Fisher Island Club in Miami recently completed renovations, giving it one of the only tennis centers worldwide to offer tennis courts with all four Grand Slam playing surfaces. Previously, the resort’s tennis center played host to many visiting tennis professionals for pre-tournament practices. Among the 18

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts celebrates the fifth anniversary of its Golden Circle loyalty program with new benefits, specials and partnership deals. The new benefits include: Multiple Room Earning: Award points can be earned on up to three rooms when traveling with family members or business associates and

A new study by HomeAway suggests leisure travel may make some of us happier than a romantic date or a work-related accomplishment. When respondents were asked what made leisure travel so endorphin-inducing, they pointed to spending quality time with loved ones during travel as their

Marriott International is planning major expansion in mainland China, starting with their Fairfield by Marriott brand. They’ve reached an agreement with Chinese lodging group Eastern Crown Hotels to open 140 hotels in the next five years in the country. More than 70 percent of those

"Androids are the most popular smartphones in the world, especially in less developed areas of the world where network coverage is spotty. Wireless providers garnered an unscrupulous reputation among consumers thanks to data throttling and expensive international rates, so Google has been developing their own

A veterinary professor from the University of Alexandria in Egypt confronted the pilot of an EgyptAir flight last night, claiming to possess an explosive suicide belt and demanding to be taken to either Turkey or Cyprus. After some negotiation, the flight, originally intended to land

Suzhou Tourism is targeting European and North American travelers with its new A Virtual Look at Suzhou: Home to Culture, Canals, Cuisine and Craft campaign. In addition, Suzhou Tourism will be hosting events and sweepstakes. The organization is particularly targeting Los Angeles for the city’s

Shangri-La is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its Golden Circle rewards program with new changes and offers. Travelers will now experience five added perks to the program. These include earning awards on up to three rooms during one stay, earning eligibility during free night redemptions,

The formation of Asia Cruise Cooperation was recently announced, a joint effort by five destinations to target Asian cruising tourism. Hainan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan and Xiamen will support the development of cruising in the region, working alongside cruise lines and other related brands. “When

The World Travel & Tourism Council recently released research showing how oil-dependent countries can benefit from diversifying their economies through travel and tourism. The report states low oil prices will result in an increase in travel in coming months, and points to oil-dependent countries that

Golden Circle members will receive triple award points with a special offer at the Shangri-La, Guilin. The offer is available through May 13 and includes triple award points; two passes for the hotel game lounge; 20 per cent savings on a helicopter tour; spa treatments; laundry