Articles tagged “hong kong”

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New Skift Report: Reimagining Hospitality for Today’s Creative Class

New Skift Report: Reimagining Hospitality for Today’s Creative Class

K11 ARTUS + Skift

The rise of cities and the growth of the global creative class are two major factors that will heavily influence hospitality design in the coming years. Those brands that take the boldest steps to embrace these sophisticated consumers are likely to be the most successful in capturing their valuable attention.

4 weeks ago

Cathay Pacific Pays $287 Million to Join Low-Cost Market

Cathay Pacific Pays $287 Million to Join Low-Cost Market

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

It's a couple of years late but at least Cathay Pacific has finally recognized the need to get into the budget segment.

4 weeks ago

Cathay Pacific Eyes Investment in Hong Kong Express Airways

Cathay Pacific Eyes Investment in Hong Kong Express Airways

Cathy Chan, Bloomberg

While Cathay Pacific considers taking a minority stake in Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express, it needs to tread carefully to avoid entering a bidding war with several Hong Kong tycoons, who may also make bids. The carrier can't afford to be spendthrift.

2 months ago

Cathay’s Cost-Cutting Continues With Toronto Closure

Cathay’s Cost-Cutting Continues With Toronto Closure

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Some 120 cabin crew staff in Toronto could lose their jobs as Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific continues its program to be profitable again, which started in 2017. Hopefully, it's the last cut.

2 months ago

Fosun Tourism Raises Less Than Intended in Hong Kong IPO

Fosun Tourism Raises Less Than Intended in Hong Kong IPO

Crystal Tse, Bloomberg

The owner of Club Med and Atlantis Sanya eyed as much as $548 million, but raised $426 million in its Hong Kong initial public offering.

5 months ago

China’s Bullet Trains Pose a Threat to Hong Kong Airlines

China’s Bullet Trains Pose a Threat to Hong Kong Airlines

Prudence Ho and Dong Lyu, Bloomberg

More turbulent skies lie ahead for Hong Kong-based carriers like Cathay.

7 months ago

Airlines Resume Flights to Hong Kong Following Powerful Typhoon

Airlines Resume Flights to Hong Kong Following Powerful Typhoon

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

With extreme weather events like typhoons, it can be difficult to predict how much disruption they will cause. In this case, it looks like it will be a good few days before operations at Hong Kong International Airport are back to normal.

7 months ago

Major Flight Disruptions Reported as Deadly Typhoon Nears Hong Kong

Major Flight Disruptions Reported as Deadly Typhoon Nears Hong Kong

Yuji Nakamura and Kurumi Mori, Bloomberg

When the world's most powerful storm is bearing down, airlines have no choice but to suspend operations. It's a drill that has become all too common across the globe.

7 months ago

China Rejects United’s Workaround Reference for Taiwan

China Rejects United’s Workaround Reference for Taiwan

Bloomberg

United got cute by symbolizing China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong with their currencies — as in New Taiwan Dollar — instead of the country names themselves. Give United credit for trying, but the airline will likely give in.

8 months ago

China-Based Niccolo Hotels Is Giving Iconic Luxury Brands a Run for Their Money

China-Based Niccolo Hotels Is Giving Iconic Luxury Brands a Run for Their Money

Sierra Tishgart, Bloomberg

The posh style of The Murray in Hong Kong is an example of why the hotel industry is buzzing about fast-rising China-based brand Niccolo Hotels. Established brands like Mandarin Oriental, Peninsula, and Shangri-La should watch out.

10 months ago

WeChat to Smooth China’s Border Process for Travelers Between Hong Kong and Mainland

WeChat to Smooth China’s Border Process for Travelers Between Hong Kong and Mainland

Lulu Yilun Chen, Bloomberg

When people pass between Hong Kong, Macau, and mainland China, they have to present border documents, called permits. A new feature on the popular WeChat app could replace the need for the documents someday, according to a proposal. Here's hoping.

11 months ago

China Pushes Back on U.S. Chiding Over Its Order for Airlines

China Pushes Back on U.S. Chiding Over Its Order for Airlines

Bloomberg

The U.S. went there — yes, a George Orwell jab at China's order that airlines should not refer to Macau, Hong Kong, and Taiwan as countries. The trade war gamesmanship is never boring.

12 months ago