Monday December 9, 2019 13:11

ACROSS ASIA Press Releases

Best Western Hotels Resorts Outlines Vision for the Future at 2019 Asia Members Meeting Events—02 Dec 19

Best Western Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the successful conclusion of its 2019 Asia Members Meeting, which gathered delegates from all across Asia in Vietnam's Phu Quoc Island for a full day of immersive meetings, discussions and networking

Equality beyond reach for many women and girls in Asia-Pacific UN Ministerial Conference opens with urgent call for change to make gender equality a reality General—27 Nov 19

Bangkok--27 Nov--ESCAP-SCAS

Over 500 Ministers, senior policymakers, UN officials, civil society, youth and private sector representatives from across Asia and the Pacific region today gathered in Bangkok to chart out priority actions to support accelerated progress on gender equality and women's empowerment.

The three-day Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on the Beijing+25 Review, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, will provide a platform for countries to explore policy options and innovative strategies, towards addressing barriers to gender equality and realizing women's rights for an equal future.

2020 will mark 25 years since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, a milestone global agreement for advancing gender equality. While the Asia-Pacific region has made remarkable progress in areas such as closing the gender gap in primary education and halving maternal mortality rates, progress remains slow and uneven in other areas. Persisting gender norms and stereotypes as well as limited investments in addressing gender equality are among critical bottlenecks.

"When guaranteed equal opportunity, choice and access to resources, women's full participation multiplies the capacity of society as a whol

Best Western Hotels Resorts Offers 15% Off Rooms and FB to UOB Cardholders All Across Lifestyle—22 Nov 19

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched an exciting new promotion for customers of United Overseas Bank (UOB), one of Asia's leading multinational banks. Under the new campaign, UOB cardholders will be offered up to 15 percent off the Best

SureStay Hotel Group Arrives in Laos with New Hotel in the Heart of Lifestyle—19 Nov 19

Best Western Hotels & Resorts continues to introduce its innovative SureStay Hotel Group to exciting new destinations across Asia, with the signing of the brand's inaugural property in Laos. Opening its doors on November 19, 2019, SureStay Hotel by

The Big Heart Foundation: USD 136,000 Award for Refugee Advocacy by Sharjah UNHCR Expands Across General—06 Nov 19

The entirety of Africa has come under the geographical purview of the USD 136,000 Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA). The award's expansion into Africa along with its existing jurisdictions of MENA and Asia regions, is

Artyzen Hospitality Group has Growth Across Asia in its Sights Events—22 Oct 19

- Seven pipeline projects across mainland China and Singapore to be operated by 2023 Artyzen indicates its longer term intentions to grow its global footprint Artyzen Hospitality Group, a Hong Kong-based international hotel management company, has

Data Presented at 3rd Healthy Lung Summit 2019, Demonstrates Impact of AstraZeneca#s Healthy Lung Heathcare—15 Oct 19

Broadening commitment to drive improvements for patients with respiratory disease across Asia, AstraZeneca and Business Sweden - The Swedish Trade & Invest Council host the third Healthy Lung Summit. Building on the continued success of the Healthy

KTC Cardholders Enjoy Generous Discounts and Extra Benefits with Best Western(R) Hotels Resorts Lifestyle—09 Oct 19

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has launched an exciting new promotion for customers of KTC, one of Thailand's largest and most popular banks. Under the new campaign, KTC cardholders will be offered up to 15 percent off the Best Available Rate (BAR) at

G2 Reveals Highest Rated Software Companies in Asia Pacific IT—08 Oct 19

G2 highlights best software companies across Asia Pacific as it expands regional investment with new Singapore office G2.com (formerly G2 Crowd), the world's largest B2B tech marketplace for software and services that helps businesses make smarter

Far East Hospitality Expands Footprint Across Asia Lifestyle—05 Sep 19

Far East Hospitality, Singapore's leading operator of hotels and serviced residences, today announces the company's first property in Japan, the names of two hotels under the Hotel Management Agreement (HMA) in Vietnam, and a five-month business update

Asia-Pacific governments embrace technological innovations, regional network to boost disaster General—30 Aug 19

Governments across Asia and the Pacific this week endorsed a set of collective recommendations and initiatives, including scaling up regional cooperation to complement national efforts in reducing disaster risk, in recognition of the changing geography

MARRIOTT BONVOY REVEALS LIMITED-TIME PROMOTION WITH MR. MEN LITTLE MISS AT HOTELS AND RESORTS General—30 Aug 19

Marriott Bonvoy is Gifting Mr. Men & Little Miss Travel Collectables to the Children of Marriott Bonvoy Members at Over 450 Participating Properties and Offering Members a Chance to Meet Illustrator and Creator, Adam Hargreaves Marriott

Photo Release: Mastercard Presents its Leading Position in Real-Time Payments at the Bangkok Stcoks—19 Jul 19

Recently, at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019, Mastercard announced a commitment to deliver a growing suite of real-time and digital payments solutions across Asia Pacific through its regional real-time payments hub, with data centers in Thailand and

