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Far East Orchard likely to pull off "expansionary gambit": Maybank

Company well-positioned to support recent acquisition spree… Here’s more from Maybank Kim Eng: Overseas expansion. FEOR recently inked a non-binding MOU with Straits Trading Company (STC) to consider acquiring: (1) STC’s entire hospitality management business (including trademark rights to the “Rendezvous” and “Marque” brands); (2) 50% interest in three Australian hotels, namely Rendezvous Studio Hotel […]

Google buys Frommers, destination content in search just got a little bit more interesting

Google buys Frommers, destination content in search just got a little bit more interesting Google has made another strategic acquisition in the travel space, snapping up guidebook and online destination content publisher Frommer’s for an undisclosed fee. Sources within Frommer’s confirmed the deal after the Wall Street Journal got whiff of the acquisition earlier today. […]

How to Spot a Fake Online Hotel Review

Now that the Advertising Standards Authority has banned hotel recommendation site TripAdvisor from claiming its reviews as truthful, it’s going to be harder than ever to sift out the real from faked. We’re here to help. Following last week’s Amazon product review scandal, after a months-long scandal involving its faked accommodations assessments,TripAdvisor can no longer […]