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01st Jun 2017
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American Express Beats Out Citigroup as Hilton’s Exclusive Loyalty Credit Card Provider

By Ken Sweet, Associated Press AmEx beat out Citigroup to become the sole partner of Hilton’s co-branded credit card for loyalty members. Associated Press Skift Take: We’re pretty sure AmEx...

01st Jun 2017
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Airbnb Finally Appoints a Leader for Its China Business

By David Ramli and Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg Airbnb has finally appointed a leader to oversee its growing business in China. Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg Skift Take: Hong has a big...

01st Jun 2017
Startup pitch: Event Intelligence tells hotels what’s up in their cities

Startup pitch: Event Intelligence tells hotels what’s up in their cities

By Michele McDonald Event Intelligence, formerly known as RateMate, is a startup based in Greater London that provides forward looking event information for the travel industry, primarily hotels. Although most...

01st Jun 2017
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Social Media Account Information Now Required for U.S. Visa Decisions

By Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters A U.S. Customs and Border Protection arm patch and badge is seen at Los Angeles International Airport February 20, 2014. The Trump administration has rolled out...

01st Jun 2017
Hong Kong Airlines and Bangkok Airways enter into codeshare agreement

Hong Kong Airlines and Bangkok Airways enter into codeshare agreement

Under the agreement, Hong Kong Airlines customers can now travel with Bangkok Airways to Koh Samui directly from Hong Kong or via Bangkok using its domestic flights between Bangkok and...

01st Jun 2017
Search still plays a major role for some travel brands

Search still plays a major role for some travel brands

By Kevin May There is no doubt that Google search result pages have changed beyond recognition in recent years – with the search giant’s motivations for doing so regularly irking...

01st Jun 2017
World Travel Awards lands in Shanghai

World Travel Awards lands in Shanghai

Prior to the Gala Ceremony, WTA has arranged for registered delegates and media to explore famous Shanghai attractions such as the Yu Garden, the Old City Town, Jade Buddha Temple...

01st Jun 2017
Swire Hotels’ fourth house hotel named “The Middle House” in Shanghai

Swire Hotels’ fourth house hotel named “The Middle House” in Shanghai

The Middle House is the fourth House under Swire Hotels’ award-winning – The House Collective and will offer 111 rooms as well as 102 serviced apartments under The Middle House...

01st Jun 2017
"Wonderful Indonesia" campaign to Times Square billboards

"Wonderful Indonesia" campaign to Times Square billboards

Times Square placement Allows Maximum Exposure of Wonderful Indonesia Campaign to New Yorkers, and US & International Tourists Alike. …read more From:: TravelAsia

01st Jun 2017
Jet Airways Board approves the appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive officer

Jet Airways Board approves the appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive officer

An accomplished industry leader and an aviation veteran with close to three decades of global business experience, Mr. Vinay Dube has an established track record of business restructuring at large,...