BANGKOK – Effective 9 August, 2014, holders of Chinese and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) passports will be exempt from paying visa fees when visiting Thailand purely for the purpose of tourism between 9
KUALA LUMPUR – The first half of 2014 has seen the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) TenOnCall (TOC) record its highest number of events since the launch of the product in November 2008.
VIETNAM - Luxury Travel Ltd will open a new office in Nha Trang on August 15, in anticipation of an influx of luxury holidaymakers to the coastal city ofNha Trang. NhaTrang is seeing a positive
UNITED STATES - Tropical Sails is excited to announce that their once in a lifetime solar eclipse cruise is setting out to the seas on March 1, 2016. This exotic getaway will allow travelers to
PANAJI: The Indian state of Goa is setting up a detention centre specifically for foreigners who overstay their welcome in the popular coastal spot, a top official said.
SINGAPORE: The head of the UN aviation agency said Thursday that a task force set up after the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine will have six weeks from mid-August to recommend safety measures.
HO CHI MINH CITY: To improve security in downtown business and tourist districts, the city plans to install surveillance cameras on streets starting with district 1 in April 2015.
BALI, Indonesia - Award-winning luxury resort Conrad Bali has launched two exciting new wedding venues and accompanying packages - one kissed by the sun upon a golden beach, and the other shaded
BEIJING - Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts opens its 85th hotel in China's largest northern port city. The 302-room Shangri-La Hotel,Tianjin sits on the bank of the Haihe River in the new Hedong
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.