Norwegian Cruise Line Celebrates Norwegian Joy Christening In Shanghai

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has christened its new custom-designed ship for the Chinese cruise market, Norwegian Joy.   In a lavish ceremony held onboard while she was docked in Shanghai, invited guests and members of the media were treated to a phoenix-themed performance by renowned dancer and choreographer Wang Yabin that pays homage to the ship’s … Continue reading

Scoot Takes Off For Seoul, Raises Frequency For Taipei

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot has launched flights to South Korea. The airline’s inaugural service to Seoul (Incheon) took off earlier this afternoon and will now operate 3 times a week via Taipei.   Flight TZ 206 takes off at 1335 hrs on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Changi International Airport, landing at 1815 hrs … Continue reading

Langham Place Makes North American Debut

Langham Hospitality Group, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based real estate developer Great Eagle Holdings, has introduced its contemporary Langham Place brand to North America with the opening of the Langham Place Fifth Avenue in New York City. Located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 36th Street near the iconic Empire State Building, the property … Continue reading

Millennium & Copthorne Brand Debuts In Taiwan

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels has made its debut in Taiwan with the opening of its first property on the island. Occupying a 24-storey steel and glass tower in Taichung’s district 7 near the World Trade Centre and City Hall, the 237-room Millennium Vee Hotel Taichung brings international-branded competition to a market largely dominated by domestic … Continue reading

Scoot Commences Qingdao, Shenyang Flights

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot has expanded its reach in China with the start of new services to Qingdao and Shenyang in the country’s northeast. The inaugural flight departed Changi International Airport yesterday morning, flying overnight to arrive in Qingdao shortly after 0700 hrs and continuing to Shenyang following a brief stop.   Operated by … Continue reading