International Women's Day. The holiday honors female achievement around the world and is celebrated in countries from Afghanistan to Australia.
A gaggle of girls smiled shyly for the camera. They were sweet and demure, the typical cluster of preteen girls, save for their shaved heads and carnation pink Buddhist robes. I met them at the
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau adjusted its 2013 fiscal year visitors and revenue targets for MICE business , the bureau reported earlier this week.
WITH the launch of the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 campaign in January and growing air links from Kuala Lumpur to major European gateways, Tourism Malaysia is now stepping up promotional efforts in
HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2013 and will be a masterpiece of contemporary luxury located on the Pudong waterfront. The hotel will mark
This year marks Indonesia’s 44th appearance at ITB and for the first time it is the official partner country of the show. Its slogan, “WONDERFUL INDONESIA: The World’s Heart of Wonders“, reflects
Schoolchildren from Pangandaran, one of the archipelago’s most popular tourism regions, have poured their hearts out in letters over how much climate change in Indonesia affects day-to-day life.
Singapore is likely to benefit from Indonesia’s strong domestic growth through increased tourism, but economic growth in the country is expected to remain relatively weak, according to a new ICAEW
BANGKOK - Asia and the Pacific continued as a hot spot for international tourism in 2012, attracting what is expected to be in excess of 350 million international visitor arrivals, expanding its
MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino has signed Republic Act 10374, the law the exemption of foreign carriers from the Common Carriers Tax (CCT) in a move to increase tourist arrivals.
BERLIN - ITB 2013 - REPORT: The opening of the latest ITB edition in Berlin is like every year an opportunity to take the pulse of the tourism industry. According to Dr.
Private tourism sector and the tourism department in Vietnam are busy developing holidays for Germans.
IMPACT lays down energy measures in preparation for the power supply crisis in April. The country’s biggest MICE venue says it has allocated 10 million Baht for energy saving technology and is
MUMBAI - Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar, Chairman & Managing Trustee of Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) and 76th Custodian of the House of Mewar, unveiled the world’s first-ever silver
The 11th Routes Asia event will take place on March 17-19 in Mumbai, India. With over 600 delegates representing 300 airlines and airports from across the region, the event is expected to match or
With the success of WTM Vision Conference in Shanghai in 2012, World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, will this year be holding WTM Vision Conference-Beijing on
World Travel & Tourism Council’s regional summit will take place in South Korea this September in recognition of the recent acceleration of travel and tourism in Asia.
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism estimates the country welcomed 570,476 international travellers in February representing a 16.33% drop from 681,849 visits during the same month last year.
The 100-room up-scale Hotel Éclat Beijing opened Monday, welcoming its first guests and promises to be a haunt for art lovers visiting Asia.
Abacus International, Asia Pacific’s leading revenue partner for airlines has announced the signing of a new long-term global distribution agreement with Jetstar Group and Jetstar Japan.
Backyard Travel, Asia’s most innovative tour company, have today released news of a new tailor-made tour to mystical Myanmar, taking in the sites of Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Pindaya and Inle Lake. The
NDIA'S Ministry of Civil Aviation is initiating negotiations with the governments of Singapore and Sri Lanka for additional flights, even as the country's capacity to Japan is set to increase soon.
ITB Berlin will open tomorrow with Indonesia as the official partner country for this year's show, the first time a South-east Asian country has held the position.
BANGKOK - Leaders of the Complete Visitor Economy will gather for the 2013 PATA Annual Summit (2013PAS) in Bangkok, April 25-28, 2013. The PATA Youth Forum will commence on Thursday, April 25,
Port Stephens will field the largest delegation in regional NSW at a trade mission the State’s tourism industry is running in China this week as part of a campaign to capitalise on the booming Chinese