SilkAir To Be Absorbed Into Singapore Airlines, Receive Cabin Upgrades

Singapore Airlines revealed today plans to absorb and integrate its regional wing SilkAir, as it seeks to create closer product and service consistency amongst its full-service offerings. The Star Alliance member will invest USD 74.4 million to upgrade cabins on SilkAir’s narrowbody B737 fleet that will bring a new lie-flat Business Class product to replace … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Releases Details Of 180-Day World Cruise

Oceania Cruises has unveiled details of its world cruise for 2019, a 180-day voyage covering over 45,000 nautical miles onboard the elegant and intimate Insignia.   The Route Embarking the full world cruise either in New York (departing 11 January 2019), Miami (departing 14 January 2019) or Los Angeles (departing 30 January 2019), guests will … Continue reading

Tribute Portfolio Makes Chinese Debut

Marriott International has launched the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in China.   Following a multi-million dollar renovation, The Yuluxe Sheshan joins the collection’s 19 hotels around the world to spearhead its expansion in the Far East. Located a short drive from Shanghai offering a idyllic escape from the urban pave of life, the 325-room hotel … Continue reading

IHG Enters Laos With Crowne Plaza Vientiane

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened the new Crowne Plaza Vientiane in Laos, marking its entry into the Southeast Asian country.   Nestled in the heart of the Laotian capital along Samsenthai Road, the 197-room hotel is a short 10-minute drive from Wattay International Airport and a convenient base from where to conduct business or … Continue reading

Azerai Hotels Makes Debut With Luang Prabang Resort

New luxury hotel operator Azerai Hotels has opened its first resort, Azerai Luang Prabang.   The brainchild of renowned hotelier Adrian Zecha and a group of Malaysian investors, the new brand draws its name from the initials AZ and the caravanserai, a resting place with a central courtyard for travellers in the olden days. It … Continue reading