Hainan Airlines Launches Three New Non-Stop Flights Between U.S. and Mainland China

Hainan Airlines today launched the first of three new direct routes between the U.S. and Mainland China, part of the airline’s large-scale expansion of its service in North America. Hainan is inaugurating service between Silicon Valley (SJC) and Beijing on...Read more

Nepal: World Expeditions to Operate All Scheduled Treks in Annapurna and Everest Next Season

As Nepal reopens most of the heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley to the public and following the Tourism Minister’s recent declaration that the country is “safe for travel”, World Expeditions has announced that it will operate all of its...Read more

Arnaud Appointed GM of New Myanmar Resort

A man with more than 30 years of hospitality experience and a passion for working in remote areas has been appointed general manager of the new Sanctum Inle Resort in Myanmar’s storied Inle Lake region, effective July 7. Philippe Arnaud...Read more

Bart Simpson Named GM of Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Fiji

Canyon Makare Ltd., owner of the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, announced the appointment of Bart Simpson as the resort’s new general manager. Simpson, who has worked with Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort for the past six years, previously held the position of...Read more

JNTO New York Announces New Executive Director

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) New York Office announces that the current executive director Ms. Yuki Tanaka has finished her four year tenure, and she has been replaced by Mr. Ken Iwata on June 18. Mr. Iwata will come to...Read more

China Southern Airline Launches Daily Direct Flights from JFK to Guangzhou

Asia’s largest airline, China Southern Airline, just announced the launch of daily direct flights from JFK to Guangzhou International Airport. To mark the addition of this service, C.S. Air is giving away hundreds of Red Silk Cotton Tree flowers, the...Read more

Palace Tours Represents the Most Luxurious Train Journeys in the World

Palace Tours is the only officially authorized representative/sales agent in the Americas (infact outside India!) for the Maharajas Express – rated the best Rail Journey in the World! With this special relationship coupled with a strong on-ground tour operation network...Read more

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts Continues China Expansion With Swissotel Jinan

Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts and Nanjing Jin Gao Real Estate Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of JiangSu Golden Land Real Estate Development announced the development of a new hotel in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province in eastern China. Joining...Read more

Indonesia: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Price Rollback on North Sulawesi Package

Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas, a leader in dive travel, is offering dive packages to nearly 40 countries worldwide. Currently there are over 225 resorts and adventure operators along with 50 liveaboard dive vessels in their “Select Dive Destinations” program. Right now...Read more

The Ritz Carlton Bali Unveils New Spa Rituals

Located on the southern tip of Bali in Nusa Dua, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali is now offering guests the chance to participate in an authentic Soul Purification Ritual. Expanding its menu of unique, locally-inspired activities, the resort provides guests the opportunity...Read more