BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says it will concentrate on developing tourism products and transport connectivity with neighbouring countries to strengthen Thailand’s tourism hub
YANGON Ministry of Culture plans to turn the century-old Chin Tsong Palace on Yangon’s Kabar Aye Pagoda Road into a cultural centre.
BANGKOK Centra Taum Seminyak Bali has been recognised as the “best youth hotel” at the Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards.
SINGAPORE Trade visitors who intend to join the ASEAN Tourism Forum must register no later than 15 January.
SINGAPORE Industry response for the up-coming ASEAN Tourism Forum has hit a record high with more than 350 TRAVEX (travel exchange) booths contracted and some 550 tour contractors enrolled in the
JAKARTA Indonesian divers Monday retrieved the flight data recorder of the AirAsia plane that went down in the Java Sea with 162 people on board, a potential breakthrough in efforts to discover what
YANGON Myanmar Restaurant Entrepreneurs Association plans to upgrade the Inle Night Market, a tourist attractions located in the northern Shan State.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Transport signed a memorandum of understanding, late last week, with a number of organisations to help to protect aircraft from sky lanterns (Khome Loy) and Bang Fai
Following a successful six-year contract to manage and operate King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has extended
BANGKOK - Thailand’s Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over the grand opening of the “2015 Discover Thainess” global tourism marketing campaign, which was presented in a spectacular
SINGAPORE - Embraer announced that two Embraer E195s will start operations with Kalstar Aviation, a regional operator based in the Indonesian province of Kalimantan on Borneo Island. The two aircraft
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) unveiled a new look Queensland.com, the State’s official tourism website, and visitor app providing global travellers with enhanced access to destinations across
BEIJING - Nehow.com, a new China inbound travel website, is the first travel company to provide customized options based on the hotel guest's native country. After all, if a hotel doesn't understand a
HONG KONG - Phuket’s new futuristic luxury resort Kata Rocks has launched a ‘2015 New Year Workout Plan’ toning bodies at one of the most cutting-edge fitness facilities in Thailand.
One year on from construction commencement and International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), Asia Pacific’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, is officially a third of
SYDNEY - Global restaurant search app, Zomato has acquired Urbanspoon for an undisclosed amount in an all-cash deal, marking the platform's entry into the Australian market.
BANGKOK - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Chengdu Culture & Tourism Development Group are pleased to have co-hosted the 2014 PATA Hub City Forum: Chengdu at the Sichuan Jinjiang Hotel
BANGKOK - Amadeus announces the signing of an agreement with China’s Ctrip.com International to power its international expansion.
MUMBAI - The success of an online tourism campaign showcasing Sydney and the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) will be expanded onto television screens across India to encourage more people to
BANGKOK - The Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2015, the country’s largest annual B2B tourism and travel trade event, has been set for 3 – 5 June, 2015,
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,590 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), has expanded its Ramada brand in
BANGKOK - Khiri Travel has launched its "Epic Multi-Country Program," a 40-day, five-country journey of great variety that delivers insights and experiences into Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and
ASEAN’s current Strategic Tourism Plan (ATSP) from 2011 to 2015 is ending this year. Hence, ASEAN NTOs and the ASEAN Secretariat supported by tourism experts led by Mr. Ludwig Rieder, are working
A new 24 hour translation service has been launched in Kyoto to assist business travellers attending international events in the city.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Global hospitality management chain, Swiss-Belhotel International, has been named Indonesia's Leading Global Hotel Chain for a record-breaking fifth consecutive year at the