UK hotels under Accor brands set record-high occupancy rates and price gains during the fourth quarter of its financial year.
BANGKOK Thai Hotels Association hopes amendments to the law governing hotel construction will crack down on illegal hotels that are siphoning off revenue from registered hotels.
SINGAPORE InterContinental Hotels Group released its 2015 Trends Report, Wednesday, Building Trust Capital, The new business imperative in the Kinship Economy, that identifies the need to build brand
BANGKOK The BBC says it will air a six-part series that will lift the lid off Bangkok’s gateway airport Suvarnabhumi Airport.
PARIS Cheap fuel prices are doping the finances of airlines, but analysts say European giant Air France-KLM may still be forced to make further job cuts to cope with stiff competition and a sluggish
MIAMI Cuban tour operators are gearing up for boom in US travellers — adding a spate of tours focused on everything from architecture to art to gourmet food — following the recent detente between the
JAKARTA Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were “screaming” as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said
BANGKOK Thais believe the country’s 2015 Discover Thainess campaign is on target and could help to boost the country tourism this year, according to a recent survey by Rajabhat Suan Dusit University.
PHU QUOC Vietnam will consider casinos on the southern island of Phu Quoc following a proposal by local authorities.
SINGAPORE CNN International’s global travel portal, CNNTravel.com, is now integrated with the latest TripAdvisor reviews and ratings, enabling CNN readers to view them in real time.
DAVOS, Switzerland Marriott International Inc announced, Tuesday, that it expects its portfolio of hotels, either open or under development, to surpass 1 million rooms by the end of 2015.
LONDON Hotel searches to warm destinations increased by up to 60%, ‘Blue Monday’ 19 January, according to data from hotel search website trivago.co.uk.
JAKARTA Investigators examining the cockpit voice recorder of a crashed AirAsia jet said Tuesday they were considering whether human error or problems with the plane caused the accident, after ruling
BANGKOK Thailand earned a record THB1,934.82 million from on-location film shoots, January to December 2014, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ Thailand Film Office Department update
VIENTIANE Lao PDR’s Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism says it hopes to extend tourist length-of-stay in the country to 10 days by 2020.
TASWEEK Real Estate Development and Marketing, an advisor and solutions provider serving the property markets, is considering a new joint venture for building a new 26-hectar mixed-use housing, retail
Perth is gearing up to be the first-ever city served by Scoot’s first 787 when it lands on February 5, 2015.
The countdown to the 2015 edition of the New Zealand Millennium Cup is finally over. The event officially began with a skipper’s briefing, followed by an official welcome function in picturesque
The Anchorage Port Stephens is enjoying renewed popularity after its recent refurbishment with January one of the resort's most successful in many years, with 95% occupancy for the month.
Working in partnership with ILTM Asia exhibitors, ILTM Asia 2015 is now registering high level discerning luxury travel agents from across the continent. Over 48% of these buyers will be new faces at
In recent years, many luxury brands, retailers, malls and department stores have seen a wave of Chinese tourist-shoppers unlike any before. Motivated by easier and longer visas, lower prices, the
SINGAPORE - Scoot unveiled on 20 January its Singapore-built Trent 1000 engine at the Rolls-Royce Seletar Campus.
BANGKOK, Thailand - SpiceRoads, one of the world’s leading bicycle tour operators, has launched an 8-day adventure Authentic Morocco by Bicycle through the awe-inspiring Atlas Mountains, the bone-dry
Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) has appointed a new representative office to promote the city in India. MGTO Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes signed a contract with the newly appointed
HONG KONG - To celebrate the most important Chinese festival of the year, The Excelsior, Hong Kong has created a relaxing Chinese New Year package for guests to enjoy the city’s colourful festive