Jetstar Plans Sanya Flights

Low cost carrier Jetstar has announced a new service to Sanya, connecting the Southeast Asian city-state with a second point on Hainan Island.   From 2 August 2016, flight 3K 881 will operate twice weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays, taking off from Changi International Airport at 0700 hrs and arriving at Sanya Phoenix International Airport … Continue reading

Langham Opens On Hainan Island

Langham Hospitality Group has opened its first property on Hainan Island. Part of an integrated hotel and commercial development, The Langham Haikou is set in the central Guomao district and easily accessible from the railway station and Haikou Meilan International Airport.   US-based architects SRSS has incorporated classic details, tasteful interiors and generous space for … Continue reading

Now Open: Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort

AccorHotels has continued the expansion of its luxury Sofitel portfolio in China with the opening of the brand’s first resort in Sanya. Set on the idyllic coast at Haitang Bay, the new Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort offers 477 guestrooms, suites and villas overlooking the South China Sea.   Reminiscent of the French Riviera, all guestrooms … Continue reading

Jetstar Launches New Beijing Service

Australian low cost carrier Jetstar continues to make inroads into the Chinese aviation market, with the launch of its first flights to Beijing today. Operated using a widebody Airbus A330-200 configured to carry 303 passengers in 2 classes, the daily service from Melbourne via Singapore is expected to cater to the projected increase in business … Continue reading

Shangri-La Manzhouli Opens In Inner Mongolia

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has opened the new Shangri-La Manzhouli in the northeastern tip of China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, celebrating the city’s diversity with design cues and tapestries influenced by Mongolian, Chinese and Russian cultures. Located 20 minutes from the local airport and overlooking Xiaobei Lake and Northern Square, the 235-room hotel designed by Eva Wan … Continue reading