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  • Why Skyscanner is closing its stand-alone local recommendations App2019-08-15

    Skyscanner, owned by Chinese travel giant Ctrip, will close Trip by Skyscanner next month, marking the end of the user-generated travel planning mobile app and website founded in 2010 under the brand Gogobot. Skyscanner pulled the plug at a time when consumers don’t want to visit yet another travel website when they already visit so many to plan and book vacations. Also, Facebook and TripAdvisor...
  • Shanghai Disney sued by student over no-outside-food policy2019-08-14

    In response to a lawsuit against its "no outside food and beverage" policy, Shanghai Disney said on Monday that the rule is "consistent with many other theme parks across China" and "guests are welcome to enjoy their own food and beverages outside the park". The suit was brought by a law school student in Shanghai after she was told by park security to either throw away the snacks she had brought...
  • Flight Centre takes full ownership of Canadian corporate travel and leisure business2019-08-12

    Just over a month after taking over Paris-based corporate travel group 3Mundi, Flight Centre is boosting its exposure to another French-speaking market. The Brisbane-headquartered company now has 100 per cent ownership of North American premium leisure and corporate travel business Les Voyages Laurier du Vallon (LDV). Flight Centre had secured a 75 per cent interest in the Quebec-based group in...
  • UK travel tech startup Upgrade Pack gets £1.3 million in funding2019-08-12

    Upgrade Pack, an app that provides exclusive flight and hotel upgrades as part of a loyalty-based membership, has announced a new investment of £1.3 million, bringing total funds raised since the startup’s launch a year ago to £3.4 million. The recent financing round was led by a British investment firm Havisham Group, with the capital to be used to launch Upgrade Pack’s platform in the comi...
  • TripAdvisor hotel revenue down by 9%, adjusted EBITDA up by 17%2019-08-12

    TripAdvisor announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. “We delivered strong second quarter and first half 2019 profitability amidst ongoing investments aimed at future growth”, said Chief Executive Officer Steve Kaufer. “We are operating with increased customer focus, and we are laying the foundation to deepen customer relationships with our platform and monetize o...
  • Hong Kong airport sees demonstrators gathering to mark the start of unauthorised rallies2019-08-10

    To raise awareness among international visitors, activists dressed in black sat in the arrivals halls and waved banners. Honk Kong has been reeling under protests for weeks due to anger over an extradition bill which took the shape of demands for greater freedoms. Hong Kong has a free press and judicial independence under the ‘one country, two systems’ approach and freedom activists fear is be...
  • Hong Kong airport sees demonstrators gathering to mark the start of unauthorised rallies2019-08-10

    To raise awareness among international visitors, activists dressed in black sat in the arrivals halls and waved banners. Honk Kong has been reeling under protests for weeks due to anger over an extradition bill which took the shape of demands for greater freedoms. Hong Kong has a free press and judicial independence under the ‘one country, two systems’ approach and freedom activists fear is be...
  • Travel site Mafengwo accused of tolerating fake orders and reviews2019-08-10

    Chinese travel information and experience sharing site Mafengwo is accused of facilitating fake forms of online orders and reviews, according to a Caixin report. Sources said that Mafengwo has allowed registered merchants to place spurious orders so as to boost their onsite rankings. Mafengwo said that user reviews of restaurants, hotels, destinations and local activities help travelers schedule...
  • Hong Kong tourism takes a harder hit as flights get disrupted2019-08-09

    Disruptions to flights in and out of Hong Kong worsened on Monday after protesters coordinated strikes to bring the city to a standstill. After dozens of morning cancellations, airport authorities said they would reschedule flights starting from 12 p.m. local time and reduce the volume of arrivals and departures. Pilot and flight-crew unions for Hong Kong’s flag carrier, Cathay Pacific Airways, ...
  • Expedia group sees growth in Chinese visitors to UAE2019-08-09

    According to the latest data compiled by Expedia Group from the second quarter of 2019, the number of travellers visiting UAE from China has grown significantly. Industry leaders are suggesting that the number of Chinese tourists travelling to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is expected to rise by 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to 2.9 million in 2022, with a significant percentage choosing UAE an...

Baiyun Hotel Guangzhou

The Baiyun Hotel Guangzhou(Guangzhou Baiyun Binguan) is surrounded by a string of upscale shopping malls and department stores, and is located just a short drive from Guangzhou Railway Station and the convention and exhibition center. Fronted by massive garden, the hotel offers a tranquil atmosphere amid the clamor of Guangzhou. Free broadband connections, raised ceilings and private safes are guaranteed in each room. Business travelers can take advantage of express check-in services and access the exclusive lounge on the executive 26th floor. Guests can enjoy extensive dining options. Excellent Cantonese cuisine, tea and dim sum have earned the Baiyunxuan Restaurant accolades and the hotel's Western restaurant features an avant-garde decor, sumptuous buffets and live music in the evenings. Pasta lovers can opt for the Italian restaurant's authentic fare and charming city views.