TEHRAN Iran said Sunday it has reached an agreement with American aerospace giant Boeing to purchase 100 aircraft to renew its ageing fleet, though the deal must still be approved by the US
HONG KONG The Hong Kong Tourism Board will stage the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon for the second year, 25 September.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reports international tourist arrivals reached more than 14.15 million, an improvement of 12.92% during January to May this year.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reports domestic visits to destinations listed as 12 hidden gems and 12 hidden gems plus reached 11 million and generated THB32 billion, January to
HANOI Hanoi’s People’s Committee has approved a plan to build an amusement park named Kim Quy (Golden Turtle) saying the concept was inspired by Disneyland.
BANGKOK Ministry of Tourism and Sports aims to encourage international filmmakers to shoot more film productions in Thailand particularly within eight tourism clusters.
MUMBAI Leading global travel management and events business, the ATPI Group, announced, Thursday, its acquisition of New Zealand-based Business World Travel.
SHANGHAI Entertainment giant Disney opened a massive theme park in Shanghai, Thursday, hoping to win over communist-ruled China’s growing middle class with the ultimate American cultural export.
BANGKOK Three Thai government departments are responding to a spate of marine accidents in May involving tourists saying they will tighten safety standards and revisit regulations governing marine
MADRID Travel companies that love to be green, pay their taxes and treat their staff fairly could win a UNWTO award.
BAGAN Over 40 hotel projects in the Bagan Ancient Cultural Region have been delayed since 2013, while their construction permits are reviewed.
MACAO – Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao will be showcasing The Parisian Macao and its world-class facilities and entertainment offerings at Asia's long established and Hong Kong's only travel fair –
HONG KONG - Jointly organized by the Airport Authority and the Labour Department, the Hong Kong International Airport Career Expo 2016 officially opened to public on June 10. As one of the key members
BANGKOK, Thailand - Recent figures from the Expedia group, reveal that inbound travel has soared in the last 12 months ending Q1 2016.
Queensland Week saw Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) celebrate 21 years of hosting some 18,000 events and 14 million guests, delivering $3.87 billion in economic benefit to Queensland
HONG KONG – MontAzure, an exclusive mixed-use development in Kamala, Phuket, is launching at a spectacular showcase to be held at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Hong over the weekend of 18-19
SYDNEY, Australia – SiteMinder, announced on June 15 it has secured a group-wide deal to provide the complete distribution and direct booking technology solution for an Australasia’s apartment hotels
BANGKOK - The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB unveiled on May 16 its aggressive strategic direction for 2016, highlighting key strategies to attract more meetings and incentives with
BANGKOK Kasikorn Research Centre estimates domestic travel in Thailand will increase 6.5% to reach 146.5 million trips by year-end.
PARIS Strikes closed the Eiffel Tower and disrupted transport in France on Tuesday as tens of thousands prepared to march against labour reforms with the Euro 2016 football championship in full swing.
JAKARTA Indonesia’s environment minister lashed out Monday at Singapore for failing to show “respect” after the city-state tried to question the director of an Indonesian company over last year’s
BANGKOK Ministry of Tourism and Sports aims to open more tourist assistance centres as a part of a strategy to improve safety and security for international visitors.
XIENG KHUANG Xieng Khuang’s Department of Heritage faces a challenge; its maps lack detail.
HO CHI MINH CITY Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism is outlining plans to improve safety for tourists.
BANGKOK Promotions for Thailand’s key tourism niche markets should intensify following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, 13 June, between Emirates Airline and the Tourism Authority of