Cathay Pacific has asked staff to take three weeks of unpaid leave to help it cope with the impact of the coronavirus. The Hong Kong flag-carrier has offered a voluntary special leave scheme to all employees.
High-speed trains and ferries that cross the border between mainland China and Hong Kong will be suspended from Thursday, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced earlier. Flights will also be halved.
Da Nang, a coastal city in central Vietnam, is gaining popularity not only to domestic but also international tourists. It also serves as a gateway to surrounding destinations including the ancient town of Hoi An, the former imperial citadel in Hue and Quang Binh.
The shop will be the first in a new rollout of airport-based outposts for the media brand with an emphasis on books, the best periodicals, travel essentials and Monocle’s full range of products and special collaborations.
Hong Kong International Airport cancelled all flights on Monday as thousands of protesters descend on the location to campaign against a proposed extradition bill and police treatment of protesters.
Wharf Hotels has appointed Adriano Vences to the role of general manager of the Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel. After spearheading the success of the first Niccolo hotel in Chengdu, Vences will continue to build on the Murray’s new benchmarks.
InterContinental Hotels Group and Empire Group have announced the signing of a new Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant in Hong Kong. The decision comes as IHG expands the boutique luxury brand’s presence in Greater China.
A seasoned hotelier, Jill Goh has been with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group since 1993, serving previously as resident manager both at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore and Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London.
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Silvio Rosenberger as its new general manager. He takes over the leadership of the flagship hotel under the JW Marriott brand in Asia Pacific.
Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily scheduled service from Abu Dhabi to Hong Kong from March. The two-class aircraft will replace the Airbus A330-200 aircraft currently operating the route.
Rosewood Hong Kong, situated within the Victoria Dockside arts, design and conceptual retail district, will open March 17th next year. Reservations are now being accepted as the hotel’s booking channels go live.