PARIS Screening air travellers on departure from Ebola-hit countries is far smarter than monitoring them when they arrive abroad, experts said on Tuesday.
LONDON InterContinental Hotels Group on Tuesday booked rising quarterly revenues per room, buoyed by the United States, and expressed optimism over the annual outlook.
SINGAPORE Accor’s latest Asia Pacific Survey shows that travellers spend almost the same time exploring travel options online as they do offline.
BANGKOK Thais will enjoy a public holiday, Thursday, to commemorate the passing of King Chulalongkorn, Rama V (1 October 1868 to 23 October 1910).
HANOI Vietnam and Finland have signed a transport agreement to make it possible for airlines to serve routes linking the two countries.
LAO CAI Hanoi-based Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP) has proposed that the free Wi-Fi programme be extended to Sapa to give visitors convenient access to the internet while visiting the
BANGKOK - Best Western International has opened a brand new hotel in Phuket: the stylish BEST WESTERN Patong Beach.
Port Stephens’ biggest cruise operator, Moonshadow Cruises, has partnered with Port Stephens Ferry Service to offer an expanded and improved ferry service between Nelson Bay on the south side of the
MALDIVES - To meet the constantly evolving needs of discerning guests from across the globe, Anantara’s Maldives resorts and Naladhu Maldives recently put their team of Villa Hosts and House Masters
SYDNEY - Australian-based ‘Wotif Group’ (Wotif.com Holdings Limited), which operates a portfolio of leading travel brands in the Asia Pacific region including Wotif.com, has completed integration with
CHANGZHOU, China and MCLEAN, Va.- Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of Hilton Changzhou. The opening sets yet another milestone for Hilton Worldwide as it celebrates the 50th property opening in
Virgin Australia is celebrating one of Australia’s most popular sporting events by launching a number of unique and personalised services for guests travelling from Sydney to Melbourne in time for
SINGAPORE - Create a customised meeting experience at Pan Pacific Singapore with Pan Pacific Rewards. Available until 28 February 2015, Pan Pacific Rewards provides conference organisers with
PHUKET, Thailand - Laguna Phuket launched “Seedlings Phuket” the resort’s latest CSR initiative which aims to provide training and job opportunities for marginalized local youths, and cement Banyan
BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Thai Cycling Association (TCA) are discussing ways to promote bicycle tourism in the country with the key objectives of encouraging eco- and
Tourism New Zealand is welcoming a 4.9 per cent increase in international visitor arrivals for the year ending September 2014, pushing total annual arrivals to more than 2.8 million for the first time
Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) and the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), joined by local industry representatives promoted Macau as a business tourism and incentive travel
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported the country’s tourism receipts from international tourist arrivals declined 7.55% during January to September this year.
BANGKOK The search has resumed for two South Korean tourists missing off Thailand’s southern coast after their tour boat crashed into a fishing vessel, police said Monday.
BRUSSELS Belgium’s Brussels Airport on Monday became the latest European hub to screen passengers for the deadly Ebola virus when a flight landed from Guinea via Sierra Leone, an airport spokeswoman
SINGAPORE Conferma, a provider of Virtual Card Number (VCN) technology for the corporate travel sector, has signed a global contract with Abacus, in Asia Pacific.
KIEN GIANG Phu Quoc could be the next casino destination as the island’s authorities attempt to turn the holiday island into a prime tourism destination.
TripAdvisor, Expedia, Qunar and Wego are just a few of the leading travel brands who are joining over 150 of APAC’s senior level travel executives in Hong Kong next February 3-4.
BANGKOK - Panellists and delegates attending the 7th Asia for Asia Summit on 30 September 2014 in Bangkok agreed in consensus on five key trends identified as crucial to success in the business events
KUCHING - The Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) recently launched its “Soulful Orang-utan Appeal Project” at IMEX America; this key trade show for the global meetings, incentive travel and events