A tale of two outbreaks: Singapore tackles a costly setback

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Weeks after two of his roommates were diagnosed with COVID-19, Mohamad Arif Hassan says he's still waiting to be tested for the coronavirus. Quarantined in his room in a ...

U.S. providers offer free Wi-Fi for 60 days

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. internet and wireless providers have announced temporary measures to make getting online less expensive and onerous as enforced social distancing due to the new coronavirus forces m...

Free Wi-Fi on Taipei MRT ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Free AD Wi-Fi coverage on all of the Taipei Metro's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations in Taipei and New Taipei has been discontinued since June 25. Since December of 201...

Man caught on camera smashing dozens of NYC Wi-Fi kiosks

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are on the hunt for a man who's been smashing up New York City's flashy sidewalk Wi-Fi kiosks. The New York Police Department said Wednesday that the man has b...

Taipei MRT free Wi-Fi contractor suspected of Communist China ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A subcontractor which has won the bid to provide Free Wi-Fi being on Taiwan's mass transit railways may be funded by Communist China, announced the Investment Commission, M...

Google to provide free Wi-Fi in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Google will provide free Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 locations in the Philippines by the end of next month, reports said Thursday. Its Google Station program already operates ...

Basking in the Tuscan Sun

CORTONA, Italy (AP) — After my breast cancer diagnosis and as I was going through what would be more than a year of treatments that included chemotherapy and radiation, I vowed I would return to Italy...

Taiwan’s Top 10 Airbnbs

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Staying in a hotel in Taiwan can be surprisingly expensive. This, at least in part, explains the recent boom in B&Bs across the country, but these days, the best of thes...

Hyatt Place San Pedro Sula Celebrates Official Opening

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that Hyatt Place San Pedro Sula is officially open, marking the second Hyatt-branded hotel in Honduras and fi...

MCR Acquires Springhill Suites at the Ultimate All-Ages Summer Vacation Spot

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 25, 2018--MCR, the seventh-largest hotel owner-operator in the United States, has acquired the 140-room SpringHill Suites Fairfax Fair Oaks in Northern Virginia, which r...

Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang Opens in East China

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 18, 2018--Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency Zhenjiang in East China’s Jiangsu province. Set atop the East Tower of Suning Pl...

Midscale Segment Leader Hampton by Hilton Opens 15 Hotels, Expanding Domestic and International Presence

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) upper-midscale brand and longtime category leader, announced the opening of 15 new properties, including Hampton Inn...

Midscale Segment Leader Hampton by Hilton Opens 15 Hotels, Expanding Domestic and International Presence

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) upper-midscale brand and longtime category leader, announced the opening of 15 new properties, including Hampton Inn...

Toyoko Inn Seoul Gangnam Grand Opening July 6 Opening Event

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2018--On July 6, 2018, Toyoko Inn Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Ota-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Maiko Kuroda) will open its 9th hotel (with 313 guest rooms) in Korea, the Toyoko Inn Seou...

The 10th Anniversary of the Opening of "Toyoko Inn Busan"! We Are Holding a Campaign with Discounts of up to 30% off on Room Rates for Six Hotels in Korea

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 2, 2018--In celebration of the 10 th anniversary of the opening of our Busan location, Toyoko Inn Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Ota-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Maiko Kuroda) is holding our ...