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

Singapore To Get Madame Tussauds Attraction

The southeast asian city-state of Singapore will add another world-class attraction to its portfolio next year. Global attractions operator Merlin Entertainments will open its first Madame Tussauds in Singapore, its sixth in Asia.   The company will take over the operation of the existing Images of Singapore attraction, an interactive multi-sensory museum on Sentosa island. … Continue reading

Dorsett Hospitality Opens New Singapore Hotel

Singapore welcomed a new hospitality player today with the opening of the new 285-room Dorsett Singapore from Hong Kong-based Dorsett Hospitality Group. Located on the fringe of Chinatown above the Outram Park Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station, the new hotel is within easy access to the central business district and leisure attractions.   The guestrooms … Continue reading

China Connects Beijing And Guangzhou By High-Speed Rail

China’s high-speed rail ambitions took another leap forward today with the completion of the final link of a 2,298-kilometer trunk route connecting Beijing with the southern metropolis of Guangzhou, the world’s longest continuous high-speed rail line. The first trains departed Beijing and Guangzhou at 0900 hrs and 1000 hrs respectively, making the journey in approximately … Continue reading

AirAsia X To Start Shanghai Services

Long-haul, low cost carrier AirAsia X is set to grow in China next year with services to the coastal metropolis of Shanghai, using its 2-class Airbus A330-300 configured with 12 Premium Flatbed and 365 Economy Class seats on the route. The Kuala Lumpur-based airline has announced it will begin operations to the commercial city from … Continue reading