SINGAPORE – Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing company, and Ant Financial Services Group, the parent company of China’s largest third-party payment platform Alipay, announced on June 21 a
BEIJING – The highly anticipated arrival of Royal Caribbean International’s new world-class and most technologically advanced ship, Ovation of the Seas at the port city of Tianjin in northeast China,
BRISBANE - Airways Aviation has appointed former global technical officer Stewart Ford as general manager, Australia, to lead its ongoing Australian and Asia-Pacific expansion.
ORIHUELA, SPAIN For years, thousands of Britons made a home of the warm beaches of Orihuela on Spain’s Costa Blanca. But after Brexit, many feared, Friday, their golden time in the sun could be over.
NEW YORK Worries that the Brexit vote could curtail travel in Britain and Europe sent airline and travel stocks tumbling on Wall Street Friday.
BANGKOK A delegation of Thai events promoters will attend the trade show, IMEX America, this October, under the banner of Thailand’s TCEB and TICA.
BANGKOK TMB Bank’s think-tank unit, TMB Analytics, says Chinese tourists will continue to be a major source tourism for the next 10 years.
MANDALAY Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism reports nearly 160,000 international tourists visited the former royal capital of Mandalay, January to May, this year, an increase of 22% over the
BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Taipei Office in collaboration with the China Times Study Services/China Times Travel Service, Kang Chiao International School in Taipei, Taiwan have
WASHINGTON The World Legacy Awards call for entries was announced Thursday, by National Geographic and partner ITB Berlin.
BANGKOK Why are we not surprised when Marriott issues a press statement, 22 June, saying it is “aware of a series of fraudulent offers targeting the hotel group’s employees”.
BANGKOK Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya rank among the top 10 destinations for Chinese tourists this year in Asia Pacific, according to MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2016.
TEHRAN Iran said Sunday it has reached an agreement with American aerospace giant Boeing to purchase 100 aircraft to renew its ageing fleet, though the deal must still be approved by the US
HONG KONG The Hong Kong Tourism Board will stage the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon for the second year, 25 September.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reports international tourist arrivals reached more than 14.15 million, an improvement of 12.92% during January to May this year.
BANGKOK Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports reports domestic visits to destinations listed as 12 hidden gems and 12 hidden gems plus reached 11 million and generated THB32 billion, January to
HANOI Hanoi’s People’s Committee has approved a plan to build an amusement park named Kim Quy (Golden Turtle) saying the concept was inspired by Disneyland.
BANGKOK Ministry of Tourism and Sports aims to encourage international filmmakers to shoot more film productions in Thailand particularly within eight tourism clusters.
MUMBAI Leading global travel management and events business, the ATPI Group, announced, Thursday, its acquisition of New Zealand-based Business World Travel.
SHANGHAI Entertainment giant Disney opened a massive theme park in Shanghai, Thursday, hoping to win over communist-ruled China’s growing middle class with the ultimate American cultural export.
BANGKOK Three Thai government departments are responding to a spate of marine accidents in May involving tourists saying they will tighten safety standards and revisit regulations governing marine
MADRID Travel companies that love to be green, pay their taxes and treat their staff fairly could win a UNWTO award.
BAGAN Over 40 hotel projects in the Bagan Ancient Cultural Region have been delayed since 2013, while their construction permits are reviewed.
MACAO – Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao will be showcasing The Parisian Macao and its world-class facilities and entertainment offerings at Asia's long established and Hong Kong's only travel fair –
HONG KONG - Jointly organized by the Airport Authority and the Labour Department, the Hong Kong International Airport Career Expo 2016 officially opened to public on June 10. As one of the key members