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

Shangri-La Opens New Singapore Hotel, Debuts Hotel Jen

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd has opened a new property in Singapore, concurrently debuting the new Hotel Jen brand. In the lead-up to the city state’s Formula One weekend, the 502-room Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore opened its doors as the first of 10 hotels scheduled to launch in major Asian cities under the … Continue reading

Hawaiian Airlines Connects China

Hawaiian Airlines, the eighth largest carrier in the USA, has launched its first flights to China and signed a new codeshare agreement with Star Alliance member Air China.   3 Times Weekly Honolulu – Beijing The Honolulu-based airline commenced a 3 times weekly service to Beijing from Hawaii, aimed at boosting the island’s tourism offerings … 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

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