The National Visitor Survey (NVS) figures, released on July 1, saw the Sunshine Coast record a 9.2% increase in overnight visitor numbers for the year ending March 2015 (compared to 2014), continuing
The rise of disposable income, high internet penetration, growth of mobile phones and the desire to travel have positioned Asia as the largest travel opportunity area in the world. eRevMax, the
Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific region.
SYDNEY, Australia - Booking Boss and TXA launched a live real time two-way connection between Booking Boss and TXA's diversity of over 200 unique Distribution channels.
BANGKOK - Travel industry research authority Phocuswright and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced a joint partnership giving PATA Technology Forum attendees access to unique
BANGKOK Tourism Authority of Thailand’s board of directors named Yuthasak Supasorn, as the new governor at its meeting yesterday.
HO CHI MINH CITY Ho Chi Minh City will install surveillance cameras on buses in an attempt to protect passengers from sexual harassment and pickpocketing.
BANGKOK Thailand’s management consultancy Unicorn Hospitality has signed an agreement to manage Maekok River Village Resort in Chiang Mai for global sales and marketing.
HONG KONG Hong Kong Disneyland Resort rewarded customers of its travel trade partners with a freeze experience to fend off the summer heat this June.
CHONBURI Just days before the Tourism Authority of Thailand releases it marketing plan to the country’s travel industry more than 400 TAT officials are gathered at Bangsaen beach resort for their
BANGKOK Muslim visitors can download a brand new app that helps them source Halal food and specific attractions linked to Islam.
YANGON A new mobile phone application linking passengers with taxi drivers has officially launched in Yangon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township.
BANGKOK Association of Thai Travel Agents says an ASEAN Visit Year will be launched in 2017 to attract travel between the 10 country members.
SINGAPORE - Berlin Tourismus & Kongress GmbH and Dubai Business Events have taken their first foray into the Asia-Pacific MICE market with their participation at IT&CMA 2015, the leading MICE event
Business Events Sydney (BESydney) and International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) have partnered with innovation, diversity and success expert Frans Johansson to deliver exclusive and tailored
Tourism Australia has signed three important strategic marketing deals in China this week aimed at promoting Australia to high yielding travellers and business events professionals in an overseas
The country’s biggest shopping extravaganza –– the annual 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival and 1Malaysia Unified Sale –– are back again, offering big bargains, huge discounts and fun-filled promotional
UNCASVILLE, Conn. and INCHEON, South Korea - The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority ("MTGA" or the "Authority") operator of Mohegan Sun, Mohegan Sun Pocono and Resorts Casino Hotel, and Incheon
BANGKOK - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has joined forces with UK and India-based technology provider Open Destinations to reveal the top five trends in tour operator technology in the
HONG KONG - Mobile phones and credit cards are among the top two essential travel companions for Hong Kong residents traveling abroad. This is just one of the many findings reported by the 2015 Survey
HONG KONG - Y Loft of Youth Square received the guests of the 50,000th booking recently. This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Youth Square. To celebrate the occasion, Y Loft offered one free
The world knows Bangalore well. Mention it and most people will think about the IT industry, which turned the city into India’s capital city of technology; and gave the metropolis its nickname of
KUALA LUMPUR - As part of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) agenda, 25 team members happily gave up their Saturday and headed for the beach, not
BANGKOK Professional Tourist Guide Association of Thailand says the Department of Tourism should delay a plan to dress all registered guides in Thailand in uniforms.
HONG KONG Japan is the top destination for Hong Kong citizens with Taiwan in second place, according to the latest visa card survey.