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
AUCKLAND - Auckland Seaplanes, which launched last week, takes off and lands on the waters of the Waitemata Harbour in an original 1961 De Havilland Beaver – one of the most iconic float planes in the
HONG KONG – SuperStar Virgo, the largest ship of Star Cruises’ Asian fleet, will undergo a three-week dry-dock renovation from 5 to 29 January, 2014. The 75,338-tonne, 13-deck ship will receive a
SYDNEY - Development of the AUD$1 billion International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) at Darling Harbour this week moved a step closer following the achievement of another important milestone.
SYDNEY- ATEC has recognised the contribution of some of the industry’s most dedicated people through a range of awards and the prestigious ATEC Life Membership bestowed on former Federal Tourism
KOH KONG/TRAT - Children, woman carrying heavy bags are running along a dusty road, barely paved while cars and motorcycles zigzag to avoid them; gaping officers barely seem to care about tourists
DALIAN - Starting January 1, 2014, the Chinese cities of Shenyang and Dalian will launch a 72-hour visa-free stay policy to both destinations for travelers from 45 countries.
JAKARTA - Cruise tourism to Indonesia is turning increasingly popular with the number of calls and passengers jumping by over 40% in 2013. The figure was given to media by Indonesia Tourism and
WELLINGTON - Tourism New Zealand has hosted international broadcast media outlets on a trip around principal filming locations for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
LUANG PRABANG - The 4th Luang Prabang Film Festival opens this weekend in Laos and runs 7-11 December. The festival's Official Travel Partner, Khiri Travel, will donate 40% of profits back to the
SHANGHAI - Jin Jiang International Hotels was honored with an award for "Best Global Communications" during the PRNA 2013 Summit held in Beijing by PR Newswire Asia, a renowned, premier global
PENNINGTON - Cruise Critic has released its list of the top cruise trends for 2014, based on industry insight and consumer habits.
KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) unveiled new features for visitors and exhibitors participating in MATTA Fair March 2014.