BANGKOK - Best Western International has continued its fast-paced expansion in Southeast Asia with the launch of a new landmark property on the coast of Vietnam - Best Western Premier Havana Nha Trang
PORT STEPHENS - Destination Port Stephens’ newly formed business events body has scored its first major coup with the announcement that Port Stephens and Newcastle will host the 2014 Australian
HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced that it will offer its exceptional high-speed internet service on a complimentary basis to guests who create an online profile and book published
SYDNEY - Tourism Australia has released a short film entitled 'Be Changed' via YouTube aiming to inspire young international travellers and encourage them to embark on their own journey of discovery
JAKARTA - Indonesia is turning into an increasingly attractive destination for cruise liners. This year, the total number of cruise passengers is due to reach 167,000; ip from 161,500 last year.
SINGAPORE - The Asian market for airline maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) is one of the world's strongest, with recent increases in both capacity and fleet size pointing to continued growth and
LOS ANGELES - Vietnam Visa 123 has announced that it has an agreement with the Vietnamese government directly to allow the company to offer an urgent visa service, allowing travelers to board a plane
SYDNEY - NSW Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner welcomed the first China Southern A380 flight into Sydney, saying it is an important service for Australia-bound Chinese visitors who now surpass New Zealand
PARIS - Hindus have welcomed Accor group’s decision to organize five-day Diwali celebrations in its Australia hotels, starting November three.
MELBOURNE - The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has had a flying start to the 2013/14 financial year with 10 major international conference wins for Melbourne, Chief Executive Officer of the
NEW DELHI - Despite the popular belief that holidays are supposed to be a time to unplug, 9 out of 10 Indian travellers (96%) admit to being attached to mobile technology while they are away, ranking
WELLINGTON - A year on from the release of a new and improved version, the website is achieving its goal to successfully increase potential travellers' desire and preference for New Zealand.
HONG KONG - Plaza Premium Lounge, the premium airport services provider has launched a new website introducing a whole new look and feel to its webpage.
MYANMAR - Khiri Travel Myanmar has moved to a new office in a historically significant part of Yangon, in Bogalay Zay Street. The office is on the first floor of an 80-year old colonial building that
Mobile phone usage in the fourth most popular destination for Australian travellers, Thailand, is now more affordable, with the new Anaconda Mobile sim card – available to agents for resale - offering
ITASCA - Gogo, the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that it has signed a contract with Japan Airlines (JAL)
HONG KONG - GenieConnect, the event engagement solutions provider for the events industry, has confirmed that they are set to open an office in Hong Kong, as a direct result of their growing customer
KUALA LUMPUR- A RM2 billion (US$ 640 million) allocation for soft loans under Bank Pembangunan Malaysia (Malaysia Development bank) through the Special Tourism Infrastructure Fund is a right move to
BANGKOK- Combining modern infrastructure and traditional Thai charm, the city of Khon Kaen is poised to become one of Thailand’s top business event’s destinations. With 115,000 inhabitants, the city
NEW YORK – Robert De Niro, Ira Drukier and Richard Born of BD Hotels, Sam Natapoff of Empire Global Ventures LLC, Wilson Lu of Amerasia S&T Corp, Raphael De Niro of Douglas Elliman and Tribeca
NEWTON - TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, today announced the launch of its Ultimate Travel Photo Wall, an eight-week campaign showcasing a collection of inspiring TripAdvisor traveler
TOKYO- If the step is taken by Japan Airlines, this would go into the business history of Japan as a unique event. Following the attribution of more slots to its rival All Nippon Airways (ANA) than to
SHANGHAI - The Walt Disney Company China officially announced plans to build the Company's first, and the world's largest Disney Store in Lujiazui in Shanghai.
ORLANDO - Hard Rock International – one of the world's most-recognizable and iconic brands – is excited to announce the appointment of Andrew Lee as Regional Director of Hotel Operations, Asia Pacific
How did Asia perform in 2012 and how is 2013 looking?
Jean Paul Chantraine - I must confess that we are perfoming well as the Asian continent generally popular for French travellers. We recorded a