Peninsula Hotels Partners Imperial Tours For Luxury Private Jet Journeys

Peninsula Hotels is offering its guests the opportunity to travel China in style with 3 curated itineraries in partnership with China-based Imperial Tours. Dubbed the “Journey Through China” programme and offering tailored experiences of China’s diversity of culture, art, landscapes, ancient cities and cuisines, the luxury voyages cover Beijing, Hangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai, with … Continue reading

Australian Carriers Expand In Asia

Australian carriers Qantas and Jetstar continue their Asian expansion with new connections between Australia, China and Vietnam. The Flying Kangaroo has relaunched direct services to Beijing, while its low cost affiliate is to fly to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time.   Qantas Launches Sydney – Beijing After a hiatus of 8 years, … Continue reading

Swire Hotels Opens East Miami

Following nearly three years of planning and development, Swire Hotels has opened EAST Miami, the property for the luxury lifestyle brand outside of Asia. Part of the USD 1.05 billion Brickell City Centre project from affiliate company Swire Properties, the hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Miami close to Miami International Airport and … Continue reading

WEI Retreat Debuts With Chinese Property, Plans Global Expansion

New Chinese luxury resort operator WEI Retreat has launched formally with the opening of its debut property, the WEI Retreat Tianmu Lake, promising a new brand of classical boutique luxury resorts centered around a concept based on personal warmth, the tranquility of Zen Buddhism and Chinese cultural heritage.    Located in Liyang and 2.5 hours … Continue reading

Hyatt Expands Chinese Portfolio With Chengdu Opening

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has opened the Grand Hyatt Chengdu, its first hotel in China’s Sichuan province. Located in the city’s Jinjiang district, the hotel is a 30-minute drive from Shuangliu International Airport and occupies the 10th to 39th floors of the Chicony Square building.   390 guestrooms and suites range in size from 40 to 190 … Continue reading