BEIJING - The report issued by Global Blue estimates that at an average 10 percent average tax refund, Chinese consumers who toured Europe could have collected around 2.4 billion yuan ($392.4m) tax
KERALA - The international airports at Trivandrum and Cochin will provide them visa on their arrival. The facility has been made available as part of the federal tourism ministry’s plan to double the
HONG KONG - In 2006, The House of Krug joined forces with the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong to create one of the world’s most elite and intimate restaurants, The Krug Room. To celebrate the
JAKARTA- Should contemporary hotels be all the same? Some people –real estate investors or architects- might think so. To be “contemporary” for many hoteliers is just being minimalist in the design,
BANGKOK, 9 August 2013: Thailand’s Pollution Control Department has formed seven committees to deal with the rehabilitation of the marine environment at Samet Island’s Phrao Bay, after an oil slick
SAN DIEGO - From the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention 2013, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the launch of a series of initiatives to meet the needs of travelers
BANGKOK- Bangkok has been voted the Best City in the World in 2013, according to an Internet survey conducted by Travel + Leisure Magazine, a publication of the American Express Publishing
SYDNEY - Showbiz International, Australia’s leading ticket and packaging company, has joined forces with the Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) - a division of the Expedia group, one of the world’s
KOLKATA - Leading Indian online travel agencies, Yatra.com and Travelguru.com have integrated with eRevMax to offer XML connectivity to its growing base of hotel customers. Accommodation providers
INDIA - Culture Holidays one of the leading travel management companies has taken a significant step towards changing the face of the car rental industry in India and launched “Instant Cabs” 24X7
LONDON - Central Asia is currently riding a wave of popularity, according to adventure holidays specialist Wild Frontiers. The tour operator has seen bookings to Central Asia rise by 27% in 2013
NINGXIA - Achmed Zeid, who graduated from Al-Azhar University in Egypt, is now an Arabic translator working in western China's Ningxia, an area with a Muslim population of about 2.17 million. Zeid
BANGKOK- Another consulting company HVS is entering into the extremely competitive Thai hotel consulting market.
BANGKOK- “We will remain closed under further notice” said the female voice on the phone. For almost a week now, the newly opened Thai Royal Police museum located in the beautiful Parusakawan Palace
SYDNEY - Destination New South Wales, the NSW Government's leading tourism and major events agency, and Sydney Festival have announced the headline act for 2014 - operatic masterpiece, Dido & Aeneas.
NADI - Fiji Airways, Fiji's national airline is the newest holder of a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title, soaring to 41,000 feet to set the record for the world's 'Highest Altitude Wedding on an
BANGRAK - Once again IMPACT has shown its leadership position in convention, exhibition and event management by being chosen by Thailand Post to manage the recently restored Grand Postal Building, an
LHASA - Logging into a Tibetan-English bilingual language learning account on Wechat is a daily routine for Yang Xin, a junior English major from University of Tibet.
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based architecture firm tvsdesign has been selected to design the Wanda Nanchang Aquarium in Nanchang, China.
BEIJING - Mt. Huashan Scenic Area held the 2013 Mt. Huashan Tourism Promotion Campaign at the Lao She Teahouse in Qianmen, Beijing on August 2. Themed as "China Dream – Love of Mt. Huashan," the
NALATI - It is said that "travelers don't want to visit other mountains after touring Mount Huang and they don't want to visit other water sceneries after visiting Jiuzhaigou Valley." Moreover, many
HAINAN- In September 2013, Raffles Hotels & Resorts will arrive at a new milestone as expands its collection to 10 hotels with the opening of Raffles Hainan - their second property in China. The
STAMFORD - Starwood Preferred Guest, the award-winning loyalty program from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.introduced its new SPG app for Android in Chinese.
CALGARY - WestJet announced it has entered into a code-share agreement with China Southern Airlines (CZ). China Southern Airlines will now begin marketing and distributing WestJet-operated flights.
BANGKOK - The contest with the theme, “The magic and mystery of amazing Thailand” was open to any and all photographers with the goal of showing the world how beautiful, magical, mysterious and