BANGKOK – Thailand New Year’s countdown celebrations have long been popular with locals, but now more tourists and visitors come to the kingdom to join the fun that marks the year’s end. This modern
MUMBAI - India is a potential market for the manufacturer of commercial aircraft parts and MRO services. Currently, there is no company in India that manufactures complete commercial aircraft.
SINGAPORE – Leading classification society ClassNK together with Seatrade, the global publisher and events organiser, co-hosted the second Green Technologies Seminar for 136 senior executives in
EINDHOVEN - Withlocals, which provides the only peer-to-peer experience platform for local hosts to offer dining at homes, tours and activities to travelers in Southeast Asia, announced the kickoff of
SINGAPORE – Singapore travellers are drawing a line against remaining connected to the Internet all the time despite the nation having one of the highest rates of mobile and Internet penetration in
BANGKOK - The ongoing anti-government demonstrations in Bangkok have been peaceful and are contained within one area in the city’s historic and government quarter. The demonstrators’ main stages are
HERON ISLAND - A new seaplane transfer service has been introduced at Heron Island, at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, providing guests with a bird’s eye view of sharks, turtles and whales
BANGKOK – Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy-HCD
SINGAPORE - A snap poll of 300 Singaporean and Malaysian travellers by Wego, the leading travel metasearch site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, revealed that almost 60 percent select their
UAE - JA Resorts & Hotels will open its first international managed property on 20th December 2013, with the launch of the five-star Enchanted Island Resort in the Seychelles.
SHANGHAI - The Peninsula Shanghai has been recognised as the world's top business hotel for the second consecutive year by US-based Travel+Leisure magazine. The results of the annual World's Best
ANGON – Visa announced that Asia Green Development Bank (AGD) and Ayeyarwady Bank (AYA) are connecting their ATM and point-of-sale (POS) networks to VisaNet, the leading electronic payments network
AUSTRALIA - Accor Vacation Club has announced that their apartments at The Vines Resort and Country Club - will be rebranded as The Sebel Swan Valley The Vines from December 10 2013. Also renamed,
SYDNEY - Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has secured the Pro-Health China Annual Conference 2014, another mega incentive from China, worth an estimated $22.5 million in economic impact (EI) to New
BANGKOK – Thai Airways International (THAI) officially launched a new direct roundtrip flights between Bangkok to Sendai on 3 December.
HONG KONG - Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. will open its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar in 2017. With a prime location on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 350-room Lakeside
MELBOURNE - Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), Karen Bolinger, has announced the return of Business Events Week, which will be held from Monday, 17 to Friday, 21
KUNMING - Dusit Fudu Hotels and Resorts announces the signing of an agreement with Yunnan Jingdian Real Estate Group to manage a 72 villa hot springs resort. Dusit Devarana Dianchi Lake, Kunming,
SINGAPORE - "Stars of Christmas," an annual community project by OUE Limited and Meritus Hotels & Resorts, in collaboration with children's aid societies, Club Rainbow, Children's Cancer Foundation,
BURMA - Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways has announced a new ship and new river cruise programme on Burma’s Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River, starting in November 2014.
SYDNEY - Australian food icons Guy Grossi, Shannon Bennett and Luke Mangan, and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) renowned Executive Chef Tony Panetta, are helping to ensure
SINGAPORE - The Scarlet, Singapore's first luxury boutique hotel and a well-loved icon by guests and locals alike for nearly a decade, re-opens its doors today after undergoing an extensive five-month
BOKOR - Five Ministers, Vice Ministers of Tourism and high rank officials from tourism- including two from Cambodia who chairs the meeting- came all together to meet up in Bokor, Kampot Province in
BEIJING - The Chinese tourism market has gained momentum in recent years, with the CAGR of 26.2% between 2009 and 2012. In 2012, the revenue in the Chinese tourism industry approximated RMB2.6
SINGAPORE - Avis Car Rental, the leading international car rental brand in Asia, announced that it has selected a licensee to launch car rental operations in Laos and Cambodia. Avis Car Rental will