Regent Reaunched by IHG

Following the acquisition of a majority stake in Regent Hotels & Resorts in March and appointment of Justin Channe as managing director in May, the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has relaunched the iconic luxury brand alongside the signing of Regent Kuala Lumpur. Speaking at HICAP in Hong Kong last week, Channe said: “Our current growth

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New Sentosa Hotel

Sentosa and its surrounding waterfront areas will undergo total rejuvenation and development, following announcements by key players and agencies at ITB Asia 2018. Three new hotels were announced yesterday by Far East Hospitality’s CEO, Arthur Kiong, to bring the island destination “a wonderful mid-tier range of products”. These are Village Hotel at Sentosa, offering 606

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Launch of Hyatt Planner

Hyatt Hotels has unveiled the Hyatt Planner Portal, a comprehensive tool for meeting planners designed to enhance the overall planning experience at Hyatt. With this solution, meeting planners can work in one tool throughout the planning process to manage meeting details, including contracts, attendee information and costs throughout planning stages. Additionally, the Hyatt Planner Portal

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Hong Kong Most Expensive City for Travel in APAC

Hong Kong is now the most expensive location for business travellers, having overtaken Tokyo which drops to second spot, revealed the latest Daily Rates research published by ECA International. Lee Quane, regional director – Asia for ECA International, said in a statement: “This change is mostly due to the overall price of business travel in

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Malaysian Incentive Travel Expected to Rebound

Malaysian incentive and business travel hoped to rebound in May after slow start to the year. The downturn in 2018 has been attributed to the elections and month long Ramadan.   Syed, Razif Al-Yahya, MD of Sutra Group of Companies said that, “We still received travel bookings, but it was mainly domestic bookings. Overall, government

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