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Executive appointment update at Onyx Hospitality Group

Executive appointment update at Onyx Hospitality Group

HONG KONG – Thailand-based hospitality management company, ONYX Hospitality Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of three significant roles in their North Asia division, OZO Wesley Hong ...

How to best utilize technological innovations affecting travel and tourism

How to best utilize technological innovations affecting travel and tourism

BANGKOK, Thailand – “We live in a world of fast-paced changes where the status quo is being challenged constantly.

Mandarin Oriental brands luxury residences in Bangkok

Mandarin Oriental brands luxury residences in Bangkok

HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 146 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental that will be developed as part of a mixed-use project located ...

Singapore's tourism industry can expect new challenges

Singapore's tourism industry can expect new challenges

To grow Singapore's tourism industry over the next 50 years, the country has to invest in capabilities, refresh its attractions and deepen its engagement with locals.

Hainan Airlines recruits American flight attendants

Hainan Airlines recruits American flight attendants

Hainan Airlines, a Chinese carrier that has been "going international" through the implementation of a globalization strategy and has progressively been adding international routes including ...

Singapore Experience Awards: Outstanding individuals and organizations honored

Singapore Experience Awards: Outstanding individuals and organizations honored

Twenty-five outstanding individuals and organizations were recognized and honored at the Singapore Experience Awards 2014 for their contributions and dedication towards delivering extraordinary ...

First guests arrive Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali

First guests arrive Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali

BANGKOK, Thailand - Edouard Galisson (left), Acting general manager of Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali welcomes Edgar Li (right), Non-Executive Director of Yuhao Property Group and his wife ...

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Beijing police have warned visitors and locals they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble," a state-run newspaper said on ...

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suit filed

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suit filed

This is the first law suit filed on MH370. The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight.

Friday afternoon: 5.0 earthquake in Japan

Friday afternoon: 5.0 earthquake in Japan

A 5.0 earthquake was measured in Japan at 1533 hours local time on Friday, according to USGS.

Nearby Cities:

73km (45mi) NNE of Miyako, Japan
82km (51mi) ESE of Hachinohe, ...

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into "world-class tourist attraction"

Taiwan to turn Suhua Highway into "world-class tourist attraction"

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Directorate General of Highways (DGH) said Thursday it has been working with tourism authorities to turn the Suhua Highway that runs along Taiwan's picturesque eastern ...

Strong attendance at Seafood Expo Asia reflects growth of industry

Strong attendance at Seafood Expo Asia reflects growth of industry

HONG KONG - The continuing growth of the region's fish and aquaculture market was the central theme at the fifth edition of Seafood Expo Asia held fromSeptember 2-4 at the Hong Kong Convention and ...

GBTA: China business travel spend to see double digit increases in 2014-15

GBTA: China business travel spend to see double digit increases in 2014-15

SHANGHAI, China - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, the voice of the global business travel industry, today announced the results of its latest GBTA BTI Outlook – China ...

PATA appoints new CEO: Who is Mario Hardy?

PATA appoints new CEO: Who is Mario Hardy?

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Hardy as its next Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2014.

Thailand Happiness Music Festival set to celebrate Thai cultural heritage

Thailand Happiness Music Festival set to celebrate Thai cultural heritage

The Thailand Happiness Music Festival is set to celebrate one of the kingdom’s most significant cultural heritages from October 31 to November 1, 2014, at the Ayutthaya Tourist Centre in ...

Phuket Tiger Kingdom re-opens two days after tourist mauling

Phuket Tiger Kingdom re-opens two days after tourist mauling

Tiger Kingdom in Phuket has re-opened to the public following the mauling of an Australian man inside one of its enclosures last week.

Japanese tourist's attacker arrested in Bangkok

Japanese tourist's attacker arrested in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand - Bangkok police yesterday announced the arrest of a teenager who allegedly conspired with another three teens to rob and assault a Japanese tourist on Sunday night before ...

Christian Sack appointed General Manager, Raffles Beijing

Christian Sack appointed General Manager, Raffles Beijing

Peter French, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Christian Sack as General Manager, Raffles Beijing.

Christian moves within the Raffles family to ...

JAL iBeacon and Smartwatch win Future Travel Experience Award

JAL iBeacon and Smartwatch win Future Travel Experience Award

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) received the Future Travel Experience (FTE) award in "Best Initiative at the Gate" category at Future Travel Experience Global 2014.

Luxury Travel Vietnam promotes all-inclusive cruising and experiential travels at WTM London

Luxury Travel Vietnam promotes all-inclusive cruising and experiential travels at WTM London

Current market trends in the UK continue to show increased interest in luxury tours in Asia.

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