SINGAPORE is transforming into a hotbed for mobile transactions, but travel companies have so far been slow on the uptake of technology to penetrate this fast-emerging market, according to PayPal.
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of Air Astana. Its first flight was a Boeing 737 service from Almaty to Astana on May 15, 2002. Since then, the airline has been consistently
(Forimmediaterelease.net) Visa facilitation is central to stimulating economic growth and job creation through tourism. The G20 can have a particularly important role to play in this respect. G20
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – YTL Hotels will open the highly anticipated Gaya Island Resort in Borneo on July 1, 2012. This world-class resort will add to the collection of YTL Hotels luxury resorts that aim
The Philippine tourism industry is bracing itself for the effects of Chinese travel agents' suspension of tour packages to the Philippines.
The country was also among five global destinations whose international tourism receipts in 2011 grew by US$5 billion or more in absolute terms, with income rising by $6.2 billion to a record $26.3
The Tourism Ministry will place increased emphasis on social media to promote Malaysia's tourist attractions.
The President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, U Thein Sein, has announced the country will initiate the process of restoring its membership of the UN Worl
Tourism Malaysia has held successful roadshows here and Geelong last week, promoting Malaysia as ‘an affordable luxury destination.’
Visitor arrivals to the Philippines hit an all-time high of 1,148,072 during the first three months of the year (January-March 2012), posting an increase of 16.03% versus last year’s arrivals of
International tourist arrivals grew by an estimated +5.7% during the first two months of 2012, according to the May issue of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
The first results of 2012 indicate that international tourism continued to show sustained growth in spite of challenging economic conditions.
Well, the options are endless but here are some pointers in the right direction. You have arrived with most tourists heading to hotels in District 1. Well the first port of call should be Saigon
Domestic segment posted a 10% year-on-year increase in bookings during the Reunification Day and International Labor Day while the bookings for outbound tours
The number of pilots involved in a wildcat strike at India’s national carrier Air India rose to 150 on Wednesday, as the walkout forced the cancellation of more international flights.
Last month a total number of 1140 Visa on Arrival (VoAs) were issued as compared to 1234 VoAs during the month of April 2011 registering a decline of 7.6%.
Visiting tourism experts from Asia are urging New Zealand to focus on attracting high-end Chinese travellers through premium marketing and by gaining a better understanding of the market's potential
An international tourism festival to promote tourist attractions on the "Silk Road," an ancient trade route linking Asia and Europe, is scheduled to open in northwest China's
In testimony before Congress, U.S. Travel Association president and chief executive Roger Dow said that travel from the Asia-Pacific region to the United States was “critical” to the US economy.
The 2012 Hawaii State Legislature approved an additional $2 million for fiscal years 2013 through 2015 for the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA).
Malaysians topped the list of foreign tourists visiting Jakarta in March, a month that saw a 7.85 percent increase in the visits of overseas tourists, according to the Jakarta Statistic Agency.
Chinese and Asian tourism markets are expected to overtake Western markets in importance to New Zealand in 10 years' time, Tourism New Zealand says.
The rising cost of fuel continues to ‘hurt’ tourism, according to the International Air Transport Association chief executive Tony Tyler, who stressed oil now accounts for up to 34 percent of average
Air France-KLM said over the weekend it suffered a first quarter net loss of 368 million euros (US$485 million) as higher fuel prices continued to outpace increased revenues.
The deputy minister mentioned this at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City recently to implement the new pilot scheme that will offer a VAT refund to foreigners leaving the country with purchases made