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Swissotel continues expansion in China with a new hotel in Xi’an

Swissotel continues expansion in China with a new hotel in Xi’an

Swissotel Hotels & Resorts has signed a new management contract with Shaanxi Puyu Industrial for a 350 room hotel in Xi’an.

Time for Celebration: Taiwan celebrates Ang Lee success

Ang Lee’s recent Best Director Oscar win for the film Life of Pi, has brought global attention to the beautiful and captivating island of Taiwan where the world famous director was born.

New Chinese culinary tour

New Chinese culinary tour

Travel Indochina has announced a brand new gastronomy tour of China, covering one of the richest and most varied cuisines in the world.

Year of celebration in Macau

Year of celebration in Macau

With nearly 30 million visitors a year and a unique Portuguese-Chinese heritage, Macau is firmly on the map as one of the most exciting destinations in the Far East - and this year is no exception with a series of significant anniversaries and events shining the spotlight on this Special Administrative Region of China throughout 2013.

Bamboo Travel ventures into Taiwan

Award-winning-specialist-operator Bamboo Travel has ventured into Taiwan for the first time with the creation of its two-week Treasures of Taiwan tour.

Explore Taiwan's cherry blossom by rail, bike, hot spring or by night

Explore Taiwan's cherry blossom by rail, bike, hot spring or by night

The cherry blossom season in Taiwan lasts from late February until mid-April and can be witnessed throughout the country - from Alishan in the south, to Sun Moon Lake in the centre of the country and Yangmingshan in the north.

First M&C-branded hotel opens in Taiwan

First M&C-branded hotel opens in Taiwan

Tourists and business travellers to Taiwan looking for luxury accommodation need look no further. Asia's leading hotel group Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C), has announced the official opening of Millennium Vee Hotel Taichung.

Hotel Icon ranks among the best hotels in China

Hotel ICON has again earned the coveted honour from TripAdvisor, the world’s most popular hotel review site, included Hotel ICON in its just-released list of the highest-rated hotels in China.

Taiwan celebrates Chinese New Year in style with Lantern Festival

Taiwan celebrates Chinese New Year in style with Lantern Festival

The Far East island of Taiwan is preparing for a month of celebrations for Chinese New Year, one of the country's most important festivals.

The culinary capital of Asia is brimming with Michelin stars

The culinary capital of Asia is brimming with Michelin stars

Hong Kong, already renowned for showcasing the best of the best of Chinese cooking, is fast becoming a hub for foodies around the world, highlighted by the latest edition of the Michelin Guide Hong Kong.

China's winter wonderland

China's winter wonderland

For those who think China does not embrace the winter spirit, Harbin's festivals will be an unexpected delight.

Banyan Tree launches elegant urban retreat in Shanghai

Banyan Tree launches elegant urban retreat in Shanghai

Leading luxury hospitality operator Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts debuts its urban resort concept in mainland China with the launch of Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund.

Dim sum and then some

Hong Kong is regarded as the culinary capital of Asia, with over 11,000 restaurants and 60 Michelin star rated restaurants, it is truly a gourmet travellers’ paradise, fusing ancient Chinese traditions with contemporary style.

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai opens first Talise Spa in China

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai opens first Talise Spa in China

Talise Spa, the signature spa concept from the Jumeirah, opens its door for the first time in China at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai.

Ibis opens new flagship hotel in Asia

Ibis opens new flagship hotel in Asia

Ibis has announced the opening of ibis Hong Kong Central and Sheung Wan. The brand's flagship property in Asia introduces a vibrant, modern new direction for ibis intended to appeal to the growing number of independent leisure travellers in the region.