SEATTLE - Boeing and Xiamen Airlines, China's only all-Boeing carrier, have finalized an order for 10 Next-Generation 737-800s.
BANGKOK - Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled an exciting new property in Puerto Princesa, the largest city on the tropical island of Palawan, in the Philippines.
The popular Asian destination Thailand has been named the top destination to visit this summer for solo youth travellers looking for an end of term break. According to new data released by the leading
DUBAI - Tourism Malaysia’s Deputy Director General (International Promotion) Dato’ Hj. Azizan Noordin officially launched a new advertising campaign for the West Asian market during a press conference
BANGKOK - Online Travel Community & Social Network Tripoto has joined the Amadeus Nextcommunity - an initiative by the global travel technology leader Amadeus to foster a travel tech startup community
HONG KONG/BREMERHAVEN – Genting Hong Kong, a leading global leisure, entertainment and hospitality company, announced the completion of the acquisition of Nordic Yards’ three shipyards in Wismar,
Up to one hundred of the world's top extreme sports athletes will converge at one of Australia’s most iconic coastal destinations in May to film three days of adrenalin-fuelled fun and share their
BANGKOK - The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB unveiled a Digital MICE strategy and online marketing plan highlighting the ‘Biz Thailand’ mobile application – an
A unique approach to hosting large incentive groups has seen Tourism New Zealand and its partners secure incentive business from China worth at least $50 million dollars.
DENPASAR An American surfer has been mauled by a two-metre (six-foot) shark off the Indonesian resort island of Bali, sustaining a serious arm injury, a doctor said Wednesday.
PALMYRA, SYRIA The UN cultural agency said, Wednesday, that the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra had suffered significant damage at the hands of Islamic State fighters, but that the archaeological site
BEIJING China’s HNA Tourism Group, and Carlson Hospitality Group, announced, Wednesday, they have entered an agreement for the acquisition of Carlson Hotels, Inc, owner of various brands including
HUA HIN Police have asked for help in identifying youths involved in a serious assault on a family of British tourists over the Songkran holiday 13 April.
BA RIA-VUNG TAU The People’s Committee of Vung Tau has announced it has banned beach snacking, effective Tuesday.
BANGKOK Ministry of Tourism and Sports has asked local communities and districts that have been grouped into five thematic clusters to select their best destinations to give them an opportunity to
DUBAI Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced, Wednesday, it is on track to grow its portfolio in the Middle East to 100 hotels by 2020.
GUANGZHOU, China - From 12 November 2016, Star Cruises Flagship SuperStar Virgo will commence a brand new, 3-month Vietnam and Sanya itinerary with Shenzhen Tai Zi Bay as the homeport. Starting with
AccorHotels launches Novotel Suites Hanoi in Asia
TOKYO - Leading Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it will open a new Taipei hotel in 2019. Taiwanese real estate developer Huang Hsiang Construction Corporation will build and own the
From 24 May, guests from Australia will be able to fly to Chennai via Singapore to visit India’s bustling ‘capital of the South’ – be it for business travel, visiting family and friends, or simply
Guangzhou, the third largest city in China and capital of Guangdong Province, has won a highly competitive bid to host the World Routes air service development forum in 2018.
Air Vanuatu has announced additional international flights will commence on 01 June due to strong demand and in support of the Vanuatu Tourism Office’s tourism recovery marketing campaign.
SINGAPORE - Insight released by global travel search engine Skyscanner reveals Singapore’s Changi Airport topping the list as most popular airport for travellers choosing to self-connect in Asia –
BANGKOK - Three Thailand’s popular southern islands scored top spots in the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ Awards for Islands.
BANGKOK - International visitor demand into the Asia Pacific region is forecast to grow at an average rate of 4.6 percent each year to reach in excess of 657 million by 2020. This is the top line