YTL Hotels has announced the appointment of a new dive operator to enhance marine experiences at its East Coast gem, Tanjong Jara Resort, Malaysia. The 99-room, ‘Unmistakably Malay’ luxury resort is
WINNIPEG – A multimillion-dollar bid to gain international recognition for a vast stretch of boreal forest along the Manitoba-Ontario boundary was dealt a setback Friday by a UNESCO advisory
BANGKOK- Some of the most usual complaints from travellers visiting Thailand and involved into some kind of troubles is the slow reaction of local authorities to help. While Thailand tourism is
Travelers nowadays utilise online resources to search for destination information prior to traveling. The web usage number of travel minutes in China PRC exceeded 1 billion in every single month of
BANGKOK - The hit Thailand promotional video “Warm Welcome” picked up yet another award at the International Festival of Tourism Film “On the East Coast of Europe” in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria — a
HONG KONG - Shangri-La Asia Ltd.'s 2012 Sustainability Report shows the company is making headway across its corporate social responsibility (CSR) focus areas. Achieving sustainable operations is a
HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed an agreement to manage a luxurious hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2016.
HONG KONG and MACAU- Renowned for its attentive "Asian Heart" service, StarWorld Macau is dedicated to promoting Asian culture and a premium dining experience at affordable prices for its guests. Its
THE Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) will conduct a six-month training programme targeted at school leavers and hospitality workers to ease the manpower shortage and reskill service staff.
HOTELIERS worldwide welcomed a promising first quarter as leisure and corporate travel bookings grew over the previous year in general, according to data from Pegasus Solutions.
INDIA’S Ministry of Civil Aviation has given the green light for Indian carriers to unbundle certain services and charge separate fees for each of them, including check-in baggage, seat preference,
Japan's iconic Mount Fuji looks likely to win recognition as a World Heritage site.
BANGKOK, 3 May 2013: Thailand’s travel agency association will demand the government maintains a law that limits foreign investment in travel companies to 49% even after the ASEAN Economic Community
The Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) 2013 held in Jaipur, the Rhajastan capital, has proven to be a productive forum for the worldwide travel industry.
YASOTHON, 3 May 2013: Yasothon province hosts its famous rocket festival, 6 to 12 May, with teams from four Asian nations joining the festivities.
Four wildlife enthusiasts from the UK have been shortlisted for one of Australia’s Best Jobs in the World, that of Wildlife Caretaker on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.
Postcard-perfect beaches with crystal seas, awe-inspiring sunsets...Koh Samui may be a well trodden path since backpackers first discovered its riches over 40 years ago but the island is fast becoming
BALI, INDONESIA – Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort congratulates the 220 runners, walkers and supporters for participating in the first-ever ‘Sheraton 3K Kuta Beach Fun Run' on Saturday, April 20, 2013. As
Over 80 General Managers (GMs) and key executives of Dusit International’s hotels and resorts converged on the brand’s flagship hotel, Dusit Thani Bangkok, to participate in the annual GMs Conference,
BANGKOK- Discussions among the six countries (Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam) part of the Greater Mekong Sub-region have been going on for a long time to decide on the venue to
HUE/LUANG PRABANG - Representatives from the Hue Relics Conservation Centre and the Luang Prabang World Heritage Office signed an agreement in Hue city on April 22 to promote cooperation in managing,
SINGAPORE – Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia, ‘The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market’, has announced a Call for Audience & Papers. This first time initiative by ITB Asia seeks to
When folk singer Joan Baez hunkered down in the air-raid bunker beneath Hanoi’s Metropole Hotel in the days around Christmas in 1972, she listened as B-52 bombs hammered the city.
VIETNAM - Each year, more cruise ships dock at Vietnam’s major ports and bring high-end travelers to the country.
YANGON- Golden Myanmar Airlines is the latest carrier present in Myanmar. It is the first Myanmar private aviation company established in July 2012. The carrier envisions to become Myanmar's leading