SINGAPORE The plunge in crude prices will give a much-needed boost to Asia’s oil-guzzling economies.
BANGKOK Pacific Asia Travel Association annual summit will be hosted in Leshan, Sichuan, China 23 to 26 April.
BANGKOK Free for the travel trade, the 2015 Mekong Tourism Forum will be hosted by Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and in the central region gateway city of Danang, 16 to 19 June, 2015.
BANGKOK Winning Edge’s tourism guru, Bert van Walbeek, is co-organising a MICE strategies training seminar with Thailand Incentives and Conventions Association later this month.
NEW YORK Marriott International released a statement, last week, according to a report in Travel Pulse that attempts to clarify why the group is blocking personal use of Wi-Fi devices in its US-based
HANOI Vietnam Railway Corporation will install wireless Internet on several north-south express trains starting this month.
LUANG NAMTHA The Laos-Myanmar Friendship Bridge should open this March linking National Road 17 in Laos with National Road 4 in Myanmar.
DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN - Powering ahead in dynamic markets worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced it has entered Tajikistan with the opening of Sheraton Dushanbe Hotel. Owned by
BANGKOK, THAILAND and MCLEAN, VA. – Hilton Worldwide announced expansion plans in Thailand with the signing of a management agreement with Q Hospitality Development Company Limited to open Hilton
BEIJING - When it comes to Chinese cuisine, the first recommendation that comes to mind among Chinese audiences is the delicacies documented in Tasting China (the delicacies), a highly popular
SINGAPORE – IT&CM China confirmed Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview as the Official Venue for the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Dinner to some 1,000 delegates. The property will also be joining its
Both international exhibitors and Hosted Buyers attending ibtm india 2015 will benefit from the recent news that tourists travelling to India from 43 countries including the U.S., Australia, Brazil,
BANGKOK – Thailand is celebrating the New Year with good news. The country has just been listed as one of the world’s 25 best places to retire to in 2015 by International Living, a North
BANGKOK - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be organising the PATA Annual Summit 2015 at the Hong Zhu Shan Hotel in Leshan, Sichuan, China from April 23-26, 2015. The Summit,
BANGKOK - The 2015 Mekong Tourism Forum is set to be hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Viet Nam in Da Nang City at the beautiful central coast on 16-19 June, 2015. Under the
Search teams have located the tail section of AirAsia flight QZ8501, raising hopes that the aircraft’s black boxes might soon be recovered.
The National Geographic Society has unveiled its latest foray into the hospitality industry, with the launch of a new global collection of luxury hotels and lodges.
PANGKALAN BUN Indonesian search officials sent divers down to the bed of the Java Sea during a break in bad weather Tuesday in hopes of recovering more bodies from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501.
KATHMANDU An Australian trekker hiking in Nepal’s Everest region has died of suspected altitude sickness after falling unconscious, local police and a trekking company official said Tuesday.
PARIS French holiday resort group Club Med plans to pursue its strategy of attracting upmarket clients with its new investor Chinese conglomerate Fosun, turning further away from its working class
PALMA DE MALLORCA Following the merger of TUI Travel PLC and TUI AG, TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations announced, Tuesday, that it has assumed the trading name Hotelbeds Group.
BANGKOK Centara Hotels & Resorts CEO, Thirayuth Chirathivat, has once again been recognised by Now Travel Asia Awards as “Asia’s Top Influential Person in the travel business”.
HANOI Vietnam National Administration of Tourism says nationals of seven countries will continue to be eligible for visa-free stays for stays of up to 15 days.
HARBIN, CHINA A spectacular ice festival opened in China on Monday but officials cancelled a firework display to allay safety concerns after a deadly New Year stampede in Shanghai.
BANGKOK The Tourism Authority of Thailand has scheduled the grand opening celebration of the “2015 Discover Thainess” campaign for 14 January, with a parade and performances to be held in the centre