MAAMIGILI, MALDIVES Loma Hotels and Resorts has opened a property on the private island of Maamigili.
THUA THIEN-HUE The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre has completed a US-funded project worth USD700,000 to restore the facade of the Trieu To Temple in the ancient imperial citadel of Hue in central
YANGON Myanmar’s Civil Aviation Department recently granted Air Myanmar Aviation Service permission to operate the first-ever commercial helicopter service.
BANGKOK The Thai Cabinet approved, last week, a proposal submitted by Ministry of Tourism and Sports for Thailand to host World Tourism Day 2016.
HONG KONG – The Bamboo Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok reopened its doors in December 2014 following extensive refurbishment. The legendary establishment now has a more contemporary look but retains
The Adelaide Convention Bureau has released results of a massively successful 2014 that will see a record $144.2m added to the state’s visitor economy. This figure puts the ROI to the State Government
PAPENBURG, GERMANY – Star Cruises officially launched the start of the production of its next generation of mega cruise ships with its first steel cutting ceremony on 9 February 2015 at Meyer Werft,
SINGAPORE - Accor Hotels launches a “Savour, Snap, Share” social media campaign across Asia, aimed at bringing together social media, food and selfies. Hotel guests and visitors alike are encouraged
BELLEVUE, WASH. - Expedia, Inc. and Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner, announced the launch of a multi-year partnership. Through this collaboration, Expedia, Inc.
Imagine Cruises in Port Stephens has launched the first-ever guided, overnight camping tours to Broughton Island, the biggest island off the NSW coast, 14km north-east of Port Stephens.
SAN FRANCISCO - WorldMate, Inc., a Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) company and maker of the popular app favored by more than 11 million business travelers, and JTB-CWT Business Travel Solutions, a joint
CHONGQING, China – Carlson Rezidor celebrated the achievements of its 2014 top-performing Asia Pacific employees and hotels at a gala awards dinner. Attended by hotel owners, senior executives and
BANGKOK – Thailand’s reputation as one of the world’s most romantic destinations was further enhanced recently when two top travel and lifestyle publications voted the islands of Phuket and Samui as
Higher ticket prices and selling more merchandise has helped Disney’s theme parks and resorts see a 9% increase in revenue in the last three months of 2014.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has predicted further growth for the sector with 23 million people expected to take a cruise holiday this year, up 4% on 2014’s estimates.
BANGKOK Winning Edge, one of Asia’s first hospitality and tourism consultancies, announces the signing of an agreement with Safehotels Alliance, a hotel security standards and certification company.
CHONGQING, CHINA Carlson Rezidor honoured its top-performing Asia Pacific employees and hotels at a gala awards dinner, last week.
HO CHI MINH CITY GTA visits Ho Chi Minh City for a combined sourcing, sales and operations conference for 225 leaders from Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA, this week.
LIJIANG, CHINA The InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort has officially opened this week in Lijiang town, China.
BANGKOK Kasikorn Research Centre says medical tourism is a significant revenue earner that should generate THB100 billion in revenue this year.
LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA - The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) is planning to, “Redevelop its club and marina to enhance its facilities and services, and meet the demands of the sailing and yachting
BEIJING - Shangri-La Hotel, Nanchang opened on 8 February in Honggutan, the new central business district ofNanchang city. Sited on the most sought-after location on the west bank of the Ganjiang
Rich in culture and history, Vietnam is fast establishing itself as a well-known culinary mecca in Southeast Asia, and there is nowhere better to immerse yourself in the exquisite flavours of
LIJIANG, CHINA - The InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort has formally opened its doors with a series of celebrations which showcase how this strategically positioned design-inspired hotel