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Rare North Korean pro-wrestling event open to curious tourists

Rare North Korean pro-wrestling event open to curious tourists

PYONGYANG, North Korea – Japanese politician and pro-wrestler Kanji “Antonio” Inoki’s Pyongyang wrestling event is open to tourists who wish to travel to the isolated country to watch a ...

Convention organizers praise DCVB for customized support

Convention organizers praise DCVB for customized support

DAEGU, Republic of Korea - Daegu is gaining recognition in the MICE community for its ability to support event planners beyond basic logistics.

Korean Air to introduce the tenth Airbus A380

Korean Air to introduce the tenth Airbus A380

SEOUL, South Korea - Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, will add a tenth A380 aircraft to its fleet on 29 July.

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Service Excellence award by Tourism Ministry

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Service Excellence award by Tourism Ministry

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism has presented Centra Taum Seminyak Bali with the Best Service Excellence of the Year Award 2014 as part of Indonesia’s Best 50 Hotels and ...

Beauty queens and smiley balloons galore at Thailand’s back-to-normal Happiness Street Festival

Beauty queens and smiley balloons galore at Thailand’s back-to-normal Happiness Street Festival

BANGKOK, Thailand - With a parade of Thai beauty queens and a mass release of 10,000 smiley balloons, the Thai tourism industry has told the world that it is back in business, safe and ready to ...

Bangkok Airways takes delivery of its latest A320 jet

Bangkok Airways takes delivery of its latest A320 jet

BANGKOK, Thailand - Recently, Bangkok Airways led by Mr Pradit Theekakul, Executive Vice President - Administration and board director, welcomed the airline's latest Airbus 320 at ...

JAL Group announces consolidated financial results for Q1 2014

JAL Group announces consolidated financial results for Q1 2014

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) today announced the consolidated financial results for first quarter of fiscal year 2014 - the period from April 1 to June 30, 2014.

THAI Airways announces shark fin-free cargo policy

THAI Airways announces shark fin-free cargo policy

BANGKOK, Thailand -­ Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) announces that the carrier has implemented strict Cargo policy on the shipment prohibition of shark fin on THAI ...

Japan on alert for pair of tropical systems

Japan on alert for pair of tropical systems

Fresh on the heels of Typhoon Matmo, portions of Eastern Asia will need to keep an eye on a developing cyclone currently spinning in the Western Pacific Ocean.

Malaysia Airlines: Complete brand makeover, new investors, new routes?

Malaysia Airlines: Complete brand makeover, new investors, new routes?

Malaysia Airlines may not be called Malaysia Airlines soon. The Malaysia government may not be the majority owner.

Exploring Vietnam's charm - bringing smiles and happiness to disadvantaged people

Exploring Vietnam's charm - bringing smiles and happiness to disadvantaged people

HANOI, Vietnam - Adventure Vietnam (adventurevietnam.com) invites travelers to join its new Volunteerism program named "Exploring Vietnam’s Charm – Bringing Smiles and Happiness to ...

Thailand's Central Group checks out with 2C2P

Thailand's Central Group checks out with 2C2P

BANGKOK, Thailand – 2C2P, a leading Southeast Asian payment services provider, has implemented a suite of e-payment solutions for The Central Group of Companies (Central Group).

Korean Air launches online events to celebrate the 17th Asian Games Incheon

Korean Air launches online events to celebrate the 17th Asian Games Incheon

Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, is launching two exciting online promotional events from now until August 15, 2014, asking travelers to “Come and Celebrate A Grand Festival in ...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces opening of Qingdao Golden Beach Hotel

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces opening of Qingdao Golden Beach Hotel

MCLEAN, VA and QINGDAO, China - Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach as the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property inShandong Province, ...

Peter Nilsson appointed general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

Peter Nilsson appointed general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

BANGKOK, Thailand- Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Peter Nilsson as general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort ...

Murder trial: Students testify against South Korea's ferry disaster captain

Murder trial: Students testify against South Korea's ferry disaster captain

The actual trial is taking place in the southern city of Gwangju, but the judges and lawyers decamped to a court in Ansan city, south of Seoul, for a special two-day session with the 17 students ...

Hyatt Regency Incheon to be branded Grand Hyatt Incheon

Grand Hyatt Incheon Seoul, Korea, opens new tower and rebrands Hyatt Regency Incheon to be branded Grand Hyatt Incheon

HONG KONG – Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced today that Hyatt Regency Incheon will be rebranded to Grand Hyatt Incheon with the anticipated opening of its new West Tower on September 1, 2014, ...

PATA elects new Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Board

PATA elects new Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Board

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of W. Scott Supernaw, Tauck, Inc., as Chairman of the Executive Board of PATA.

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change, routes restructuring

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change, routes restructuring

Malaysian Airlines is set for a brand overhaul after two major tragedies in the last six months, it emerged today.

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