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

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

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

Malindo Air Launches Service To Hong Kong

Malindo Air has commenced flight services on its new Kuala Lumpur – Hong Kong route, expanding its international network which now covers 19 destinations across the Asia Pacific. The new route comes in time for the Chinese New Year holidays celebrated in both its native Malaysia and the Chinese Special Administrative Region.   Flight OD … Continue reading

Guangzhou To Host Star Cruises’ SuperStar Virgo In 2016

Asian cruise operator Star Cruises has announced the year-round deployment of its flagship SuperStar Virgo to Guangzhou’s Nansha port in 2016. The 75,338-GRT ship will offer 2 sailings per week from southern China’s largest city. She will depart on Fridays for a 2-night weekend cruise to Hong Kong, while a longer 5-night voyage ventures further … Continue reading