BANGKOK, 14 May 2013: Thailand Incentive and Convention Association says tourism needs a leader to coordinate the industry, according to TICA president, Sumate Sudasna, who noted that tourism was
BANGKOK, 14 May 2013: Thailand’s main aviation gateway, Suvarnabhumi Airport may adopt the use of ID smart cards for Thai travellers passing through immigration by the end of this year.
THE changing lifestyles of Indonesia's growing middle class are carving out a significant opportunity for travel and tourism players.
VIRGIN Airlines has set an ambitious goal of using only clean-burning fuels on all flights by 2020, in a bid to make air travel one of the greenest industries.
BRAND USA will establish a foothold in the Hong Kong market through the creation of a marketing representation office within the next few months.
BANGKOK, 13 May 2013: Thai Airways International will waive golf bag fees to support a “Golf Friendly Airline” campaign targeting Indian travellers.
Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park can proudly claim some of the most awe-inspiring leopard sightings in the world, but it’s not just the big cats that prove reason to explore this wild and fascinating
BALI, INDONESIA - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and PT Tiara Raya Bali International announced the debut of Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran, the latest newly built Le Meridien resort to open
All About Inc., operator of information website AllAbout.co.jp, and Japan Partnership Inc., publisher of the free English magazine Metropolis, have teamed up to provide a major community website on
New Indian Ocean resort brand Atmosphere, promoted by the renowned Maldivian resort developer EoN Resorts, will launch the first of its properties in the Maldives this year.
JINAN - An austerity campaign launched in China has produced a chilling effect on the tourism industry, with travel agencies having to realign their strategies to heat up their profits, wrote recently
Corinne Juillet: This is a complex question as the image varies from one country to another. We still have to fight the common idea that New Caledonia is just another island’s paradise in the Pacific
Argyle Hotel Group (AHG) is delighted to announce itself as a finalist for “The Westpac Business Excellence Award for Large Enterprises”.
Etihad Airways and Alitalia have increased from four to five the number of weekly, non-stop codeshare services between Rome and Abu Dhabi. A number of new codeshare destinations in Europe have also
The man behind Virgin Atlantic ditched his usual getup over the weekend, in exchange for an AirAsia X stewardess uniform as he fulfilled a friendly wager with AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes.
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - Luxury Villa Rentals Company, Villa Getaways, announced the launch of its innovative new online TV channel showcasing exclusive villa properties in the world's most exotic
Accor has won the International Hospitality Excellence Award at the Indonesia Hospitality & Tourism Investment Conference (IHT) in Jakarta, in recognition of the group’s commitment to service
The Annual Congress and General Assembly was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between 17 and 21 April 2013. The theme for this year’s Global Travel and Tourism Conference was: Remodeling the Travel and
TOKYO - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has confirmed The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto will officially open its doors on February 7, 2014, and unveiled the first images of the luxury urban resort that pays
The 2014 edition of the Phuket International Boat Show will be held 9-12 January at Royal Phuket Marina, and the opening hours extended further into the evening. The dates have been set for the 2014
COLOMBO - Organised by Seatrade and hosted by Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the last day of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade & Logistics Conference, Exhibition & Awards started with a two hour port tour of the
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has announced in the results of its third GBTA BTI Outlook that spending on international outbound business travel from China will increase by 13.3% in
SINGAPORE – The inaugural Far East Heritage Festival 2013 is set to bring travellers and locals on a journey through the Singapore story via informative and experiential trails at popular,
SINGAPORE has beaten Tianjin, China and Monterrey, Mexico to secure a five-year contract to host the prestigious Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Championships between 2014-2018.
Shekhar Niyogi, reporting from Arabian Travel Market, Dubai, May 9, 2013