LABUAN - In the first quarter of this year, Labuan recorded an average occupancy rate (AOR) of 67.1%, making it the state with the third highest hotel occupancy after Pahang (76.9%) and Kuala Lumpur
The 2014 Tainan International Travel Fair, co-organized by the Tainan Association of Travel Agents and Yunlin-Chiayi-Tainan Joint Services Center of the Executive Yuan, kicked off at the Commercial
SURABAYA - AirAsia Indonesia regrets to inform that The National Search and Rescue Agency Republic of Indonesia (BASARNAS) confirmed that the debris found earlier is indeed from QZ8501, the flight
SHANGHAI - Glamour-Sales, Asia's leading luxury, fashion and lifestyle flash sales website, announced that it has partnered with Castlemain to offer an exclusive online sale of luxury yacht packages
DONGGUAN, China - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) premiered its sizzling Aloft brand in Southern China's manufacturing powerhouse of Dongguan with the opening of Aloft Dongguan
MUMBAI - As part of the company's continued efforts to evolve the guest experience by listening and responding to guest needs, Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced plans to offer free Wi-Fi at
CHON BURI - Fear and fitness joined forces this month at the U-Tapao Ripley’s Run, which saw fun runners chased round the Navel Airbase by over 300 growling zombies.
BANGKOK, Thailand - Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok announced its latest corporate social responsibility initiative, ‘The Charity Teddy Bear for Underprivileged Kids Project’. Aimed at raising funds for ARK
In an effort to lead the way in supporting sporting initiatives, Qatar Airways recently announced its partnership with Aspire Academy.
HEYUAN, China - Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Heyuan in the Guangdong province. Located in the new Central Business District of the green
SHANGHAI - Thanks to the huge overseas purchasing power by Chinese tourists, UnionPay International, the international business arm of China UnionPay, is having more say in expanding in the global
The Deputy Director General of Tourism Malaysia Dato’ Haji Azizan Noordin, as well as representatives from Sabah Tourism Board personally welcomed passengers aboard the Jin Air inaugural flight
BANGKOK - The Unique Collection of Hotels and Resorts, a Thai-based hotel management company, has announced the addition of the Private Pool Villas at Civilai Hill Khao Yai, an all-villa resort, to
MACAO - The Venetian Macao is celebrating more success after scooping up another top Chinese award. The integrated resort has won the Annual Resort & Holiday Hotel Award at the prestigious 9th China
Despite the challenging year in 2014, Thailand has proven it is a meeting destination that can successfully cross the bridge over troubled waters and makes a quick “business as usual”.
WILMINGTON, Mass. - Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced its QS-B220 desktop explosives
SINGAPORE - As Tourism50 celebrations come to a close, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has opened a public gallery at its Tanglin premises that narrates Singapore tourism's transformation story and
The Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok will be rebranded next year, to become Anantara‘s new flagship hotel.
Hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced another month of falling revPAR (revenue per available room) in November 2014.
Archipelago International will launch a new Alana-branded hotel in Yogyakarta next year, which is set to become the city’s largest conference hotel.
YANGON More backpackers are now visiting Myanmar than ever, a development that spreads tourism earnings to communities rather than big hotel companies.
BANGKOK turned out to be a tough year for Thailand’s tourism industry and there are uncertainties awaiting us in 2015. But we can count on Thailand’s tourism industry to bounce back and display that
KUALA LUMPUR The lines snaking into Bangladesh’s overwhelmed hospitals are often so long, says Nusrat Hussein Kiwan, that they extend into the street outside — too many patients seeking too few
SYDNEY Popular web-based taxi firm Uber on Wednesday said it was “truly sorry” for hiking prices as frightened people fled an armed cafe siege in Sydney last week.
MUSCAT From desert camping to luxury hotels, turtle-watching, and even the Arabian Peninsula’s first Italian-style opera house, Oman is hoping to carve out a place on the global tourist track.