KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian authorities on Sunday ordered most of the country’s schools shut for two days, Monday and Tuesday, because of possible health risks posed by the thick haze from Indonesian
BANGKOK Most of the top 10 overseas destinations favoured by Thai travellers experienced hotel price drops in the first half of 2015, according to the latest price index from Hotels.com.
SINGAPORE The haze situation eased in Singapore on Sunday mainly due to a shift in prevailing winds from southwest to southeast.
BANGKOK International tourist arrivals to Thailand posted an improvement of 30.09%, January to August, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ data.
KHANH HOA Vietnam’s government will ban all tourism activities on Binh Ba Island in the central province of Khanh Hoa, citing security reasons.
HANOI Foreigners married to Vietnamese, resident in the country or overseas, will be entitled to a visa-free privilege effective mid-November onward.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. marked the opening of the company’s first office the Pacific Region, with a new sales and marketing centre based in Sydney, Australia. The new office signifies the
LUANG PRABANG, LAO PDR – Luang Prabang’s dining scene continues to heat up, with 13 hotels and restaurants achieving “The Mark” certification for clean and safe food production in 2015.
TOKYO - From 25 September to 1 October, International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Communications Director LoAnn Halden traveled around Japan to participate in workshops designed to educate
SINGAPORE - Colleagues across InterContinental Hotels Group's (IHG) corporate office and hotels in Singapore joined colleagues from all over the world to take part in IHG Race Around the World, an
TOKYO - NTT Resonant has initiated a proof of concept for Nikko Guide powered by goo, an app using Beacon at 113 locations for sightseeing spots and shops in the famous sightseeing area of Nikko in
The Asia Hotel Design Awards 2016 is now open for entries. Building on the success of its inaugural event in 2015, the Awards are organised by Sleeper Magazine and attract the hospitality industry’s
BANGKOK – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local and international tourists to visit the specially-organised “Thailand through the Dragon’s Brushes” art exhibition to mark the 40
BANGKOK – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is supporting the annual Asian Organic Gourmet Festival 2015, which was held from 2 to 4 October, 2015 at the Riva Surya Bangkok, on the banks of the
BANGKOK - The Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC), representing the leading public and private bodies in Travel and Tourism, heralds the importance of this week’s meeting of the G20 Tourism
The HRS Corporate App offers features such as the hotel search based on pre-set corporate locations, maps, as well as displaying the negotiated corporate rates and their availability at the selected
BANGKOK – TTG Travel Awards 2015 culminates on 1 October in celebration of the 83 winners who represent the best and brightest in the Asia-Pacific industry.
Jin Jiang International has acquired an 81% stake in the Plateno Hotels Group, creating one of the world’s largest hotel groups.
The world’s commercial airlines recorded a record high average load factor in August 2015.
SINGAPORE Hazy conditions continue to affect Singapore with PSI readings staying within the unhealthy range.
BANGKOK Centara Hotels & Resorts have been recognised as “Best Resort of the Year 2015” at the Mekong Tourism Alliance Awards (MTAA), which was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
SINGAPORE Singaporeans flocked to New Zealand in record numbers over the last 12 months with over 47,500 travelling to the country in the year to August 2015.
BANGKOK Celebrating its 70th anniversary, next year. Best Western International has embarked on a rebranding exercise that will change its name and logo to Best Western Hotels and Resort.
YANGON Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism says tourist arrivals to the country are on the pace to reach a target of 4.5 million visitors this year.
NEW DELHI - NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development, entered into a strategic partnership with Airports Authority of India (AAI), to provide instructor-led class room training to over