INDIA is the next big focus of Tourism Australia’s 2020 ambition, with the NTO unveiling today a strategic plan to tap the market, which now accounts for only 10 per cent of its overall inbound
The International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO) is predicting an increase in Antarctic tourism this year as adventurous travelers begin to return to the frozen continent in larger
CHIANG RAI, Thailand - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), told delegates from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar that while the
(Forimmediaterelease.net) CHIANG RAI, Thailand - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), told delegates from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam,
MANILA, Philippines --- With the upsurge of Latin American tourists and investors in Asia, Sen. Edgardo Angara yesterday highlighted the need to incorporate Spanish language courses in the secondary
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InterContinental Singapore has been awarded the prestigious
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Authority (BCA) of Singapore.
BANGKOK, 15 June 2012: The Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ data on tourist arrivals for May indicates security issues, mainly in the deep south following a car bomb attack in Hat Yai, 31 March, are
SA KAEO (Thailand), June 15 (Bernama) -- Thailand and neighbouring Cambodia have now launched cross-border transportation services at the Aranyaprathet-Poipet border crossing, aimed to further promote
AYEYARWADY, MYANMAR, 14 June 2012: Hotels on Chaungtha Beach are luring tourists during the monsoon season by offering discount from 10% to 40% according to a report in the Myanmar Times Wednesday.
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand, in cooperation with Chiang Rai Province and the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO), is hosting the Mekong Tourism Forum 2012 (MTF 2012) which is
GROWTH STORY: The Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) real estate industry is poised for stronger growth in tandem with the strong economic growth in the sub-region, concludes the World
HNA Hotel Group is pushing ahead with its expansion plans for Tangla Hotels & Resorts, which debuted its first property in Beijing in 2009 under the flagship Tangla label (TTG Asia e-Daily, October
Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort presents Peoples Of The Mekong, a photo exhibition held as part of the Mekong Tourism Forum 2012, which aims to tie the destination as a true gateway to the Mekong to
KIEN GIANG, 13 June 2012: The Mekong Delta province Kien Giang will develop Phu Quoc Island into an ecotourism centre according to the province’s tourism development 2020 master plan.
CHIANG RAI, 13 June 2012: The annual Mekong Tourism Forum kicked of Tuesday evening at a welcome dinner hosted at the town’s Mae Fah Luang Arts and Cultural Park.
RELATIONS between the Philippines and Thailand began in the 13th century in the context of Southeast Asian maritime trade. Archaeological records point not only to commercial and cultural ties but
China’s economy is expected to stay on a steady course in the second half of this year after key economic data over the weekend brought some relief to jittery markets.
VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on June 12 signed a contract with the Japanese company Nikken Sekkei Civil Engineering to develop a plan for
The organisers of ‘National Tourism Year 2012’ and authorities of Thua Thien-Hue province have announced that a number of cultural activities will take place during the months of June, July and
BANGKOK (Xinhua) - The member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are now joining hands in promoting the bloc as a single tourist destination to further develop the tourism
HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA & BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that GayWhistler.com based in British Columbia has become a destination member.
Thailand enjoys a geographical advantage in becoming an Asean tourism and logistics hub, but the country must still focus on developing new tourism products, especially if it wants to attract repeat
MANILA, Philippines - The World Bank has downscaled its growth outlook for the Philippines to four percent from its earlier forecast of 4.5 percent in 2012, citing the direct and indirect impact of
HA NOI — The time was right for Indonesia and Viet Nam to strengthen relations and boost bilateral trade, according to Indonesian ambassador H.E. Mayerfas.