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.
LUANG PRABANG – Dr Edward Dramberger PhD, globally known as “The Destination Doctor”, conducted a complimentary one-day interactive seminar entitled “Improving Hospitality and Tourism Sales” at Lanith
SYDNEY - China remains Australia’s strongest international market with a 16% growth in overall spending, reaching $4.7 billion in the year ending September 2013 and a 30% increase in holiday spend,
BRUSSELS - The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has delivered a report pointing out that Japan remains a vital market for Europe in the coming decade.
BANGKOK - Now that the current political demonstrations have cooled off as the country comes together to mark His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Birthday on 5 December, all of Thailand’s festive
MANILA- With almost three million people employed in the tourism industry, it is vital that visitors keep coming to support the Philippines' economy, the Philippines department of tourism explained
BANGKOK - ReviewPro, the international provider of online reputation and social media analytics for the hospitality industry, is expanding into the restaurant space. The company announces the launch
SEOUL- This is the second consecutive year Seoul has won the Business Traveler award, one of 60 categories in its annual “Best in Business Travel Awards” survey. First published in 1976, Business
HANOI - Marriott International marks a milestone in its expansion into Southeast Asia with the unveiling of JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi. The property is the JW Marriott brand's third to open in Asia
NEW DELHI - For the third time in a row, Thailand was voted the most ‘Favourite Country’ at the annual Readers’ Travel Awards of the Indian edition of Conde Nast Traveller. The prestigious award,
YANGON – Visa and CB Bank launched the CB Bank EASI Travel Visa card for Myanmar cardholders to use when traveling overseas. This marks another milestone in the development of the country’s financial
BANGKOK - Best Western Royal Buriram Hotel in Buriram, 395km northeast of Bangkok, welcomed its first guests this week following a major launch event attended by the hotel’s owning company, senior
BANGKOK – This year’s IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 has proved itself as a trade event that delivers strong business generation, with 86% of exhibitors expecting to receive orders as a result of
NEW YORK - TabletHotels.com, the long-established international authority for boutique and luxury hotels, has launched its Chinese-language version, 'Tu Bo,' marking its entry into China's high-end
HONG KONG - The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has announced Bali, Indonesia as the next stunning location of a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. The exclusive resort is set to open in Ubud in the summer of
BEIJING - China National Tourism Administration announced in a report recently that during the third quarter of 2013, the number of overseas tourists visiting China declined by 4% while Chinese
BERLIN – As the Convention and Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2014, Malaysia will be hosting a wide-ranging programme of events inviting visitors to delve into its fascinating world. At the world’s
BANGKOK - Phuket remains the popular winter holiday destination with 48 airlines operating 771 flights per week through the city’s airport during this winter schedule from 27 October, 2013 to 29
BANGKOK — Thailand is welcoming large numbers of tourists during this 2013/2014 high season. Despite what travellers may have recently read or heard, they can be confident that Thailand is still a
CANNES - International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) 2013 Opening Forum introduced over 1,000 of the luxury travel industry’s most influential suppliers and buyers to the insights and predictions from
MUMBAI - FCS, a leading global provider of comprehensive hospitality guest services applications and solution design services, announces the signing of a Valued Business Partnership with Enkay
HONG KONG - Plaza Premium Lounge (PPL) marked the official launch of its flagship facility at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) West Hall (near Gate 40) with a cocktail reception and opening
LONDON — Hotels in the Asia Pacific region experienced mixed results in the three key performance metrics during October 2013 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by STR Global.
Myanmar’s Ministry of Tourism says its master plan outlines a strategy to gain 1.5 million more jobs for citizens looking to make a career in tourism.