HANOI Vietnam’s Prime Minister signed a directive, last week, to waive visa requirements for citizens from five European countries, starting 1 July.
YANGON After criticism from small and medium-sized travel agencies, the Union of Myanmar Travel Association has challenged some of the rules for issuing licences to allow agencies to operate outbound
BANGKOK Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau says it will improve standards to ensure the MICE industry can deliver top quality products for event organisers.
NEW YORK Flying takes a heavy toll on passengers: according to results released recently from a 1Above survey conducted online in May by Harris Poll among over 2,000 adults in the US.
BOSTON Today’s airline passengers have different priorities and airports must understand user needs to deploy resources wisely, according to the latest Strategy Analytics Relative Use Index.
ZURICH Swiss travel group Kuoni said Monday it was selling its European tour operating activities to German retailer REWE, but did not disclose the price.
SEOUL North Korea says it has developed a vaccine that is “very effective” in treating MERS, Ebola and AIDS, the state mouthpiece KCNA reported, as well as a range of other diseases that modern
WARSAW A cyber attack against Polish flagship carrier LOT grounded more than 1,400 passengers at Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin Airport on Sunday in what an airline spokesman described as the “first attack
SAINT-NAZAIRE, FRANCE The shell of the world’s largest cruise ship slid into the waters off western France last Friday, with workers aiming to have it ready for a 2016 inaugural trip.
HONG KONG - Pentahotels continues its regional growth with the opening of a second Hong Kong hotel, introducing the brand’s “neighbourhood lifestyle” concept to a new Hong Kong home. Luks Industrial
It’s time for summer holiday! Hong Kong Airlines hosted a special post-exam activity for students from Cho Yiu Catholic Primary School - the 7th “Triumph Sky High” Junior Programme, by widening their
The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB), commends the Australian Government on its White Paper, Developing Northern Australia: Our North, Our Future.
50 of GTA’s staff from around the world arrived in Thailand on 23 June 2015 for a three-day incentive trip in Northern Thailand. Nominated by their own colleagues from around the business, the all
SEATTLE - At 9:35 am on June 22, Seattle local time, Hainan Airlines flight HU7955 touched down on the runway at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, slowly taxiing through the ceremonial "water
CHINA - Eating Adventures has entered the already competitive Hong Kong food tour market, and is the first tour operator to specialise in food tours in Guangzhou, Guilin and Yangshuo. The tours aim to
HONG KONG - Royal Caribbean International is making new waves in Hong Kong's cruise travel history with the grand entrance of Quantum of the Seas, the most technologically advanced ship ever. The
FUZHOU, CHINA - On June 19, 2015, the Fujian Tourism Bureau launched its 2015 summer marketing campaign, Discover Fujian Tulou. With 6 trips to Fujian to stay in one of the most quintessentially
CHENGDU, CHINA - "Sichuan, more than pandas", Sichuan's new international tourism logo by the Sichuan Tourism Administration (SCTA) made its debut in May 2015, introducing to visitors the province's
Rotten WiFi team based on the survey has announced that Thailand Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) is in the top list of best WiFi airports worldwide couple weeks ago.
In the latest boost to Australia’s $31 billion inbound tourism sector, more than 700 leading international travel wholesalers and retailers are gathering in Melbourne this week for the 36th annual
HONG KONG – Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship carrier, signed MOUs totalling more than US$12 billion (current list prices) with Airbus and Boeing for the purchase of more than 100 new aircraft at the
ATLANTA, GA – Expanding its global reach to Malaysia, The Rainmaker Group has been selected by Resorts World Genting to establish the acclaimed revenue management solution – GuestREV – at its resort.
BOSTON - Hainan Airlines' HU7961 flight landed at Logan International Airport at 2:35 pm on June 20th local time, marking the official launch of Hainan Airlines' Shanghai-Boston route, its sixth in
INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA – Grand Hyatt Incheon West Tower has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a community of
BANGKOK – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) once again staged an exciting “Shopping Challenge” on 17 June, 2015, to mark the opening of the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015. The fun-filled event