BANGKOK – In recognition of his significant contributions to the hospitality industry in the region, theAsia Pacific Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (APacCHRIE) has awarded Mr
LONDON - World Travel Awards has revealed InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resorthas been selected to host the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.
The announcement by the Turnbull Government that it will delay the introduction of a 32.5% ‘backpacker tax’ is a move welcomed by Australia’s export tourism industry, ATEC Managing Director,Peter
BANGALORE - Popular travel search site Wego.com, reveals that more Indians are heading for the hills to escape the summer heat.
New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres, and Business Events Sydney (BESydney) CEO, Lyn Lewis-Smith, announced that Sydney has ranked 1st in Australia, 7th in
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, US – Asian Attractions Expo (AAE) 2016’s trade show floor continues to grow at a record-breaking rate with 11,500-net-square-meters of exhibit space reserved by more than 350
HONG KONG - Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show 2016 completed on 2 May after four intense days of activities set in the unique backdrop of the Hong Kong Gold Coast. The event featured a mega showcase of
BANGKOK Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited announced improved operating results for the first quarter of 2016, up 15.5% to reach THB7,775.7 in revenue and a net profit of THB1,574.6 million up
BANGKOK Association of Thai Travel Agents’ member companies handled 2,136,197 travellers, January to April, this year, at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports representing a 16.48% increase from
BANGKOK The Thai Cabinet has asked the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Ministry of Finance to increase financial assistance through bigger cash rebates to attract more foreign movie companies
SYDNEY Casino mogul James Packer’s Crown Resorts has offloaded part of its stake in Macau-focused Melco Crown Entertainment for USD800 million, as gaming revenue slumps in the Chinese territory.
DANANG Vietnam’s central coast’s popular golf destinations are confident Bangkok Airways newest service to Danang will boost business opportunities.
SINGAPORE Skal clubs in Asia are rallying members to attend the international organisation’s annual congress that will be hosted in Singapore.
KOTA KINABAULU The fourth edition of the Mabul World Turtle Day festivities continues to 8 May at the Borneo Divers Resort.
SINGAPORE Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre, together with its convention wing MAX Atria, won the Best International Venue award at the 10th Exhibition News (EN) awards 2016 in London,
BANGKOK Thai Airways International held a lucky draw recently to reward passengers who participated in its Customer Satisfaction Survey, conducted on a quarterly basis.
SINGAPORE Hotels in Japan are benefitting from a recent boom in international travel to Japan.
BANGKOK Thailand’s commercial sector, banks and government offices enjoy another weekend breaks starting with Coronation Day, 5 May that is followed by a special holiday, 6 May, leading into the
FRANKFURT Lufthansa shares nosedived on Tuesday after the German airline said one-off effects and price pressures pushed it into a loss in the first three months of the year.
HAVANA Cuban Americans wept with joy Monday as they stepped on to their parents’ homeland off the first US cruise ship to sail to the island in half a century.
YANGON Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has invited tenders to privatise two small government-owned hotels in Mrauk U, Rakhine State and in Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay Region.
BEIJING - The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB held Thailand-China Business Forum 2016 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China to attract more exhibition and trade visitors from China
PHUKET, Thailand - Outrigger Hotels and Resorts announced the launch of an unprecedented partnership with Japan Airlines Co. Ltd., (JAL) to broaden the scope of services for its passengers traveling
On 5 March 2016, China’s Premier Li Keqiang announced the expansion of the scope of the Value Added Tax (VAT) to several key sectors including hospitality to take effect from 1 May 2016.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - HotelsPro, global leader in professional travel solutions, recently announced opening of its two new offices in United Kingdom and China.