The Taal volcano has erupted in the Philippines sending a massive plume of ash and steam over the Batangas province. Nearly 50,000 people living near the volcano have heeded official warnings to evacuate as fears of a larger eruption grow, officials said on Monday.
Dusit International has signed an agreement with International Builders Corporation, a construction company based in the Philippines. Hotel facilities will include a swimming pool overlooking the beach, a gym and function rooms for social and business events.
The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific, has continued to expand its reach into China with the commencement of two direct commercial services.
Hosted by Lim Boon Kwee, chief operations officer, Dusit International, and Tomas Lorenzo, chief executive of Torre Lorenzo Development Corporation, the special event was attended by dignitaries including Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte.
Korean Air will launch four new routes in the remaining part of the year - three to cities in China and one to the Philippines. The airline will also increase the frequency of the Incheon-Delhi and Incheon-Beijing routes to meet demand.
The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific, has expanded its reach in mainland China with the launch of a service between Shenzen and Manila. Shenzhen is the fifth Cebu Pacific destination in mainland China and is the airline’s 27th international destination.
An experienced hotelier with 33 years knowledge in the hospitality industry, Colin Healy possesses a successful track record across Europe and Asia with international hotel brands.
Dusit International has marked the launch of The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, an exclusive island retreat in the Davao Gulf, Philippines.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Marie Venus Tan, chief operating officer of the Philippines Tourism Promotions Board, during World Travel Market in London. With the destination at the forefront of overtourism, following the closure of Boracay, she tells us how the country is protecting the environment while meeting the needs of the hospitality sector and reveals what is on the agenda for 2019.
A Swiss national with three decades of hospitality management experience, André Brulhart has worked with a series of leading brands. He has also spent more than 20 years in Thailand, heading up popular hotels and resorts in Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya.
Rosewood Hotel Group has signalled the next chapter of its Asian expansion with appointments to manage four key properties. These include Rosewood Shenzhen, due to open in 2022, Rosewood Hermana Mayor (2023), New World Jaipur Resort (2023) and Rosewood Shanghai (2024.)