GENEVA - MCI India has received the “Best Large Scale Conference” award from the Asian Conference Awards for COP 11 (the 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity), a
BANGKOK- Such an exchange rate between the US dollar and the Thai Baht was unseen for at least four years: on December 23, the Thai currency was close to 33 Baht for a dollar (32.7 Baht exactly), an
CHIBA - Mt. Fuji was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2013. From Chiba Prefecture, you can see Mt. Fuji from across Tokyo Bay, a stunning view that you can't experience in other
SHANGHAI - eHi Auto Services, a Shanghai-based leading car rental company in China, announced that it has received an investment of over $100 million from Ctrip.com International Ltd., the largest
SYDNEY - Australia’s most popular holiday parks for 2013 have been announced by Holidays with Kids magazine, which has also recorded its highest advertising revenue in more than five years, with 16
BANGKOK – An independent statistical survey of the inaugural PATAcademy-HCD shows that the participants rated the interactive four-day programme very highly and would recommend it to travel industry
BANGALORE - A new IBM Social Sentiment analysis of 250,000 online conversations reveals the travel preferences of Indian consumers - which point to consumer interest and enthusiasm for spending
JAKARTA - Recently being announced the winner of Indonesia’s Travel and Tourism Award – Indonesia’s Leading Independent Spa 2013/2014, Prana Spa has been announced as Indonesia’s Leading Independent
SYDNEY - Sichuan Airlines' first Chengdu-Chongqing-Sydney service, a new route which offers visitors from Western China direct access to Sydney, Australia, landed at Sydney Airport on 20th December
WELLINGTON - Tourism New Zealand CE Kevin Bowler says the growth in arrivals during November, up 8.2 per cent for the month compared to last November, has given the tourism sector a strong lead into
HONG KONG - Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced the airline's decision to become Asia's first 777X customer with an order for 21 777-9X airplanes, as part of Cathay's future long-haul fleet strategy.
The majority of travelers are happy with their hotel stays, according to a new analysis by ReviewPro of 15,399,132 online guest reviews written in 24 languages over one year. More than two-thirds of
NASSAU - Baha Mar, the $3.5 billion integrated casino resort development, applauded the mutual agreement by the Government of The Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the People's Republic of China (PRC)
LONDON — The Asia Pacific hotel development pipeline comprises 1,939 hotels totaling 421,621 rooms, according to the November 2013 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report.
DUBAI - With only seven weeks to go until Taipei joins Emirates’ global passenger network, the airline celebrated the countdown to launch by showcasing its famed hospitality and on board products at a
TOKYO - With more than half the global population of high-net worth individuals residing in only three countries – the United States, Japan and Germany, Reed Travel Exhibitions’ International Luxury
BALI - The enchanting splendors of Bali were yet again chosen as background to portray Beauty and Fashion as the hit reality TV program America's Next Top Model aired the “Cycle 20”. Shot among some
YANGSAN - Recently, the 5th Asia City Forum and awarding ceremony for the Future City of Asia Award were held in Yangsan, South Korea. Li Jian, Vice President and General Manager of Shenzhen OCT
JAKARTA - Jakarta’s Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, located close to the capital city will reopen to handle domestic commercial flights starting early January, 2014, said General Manager of PT Angkasa
HANOI - According to the Organizing Board, the Vietnam-China International Trade and Tourism 2013 drew the participation of more than 300 goods booths of 200 Vietnamese enterprises and 121 stores of
WAKAYA ISLAND - New York-based Concierge Auctions is pleased to announce the February 7th auction without reserve of the exclusive and tranquil Lawedua estate on Wakaya Island, Fiji. Perched 150 feet
NAI PYI DAW - Myanmar and Cambodia have agreed on mutual visa exemption for ordinary passport holders to simplify the procedures of citizens’ travelling and strengthening existing friendly ties.
NEW DELHI – The Thai beach resort city of Pattaya has been selected as the wedding venue for at least four Indian couples between this month and the next, further reaffirming confidence in Thailand as
Five NSW travel agents took to their bikes in Vietnam and Cambodia recently, peddling their way on an adventurous familiarization trip, hosted by World Expeditions and Vietnam Airlines.
Tourists planning cycle holidays in and around the popular World Heritage town of Hoi An Town can find their way around using a new digital tour guide.