World Travel News

Vietnam chases gambling dollars

07 Feb 2017  110

HANOI Punters in gambling-mad Vietnam cheered the easing of a ban on sports betting Saturday, as the communist government moves...

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PATA seeks Face of the Future

07 Feb 2017  81

BANGKOK If you think you are the face of the future, then here is your chances to win an award while changing travel for the...

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Thai agents lose clients in January

07 Feb 2017  64

BANGKOK Association of Thai Travel Agents reports a decline of 11.53% in tourism-related trips handled by its travel agency...

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Russians back in Phuket

07 Feb 2017  61

PHUKET Russian arrivals are back to pre-crisis levels while zero-dollar tourism curbed Q4 growth rate according to the newly...

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Concorde upgrades rooms

07 Feb 2017  60

SINGAPORE Concorde Hotel Singapore has completed a major makeover of 407 rooms, the group announced at the weekend.

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Korean Air’s volunteer group heads to Tondano, Indonesia

06 Feb 2017  114

HONG KONG – One of Korean Air's volunteer groups, Sarangnanum – which means to share love – flew to Indonesia to perform...

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Plaza Premium expands in Australia

06 Feb 2017  88

SYDNEY Plaza Premium Group has opened a new airport restaurant, Terrace Chinese Kitchen, at Sydney International Airport.

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Ministry names best Thai destinations

06 Feb 2017  80

BANGKOK Ministry of Tourism and Sports presented awards, Wednesday, to Thailand’s seven best tourist destinations of 2016.

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Vietnam offers e-Visas

06 Feb 2017  79

HANOI Vietnam has launched its first electronic visas for citizens of 40 countries, worldwide, effective 1 February.

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Bank survey backs zero-dollar crackdown

03 Feb 2017  102

BANGKOK Most Chinese tourists travelling to Thailand agree with Thailand’s clampdown on zero-dollar tours reasoning it could...

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Turkey’s tourism nosedives

02 Feb 2017  138

ANKARA Turkey’s tourism revenue fell almost 30% in 2016, the country’s statistics office said Tuesday, after visitors stayed...

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Visas: US adopts extreme vetting

02 Feb 2017  129

WASHINGTON Travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries singled out for “extreme vetting” will face scrutiny of their...

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US Tech and travel tackle Trump

02 Feb 2017  124

BANGKOK A coalition of US technology firms plus travel giant, Expedia, are planning campaigns to challenge Trump’s travel ban...

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TCEB passes on its standard to ASEAN

02 Feb 2017  126

BANGKOK Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau says all 10 ASEAN ministers have endorsed the Thailand MICE Venue Standard as...

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Vietnam to push marine tourism

02 Feb 2017  78

KHANH HOA Khanh Hoa People’s Committee says it will brand the Vietnamese province as a marine destination focusing on sea and...

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Alejandro Bernabé has been appointed Group Director, AVANI

02 Feb 2017  109

BANGKOK - Minor Hotels announce the appointment of Alejandro Bernabé as Group Director, AVANI Hotels & Resorts. With over 20...

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The Bay Regatta 2017: Back to its roots for the 20th anniversary

02 Feb 2017  52

PHUKET, THAILAND – Combining travel with sport, The Bay Regatta is a four-day circumnavigation of Phang Nga Bay that takes in...

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd announces results for

02 Feb 2017  31

MUMBAI - Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL), India’s leading leisure hospitality provider, announced its...

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