International tourism is set to hit a new record by the end of 2014 with over 1.1 billion international tourists travelling the world in one single year. During the first ten months of 2014, the
Quest Serviced Apartments announced its official appointment as the primary Australasian strategic partner for The Apartment Service, and now forms part The TAS Alliance.
A cross-cultural concert tour in Cambodia last December has turned into a cross-border fiasco, with artists and labourers maintaining that they have yet to receive thousands of dollars in payment a
BANGKOK Thailand’s Department of Land Transport is once more bracing for the annual slaughter on its highways during the travel peak Christmas through to New Year,
COLOMBO Sri Lanka’s main opposition says it will withdraw generous tax concessions for controversial foreign-funded resorts aiming to make Colombo a gambling hotspot in South Asia if it wins next
BEIJING A Chinese court has jailed a pilot for three years for causing one of the worst plane crashes in Chinese history which killed 44 people in 2010, state-media reported late last week.
ABU DHABI The maiden flight of Etihad Airways’ long-awaited Airbus A380 superjumbo will take place later this week, the Abu Dhabi carrier said over the weekend.
PARIS Michelin-star food and vintage champagne; airlines are pulling out all the stops to cater to their first-class passengers.
BANGKOK Centara Hotels & Resorts group has won the Traveller’s Choice Awards, for its Grand Island Resort & Spa, which was recognised as Top All Inclusive Resort.
HANOI Vietnam’s Civil Aviation Administration has suggested there should be drastic fare cuts on domestic routes, claiming the dramatic drop in fuel prices should have prompted airlines to lower
YANGON Myanmar’s tourism officials says it is quite possible that the country could host as many as 20.4 million tourists by 2030, but there are conflicting estimates that suggest 7 million would
HANOI A USD645-million passenger terminal at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport is due to open 25 December after three years of construction.
HONG KONG - December 19 marked the inauguration of Hong Kong Airlines' five-time weekly flight service between Hong Kong and Sapporo, Japan. To commemorate the official launch of this new route, Hong
CHENGDU, China - The St. Regis Chengdu, Southwest China's newest address for unparalleled luxury, celebrated its debut with a magnificent opening ceremony and gala event, as well as the unveiling of
HONG KONG - Air China Limited, has hosted the market opening ceremony at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its listing in Hong Kong.
KASHGAR, China - Radisson Blu Kashgar celebrates its opening in the historic city of Kashgar in China's Xinjiang region in Western China, also known as the Pearl of the Silk Road.
BANGKOK - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be a supporting partner of the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC), The event, organised by the World
SURABAYA, Indonesia - Swiss-Belhotel International has officially opened Hotel Ciputra World Surabaya, strenghtening its presence in Indonesia and adding to an award-winning global hotel management
GOLD COAST, Australia - Jupiters Gold Coast launched its brand new Japanese restaurant and bar Kiyomi on December 17 with a star-studded celebrity and media cocktail event.
BANGKOK - Minor Hotel Group (MHG), the Thailand-based hotel owner, operator and investor, announces the addition of a resort on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar in Tanzania. Currently operating as
The new pilot program to streamline the visa process for Chinese visitors has been welcomed by peak industry body, the National Tourism Alliance (NTA).
BANGKOK - The famous Reclining Buddha image in Bangkok’s Wat Pho was recently listed as one of the 10 most impressive religious statues in the world by CNN Travel.
LOS ANGELES - Hong Kong, one of the world's premier travel destinations, will host luxury travel's most influential individuals from around the world during the 2015 Virtuoso Symposium. The annual
BANGKOK, Thailand - DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s fast-growing global portfolio of upscale, full-service hotels, has announced the 2014 Seasons Festivities
BANGKOK - The Chiang Mai & The North Travel Mart 2014 (CTM 2014) was held successfully during 8-11 December at the International Convention and Exhibition Centre Commemorating His Majesty’s 7th Cycle