SYDNEY - AEG Ogden’s Director of Convention Centres, Geoff Donaghy announced that experienced venue executive, Ms. Malu Barrios has been appointed General Manager of the Glebe Island facility in
CHINA - According to South China Morning Post, at least 295 people have been confirmed dead or missing after rainstorms and Typhoon Soulik hit China, causing floods, landslides and buildings to
BERLIN - Effective 1st August 2013 and subject to government approvals, airberlin and Virgin Australia will commence a range of codeshare services in Australia and Europe, in addition to offering
BANGKOK - TAT’s Thailand Article Contest has now ended, and four winners have been chosen. The contest with the theme, “Where in Thailand inspired you the most?”, was open to all writers with the aim
BEIJING - In order to highlight the importance of tourism, Israeli Ambassador Mr. Ma Teng attended the road show and gave speech. He said that at present, there were more than twenty thousand Chinese
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is urging tour operators from the 10-member states of the grouping to develop multi-country packages highlighting the so-called experiential and
PHUKET - The Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach is steeped in the brand’s “Work hard, Play hard” spirit and mirrors new seasoned travelers’ wants and needs, i.e. hotels and resorts that are
ABERDEEN - This August, Ovolo Hotels will kick-off their exciting 2013 expansion plans with the launch of 100 Shek Pai Wan Road in Aberdeen - a sleek new lifestyle hotel whose bright sun-shiny rooms
HONG KONG – Star Cruises, the cruise line in Asia-Pacific, is scouting out culinary talent for The Star Cruises Nasi Kandar Cooking Competition 2013 onboard SuperStar Libra from 21 to 23 August. As a
HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental, Macau is delighted to present The House of Dancing Water Experience, a special package that invites guests to stay in style, enjoy luxury transportation, and discover
SANTA CLARITA - Carnival plc has announced the opening of five new offices in China that will represent Princess Cruises and support the brand’s increased passenger sourcing in this growing market.
BANGKOK – Jonathan Wigley, CEO of Absolute Hotel Services Group, a hotel management and owner of U Hotels & Resorts brand is delighted to announce the latest management agreement with Dava Estate
MUMBAI - Hyatt Hotels are well known for their Human Resources initiatives and unique work culture that delivers authentic hospitality at its hotels around the world. Hyatt HR practices have won the
Hong Kong has seen the most dramatic changes over the last 50 years in its urban landscape. Does Hong Kong today feel that the scope of destruction in the past has conducted to a loss of identity for
GUILIN/BANGKOK - Looking at the delicate balance between tourism and child protection has been a regular feature of any Mekong Tourism Forum edition in the last couple of years. Guilin was no
VIETNAM-BASED tour operator Luxury Travel will showcase Vietnam as a new luxury destination to Latin Americans with the addition of a representative office in Argentina.
GERMAN hotel search and price comparison site Trivago launched its Singapore website last month in a bid to penetrate the Asia-Pacific market.
MORE international airlines are flying into Colombo to take advantage of Sri Lanka's booming tourism, while new local operators are also emerging for internal travel.
THE depreciation of the Indian rupee against the Malaysian ringgit coupled with AirAsia's current promotions to India are expected to boost outbound travel to India, especially during the August
THE steep depreciation of the rupee has started to pinch the outbound leisure market with the resulting rise in tour package prices, according to Indian travel consultants.
Midsummer madness maybe, but two of Thailand’s top flight travel industry clubs are joining hands to entertain members and friends at a Midsummer Fest 18 July.
Thailand’s tourism industry should be alert and capable of assessing tourist trends quickly to adjust strategy to maintain a balance between arrivals and the carrying capacity of attractions.
Myanmar’s newest boutique resort, Bagan Lodge, will soft open 1 August on the boundary of Bagan’s archaeological zone.
Tourism Authority of Thailand says its marketing plan 2014 will promote “value-driven activities” that will boost sustainable tourism in 2014.
LAGOI – Relive the romance of colonial elegance with the Sanchaya’s one-of-a-kind collection of 26 villas and suites.