Kerala hotels grow their online bookings by 80% using STAAH
Kerala, God’s own country, sees visitors from around the world all year round, making it imperative for its hotels to meet the constant demand head on and manage their bookings seamlessly. STAAH, the New Zealand-based hospitality solutions provider, has enabled the hotels in the state to increase their online bookings by up to 80% with advanced distribution technology solutions such as; the Channel Manager and Booking Engine.
Dusit Thani Maldives opens luxurious seaplane lounge
Dusit Thani Maldives has elevated its arrival experience by opening an exclusive seaplane lounge at the Trans Maldivian Airways (TMA) terminal at Velana International Airport in Malé. Designed to deliver unmatched comfort and tranquillity to guests as they anticipate their connecting flightto the island, the expansive, air-conditioned lounge is tastefully furnished with luxurious seating spaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and elegant, modern decor embodying Maldivian serenity.
Resorts World Cruises receives Special Achievement Award
Resorts World Cruises, Asia’s latest dynamic lifestyle cruise brand was accorded with a special achievement award at the 9th Asia Cruise Awards, which was held during the Asia Cruise Forum Jejufrom 12 – 14 July 2023. The presentation of the award is in recognition of Resorts World Cruises’contributions towards the revitalization of the cruise industry across Asia in a post pandemic landscape. On behalf of Resorts World Cruises, its Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Raymond Lim received the Special Achievement award.
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company announces Grand Reopening
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company today announced it will reopen its flagship store, the Original Ghirardelli Chocolate & Ice Cream Shop, at Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco, on Thursday, July 13, 2023. Multiple Grammy Award-winning artist, singer, actor, producer and best-selling writer Kelly Rowland will grace the event by cutting the ribbon. After a six-month renovation of the historic building, the store celebrates Ghirardelli’s history and craftsmanship as a U.S. chocolate pioneer and the company’s legacy in San Francisco dating back to the 1850s.
“The Summer of 2023 has been a great one for Thailand and it continues to be so. We registered a remarkable increase in visitors to the country, especially from the India market. People across the globe are travelling and taking holidays like never before and it is truly heartening to see tourism and hospitality sector going back to the pre-pandemic levels. As for Thailand, India has always been an important source market and it continues to maintain the post. We are glad that travellers from India today are showing keen interest in discovering new destinations in Thailand like the beautiful beaches of Khao Lak, Krabi, Koh Tao as well as the serene hills of Chiang Mai. The Weddings Market too is booming with a lot of interest from tier 1 and tier 2 Indian cities. The connectivity between India and Thailand is very good currently and we are looking at boosting it further.”
SirigesanongTrirattanasongpol, Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi