The global tourism industry is on track to set a new record in 2014, in terms of international visitor numbers.
STOCKHOLM Swedish police launched an Internet site on Tuesday to help crack down on Swedes travelling overseas for sex with minors.
BEIJING Chinese search engine Baidu, the country’s equivalent of Google, announced Wednesday it has bought a stake in Uber for an undisclosed sum, as the controversial US web-based taxi app seeks to
TOKYO Northern Japan was in the grip of a blizzard Wednesday as strong winds and heavy snow forced the cancellation of almost 300 flights and buried vehicles in deep drifts, officials and reports
BANGKOK International tourist arrivals to Thailand posted a decline of 8.61% during January to November, this year, according to Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ data.
BANGKOK Kasikorn Reseach Centre estimates Bangkokians’ spending will increase 8.2% to THB25,000 million during New Year holiday.
BANGKOK - Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket officially unveils its new look Laguna Cafe, following a THB 6 million refurbishment and extension carried out over the last few months.
Air India played host to the first ever Star Alliance Chief Executive Board Meeting (CEB) held in India. This follows the national carrier’s joining the world’s longest serving and most comprehensive
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Swiss-Belhotel International has opened its first convention and exhibition centre, ska Co Ex, in Pekanbaru Riau, Indonesia, an international-standard venue for meetings,
PATTAYA, Thailand - The 2014 Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show, held 27th to 30th November at South East Asia's largest marina, Ocean Marina, came to a close having set a series of new records. The
BANGKOK - The number of the international visitor arrivals has continuously risen for the second month. Visitor arrivals to Thailand in November totalled 2,438,301, a growth of 2.53 percent over
NEW YORK - The beauty of China's capital, Beijing, with its rich history, culture and rising cosmopolitan appeal, is coming to one of the most popular entertaining television channels this holiday.
Tropical North Queensland’s business and tourism industry leaders predict the approval of the Environmental Impact Statement for the $8.15 billion Aquis integrated resort proposed for Cairns will
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C earned 13 coveted Michelin Stars for 2015, across eight restaurants in six hotels within Asia and Europe, reaffirming the luxury hotel company's status as a
BANGKOK - An estimated 5,000 delegates are expected to meet in Bangkok between 28 – 30 December for the first “Thailand Halal Assembly 2014" to be held at the Bangkok Convention Centre, Centara Grand
BANGKOK - India’s award-winning female boxing champion Mary Kom visited Thailand between 8-12 December as part of a campaign to promote the increasingly popular global sport of Muay Thai boxing.
Qantas customers travelling from Los Angeles are set to experience a new standard of luxury from this holiday season, following the unveiling of an all-new Qantas First Lounge.
International visitor arrivals continue to grow, continuing a 15 month trend, with total arrivals up 5.1 per cent to more than 2.8 million visitors for the year ending November 2014.
Hilton has launched its DoubleTree brand in the Indian city of Agra – home of the Taj Mahal.
Qantas has unveiled its new lounge at Los Angeles International Airport.
EWING, NEW JERSEY, 19 December 2014: Family Vacation Critic, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, has announced the top family travel trends to watch in 2015, based on new programmes and amenities focused
SINGAPORE, 19 December 2014: A year after launching Myanmar’s first prepaid card, MasterCard is making significant strides to support cashless payments channels that facilitate travel and tourism.
YANGON, 19 December 2014: Due to the rapid growth of tourist arrivals and expansion of the tourism industry, Myanmar will establish a Tourism Development Bank to help support tourism and hotel
For the first time, Travablue, the prominent tour provider to Asia, has unveiled instantly-bookable tour packages to Vietnam for families, couples and solo adventurers. Vietnam's wondrous beaches,
HONG KONG - Asian hospitality brand management consultancy, The Brand Company, aunched the world's first specialist hospitality brand management book: a compilation of 24 'Living Brands' articles that