SEOUL - ASEAN-Korea Centre newest contest takes a them which intends “to explore and reflect on ASEAN’s diverse world of culture, craftsmanship, food, architecture and other aspects of daily life”.
Myanmar on Monday welcomed the designation of its ancient Pyu kingdom cities as a UNESCO world heritage site, marking its first entry onto the UN cultural agency’s prized list.
The dumping of plastic waste into the world’s oceans is causing at least US$13 billion a year of damage, threatening marine life, tourism and fisheries, the United Nations warned Monday at the launch
Business for Phuket’s tourism industry remains robust with passenger arrivals growing 26% and hotel occupancy rates reaching more than 80% in the first quarter of this year, according to two reports
Airports of Thailand reports May data showed overall passengers arriving at Suvarnabhumi airport declined 14.27% due to prolonged polical instability in Bangkok.
Thailand’s military coup, 22 May, was a contributory factor delaying the planned introduction of a visa-exemption programme between Myanmar and Thailand according to the Thai embassy in Yangon.
QUANG NINH, 23 June 2014: The People’s Committee of Halong City will dismantle a night market, as it is blocking the view of Halong Bay in northeast Quang Ninh province.
KUCHING - Sarawak capital Kuching is buzzing with musicians and artists from all around the world –but particularly from Asia- all converting into the double-event created by the hosting of the World
LONDON - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and Verny Capital, a leading Kazakhstan private investment group, have signed an agreement for the development of The Ritz-Carlton, Astana. The luxury
NEW YORK - On the heels of the International Luxury Travel Market in Shanghai, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced that its luxury portfolio, comprised of the St. Regis, The Luxury
Diethelm Travel Group has just completed the second in a series of guide training events, this time in Luang Prabang, Laos. A total of 18 guides participated, including English, German and French
GENEVA - Under the guidance of MCI’s sustainability services, two Las Vegas Sands properties in Asia have become the first integrated resorts in the world to receive the prestigious ISO20121 Event
Visitors to Port Stephens, 2½ hours north of Sydney, can now see the region’s spectacular scenery on new guided mountain bike tours, with riders able to stop at beaches for a swim and spot dolphins or
KOLKATA - Emirates, the global connector of people and places, has introduced enhanced menus across 10 destinations in India that reflect regional tastes and customer preferences. Now on board,
PHUKET, Thailand - Innovative boutique resort operator AHMS - The Collection has again revealed its pioneering spirit with the creation of Ayurah Wellness Centre, a new twist on the essential Asian
HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai welcomed some of the world’s brightest stars of film and television this June. The award-winning landmark on the Pudong riverfront is the Official Hotel
BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that tourism is back in full swing in destinations throughout the kingdom with all tourism-related businesses and services
SINGAPORE - Joining IT&CM India as the Official Hotel for this year’s MICE and luxury travel event is Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi. The hotel will provide 130 rooms as accommodation for all
A Hong Kong investment firm said it has agreed to pay almost US$470 million for the five-star Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees, as it targets Chinese tourists’ desire for luxury travel.
Parks and landmarks have their day in the sun thanks to TripAdvisor’s latest Travellers’ Choice™ awards for attractions.
Tourism Malaysia welcomed 24 senior government officers from 18 countries earlier this week for a course on Islamic Tourism.
Tourism experts believe that lifting the curfew nationwide, last Friday, will encourage more Thais to travel in the country as well as help to restore international confidence in the destination.
Vietnam is catching the attention of hotel investors who are looking to expand to emerging destinations in Southeast Asia, according to the latest real estate services report from CBRE.
Tourism Malaysia led a three-day sales mission to Singapore Tuesday to promote Malaysia as a premier travel destination.
TIMPHU - Bhutan promised on Monday it will not allow its territory to be used against India, an early success for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's region-wide drive to shore up diplomatic