BEIJING - According to a new forecast report from Timetric, Chinese outbound tourism is expected to rise from 45.8 million departures in 2012 to 77.6 million in 2017, at an expected compound annual
VIENTIANE - “Simply Beautiful- I love that slogan because this sounds so true. But unfortunately, it now lacks a strong campaign behind to promote Laos differently from other countries”. A rather
BANGKOK- Last week, a conference organized by Pattaya Mayor Itthipol Kunplone, highlighted once more the promise of authorities to crackdown on all various scams which are targeting visitors to
GLEBE - A new, free website - Cycle Tours Global - which offers the world's most comprehensive database and search engine for bicycle tours across the planet, has been launched for travellers who
HONG KONG and MACAU - Every newly-wed hope to have a glamorous wedding memorable for a lifetime! Renowned for its attentive "Asian Heart" Service, StarWorld Macau is dedicated to offering one-stop
BANGKOK - Throughout the fundraising competition over the past 3 months, all 5 teams (2 finalists per team) have shown their volunteering spirits with project development activities in 5 chosen areas
SINGAPORE – Asia's pre-eminent meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) venue is the new base for the next three editions (2013 - 2015) of the region's most celebrated aviation
BEIJING - According to the China cruise & yacht industry association (CCYIA), China’s cruise market capacity has increased greatly in 2012.
TASMANIA - The Booking Widget was developed specifically to provide small and medium sized tourism operators with a simple solution to provide online booking through their websites. The Booking
NINGXIA - According to the announcement, this first expo of the two countries is based on the principle of "Inheriting friendship, deepening cooperation and promoting common development" with a
BEIJING - Beijing Tourism Bureau released recently the "Beijing Tourism Development Report 2013" which shows that in 2012, shopping had contributed to a considerable 32% of the city’s total tourism
GANSU - The first earthquake near Dingxi city had a magnitude of 5.98 and was shallow, with a depth of just 9.8 km (6 miles), the US Geological Survey said. Just over an hour later, a magnitude 5.6
Khiri Travel has introduced seven urban and rural walks and cycle trips in Southeast Asia.
This northern Vietnamese province and home to the World Heritage site, Halong Bay, will open tourism representative offices in Japan and South Korea later this year.
Having travelled through much of south-east Asia my husband and I are serious about showing our sons that life abroad isn't all waterslides and funfairs.
RIDING the growing wave of road cycling in Thailand, SpiceRoads Cycle Tours has rolled out a new tour led by a champion cyclist to entice biking enthusiasts.
SINGAPORE - Based in Singapore and boasting 37 properties, the management team at Secret Retreats has selected to plug into SiteMinder’s RDX platform, which will provide their properties with a fully
SYDNEY - Backpacking, which makes up 10% of Australia's tourism industry, is a rite of passage for many young British travellers, however reduced disposable income and escalating university tuition
NEW YORK - Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, American Airlines, Swiss International Airlines, Transaero Airlines, and Emirates Airline have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business
MUMBAI - Amidst tough competition and nominations of thousands of Indian owned corporations serving in America, Supreme Aviation was awarded the Best Indian Company in USA in two categories – Best
BANGKOK - The choice of IMPACT's venues and facilities are second to none. Indoors or outdoors, for thousands or just a selected few.
JAKARTA - The President of UFTAA, Joe Borg Olivier recently paid a visit to its member association ASTINDO’s new offices in the centre of Jakarta (Indonesia). He had an interesting and fruitful
SHANGHAI – Worldhotels reports a successful first half of the year with 31 hotels and a total of almost 6,000 rooms joining the international hotel group. The new hotels are located in key
BEIJING - China's National Photography Art Exhibition themed "Dream of Lushan and Connect with China," held an award ceremony in Beijing recently. The exhibition was jointly hosted by China
SINGAPORE – The giant freshwater stingray, believed to be the largest and heaviest freshwater fish in the world, moved into Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park today. Known for its