GENEVA The global airline industry is set to make a net profit in 2017 of USD29.8 billion, according to the latest International Air Transport Association forecast released Thursday.
BANGKOK Thais will take their second public holiday of the month to mark Constitution Day, Saturday 10 December, with a substitution day falling on Monday, 12 December.
BANGKOK A new passport issuing office opens today at the Khlong Toei MRT Station.
ZURICH Reto Wilhelm will take over operational management as CEO of Kuoni Global Travel Services (GTS) 1 March 2017.
SINGAPORE Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointment Benny Chung as general manager, of the ParkRoyal on Kitchener Road.
BANGKOK US President Elect, Donald Trump, has properties under development in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) that could ultimately become terror targets.
UK Government Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley and VisitBritainDirector, who is leading a tourism delegation of companies from across Britain, met with senior executives
MADRID Spanish police said Monday they had smashed a criminal gang who preyed on tourists in Madrid by posing as police officers.
SAMUI Samui a popular island holiday destination on the Gulf Thailand was inundated with floods that submerged guesthouses and shops in tourist districts.
MUMBAI Cox & Kings was crowned winner at the sixth edition of Conde Nast Traveller India’s Reader’s Travel Awards, when it bagged the title of favourite tour operator.
SHAN STATE A night market will be introduced next January in Nyaungshwe, one of the main tourist destinations in Shan State.
HANOI Hanoi authorities may ban street artists from performing in pedestrian areas and walkways around the capital’s iconic Ho Guom (Sword Lake).
BANGKOK Thailand Convention and Exhibitions Bureau has launched “Thailand CONNECT Your Vibrant Journey to Business Success” campaign targeting Europe’s meeting planners.
CHENGDU, China - The 9th China Meetings Industry Convention (CMIC2016), jointly organized by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development (BMCTD) and the China Convention/Exhibition/Event
The Business Innovation Facility (BIF), a programme of the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), has awarded support to 24 local tourism entrepreneurs from 10 states for
HONG KONG – Korean Air celebrated its inaugural Delhi-Incheon direct flight service with a welcome ceremony at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport on 2 December, 2016.
OUDOMXAY Tourism authorities in the Lao province of Oudomxay are leading joint private-public projects to develop new attractions and build human resources.
HAI PHONG Hai Phong City is expected to become a major coastal resort cluster in Vietnam’s northern region under a development plan for 2016 to 2020 that has project objectives that will extend to
LONDON Chicago, a city credited with having the highest murder rate in the US, has been declared the world’s most fun city to live in, while Melbourne comes in second, Lisbon third and New York
NHA TRANG, VIETNAM A colonial-styled beachfront resort, The Anam, has hired veteran hotelier Duncan MacLean to head its management team.
BANGKOK Thailand reintroduced, Tuesday, a tourism stimulus package that offers Thai citizens a THB15,000 tax break when they buy a domestic tour packages, or hotel accommodation.
OTTAWA Canada on Thursday rescinded travel restrictions on Mexicans, which were imposed in 2009 in an attempt to stem bogus refugee claims but became a major irritant in bilateral relations.
BETHESDA, US Marriott International announced, Thursday, it has completed the sale of its St Regis San Francisco hotel for approximately USD175 million to Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).
BANGKOK Thais will pay respects, nationwide, to the Late His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Monday 5 December, a public holiday that marks his birthday.
HANOI Vietnam National Administration of Tourism estimates the country welcomed 926,642 international visitors in November representing an increase of 24.9% over same month last year.