Gathering momentum

The popularity of online agents has changed the way business is done in the travel industry.

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012, 12:00am

Choose your route: agent versus the net

With so many options available to travellers, is there really any need for travel agents anymore?

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Online sales agents in demand as travel booms

Shanice Tang Ho-yan (right), web production and creative manager at ZUJI Hong Kong, thinks that with the growth of the internet and mobile device users, the demand for online travel agents will increase exponentially in the coming years.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Payout for luggage lost on holiday shocks pair

A couple who lost all their luggage last month on a flight from Phuket to Hong Kong were left badly out of pocket after the airline and an insurance firm they used offered them compensation they say is shockingly low.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Travellers' tales go viral

The use of social media as a sales and marketing tool has grown rapidly, especially among online travel agencies. Zuji Hong Kong has stepped up its Facebook campaigns, while Hotel.com has launched a campaign on the same site to enable people from different locations to jointly select and book rooms.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

A chance to win a free trip to the land of The Lord of the Rings

After every holiday season, I'm so tired I feel I need to get away for a holiday. If you feel the same, online portal Zuji might be the site to visit. The travel website is teaming up with the New Zealand Tourism Board to give away a free trip to Auckland. As part of the 100% Pure New Zealand campaign, they're offering a bunch of deals on flights and hotels to the Kiwi nation.

7 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Big deal

Beer lovers will enjoy Zuji's happy hour, with two-for-one hotel offers for leading British beer festivals. Zuji is offering specials for the Eastbourne Beer Festival (Oct 9-11), and the Bedford Beer and Cider Festival (Oct 8-11) which means you pay for two nights and get the third free.

1 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Big deal

For those looking to head to Europe, Zuji has some great hotel packages in all major cities, including Copenhagen. Stay at The Square Hotel, a four-star property with clean modern lines and a central location that will appeal to both business and leisure travellers. Being close to Copenhagen's central train station makes connecting with the airport or other Scandinavian countries a breeze.

10 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

fare trading

The only people I know who visit high-street travel agents are eightysomethings and skinflints keen to exploit a 'won't-be-beaten-on-price' guarantee after finding a hot online deal. Small wonder; an agent charges a service fee and tries to maximise the cost while tapping the same websites as everyone else - only secretively, in a magisterial manner, from behind a desk.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Lai See

how hard it is to find an independent director just like caesar's wife

Listed companies are always complaining about how hard it is to find independent directors. Each publicly traded company in Hong Kong is required to have at least three.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am


Douglas McLachlin

Technical director

Scott Wilson

10 Jun 2006 - 12:00am


Bill Holt

Managing director, Asia Pacific

Navini Networks

Mr Holt brings to Navini Networks more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Based in Hong Kong, he will lead the company's expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.

Angela Nobthai


Clifford Chance

29 May 2004 - 12:00am

Holiday bargains just a click away

Booking a holiday used to be a nerve-jangling exercise involving endless trips to the travel agent, interminable waiting lists and so much stress and strain that you needed a weekend break just to recover from it.

26 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Temp learns the hard way the big risks of blogging

The blogging phenomenon may have brought free speech to the masses but it is becoming increasingly dangerous to practise it if you value your job.

The latest victim of employers getting tetchy over their staff's online activities is Michael Hanscom, a temp working for Microsoft.

4 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Fantasy island

A 'summer Santa' promotion came to Hong Kong yesterday in the form of a floating island in Victoria Harbour. The island, atop a 26-metre barge, featured bikini-clad mannequins, palm trees and a beach made of 20 tonnes of sand.

4 Nov 2003 - 12:00am