ONYX secures management agreement for Shama Midlevels in Hong Kong

ONYX Hospitality Group will rebrand a 24-key serviced apartment in Hong Kong to Shama Midlevels, effective 1 May 2016.


The latest industry appointments

A round up of the latest movers from the travel industry in Asia


Raymond Chan named Director of Restaurants, Bars & Events for Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong

Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Raymond Chan as Director of Restaurants, Bars & Events.

HotelsPro Launch Two New Offices in UK and China

HotelsPro Announces Launch of Two New Offices after Enjoying 40% Revenue Growth in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.


OpenKey launches Bluetooth lock upgrade program

OpenKey debuts a special program that provides hotels with new Bluetooth low energy lock upgrades at no cost.


Lodging Interactive Launches Live Chat Customer Service For Hotels

CoMMingle Live is provided through a combination of state of the art live chat technologies and the Company’s own live chat agents.

Hotel Occupancy in the Asia Pacific Region Up 1.7 Percent to 66.6 Percent for March 2016

The Asia Pacific region reported a 1.7% increase in occupancy to 66.6%. Average daily rate remained nearly flat (-0.2% to US$105.04). Revenue per available room rose 1.5% to US$69.93.

Google Is Planning on Launching a Travel Assistant App

Google will be rolling out a beta of “a new travel assistant app” for Android and iPhone this week.

Airbnb's Chinese counterpart takes home-sharing game to next level

Airbnb Inc may be the sharing-economy leader, but a Chinese lodge booking site is taking the game to the next level.


Fujita Kanko targets Taiwan with new Taipei hotel to open in 2019

Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko announced it will open a new Taipei hotel in 2019.