Thailand’s tourism industry is aiming for better year in 2015, following the launch of a new global marketing campaign.
The UNWTO has hailed a “milestone resolution” on sustainable tourism by the UN General Assembly.
A ban on large cruise ships sailing through Venice’s Giudecca Channel has been annulled.
HANOI Vietnam National Administration of Tourism will run tourism advertisements on YouTube space.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Transport says it will propose discussions with the Lao government on financing the fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
BANGKOK Amadeus announced, Wednesday, an agreement with China’s Ctrip.com International to power the company’s overseas expansion.
PHUKET Outrigger Resorts opened a sales, marketing and PR representation office in Russia, 1 January.
YANGON Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation says a government proposal to upgrade and privatise 30 domestic airports has been postponed until late this year or possible 2016.
HONG KONG Outbound tourist departures from mainland China exceeded 100 million in 2014, the China National Tourism Administration announced, earlier this month.
TAIPEI Taiwan slammed a unilateral move by China to open four new flight routes over the Taiwan Strait as “unacceptable” Tuesday, saying it risked allowing planes to fly too close to aircraft on
HANOI International cruise passengers gain a huge incentive to sightsee in Vietnam after the country cut the shore leave visa from a staggering USD45 to just USD5.
YANGON Ministry of Immigration and Population says over 1 million international tourists entered Myanmar through Yangon International Airport last year.
NAY PYI TAW U Htay Aung Union Minister of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism Myanmar fields questions ahead of ATF.
NEW DELHI More than 22,000 visas were processed through electronic travel authorisation since the project was launched by the government of India 27 November, 2014.
BANGKOK Southeast Asia specialist, Khiri Travel creates an adventurous trip for the travel trade covering five Mekong region countries.
BANGKOK Tourism Council of Thailand estimates Thailand tourism industry can regain a healthy growth rate of 14.77% to reach 28.36 million visits by the end of 2015.
BANGKOK Thailand’s B2B event, Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2015, will take place 3 to 5 June and is now open for early bird registration by buyers
MADRID European leaders have yet to decide whether to restore border controls within the Schengen zone, Spain’s prime minister said Monday, after Madrid made a push for the visa-free treaty to be
BANGKOK Association of Thai Travel Agents’ member companies suffered a massive cut in business of 31.19% in 2014 mainly blamed on political discord, a military coup and martial law that remains in
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says it will concentrate on developing tourism products and transport connectivity with neighbouring countries to strengthen Thailand’s tourism hub
YANGON Ministry of Culture plans to turn the century-old Chin Tsong Palace on Yangon’s Kabar Aye Pagoda Road into a cultural centre.
BANGKOK Centra Taum Seminyak Bali has been recognised as the “best youth hotel” at the Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards.
SINGAPORE Trade visitors who intend to join the ASEAN Tourism Forum must register no later than 15 January.
SINGAPORE Industry response for the up-coming ASEAN Tourism Forum has hit a record high with more than 350 TRAVEX (travel exchange) booths contracted and some 550 tour contractors enrolled in the
JAKARTA Indonesian divers Monday retrieved the flight data recorder of the AirAsia plane that went down in the Java Sea with 162 people on board, a potential breakthrough in efforts to discover what