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Air Seychelles, Aviareps Air Seychelles appointed Aviareps to serve as its GSA in Sweden. Oct 15, 2010

Cambodia New executive is eager to enhance Raffles properties in Cambodia. Raffles has had several hotels in Cambodia since the late 1990s, but with the country seen as an increasingly desirable destination, Peter Foster, the company's new director of sales and marketing in the area, is eager to make some changes. "These were the two original luxury hotels in Cambodia," Foster said of the company's properties in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, which are housed in historic buildings. "And they were the first back on the block after the country's period of turmoil and strife." Oct 12, 2010

Carlson Hotels Carlson, a privately held, global hospitality and travel company, today announced that it plans to have more than 100 hotels in operation in India by 2015. This was announced by Hubert Joly, Carlson president and chief executive officer, during a signing ceremony for two new hotel agreements in India. Setting the momentum for its robust expansion, Carlson announced that after opening eight hotels in 2010, it is planning to add at least 15 more hotels in 2011. Carlson, which opened three hotels in the first half of the year, is scheduled to open another five hotels by the year end. These include the 178-room Radisson Hotel New Delhi Paschim Vihar, the 120-room Radisson Hotel Rudrapur, the 73-room Country Inn & Suites Gurgaon Sector 12, the 94-room Park Plaza Ahmedabad and the 80-room Park Plaza Faridabad. Oct 12, 2010

China, Dominican Republic The Bank of China and the Foreign Trade Bank of China will provide USD462 million in financing for a tourism project in the eastern Dominican Republic being led by Spanish investors, tourism officials in that Caribbean country said. The transaction marks the first Chinese capital investment in the Dominican Republic and will permit completion of the initial stage of the exclusive Punta Perla complex in the tourist resort of Punta Cana, located in the easternmost province of La Altagracia. The announcement was made Thursday at the end of Dominican Tourism Minister Francisco Javier GarciaOs meeting with Chinese and Punta Perla executives. The announcement was made Thursday at the end of Dominican Tourism Minister Francisco Javier GarciaOs meeting with Chinese and Punta Perla executives. Oct 14, 2010

Egypt Aiming to touch 100,000-plus arrivals from India in 2010 and increasing it to one million by 2015, Egypt ended a two-day road show for tour operators in India , an official said on Thursday. Aiming to touch 100,000-plus arrivals from India in 2010 and increasing it to one million by 2015, Egypt ended a two-day road show for tour operators in India , an official said on Thursday. Aiming to touch 100,000-plus arrivals from India in 2010 and increasing it to one million by 2015, Egypt ended a two-day road show for tour operators in India , an official said on Thursday. Oct 14, 2010

InterContinental Hotels InterContinental plans to add hundreds of hotels in Asia. InterContinental Hotels Group currently has 270 hotels in the Asia-Pacific region and is planning to more than double that figure to roughly 600 properties during the next several years. Earlier this year, the hotel company said it would double the number of its Greater China hotels and also expects significant growth in Thailand, Vietnam and other Asian nations. Oct 15, 2010

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