TOULOUSE Investigations resumed Thursday at a French military laboratory into the wing part that Malaysia’s prime minister confirmed as being from missing flight MH370, an AFP journalist said.
SHANGHAI China’s Tujia.com, often compared to online accommodation hub Airbnb, said it has raised USD300 million in its latest round of financing, valuing the company at more than USD1.0 billion.
BANGKOK Visitors from all nations will soon be eligible for multiple-entry visas that will allow them to travel neighbouring countries and re-enter Thailand.
BAGAN Myanmar’s Ministry of Culture is going ahead with preparations to bid for UNESCO World Heritage status for Bagan’s ancient temples.
DENPASAR Indonesian authorities ordered a fresh shutdown of the airport on the resort island of Bali Thursday, sparking flight cancellations and travel misery for tourists during peak holiday season.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia launched, Thursday, its first international booking platform packed with 500,000 travel products for consumers and trade visitors.
KHANH HOA Vietnam’s popular Nha Trang beaches will be zoned for night swimming even though there are concerns over safety.
YANGON A law designed to update and simplify the current 20-year-old legislation covering tourism could stall due to a parliamentary deadlock.
BANGKOK Tourism Authority of Thailand says the country could earn more than THB2 trillion in tourism revenue in 2016.
ROME Italy has earmarked over 18 million euros to rebuild the arena floor in the Colosseum where gladiators once fought wild beasts, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said earlier this week.
DUBAI This Gulf emirate best known for its extravagant projects and scorching temperatures, announced earlier this week, it would build the world’s largest indoor ski resort, with a 1.2-kilometre
SEOUL South Korean President Park Geun-Hye offered North Korea a “door of opportunity” as she flagged off restoration work Wednesday on a railway line that could one day link both Koreas with Europe
OTTAWA - The Canadian Airports Council welcomed further expansion of the China Transit Program (CTP) to eligible Chinese travellers with the addition of five new cities: Xiamen, Fuzhou, Chengdu,
UNWTO welcomes the recent decision of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) and the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development of China to promote rural
SHANGHAI - As part of the continued global expansion of its Ramada brand in China, Wyndham Hotel Group announced the opening of the 156-room Ramada Nanjing along with the signing of seven additional
BEIJING, China - International luxury hotel group Wanda Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce its participation at the China Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (CIBTM) international expo at the
BANGKOK - On 13 July at Dusit Thani Bangkok, Thai Military Bank signed a contract with Dusit International to provide financial support for Dusit Thani Hotel School. Thai Military Bank has agreed to
BANGKOK - GrabBike, GrabTaxi’s on-demand motorbike service, launched in Bangkok. Bangkok is the fourth city in Southeast Asia to enjoy the two-wheeled taxi-booking service after successful launches in
JATA, the Japanese Association of Travel Agents, has just issued new guidelines for operators working in the Japanese market. They constitute a relaxation of some of the most stringent consumer laws
COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute has launched a renewed website about the Chinese outbound tourism market. www.china-outbound.com can be used on PCs, Tablets and Smartphones alike. The
SINGAPORE - IT&CMA 2014 has proven itself as a trade event that delivers buyers with validated procurement power. 50% of all buyers who made purchases with exhibitors at IT&CMA 2014 confirmed their
Kakadu Tourism has launched a new website – www.kakadutourism.com – designed to make planning a visit to Kakadu a Kan-du experience.
SYDNEY, Australia - Star Alliance, the airline alliance, has been named Best Airline Alliance by Australian Business Traveller, Asia-Pacific's leading website for business travellers and frequent
Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) presented the initiative “Take Selfies to Win Prizes” for tourists to join under the project “Step Out, Experience Macau’s Communities – Walking Tour Routes” in
HANOI Vietnam National Administration of Tourism expects tourist arrivals from five western European countries to increase by 50% in the next three years, all because it offering visa-free travel.