MADRID - International tourist arrivals grew by 5% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching almost 500 million, according to data just released by UNWTO. Growth was
PHNOM PENH - On August 25th, a fire broke out at the Juliana Phnom Penh Hotel in Cambodia.
DUBAI – Emirates announced the launch of non-stop passenger services to Taipei, its 16th destination in the Far East.
HEIDE - COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute has launched its first eBook “China’s Tourism Development: Situation, Analysis and Future Perspectives 2013” in the new COTRI China outbound
MUMBAI – Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services India, has the pleasure to announce the appointment of two new positions for the India region, effective immediately, with Ms.
SYDNEY - The world’s most famous hotel training academy – the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration – will return to Australia for the first time in 25 years, when it offers its Summer
SINGAPORE – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart’hotel in Hangzhou. Scheduled to open in
SINGAPORE - Leading global travel search site Skyscanner is creating 250 new jobs as it doubles its team over the next 12 months to support international growth. Staff numbers in the company’s Asia
MELBOURNE - More than 98% of Lonely Planet's paper consumption is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, as confirmed based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS), an
SINGAPORE - The Ballrooms at Parkroyal on Beach Road, Singapore’s newest stand-alone meetings and events facility, launches today, marking the completion of an SGD20 million investment in the
BANGKOK - Is it possible to promote Fukushima for tourism? The city and the province gained a sad reputation as it was the most affected area by the 2011 tsunami and the nuclear catastrophe. However,
SINGAPORE - Singapore received 7.61 million international travelers during the first six months of 2013, a growth of 7.5% over the same period of 2012, according to preliminary figures from
KAOHSIUNG - Representatives of Worldwide Cruise Terminals, which manages the new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong, and of Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), which manages seven
SYDNEY - India is one of the world’s fastest growing outbound travel markets, with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation predicting 50 million outbound travellers by 2020. Tourism Australia
WICHITA - Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) was recently recognized with the High Performing Partner Award from Cathay Pacific Airways. In 2008, Spirit AeroSystems received a
MIAMI - Pan Am International Flight Academy and Pan Am Holdings, Inc. announced it has been purchased by ANA Holdings, the parent company of All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd, one of the leading airlines in
HONG KONG - The refurbishment project of InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong started in the third quarter of 2011. In a complex project of 3 phases, the room layout is redesigned and part of the
ALMATY - Winter sports are widely recognized as an important segment in today’s highly relevant domestic and international tourism market. Nevertheless, mature snow destinations are increasingly
BANGKOK - Khiri organized the tour leader program August 19-21 in conjunction with partner organizations, Shoestring and Koning Aap, both Kuoni companies.
HONG KONG - Ovolo Hotels is proud to announce that their flagship design hotel on 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong has won the "2013 HA+D Award for Design Excellence" for Best Hotel Interiors -
MUMBAI - Airline companies operating in India require a strong, supportive promoter to improve their viability amid the challenging operating environment, says India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra). The
KUALA LUMPUR – Delegates of the four-day 2013 International Dragon Award (IDA 2013) Annual Conference held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre were given a brief respite from their busy programme
NAITHON BEACH - Pullman’s fifth hotel in Thailand, Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach, impresses both by its surroundings and its refined interior. Its design, by Thai artist Supachai Ketkaroonkul,
SHAANXI - Liangzhu in neighboring Zhejiang Province and Shimao Stone City in northwest Shaanxi Province joined the likes of the Egypt's Giza Plateau and sites of the Maya civilization in Guatemala.
BEIJING - Beijing received 13.9 percent fewer overseas tourists in the January-July period compared with a year ago as a slow global economy took its toll on tourism, new data has showed according to