BAKU- It sounds like a consecration: The UN agency for tourism UNWTO welcomed recently Azerbaijan's implementation of a new e-visa system streamlining visa applications into an electronic format,
PUTRAJAYA - Tourism Malaysia is pleased to announce that YBhg. Dato’ Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen has been appointed Chairman of Tourism Malaysia effective 17 June 2013.
SINGAPORE — Hotel Reservation Service (HRS), Europe’s leading hotel portal for business and private travelers, today announced its expansion to Asia Pacific with the opening of its regional
SINGAPORE —In a cruise industry first, ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has launched a complimentary service that provides streaming movies and live television news broadcasts to guests' mobile devices
BANGKOK - The National Theatre in Bangkok will come alive with the exotic beat, rhythm and tempo of the world’s drums during a two-day International Drum Festival to be hosted by the Tourism Authority
HYDERABAD - Andhra Pradesh has embarked on an ambitious public private partnership (PPP) projects to upgrade its tourism infrastructure. In the coming months, Andhra Pradesh is set to witness
INDIA - India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) vice chairman, Chander Mansharamani, said: “Deliberations for the policy are underway. We recently had a meeting with the additional secretary of the
SEOUL - Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) has ended its joint partnership with the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in the management of the 14th Korea MICE Expo (KME), which opens today.
SYDNEY - The owners and operators of Sydney's The Star casino have submitted a US$1 billion proposal to link Pyrmont, Darling Harbour and Barangaroo as part of an integrated resort, encompassing the
SONGJIANG - Taking ambitious hotel projects to the next level, British architectural firm Atkins has finalised its designs for the US $490 million Shimao Wonderland InterContinental cave hotel.
CHINA - Recently, Casimir Platzer, the new president of IHRA, visited China and shared his opinions on hospitality and restaurant industry in both China and the world. Casimir Platzer indicated on the
TRAVEL metasearch engine Wego.com is set to step up investment in product and innovation, grow its team of top talents, and scale marketing to grow the Wego brand, having secured US$17 million in
ASIAN flashpackers – backpackers with bigger budgets – are muscling up as an emerging segment for Lub d Hostels, a high-end hostel chain in Bangkok.
LEISURE farms in Taiwan are drawing more MICE and leisure travellers due to their appeal as integrated recreational areas combining accommodation, authentic farming experience and scenic locations.
Karen Yue, reporting from Korea MICE Expo 2013, Seoul, June 26, 2013
DESPITE having been placed in receivership last month (TTG Asia e-Daily, May 30, 2013, http://www.ttgasia.com/article.php?article_id=21093), the Singapore Flyer has captured the throne as Singapore's
AS PART of its initiative to boost inbound tourism, Japan yesterday announced that the short-term visa waiver for Thai and Malaysian nationals would come into effect on July 1.
SINGAPORE - Wego.com, the leading travel search engine in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East, has secured US$17 million in growth capital through the completion of a Series C Preferred Share Offering.
JAKARTA - Delivering a “Seamless Travel Experience” to passengers as Garuda Indonesia will be joining the SkyTeam in 2014.
BERLIN – In China and Russia more and more people are making use of the internet to book their trips instead of going to travel agencies. According to a special evaluation of IPK International’s World
SANYA - The Organizing Committee of "Mare di Sanya", China's largest seaside yacht show, has recently held a press conference in Sanya, announcing that "Mare di Sanya", The 5th Hainan International
OTTAWA - The Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development kicked off a week-long photo exhibition showcasing Beijing as a must-see destination for leisure travelers at the Ottawa Convention
NEW YORK - The third annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific Conference and Trade Show, presented by UBM Live, the organizers of the annual Cruise Shipping Miami event, will be held on Oct. 8-10, 2013 in
BEIJING - Shenyang’s Imperial Palace is the inspiration for one of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ newest mainland China properties. The Hong Kong-based hotel company is preparing to debut a new
SINGAPORE - TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, announced the winners of its Travellers' Choice Attractions awards based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor