American Airlines to Significantly Reduce International Network

In an effort to match low demand resulting from the ongoing global COVID19 pandemic, American Airlines is realigning its network with the goal of improving long-term profitability. The airline has…

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Laos and Myanmar to Target Domestic Tourism

The message that came out of the 7th MeTAG webinar, organised by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) in Bangkok last week, was clear – domestic tourism is going to…

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Air Canada Stops Guaranteeing Adjacent Economy Class Seats are Empty

In attempt to be able to fit more paying passengers on its planes, but also give customers flexibility, Air Canada has started offering rebooking options to Economy Class customers on…

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Belmond to Reopen 4 of its 5 Hotels in South East Asia

As travel restrictions related to the ongoing global COVID19 pandemic are gradually eased, or lifted, Belmond, one of the most iconic names in the luxury travel sector, re-opened some of…

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Maine hotels reopen to out-of-staters, but will they come?

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine innkeepers and hoteliers are opening their doors to out-of-state tourists on Friday for those who’ve either tested negative for the coronavirus or are willing to…

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Hilton Signs Deal to Expand Home2 Suites Brand to China

Hilton has signed an exclusive management license agreement with Funyard Hotel Investment (Asia), a subsidiary of Country Garden, to introduce and develop the Home2 Suites by Hilton brand in China….

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Accor to Open Third Mercure Hotel in South Korea on 1 August

Accor is set to expand its portfolio of hotels in South Korea with the opening of the Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae on 1 August. The hotel, which offers convenient access…

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China Airlines to Resume London Flights and Hot Meals on Long-Haul Services

China Airlines has confirmed that it will launch flights to London Heathrow next month and resume serving hot meals on its long-haul services. The Taiwanese airline had been offering disposable…

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Air New Zealand to Resume Auckland

Air New Zealand has announced that it will resume passenger flights between Auckland and Shanghai next week, with passengers subject to government border controls in each direction. Pre-COVID19, Air New…

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SAS to Expand Network in July

SAS will increase capacity from 30 aircraft in June to over 40 in July, equivalent to just under 30% compared with the corresponding period last year. In addition to a…

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