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2 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

News from around the Asia Pacific region, Aug 29.

Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Thailand based BHMAsia expands internationally, P&O Cruise return to Singapore, Bali gets a Courtyard and more... BHMAsia Expands Internationally Based in Thailand, Bespoke Hospitality Management Asia grows portfolio aggressively locally and internationally with 30 more ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Tributes to backpacker, 21, who died in Thailand

Jack Davies, known to friends as Jay, had been travelling for three years when he died at Ko Phi Phi near Phuket.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star Online

AirAsia confirms bomb threat during Thai flight

PETALING JAYA: Air Asia has confirmed that there was a bomb threat made against one of its planes travelling from Bangkok to Phuket on Tuesday.

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Sun-Star

Davide signs Malapascua plan

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III cited the Capitol-initiated development in Malapascua island, one of Cebu's tourist destinations, in his speech at the 18th Inter-Island Tourism Policy forum.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Last (dog) leg of Thai stray's journey

Her friends may think she's barking mad for agreeing to adopt a dog from half way around the world.

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Hospitality Net

Peter Skinner has been appointed Vice President, Design and Projects...

Outrigger Enterprises Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Skinner as Vice President, Design and Projects.

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Thephuketinsider.com

Bangkok Hospital Buys Phuket Competitor

According to a filing with the Stock Exchange of Thailand, the listed Bangkok Dusit Medical Hospital has acquired the entire business of Phuket International Hospital.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Starwood expands presence in Thailand with the debut of Sheraton Samui Resort.

Starwood has signed the Sheraton Samui Resort in Koh Samui, Thailand's second largest island after Phuket, the agreement with TCC Hotels Group marks the conversion of the existing 141-room Imperial Samui Beach Resort to a Sheraton, anticipated to take place by December 2014.

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The Independent

British backpacker Jack Davies, 21, found dead on Thai island

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Mirror.co.uk

Brit found dead at 'The Beach' after pursuing dream existence of Danny Boyle blockbuster

Adventurous Jay Davies, 21, had been having the "time of his life" in the crystal clear ocean of the Phi Phi islands off the coast of Phuket A British backpacker, who moved to Thailand after seeing Leonardo DiCaprio film The Beach, has been found dead at the tropical island paradise.

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BBC News

Tributes after backpacker Thai death

Backpacker Jack Davies, 21, who was known as Jay, had been travelling in Thailand for three years when he died at Ko Phi Phi near Phuket.

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Daily Mail

Desperate to sell up, pack up and take off overseas Heres the top...

Sick of being ripped off in Australia? Here are FIVE STEPS you need to move to Southeast Asia and cut your living costs by 80 per cent The kids have grown up.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Nation

TAT beckons high-end tourists from wintry Russia

The Tourism Authority of Thailand's Moscow Office and 13 leading tour operators in Russia are planning to launch a range of promotions next month to attract high-end travellers from the cold country during this winter.

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Bangkok Post

Bomb hoax hits Thai AirAsia flight

A hoax bomb threat directed at a Phuket-bound Thai AirAsia flight prompted an emergency response on the southern resort island.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Big Apple

"What line of work should you recommend to an alcoholic,...

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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The Nation

British children, abducted by Thai mother, reunited with father in Pattaya

PHUKET: British school children Annie and Aleena Day, abducted by their Thai mother in June while on holiday in Thailand, have been reunited with their father in Pattaya.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

VietNam News

Chef dishes on Vietnamese cuisine favourites

Chef Bobby Chinn became popular in Viet Nam after opening restaurants in Ha Noi and HCM City .

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bangkok Post

Job training for Phuket beach vendors

PHUKET: Poor vendors displaced by the ongoing beach cleanup in Phuket will receive training so that they can find new jobs, says the southern army chief.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

IcNetwork

Fundraisers complete 160-mile Tour de Pants bike ride in memory of plane crash couple

Funds for Garnwen Trust aim to build a 12-bed, eco-friendly log cabin on the Garnwen Mountain above Maesteg Four charity fundraisers are set to complete a 160-mile bike ride in memory of a young couple killed in a plane crash.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

Tour guides turn to NCPO for help

Licensed tour guides in Chiang Mai province on Thursday petitioned the military regime to clamp down on illegal guides from China, saying they are stealing their jobs and their livelihood.

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