KYOTO, Japan - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced the opening of Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto. Owned by Mori Trust Co., Ltd., Suiran marks the first Luxury
TOKYO - On March 31, 2015, the U.S. branch of the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) launched a new website focusing on spring skiing and late-season cherry blossoms in Japan's northern
BANGKOK - Asia Pacific destinations stand to welcome 33 million more foreign arrivals in 2015 over those of 2014, lifting the expected total inbound volume to around 547 million by the end of the
SINGAPORE - Princess Cruises has announced it will home port five ships in Australia to sail the cruise line’s largest-ever program offering in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the
After 26 years in the air, SilkAir launched a new collection of uniforms for its over 500 cabin crew, embracing a chic new style that embodies its professional image and demonstrates the airline’s
SINGAPORE - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has welcomed Holiday Inn Express Port Moresby to its portfolio, located in the heart of the government district in the Papua New Guinean capital.
SINGAPORE - For the first time, four ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries came together at the annual Cruise Shipping Miami (CSM) event to raise awareness of the region to industry
Qantas will return to the Perth-Singapore route as part of a number of improvements for West Australian travellers.
The Arabian Travel Market 2015 will see a host of white papers being introduced.
Dubai will soon host the Maldives Travel Awards 2015 for travel businesses operating in Maldives.
HANOI Vietnam will create stronger promotional programmes to reverse the recent decline in international visitors.
BANGKOK Kasikorn Research Centre forecasts that travel to Japan will surge 25% to 30% representing 822,000 to 855,000 visits by Thai travellers.
SINGAPORE ITB Asia will partner with China Outbound Tourism Research Institute or COTRI to host a conference session focusing on China’s growing outbound travel market during this year’s show.
PHUKET Phuket province stepped up security measures after last week’s car bomb attack on Samui Island.
JAMESTOWN The tiny South Atlantic island of Saint Helena — where Napoleon died in exile — dreams of becoming a tourist draw when its first airport opens next year despite fears it cannot accommodate
NEW YORK Delta Air Lines Wednesday said it will trim some international flights in the fourth quarter of 2015 because of lower customer traffic due in part to a strong dollar.
NEW YORK Thousands of demonstrators, including many fast-food workers, protested in New York on Wednesday demanding a minimum wage of USD15 an hour to escape poverty in America’s largest city.
BEIJING China will create a “blacklist” of its tourists who behave badly overseas, state-media reported, after several embarrassing incidents involving Chinese travelling abroad.
SINGAPORE and TAIPEI - Avis Car Rental expands its footprint in Taiwan by launching operations at two new locations namely at 208, Banxin Road, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, which is minutes away
HONG KONG - Drawing inspiration from the urban travellers who crave for exclusivity and indulgence, the new Canton Lounge redefines the club lounge concept by offering in-house guests of Marco Polo
Virgin Australia launches complimentary food on all flights across the Australian domestic network. The roll out of free food and checked baggage on all domestic flights will complement the free
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and Busworld International are joining forces to organise a set of seminars focusing on sustainable mobility.
ORLANDO, FL - Radixx International, a world leader in cloud-based reservation and distribution systems for airlines, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with FMI Air, a new
SHANGHAI - IT&CM China has won praise for delivering an enhanced learning and sharing platform that all delegates can leverage on at this year’s show.
TravelDailyNews: When we speak about safety and security in a hotel what exactly includes? Is it about terrorism threat or fire, or includes also other minor incidents? Give us some examples.