CHINA - It is said that a qualified applicant of a New Zealand working-holiday visa should be an 18-30 years old Chinese citizen with a minimum NZ $ 4200 deposit; the applicant should provide an IELTS
MANILA - The Philippines is the world’s second largest archipelago with over 7,100 islands, just behind Indonesia. Anybody would then think that port facilities would be of the utmost importance for
LAS VEGAS - International Game Technology a global leader in gaming systems technology announced that they have been selected to provide their state-of-the-art sbX system to the prestigious The Grand
HONG KONG - U.S. News & World Report has named Marriott Rewards the top hotel loyalty program in its recent survey of hotel and airline frequent travel programs. Cited for having no blackout dates
BANGKOK - Having successfully established its first two hotels over the last three years, Hansar Hotels & Resorts will add three new boutique properties in Thailand to its brand over the next 18
NEW DELHI - ixigo.com, India's leading travel planning and search engine, launched a unique community initiative "mixigo" - an offline mixer for travelers to network and share their travel
LONDON - The Hertz Corporation, the world's leading general use car rental brand, has appointed Discover the World Marketing as its General Sales Agent to grow outbound car rentals from the
CHINA - The internationally recognized UNESCO Heritage sights are a prestigious status offered by the UNESCO committee. China has a history spanning over 2,000 years and is home to some of the most
LONDON - Corinthia Hotel London recently secured a deal with Union Pay, the Chinese payment card, so guest’s transactions can be processed from mainland China. It also employs a number of Chinese
SYDNEY - Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has become the first Australian organisation to be accredited by Destination Marketing Association International’s (DMAI) Destination Marketing Accreditation
MELAKA - Malaysia first hosted the WTC 2007, themed Tourism Success Stories and Shooting Stars, from June 4 to 6, in Kuala Lumpur and the 2010 conference, themed Tourism Success Stories and Rising
OKINAWA – Hilton Worldwide announced thesigning of a management agreement with Dijaya Land Development Sdn Bhd to manage Hilton Okinawa Kin in Kin, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa, Japan. Scheduled to open in
DENPASAR- According to Horwath HTL, Bali is now receiving over eight million foreign visitors per year, thanks to growth rate averaging 13% growth annually between 2004 and 2011.
KO SAMET - More than 200 employees of the national Thai energy company are working with 200 naval personnel and 60 volunteers to clean up the oil spill that has affected barely three of the nearly 50
Japan and Myanmar will cooperate to build cultural links and support the growth of tourism between the two countries.
Domestic travel spend will reach Bt120 billion during the three-month Buddhist Lent merit making period according to Kasikorn Research Centre.
SHENZHEN - 2013 PGA Merchandise Show-Asia will be held in Shenzhen, the heart of South China from 1-3 December, 2013 by Reed Guanghe Exhibitions and PGA World Alliance. It is one of the most
MANDALAY- The political opening of Myanmar is having a positive impact on heritage as foreign countries are now able to express their financial support and expertise on restoring ancient sites. Last
SHANGHAI – IHS GmbH, a provider of technology and marketing solutions to the global hotel industry, announces that Battery Ventures, a private investment firm focused on technology and innovation
SINGAPORE - Laguna Hospitality and Dusit International announce the signing of a joint venture agreement with the intention of bringing a Dusit Thani urban resort to Singapore.
BEIJING - The original heads of the Buddha statues on the wall around the Wisdom Sea, which were reported as lost recently, were actually ruined by allied forces ravaging the park a century ago,
BANGKOK - The Mekong Mai Tai, a local cocktail meticulously prepared by the bar team, reflects the city’s languid, mysterious atmosphere. “Bangkok is a city of contrasts. It is dynamic as well as
BEIJING- Chinese media reported recently what could be a worrying trend for China tourism. China is experiencing a slowdown in arrivals from international travellers.
MUMBAI - One of India’s fastest growing online bus ticket booking websites, Abhibus.com has partnered with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd. to announce a unique travel insurance policy for
SYDNEY - Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, has launched a brand new'Vietnam Travel Writing Tour' in partnership with award-winning travel journalist Rob McFarland. The tour operator's