Marriott International, Inc. today announced it expects to open 14 additional luxury properties in Asia Pacific by the end of 2023. The planned additions highlight the strategic growth of Marriott International’s luxury hotel portfolio in the region, where it currently operates 156 luxury properties.
Just three decades after entering the Australia/Pacific hotel market, Accor has added its 400th hotel, with the launch of the heritage-listed Porter House Hotel in Sydney.
Starting 6 December 2022, Qatar Airways will be increasing passenger capacity on its flights to and from Perth.
Tourists visiting Fiji are no longer required to take a Covid-19 test on arrival. Previously, visitors were required to pre-book a rapid antigen test (RAT) to be taken within 72 hours of arrival. If the test was positive, tourists were required to undergo seven days of isolation.
Since the start of the year, there has been considerable variation in travel and immigration regulations throughout the Asia Pacific area. Regionally, international connections are strengthening rapidly.
NZ tourism sector needs international visitors to ‘thrive It was domestic tourism that saved the industry from complete collapse, but local tourism operators say in order to thrive rather than survive, they need the international tourists to come back.
The Region Initiative (TRI) has appealed to Chinese government not to use name ‘New Silk Road’ for its new cross border road project running through central Asia and continuing into Europe.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group, announces it will open a new hotel in 2012 in Lhasa, a city set on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. The 350-room luxury urban resort, owned and operated by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, will rest amongst the tallest peaks in the world: a striking mountain landscape of glaciers, valleys and lakes considered sacred by many.
According to the Boeing’s Vice President - Marketing, Randy Tinseth, “Twenty years from now more than 40 percent of the world’s airline traffic will begin, end or take place within the Asia Pacific region,”