NEW SAFE STEPS KIDS PROGRAMME TO EDUCATE YOUNG CHILDREN IN ASIA ON SAVING LIVES DURING General—11 Jul 19

Prudence Foundation, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Cartoon Network team up to present safety information in a fun and innovative way The safety awareness programme, which will be rolled out across Asia,

Asian companies prioritise technology, sustainability and people as drivers of future growth, HSBC Events—26 Jun 19

Businesses across Asia increasingly believe the strongest opportunities for future growth lie in technology, sustainability and developing talent to harness digital advancement. While more than a third of Asian businesses are prioritising expansion into

Asian companies prioritise technology, sustainability and people as drivers of future growth, HSBC Events—26 Jun 19

Businesses across Asia increasingly believe the strongest opportunities for future growth lie in technology, sustainability and developing talent to harness digital advancement. While more than a third of Asian businesses are prioritising expansion into

#Hua Hin Run To Give 2019 Charity Fundraising Event Returns! General—24 Jun 19

Marriott International is delighted to announce the return of the successful "Run to Give", annual charity fundraising running event organized by Marriott International involving participating Marriott hotels across Asia Pacific. It's all part of

Asia-Pacific governments adopt regional actions to fulfil promise of leaving no one behind Nine General—31 May 19

Senior government representatives from across Asia and the Pacific on Friday called for greater efforts to advance equality and empowerment for over four billion people across the region. Over 800 delegates attended the 75th Session of the United Nations

Western Union Digital Expands in Asia: Thailand Now Live Events—29 May 19

Western Union Led Digital Services in Thailand – a First for the Money Transfer Sector As a part of its digital expansion plans across Asia, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, broke new ground in Thailand with

64 CSR Programs and Leaders Conferred Asias Most Prominent CSR Awards Events—29 May 19

A total of 64 projects and business leaders across Asia were selected as recipients of Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) 2019, which was an increase of 19% from last year. Regarded as the top corporate social responsibility (CSR) awards in Asia,

Global Survey Shows App Dev Industry Ready for Massive Disruption IT—23 May 19

IT Leaders across Asia Pacific Report Talent Scarcity, Massive Backlogs, and Aging Infrastructure as Top Concerns OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development

Siam@Siams New Lunch Buffet is a Journey Across Asia General—10 Apr 19

Taste flavors from all around the region with Party House One's newly launched Asian-inspired lunch buffet. From Mon - Fri, noon - 2:30 p.m., Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok's ground-floor restaurant, and event space serves a delicious selection of

AirAsia Adds Phuket-Phnom Penh Lifestyle—01 Apr 19

AirAsia continues adding routes to its flight hubs with new direct flight Phuket-Phnom Penh of Cambodia, to be available 4 times a week. The launch is part of the airline's establishment of a network across Asia and the steadily growing CLMV market, a

Agoda picks six best destinations to get your fill of cherry blossoms Enjoy the age-old tradition Lifestyle—11 Mar 19

With spring around the corner, it means cherry blossom season is coming. Take this chance to spend some quality time with your loved ones beneath the beautiful sakura trees. While Japan and Washington, D.C. are the most famous places to enjoy cherry

Next Story Group Grows Footprint in Australia and Enters Top Destinations of Sri Lanka and Lifestyle—07 Mar 19

International hospitality company Next Story Group is expanding across Asia Pacific markets in 2019 with its successful hotel brand Next Hotels and genre-defining urban lifestyle concept, Kafnu. The Group opened Kafnu Alexandria -- Australia's first

HUAWEI CLOUD Unveils in Singapore General—20 Feb 19

- New strategic investment reflects growing demand for cloud service solutions across Asia Pacific HUAWEI CLOUD, the cloud-computing services of Huawei, unveiled a new region in Singapore today, expanding the reach of its full-stack cloud platform and

Mr.Stephan Vanden Auweele, Chief Hospitality Group Officer Of Asset World Events—30 Jan 19

Asset World Corporation is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Stephan Vanden Auweele as Chief Hospitality Group Officer. Stephan is a highly accomplished veteran of hospitality industry appointments across Asia, the Middle East and Europe in

TAT debuts new Hidden Shades of Amazing Thailand commercial Lifestyle—27 Dec 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) new TV commercial, 'Hidden Shades of Amazing Thailand', is making its satellite television debut on the BBC channel across Asia Pacific this 27 December 2018 after having been broadcast on CNN on 20 December

Data Presented at 2nd Healthy Lung Summit 2018 to Demonstrate Impact of AstraZeneca#s Healthy Lung Heathcare—04 Dec 18

Deepening commitment to drive improvements for patients with respiratory disease across Asia, AstraZeneca with Business Sweden, The Swedish Trade & Invest Council in Taiwan, hosts the second Healthy Lung Summit, ahead of the 2018 Asia Pacific Society

Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection General—30 Nov 18

A new report by the United Nations' regional arm, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), is calling on countries across Asia and the Pacific to beef up their spending on people, pointing out how greater investment in social