Onyx turns focus to serviced apartments

Onyx turns focus to serviced apartments Segment viewed as industry growth driver Onyx Hospitality Group, formerly known as Amari Hotels and Resorts, is focusing on serviced apartments as part of its plan to expand its service line and become Asia‘s leading hospitality provider by 2018. The group yesterday launched its first serviced apartment worth 800 […]

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Construction on railway connecting China, Laos to begin in late October

A state news agency says construction will start this month on a railway from southern China to Laos, further connecting the country with its Southeast Asian neighbours. The official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday that the 530-kilometre railway will connect Xishuangbanna city in the southern province of Yunnan to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Work […]

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Airport blamed for Bangkok flood woes

An environmentalist yesterday blamed Suvarnabhumi Airport for the flooding in many areas in Bangkok. Speaking at a seminar on “Bangkok: The Underwater City”, Stop Global Warming Association president Srisuwan Janya said he and affected people would sue Suvarnabhumi Airport executives in a bid to get the government to take responsibility for the damage it had […]

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World green groups will fight Lao dam across Mekong

Environmental and conservation networks in six countries have vowed to fight a big dam planned across the Mekong River at Sayabouri in Laos. “We have been gathering signatures of people who are against this dam,” Thailand’s Chiang Khong Conservation Group leader Niwat Roykaew said at an international meeting in Mexico. “We will fight to the […]

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Last Chance to Secure Rare Piece of Tropical Paradise

Cambodia’s first luxury private island resort has released its last remaining over-water villas to potential buyers looking to secure a rare piece of paradise. Song Saa Private Island will be the first resort to be built in Cambodia’s pristine Koh Rong Archipelago, and sets a new standard for responsible high-end accommodation in this emerging tourism […]

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Thailand's Centara to Manage Boracay's Largest Resort Hotel

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced that it has been awarded a contract to manage “The Residences at Fairways and Bluewater”, the combined Beach and Golf Resort complex at Boracay in the Philippines, effective from 1 October 2010. Under the contract, signed on September 15 by Centara and New Coast Properties,Inc.(NPI),  a subsidiary of the […]

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Thailand’s Centara to Manage Boracay’s Largest Resort Hotel

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced that it has been awarded a contract to manage “The Residences at Fairways and Bluewater”, the combined Beach and Golf Resort complex at Boracay in the Philippines, effective from 1 October 2010. Under the contract, signed on September 15 by Centara and New Coast Properties,Inc.(NPI),  a subsidiary of the […]

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Lao PDR's Pakse Airport ready for service

Lao PDR’s Pakse Airport is now ready to offer services to support a range of mid-sized aircraft of about 150 seats thanks to the Thai government which has been providing financial support to its landlocked neighbour, the Lao PDR, in an attempt to expand transportation routes and other related projects. The airport upgrade in the […]

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