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China luxury hospitality spotlight

China luxury hospitality spotlight

14 March 2011 Focus

Exciting things are happening in China’s luxury hospitality market with a raft of new openings scheduled for this year. Here Breaking Travel News calls in to take a look.

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

China plans 45 new airports over next five years

Authorities in Beijing have unveiled plans for a mega aviation infrastructure construction spree that includes 45 new airports over the next five years. Industry regulator, the Civil Aviation Administration, said the new investments would take China’s total number of airports to 220. However concerns have been raised about overcapacity, given that most of the country’s existing airports are currently loss-making.

Sheraton Jinan Hotel Opens

Sheraton Jinan Hotel Opens

15 October 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announces the recent opening of its 50th hotel in China – the Sheraton Jinan Hotel. The opening reinforces Starwood’s leadership position in China where it has signed 18 new deals in the past 10 months and remains on track with plans to double its presence by 2012. 

China leads Starwood Preferred Guest® program’s global growth

China leads Starwood Preferred Guest® program’s global growth

15 October 2009 Press Release Hotel News

China has become the richest source of new, loyal travelers for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), according to an analysis on the enrollment and travel trends of Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) members.  The results underscore previous reports by the World Tourism Organization that forecast China as the world’s largest market for inbound and domestic tourism by 2015.

COTTM speeds into 5th gear

13 February 2009 Press Release Travel Technology News

China Outbound Travel & Tourism Market (COTTM), China’s only business to business event dedicated to the China outbound travel and tourism industry, is entering its 5th year in 2009 and is set to be one of the biggest events yet.COTTM 2009 takes place on 22-24 April in Beijing, at the China World Trade Centre and is gearing up for a highly successful event. COTTM is supported by a wide range of trade associations such as the National Tour Association, the Pacific Asia Travel Association and the European Tour Operators Association, as well as numerous Chinese and international media partners.