WASHINGTON Hackers have developed a scheme to steal sensitive information from top executives by penetrating the Wi-Fi networks of luxury hotels where they stay, security researchers said last week.
SYDNEY Vast areas of land and sea have become environmental sanctuaries in recent years but the world is not funding them adequately, the United Nations warned late last week.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN Brunei Department of Civil Aviation has signed a major advisory services contract with aviation consultancy CAA International.
BANGKOK Tourism Authority of Thailand is encouraging tourism business operators to submit their products, services and marketing campaigns for consideration at the 28th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence.
JAKARTA Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a distribution deal with GTA that will offer travel agencies 44 hotels in the group’s portfolio in Indonesia and the Middle East.
SINGAPORE Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore have more in common than close proximity and easy flight connections, they are also renowned for their distinctive culinary flavours which attract
PHU QUOC Phu Quoc’s international airport is likely to gain VAT refund status soon following a customs department proposal presented to Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance last week.
NAY PYI TAW Boeing and Air Mandalay signed a memorandum of collaboration, last week, to upgrade the airline’s fleet.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says Chinese tourists visiting Thailand could exceed 5 million possibly rising as high as 5.5 million next year.
CHINA - Award-winning luxury travel company WildChina has taken its MICE and destination management offerings to the next level with the launch of subsidiary company WCT Events. A joint venture with
MILL VALLEY, Calif. - Auberge Resorts Collection, owner and operator of boutique luxury hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs, announced plans to manage Nanuku Resort and Spa, an ultra-luxury
SHANGHAI - With 570 exhibitors from more than 50 countries and regions in 2014, World Travel Fair attracted more than 10,000 professional visitors, and close to 40,000 consumers.
BELLEVUE, Washington and BRISBANE, Australia - Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Wotif.com Holdings Limited (Wotif Group) announced completion of the acquisition of Wotif Group by Expedia, Inc. for
LIJIANG, China - Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town has won the "China Best Design Hotel" award on the "Best Hotel & Resort Winner 2014"ceremony in Shanghai. This is the second trophy that Hotel Indigo
Business Events Victoria (BEV) is proud to announce its ongoing commitment to leadership in the business events industry by becoming members of the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB),
Travellers can experience tranquility amidst a city resort atmosphere by the Chao Phraya River at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok with the 'Spectacular Horizon' package. The package is valid for a minimum
Today a culinary who’s who, representing some of the world’s most influential and respected food and wine VIPs came together in Hobart at the Restaurant Australia Marketplace, ahead of the highly
HONG KONG - Tourism Malaysia Hong Kong’s aggressive promotional efforts using social media, including the launching of several Facebook campaigns, helped it to be voted as the “Most Popular Social
A landmark study of the value of cruising has revealed that cruise passengers spend an average of $371 a day in Australian ports, helping push the cruise industry’s total economic contribution in
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has ignored pressure from one of its shareholders to consider a merger with another high-profile hotel chain.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia Airlines has sacked a crew member without a hearing for allegedly sexually assaulting a passenger he was comforting for being scared of flying with the disaster-prone airline, a
BANGKOK Independent Thai hospitality group, Manathai Hotels & Resorts, has launched its collection of boutique properties, targeting travellers who seek authentic experiences at some of Thailand’s
PHUKET The team behind the up-coming launch of akyra Manor Chiang Mai boutique hotel are venturing into the restaurant business with the soon-to-open Italics, a Bangkok restaurant and deli bar
UNITED NATIONS The UN’s Ebola czar on Wednesday encouraged tourists to visit West Africa, saying Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea were “vibrant and alive” and that contact with infected people was
SINGAPORE Westminster Travel is the first travel firm in Asia to deploy a ground-breaking technology, scaling its substantial sub-agency sales as well as building new B2C access regionally through