THE Myanmar government last week unveiled a new tourism master plan for the country on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Naypyidaw, a joint effort between the government, the Asian
SOME 97 travel consultants in Singapore have been recognised for their expertise under the NATAS (National Association of Travel Agents Singapore) Accreditation Scheme since its launch on March 14
HOTELIER and philantropist Peter Gautschi has passed away, the industry still in shock over his sudden, tragic death on June 6 in a car crash in Myanmar, where he was pursuing his passion to help the
KOH SAMUI – Conrad Koh Samui has announced the luxury resort’s participation in the latest Hilton HHonors loyalty program promotion, The Great Getaway. From now until September 30, 2013, Hilton
BANGKOK - In association with Digital Innovation Asia (DIA) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Travel Daily News Asia is delighted to announce the finalists for the first Digital
CHENGDU - The investment of International SOS in Chengdu reflects the company’s growing presence in the rapidly developing Southwest China market – a huge growth area for international businesses.The
BANGKOK - The luxury hotel, Best Western Premier Sukhumvit, which is located in the very heart of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit business district, has been bestowed with the titles of ‘Best Hotel Interior:
SINGAPORE - "The 2012 result is a 7.5% increase on 2011 and, yet again, it's the Asia Pacific region that is the powerhouse of this growth," stated Erik Juul-Mortensen, President TFWA. Mr
BANGKOK - Small and medium sized entrepreneurs dominated the Thailand Travel Mart Plus Greater Mekong subregion travel show which was attended by 397 buyers from 56 countries and 432 sellers from
SINGAPORE – Hotel Fort Canning proudly announced that it has received the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award. This is the second year running that the hotel has earned this prestigious
TOKYO — JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. announced that Nikko Bali Resort & Spa will be renamed Grand Nikko Bali effective July 15th reflecting upgraded facilities: 19 new luxury villas, a multi-purpose event
BANGKOK- It took a decade for the Chinese province of Yunnan to be back with a booth at the Thailand Travel Mart.
SHANGHAI – Along with the opening of InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin, IHG is now possessing two hundred properties in Greater China.And this ranks it first by scale among all the international hotel
SHANGRI-LA Hotels and Resorts will open a new hotel on August 1 in Qufu, otherwise known as the birthplace of Chinese philosopher Confucius.
SHUN Tak Holdings has become the third equal-share investor in Hong Kong's first and upcoming LCC, Jetstar Hong Kong.
INDIA'S travel operators are reporting stronger foreign interest in the north-eastern states of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, and have cheered the Ministry of Home Affairs' move in liberalising
GARUDA Indonesia will join SkyTeam in March 2014 as the airline alliance's 20th international member and second South-east Asia member.
QUAY-SIDE retail lifestyle and family entertainment complex Little Red Cube became the flagbearer of Puteri Harbour in Nusajaya, and the pioneer property under the Little Red Cube brand when it
Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, reporting from Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2013, Bangkok, June 6, 2013
HONG KONG - Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA), global leader in hospitality design, lent its design expertise to breathe new life into the Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, Hyatt’s only five-star luxury hotel
SHANGHAI - ILTM Asia (International Luxury Travel Market Asia) 2013, the exclusive business hub for buyers and designers of bespoke luxury travel experiences, closed its seventh edition in Shanghai
LONDON - Online voting for 2013 World Tourism Awards has now opened and the organisers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and
BEIJING - By proximity as well as design, the new Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu pays homage to the famous philosopher, Confucius. Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is opening the hotel in the
BANGKOK – X2 Kui Buri, Thailand’s boutique resort announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the second consecutive year.
MAURITIUS - Heritage Le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort- twice winner of “Best Golf Resort in Mauritius” in the World Travel Awards- is bringing Tour Master Classes to Mauritius, an innovative and