LONDON - Seven Thai tourism ventures that are devoted to environmental, social and cultural preservation are to be conferred “Green Excellence Awards” at a ceremony to be presided over by Her Royal
KYOTO - Kyoto Convention Bureau (KCB) has outlined its focus on attracting UK luxury travellers in 2014. This rationale is in conjunction with the opening of the five-star Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto in
MELBOURNE - Melbourne was recently voted Australasia's Leading Meetings and Conference Destination and as such, has progressed as a finalist for the World title, which will be announced on 30
SHANTOU – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., announced its iconic Sheraton brand has reached the 100th hotel milestone in Asia Pacific with the opening of Sheraton Shantou Hotel in China.
LONDON - Promoting weddings and honeymoons is to be the highlight of Thailand’s participation in this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) to be held between 4-7 November, 2013, at the Excel Exhibition
WUHU - DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Wuhu in China's Anhui province. Strategically located in the central business district, the 26-story hotel features 442
SINGAPORE– TravelRave, Asia's travel trade platform, concluded last Friday with new content and insights emerging from discussions amongst Asia’s prominent travel and tourism leaders. ITB Asia and the
MANILA / HONG KONG – SuperStar Aquarius called at Manila, the Philippines for the first time on Saturday (2 November). The 51,309-tonne luxury liner received a warm welcome from government officials
KUALA LUMPUR - Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dato' Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, officiated the re-opening of Tourism Malaysia’s office in Istanbul on October 30. The Minister performed the
BANGKOK - As the nation is in mourning following the passing of His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Somdet Phra Sangharaja Sakolmahasanghaparinayaka, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, TAT as a
YANGON – MyanmarBurma.com, the most comprehensive website to promote travel to Myanmar involving leading brands in the global online travel industry, is announcing its official launch.
SYDNEY - Travelers have spoken and Outrigger Hotels and Resorts is proud to announce that three of its properties have earned a spot in Holidays with Kids' 2013 Top 10 Resort Awards. Outrigger Laguna
CEBU - In view of the recent events that adversely affected Central Visayas, the Philippines Department of Tourism and Discovery Mice have decided to postpone the 5th World Ecotourism Conference
NEW YORK, LONDON - Tibet campaigners will be coordinating protests on 5 November outside InterContinental hotels on at least four continents as part of the first global day of action against
COLOMBO - The number of Chinese tourists to Sri Lanka have boomed by over 75 percent during the first nine months of this year, recording one of the highest growth rates for the lucrative industry.
TOKYO - The number of foreign tourists in September surged 31.7 percent over the previous year to 867,000, breaking the record for the month, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization.
BEIJING - The results of the first Chinese Meeting Planners Site Selection Survey were delivered by Rob Davidson, Senior Lecturer in Events Management, University of Greenwich, London - at CIBTM 2013,
BEIJING - Multi award-winning Spanish restaurant Agua Beijing is preparing a fiesta of culinary feasts throughout October and November 2013. Agua's mission is to highlight fresh seasonal produce and
BANGALORE - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., has officially opened the doors of its first luxury hotel in India. Located on Residency Road in the heart of downtown Bangalore, the hotel is part
BANGKOK - The Asia-Pacific hotel management, development and consulting group, BHMAsia has added Away Hua Hin - Pranburi Boutique Bed & Breakfast to its portfolio; the first Away branded property in
CHINA - In a bid to boost inbound travel, China introduced 72-hour transit visa-free policy in the beginning of this year first in Beijing and Shanghai, followed by Guangzhou from 1st August and
THAI nationals travelling by air could soon be allowed to enter Myanmar without a visa and vice versa, if the governments of both countries ink the agreement as expected this November.
THE Malaysian government’s decision to scrap visa on arrival (VoA) for Iran will hurt Iranian arrivals during the Visit Malaysia Year campaign, according to Malaysian travel consultants TTG Asia
Now its second year, Lifestyle Thailand a smartphone application has been refreshed with the latest updates from over 300 participating tourism businesses and filled out with more experiential travel
Asia’s outbound travel boom is a shot in the arm for Australia’s tourism industry that should drive earnings to between A$115 billion to A$140 billion by 2020, Tourism Australia reports.