PUTRAJAYA - Malaysia was conferred ‘Asia’s Best Golf Destination 2014’ award at the inaugural World Golf Awards 2014, held at the Conrad Algarve Hotel, Portugal, on 15 November.
HONG KONG - The newly-formed Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) bodies in Southeast and North Asia released initial findings from the new Asia Cruise Trends Project: "Analysis, Assessment,
MedCruise President Carla Salvadό, MedCruise Secretary General Thanos Pallis along with Bojan Babic, MedCruise BoD member and Cruise Terminal Director of Port of Koper promoted cruise activities in
PHUKET, Thailand - Thailand's Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Suriyasat Wattanavrangkul has joined a long list of prominent identities - including tennis star Maria Sharapova and Formula One ace
DANANG Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a plan to develop culture, sports and tourism in the key central economic region with a plan that runs to 2020 and a vision beyond to 2030.
BANGKOK The recently launched Transfer Baggage Terminal (TBT) service at Savarnabhumi International Airport could speed up luggage transfer between flights.
BANGKOK Kasikorn Research Centre estimates international tourist arrivals to Thailand will reach 25 million visits and generate THB1.167 trillion in revenue by year end.
TOKYO The northern Japanese city of Sapporo on Thursday announced it was entering the bidding to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, half a century after it first held the Games.
TOKYO Flights in Japan were cancelled or diverted, Thursday, to avoid a cloud of ash and smoke spewing from an erupting volcano in the south.
SINGAPORE Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium has completed a revamp of its lobby interior, refurbished rooms and introduced all-new dining concepts.
CHAMPASSAK A bridge linking the Mekong River’s Khong island to mainland Champassak province in Laos was officially opened, earlier this week.
SYDNEY Accor announced, Thursday, that it will be part of a new mixed-use hotel, commercial and retail precinct to be developed in Mascot, near Sydney Airport.
MANDALAY Myanmar Airways International believes hiring Japanese firms to manage Mandalay International Airport will increase the airport’s competitiveness and allow it to grow in tandem with Yangon,
LIJIANG, China - Hotel Indigo Lijiang Ancient Town has won the "2014 China's Top 20 Boutique Hotels" in 2014 China Travel Awards. Located at the south gate of Lijiang's old town, Dayan, Hotel Indigo
MACAO - Sands Macao and Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao* have added another two sets of accolades to their already extensive collection of awards – the 2014 Golden Pillow Award and the 2014 Target
Worldwide Rail Journeys has added a significant feather to its cap with the announcement of a Signature Journey with a charter on The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels scheduled for 15th March 2015.
BALI, Indonesia - There is no other place like Bali. The enchanting culture, the abundant supply of the sun, the warmth of the Balinese and the mesmerising beaches. This year, the readers of Conde
HONG KONG - sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck is one of Hong Kong's landmark attractions, offering unobstructed 360-degree views from Hong Kong's tallest building, ICC. Whether by day or night, this
HONG KONG - Specialisation and segmentation are key future trends for Asia's luxury hospitality design industry, according to the regular roundtable series hosted and organised by BLINK Design Group.
WUHAN, China - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced the opening of Sheraton Wuhan Hankou Hotel, owned by China Oceanwide Construction Group Co Ltd. This opening marks the
Exclusive travel industry event, The Travel Industry Exhibition, has already proven to be the must-attend travel event for 2015, with several renowned exhibitors on board and many enquiries received
BAGAN, Myanmar - "Dandaree" ("legendary story" in Burmese), the stunning live performance has been launched in Bagan, the ancient land of Myanmar. "Dandaree" tells the story of Myanmar -- from its
SINGAPORE - In celebration of KLM’s 5th Anniversary of flights between Singapore and Bali, KLM is giving away four tickets each to 10 lucky winners with the ‘KLM Instant Getaway to Bali with Airbnb’
SINGAPORE - The 512-room Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium has launched a revamped lobby interior, refurbished guest bedrooms and all-new dining concepts to offer guests a more modern and contemporary
KUALA LUMPUR - Tourism Malaysia is currently organising a series of Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) seminar in Japan from 23 to 30 November 2014. The Malaysian delegation is led by Tan Sri Dato’ Sri