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.
VIENTIANE Human capital development, identifying top tourism products, and marketing and promotion resonated as key areas on which Lao tourism needs to focus in preparing for the ASEAN Economic
The Chinese love of travelling is tremendous. After two decades of rapid and mostly double-digit growth, China has developed into one of the leading global source markets for foreign travel in recent
SYDNEY - GfK and the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) officially announced a partnership to introduce a new reporting currency to the travel industry. Participating AFTA members will
STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced the signing of a management agreement for The Westin Rusutsu Resort, a conversion property owned by Kamori Kanko Co.,
Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) launched the “Step Out, Experience Macau’s Communities” Bus Highlight Tour through a local travel agency on 1 August for a test run of 14 days, followed by an
GUANGZHOU, China and McLEAN, Va - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Guangzhou - Science City in Guangdong province, China. The 314-room DoubleTree by Hilton
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is showcasing its rich food culture via a new mobile site that will enable visitors to build their own personalised food trail.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Marriott Vacation Club, a global leader in timeshare vacation ownership, announced that it has finalized the purchase of the iconic Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa Gold Coast,