Homeinns, the biggest hotel group in China by portfolio size, has posted a strong rise in its full-year profits, as it opened more than one hotel per day in 2014.
KATHMANDU Google launched a virtual tour of Nepal’s Everest region.Thursday, allowing armchair tourists a rare glimpse of life in one of the toughest and most inaccessible places on earth.
BANGKOK Eight hundred Muay Thai fighters from 60 countries have registered to attend the 11th Wai Kru Muay Thai Ceremony, 17 March, in Ayutthaya.
BURI RAM Buri Ram in Northeast Thailand has been named one of Asia’s freshest emerging vacation spots for 2015, according to Agoda.com.
SINGAPORE Changi Airport in Singapore has been voted the World’s Best Airport by air travellers for the third year in a row at the 2015 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris,
BANGKOK If you have a vision of where Thai tourism is heading, there is an open invitation to share it with other travel executives at a seminar 19 March.
RAKHINE STATE The Rakhine state government is mulling over plans to support private developers to build resorts and hotels at beaches in the state.
CHIANG MAI Chiang Mai Tourism Business Association says smog covering North Thailand will cause massive cancellations estimated at 50% of advance bookings to Chiang Mai.
NEW DELHI - TUI India, the Indian arm of one of the world’s leading international leisure travel company, TUI Group, has partnered with ‘Visit Britain’ to promote the country in India with Bollywood
SHANGHAI - Club Med, world's leading holiday brand, announced the official launch of a new concept, Joyview by Club Med, offering Chinese urban consumers a chance to experience premium short holidays
JAKARTA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on Indonesia’s stakeholders to partner in the development of an aviation masterplan based on global standards to ensure that the
SHANGHAI - Hilton Worldwide's Women in Leadership Committee in Greater China and Mongolia (GCM) released the results of a nationwide survey of its female workforce in China. In conjunction with the
PARIS/HONG KONG - This year UFI celebrates the 10th edition of its Open Seminar in Asia and the exhibition industry turned out in full force to mark the occasion. More than 300 delegates from 21
WUYUAN, China - It is March and the cole flowers are in full blossom all across the hills of Jiangling Terrace Scenic Resort in China's Wuyuan County. As the spring event coincides with International
BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to support two new exhibitions being hosted this month by Bangkok’s innovative art space the ‘Ferry Gallery’, which has its home in one of
SINGAPORE - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has brought its boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo, to Southeast Asia with the opening of Hotel Indigo
Changi Airport Singapore was named as the World's Best Airport by air travellers for the third consecutive year at the 2015 World Airport Awards, held at Passenger Terminal EXPO in Barcelona, Spain.
Carnival Corporation has celebrated the launch of P&O Cruises UK’s newest ship, Britannia, in a naming ceremony held in Southampton on Tuesday.
Seoul A flight attendant targeted by a former Korean Air vice president during a now infamous “nut rage” tantrum has filed a civil lawsuit against the jailed executive nad the airline.
BERLIN Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, reminded European tour operators that the country remains the best value-for-money destination in Asia for European
BANGKOK A worldwide trend indicates people want to take more international trips than ever this year and they are twice as likely to increase their travel budget, according to the latest TripAdvisor
BANGKOK According to the latest TripAdvisor study, 54% of Thais will increase their travel budget in 2015, but they are more likely to spend it travelling within the country.
LUANG PRABANG Luang Prabang outlines plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary of its World Heritage Site listing by UNESCO this December.
BANGKOK More first-time exhibitors are registering for the up-coming Thailand Travel Mart according to the latest update by the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
BANGKOK Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau says Australia is a key market to fuel growth for Thailand’s business event industry.