ZURICH - gategroup and China Aviation Investment Co., Ltd. (CAIC), an affiliate of the Air China Group, have optimized the shareholding structure of the joint venture operation Shanghai Pudong
SINGAPORE - Expert speakers, from various industries such as Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), Indian Tea Association, International Congress and Convention
Khiri Travel Vietnam has launched a discovery tour that celebrates the unique hilltribe culture of Kontum and its nearby villages in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The area is known as "The Space
BANGKOK : Bangkok Airways says its domestic lounges at Suvarnabhumi airport will reopen after renovations are completed mid- September and end of October.
BANGKOK : Around 200,000 consumers are expected to visit the 15th Thai International Travel Fair at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, 14 to 17 August.
BANGKOK : The Tourism Authority of Thailand hosted Bangkok-based members of the international media, as well as travel bloggers, to what it called an Amazing Thailand Road Caravan with a difference.
BANGKOK : Minor International Public Company Limited (MINT) announced the acquisition of 49% of Rani Minor Holding II Ltd, a joint-venture company with Rani Investment LLC, a Dubai investment firm.
KUALA LUMPUR : Tourism Malaysia is putting cycle tourism on the map with an ambitious Mountain Bike Grand Prix that will tour the country from August to the end of the year.
CHIANG RAI : An exhibition of photographs shot during a hovercraft trip down the Mekong River in November 2002 will be on view at Chiang Rai’s Central Plaza, 29 August to 4 September.
LAO CAI : A cable car system that will take visitors to the top of Fansipan peak, dubbed the Roof of Indochina, will be completed in time for Vietnam’s 40th anniversary of re-unification, 30 April
LAM DONG : Lam Dong’s provincial authorities will soon submit a report on the Lang Biang biosphere reserve to UNESCO to support efforts to win recognition as a natural world heritage site this
BURI RAM : Tourism Authority of Thailand expects new manmade attractions in Buri Ram will boost tourism to the province and encourage travellers to go beyond to explore other provinces in Lower Isan.
BANGKOK : Thailand’s revered but elderly King Bhumibol Adulyadej returned to Bangkok Wednesday for the first time in just over a year for a medical check-up, the Royal Household Bureau said.
MADRID : Spain’s biggest hotel chain Melia Hotels International said Monday it has removed shark fins from the menu of all of its restaurants around the world, joining a growing global campaign
SINGAPORE : Abacus was named best Global Distribution System (GDS) in West India at the prestigious India Travel Awards recently.
MANCHESTER : CEOs of Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways have confirmed participation at World Routes Strategy Summit that will take place in Chicago, 20 to 23 September.
BANGKOK : Travel agents gain an edge in managing visa and passport services for their clients, through Visa Pass, Amadeus’ latest solution suite.
DANANG : Danang is now officially Wi-Fi signal territory after a year-long trial, although officials says they still need to make the connection more convenient for tourists and locals by improving
YANGON : Myanmar Restaurant Association says the government will allow investors to build hotels and restaurants near heritage sites but they will have to comply with a strict set of standards.
MOSCOW : More than 27,000 Russian tourists have been stranded overseas, a tour operators association said Monday, as the latest in a series of travel companies failed amid strains over the Ukrainian
HANOI : Vietnam National Administration of Tourism estimates the country welcomed 564,736 international travellers in July representing a decline of 14.2% over the same month last year.
BANGKOK : Association of Thai Travel Agents opened an office at Don Mueang Airport, last Friday, that will offer meet-and-greet services for member travel agents.
BANGKOK : Association of Thai Travel Agents has warned its members to study carefully the draft of the new Tourism Standard Act, while there is still time to lobby for revisions.
YANGON : Myanmar’s Department of Civil Aviation says it will choose either the South Korean Incheon Airport Consortium, or the Singapore-based Yongnam, CAPE, JGC Consortium to build the new Hanthawady
Massive traffic jams disrupted the morning rush-hour at the Malaysia-Singapore border last Friday as Malaysian bus drivers staged a wildcat strike to protest a sharp increase in toll charges to enter