BANGKOK Centara Hotels & Resorts CEO, Thirayuth Chirathivat, has once again been recognised by Now Travel Asia Awards as “Asia’s Top Influential Person in the travel business”.
HANOI Vietnam National Administration of Tourism says nationals of seven countries will continue to be eligible for visa-free stays for stays of up to 15 days.
HARBIN, CHINA A spectacular ice festival opened in China on Monday but officials cancelled a firework display to allay safety concerns after a deadly New Year stampede in Shanghai.
BANGKOK The Tourism Authority of Thailand has scheduled the grand opening celebration of the “2015 Discover Thainess” campaign for 14 January, with a parade and performances to be held in the centre
BANGKOK Three hotels in the Starwood Hotels and Resorts family have named Martin Raich as complex general manager.
LONDON Kuoni Destination Management was voted World’s Leading Destination Management Company for the fifth consecutive year at the recent World Travel Awards.
BANGKOK A Thailand-based real estate developer, Country Group Development, joined Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, to release details, Monday, of a hotel and residential project that will be located
BANGKOK Nok Air will launch a daily Fly ‘n’ Ride service from Bangkok to Uttaradit starting 16 January using its daily Phitsanulok flight with a bus connection to Uttaradit.
HANOI Vietnam National Administration of Tourism estimates the country welcomed 657,304 international travellers in December 2014 representing a decline of 9.0% over the same month in 2013.
YANGON Myanmar’s Ministry of Immigration and Population officially included another 32 nationalities that are now eligible for an eVisa, effective 2 January, 2015.
BANGKOK Thailand’s road deaths over the seven deadly days of the New Year holiday reached 341 with more than 3,0000 people injured, but it still represented a slight decline on the toll registered in
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AirlineRatings.com has announced its top ten safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015 from the 449 it monitors.
KHON KAEN, THAILAND - Isan Explorer, the leading tour company for Northeast Thailand, has created three elephant-focused tours that protect the elephants' welfare.
BANGKOK - Chatrium Hotels and Residence introduces the latest carefully crafted environmental collection of guest room amenities for the properties in Bangkok and in Yangon in an effort toward
With its pleasant year round temperatures, lush countryside, breath-taking beaches and the recent development of world-class golf courses, Vietnam is now building a reputation as a ‘must visit’
SINGAPORE – Concorde Hotel Singapore, conveniently nestled in an urban oasis between the bustling shopping hub and commercial district, unveils its tastefully refurbished bathrooms, with modern
SHANGHAI - Ctrip.com International, Ltd., a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodation, ticketing services, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China, announced that they
PANJIM - Grape Escapade 2015 – The biggest of world renowned wine festivals held in India is set to encapsulate the spirit of Goa and Goan lifestyle from January 23 – January 26, 2015.
LUTON, UK - OAG, the global leader in aviation intelligence, is announcing its Punctuality League 2014 for worldwide airlines and airports. John Grant, executive vice president, OAG says: “With more
Airports in India have been placed on high alert, following reports of a threat to hijack an Air India flight.
PANGKALAN BUN Indonesia pledged Saturday to investigate flight violations by AirAsia, as search teams found four large parts of the airline’s plane that crashed into the sea last weekend with 162
KOLKATA Five men have been arrested over the alleged gang-rape and extortion of a Japanese tourist held as a sex slave for nearly a month in a basement near a famous Buddhist shrine in North India,
BANGKOK Tourism marketers should adopt five marketing practices if they want to achieve digital breakthrough in 2015 according to Bronwyn White, co-founder of MyTravelResearch.com, a tourism research
BANGKOK The Thai government has declared 2015 “Discover Thainess” year with the objective of accelerating the national economic and social development through tourism.
HO CHI MINH CITY Jetstar Group will start a new service to Bangkok from Hanoi, this March, following the launch of services to Bangkok from its base in Ho Chi Minh City, last week.