Vietnam’s tourism branding is still low-key and needs strengthening according to tourism experts.
MYANMAR'S aviation sector is being given a boost, with the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) launching projects to build up the country's airports. Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) also
BEIJING - CIBTM, China's leading meetings, incentives and business travel exhibition taking place from 2 - 4 September 2013 at the China National Convention Centre (CNCC), Beijing, is gearing up for
MARLBOROUGH - Which are the best and worst airports for making connecting flights and why? Wayne Chen, president of Mo'Zippity Apps, discovered the answers while creating Connect On Time – the mobile
SYDNEY - Leading British hotel group, PH Hotels, has partnered with SiteMinder’s global distribution platform to expand online visibility and lift its share of web-based bookings.
MUMBAI - For most Indian consumers, it wasn't too long ago that leisure travel essentially meant one thing: fulfilling family obligations to visit relatives elsewhere in the country. More far-flung,
KURAMATHI - Kuramathi Island Resort has finally revealed its brand new website. Innovatively user-friendly and gregarious in design, the website reflects the Kuramathi brand and concept in every
SYDNEY - Exhibition and Trade Fairs has announced the debut of The Travel Industry Exhibition, which will provide the ideal forum for suppliers to showcase their products to travel agents, wholesalers
BANGKOK - Myanmar and Thai citizens, as well as foreign tourists, are allowed since yesterday to pass through four Thai-Myanmar border checkpoints, including Myawady, starting from August 28,
HONG KONG - With China National Day fast-approaching, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has once again rolled out its annual holiday promotion, a two-week long celebration featuring value-added room and
Thailand’s health authorities say more Cambodians will use Thailand’s hospitals services once the ASEAN Economic Community begins in late 2015.
Ministry of Public Health made the comments, last week
MAURITIUS - Darren Edmonstone, Outrigger Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce the appointment of Frederick de Marcy Chelin as Director of Sales and
HONG KONG – The Star Cruises Nasi Kandar Cooking Competition 2013 onboard SuperStar Libra from 21-23 August 2013 witnessed the rise of new culinary experts. Organizer Star Cruises, the leading cruise
BANGKOK - Staff of Dusit Thani Bangkok took part in a local community project at Bangkae Senior Citizen’s Home, a nursing centre that offers 277 Thai nationals without family a home and
BANGKOK – Dusit International announces a new senior appointment to boost European driven business in their London Regional Sales Office.
SEOUL - Korean Tourism's App 'Visit Korea' v3.0 is now available. The newly upgraded app has a new design, a more user-friendly interface and loads of features! These include extended location based
MADRID - International tourist arrivals grew by 5% during the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching almost 500 million, according to data just released by UNWTO. Growth was
PHNOM PENH - On August 25th, a fire broke out at the Juliana Phnom Penh Hotel in Cambodia.
DUBAI – Emirates announced the launch of non-stop passenger services to Taipei, its 16th destination in the Far East.
HEIDE - COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute has launched its first eBook “China’s Tourism Development: Situation, Analysis and Future Perspectives 2013” in the new COTRI China outbound
MUMBAI – Sameer Dharkar, Managing Director of Absolute Hotel Services India, has the pleasure to announce the appointment of two new positions for the India region, effective immediately, with Ms.
SYDNEY - The world’s most famous hotel training academy – the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration – will return to Australia for the first time in 25 years, when it offers its Summer
SINGAPORE – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart’hotel in Hangzhou. Scheduled to open in
SINGAPORE - Leading global travel search site Skyscanner is creating 250 new jobs as it doubles its team over the next 12 months to support international growth. Staff numbers in the company’s Asia
MELBOURNE - More than 98% of Lonely Planet's paper consumption is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, as confirmed based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS), an