Kempinski Opens New Shanghai Hotel

German hotel chain Kempinski has opened its newest property in China, an all-suite property in the heart of Shanghai’s Jing’an District. Designed by world-renowned Hirsch Bedner and Associates, The One Executive Suites attains a unique avant-garde style with a mix of contemporary, traditional Chinese and European art deco elements that pay tribute to the storied … Continue reading

Russian Railways Launches Moscow – Beijing Tourist Train

Russian Railways, through its subsidiary company RZD Tour and tour operator Intourist, has launched a new international Moscow – Beijing tourist train service. Departing the Russian capital today, travellers from 20 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe and South America will be on the inaugural train which will arrive in Beijing on 29 August 2011.   Consisting of … Continue reading

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok Completes Soft Opening

German luxury hotel group Kempinski has opened its newest property in Bangkok, Thailand. The 303-room Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is situated in the heart of the Thai capital adjacent to the renowned Siam Paragon Shopping Mall in close proximity to the new airport rail link and 5 minutes from the BTS Skytrain station. A retreat amidst Bangkok’s urban landscape, … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines To Start Singapore – Tokyo (Haneda) Flights In 2010

Air travellers flying between Singapore and Tokyo will enjoy greater convenience next year. Singapore Airlines has announced that it will begin services to Tokyo (Haneda) from October 2010, in addition to its existing operations at Tokyo (Narita).   The airline will operate twice daily between Singapore Changi International Airport and Haneda Airport, but has yet … Continue reading