HANOI - Vietnam will soon appoint a new tourism envoy who will spread facts about its cultural riches to the world, as part of efforts to lure more foreigners to the country. The line-up for the title
SAMUI - Looking at the weather reports early in the morning on Day 3 of the Samui Regatta, it appeared to be more of the same. However, the powers-that-be had other ideas and as the Principal Race
SINGAPORE - GfK will be joining hands with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) to help drive growth of the dynamic travel sector, a major economic contributor in the Asia Pacific region. The
KUALA LUMPUR - A total of 46 members of the Sango Taxi Association from Osaka, one of the largest taxi associations in Japan, arrived in Malaysia at 29 May for a four-day familiarisation tour.
Giving international students the chance to experience the exhilarating adventure New Zealand is famous for while they study is the aim of the first joint marketing campaign Tourism New Zealand and
BANGKOK - The Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit was busy with participants to the Digital Innovation Asia latest workshop with some 60 to 70 participants present to listen to advices from professionals
BANGKOK - Bangkok Post daily newspaper reported on Monday evening that the military government of General Prayuth Chan-ocha is ready to move forward with the 2-trillion baht budget (US$ 62 billion) to
BANGKOK - The PATA Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Peter Semone as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Mr Semone replaces Mario Hardy who has served as Chairman since June 2012. Mr
NEW DELHI - Dusit Devarana New Delhi, Dusit International’s first hotel to open in India, announces it has been awarded an NDTV Design & Architecture Award in the category of ‘Landscape Design of the
BANGKOK, Thailand - Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, announces the launch of Amadeus Ticket Changer in Asia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 2 June 2014: Flights resumed over northern Australia Sunday as major ash plumes cleared from an Indonesian volcanic eruption that stranded thousands of passengers.
BANGKOK, 2 June 2014: Test runs of the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand Purple Line will begin December 2015, one year ahead of schedule, according Thailand’s National News Bureau.
JAKARTA, INDONESIA, 2 June 2014: In the most significant hotel transaction in Indonesia this year, IDX-listed PT Pusako Tarinka Tbk is acquiring companies, which own and operate Tune Hotels across
BANGKOK, 2 June 2014: National Council for Peace and Order will consider a Ministry of Tourism and Sports request to spend an additional Bt1 billion on project to revive tourism.
HANOI, 2 June 2014: Vietnam will up the pace of its marketing in the lucrative area of events focusing on three major cities, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
HONG KONG : Travel Expo ITE in Hong Kong opens 12 June with more than 650 exhibitors (85% overseas) displaying travel produces from 45 countries.
Skal International, the largest association of tourism professionals has reconfirmed it will hold its executive committee and International Skål Council in Bangkok at the end of this week.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand will target emerging Latin America markets through participation in major travel trade shows and organising road shows and special events.
Tour operators from neighbouring coutries will promote their travel products at Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2014, 4 to 6 June.
JAKARTA - Booming economy linked with a vibrant domestic travel market turn Indonesia into a hot place for hotels. The Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants Association latest data shows that there will
PHUKET - What is Peranakan? This peculiar culture was shaped by the blend of Chinese and Malay cultures and developed at the end of the 19th century following the boom of the tin industry along the
YANGON - Standing proudly in the city centre of Yangon, the magnificent art deco building of Yangon Central rail station seems to defy time. The building looks well maintained despite receiving flows
PUNE, India - Tavisca Solutions, a leading travel technology service provider, has partnered with Biltmore Travel and Tours to design and develop a B2B online travel booking software, with the aim to
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - In observing the upcoming holy month of Ramadhan, Vistana Hotels is proud to present its Ramadhan feast; this time with the theme ‘Tok Wan 101 Recipes’. From 29th June to 27th
SINGAPORE - IT&CM Events has teamed up with Site, the global network for travel and event professionals, encompassing Site’s support on several fronts – educational programme, publicity, editorial and