourist attractions. “We are pleased […]