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IOGT International chooses Thailand for first Asian Congress

IOGT International chooses Thailand for first Asian Congress

The IOGT International has chosen Thailand as the venue of its first congress in Asia, to be held in the beach resort of Cha-Am between 26 – 31 October, 2014.

Philipine Terror group planned to blow up airport, shopping mall and embassy

Terror target: Manila International Airport, Manila Shopping mall, Chinese embassy Philipine Terror group planned to blow up airport, shopping mall and embassy

Besides their foiled attempt to destroy the main infrastructure of travel, tourism and aviation in the Philippines in trying to bomb the Philippine capital's airport were also planning to attack ...

China Consumer Sentiment Index drops in August

China Consumer Sentiment Index drops in August

SHANGHAI, China - China's consumer sentiment dropped below its long-term average in August, in sharp contrast to improved confidence among Chinese companies, a private report said.

Seafood Expo Asia returns to Hong Kong

Seafood Expo Asia returns to Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Looking to capitalize on Asia's booming seafood market, thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world will convene in Hong Kong today for three days of business and ...

Foodie tourists: Man your chopsticks and forks!

Gourmet Festival in Bangkok Foodie tourists: Man your chopsticks and forks!

BANGKOK, Thailand – The much-anticipated gastronomic event returns to Thailand with a full line-up of seven master chefs from six countries as well as several winemakers and food experts from ...

Jakarta to host Food Ingredients Asia trade show for the third time

Jakarta to host Food Ingredients Asia trade show for the third time

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Food ingredients Asia (Fi Asia),Asia's biggest trade show and meeting in Food Ingredients industries, will be held in Jakarta for the third time.

International leisure sports festival kicks off in Chuncheon

International leisure sports festival kicks off in Chuncheon

CHUNCHEON, South Korea - The annual leisure sports festival started on Friday in this provincial city east ofSeoul with a qualifying match for an inline skating event.

No stranger to big business: Thailand's new Minister of Tourism & Sport

No stranger to big business: Thailand's new Minister of Tourism & Sport

By Andrew J. Wood, eTN Thailand Correspondent

No stranger to big business, Thailand's new Minister of Tourism & Sport joins the cabinet of PM Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha effective immediately.

ASEAN Para Games Organizing Committee announces list of sports and games village

ASEAN Para Games Organizing Committee announces list of sports and games village

SINGAPORE – The Singapore ASEAN Para Games Organising Committee (SAPGOC) has confirmed a total of 15 sports for the 8th ASEAN Para Games.

Coming bubble for condotels in Bali?

Indonesia Travel and Tourism Trend: Coming bubble for condotels in Bali?

By balidiscovery.com

Bisnis Indonesia reports in its July 17, 2014 edition that developers of Condominium Hotels (Condotels) in Bali need to take into consideration the trend of declining occupancies being experienced ...

Phuket postpones crackdown on illegal tour guides

Phuket postpones crackdown on illegal tour guides

PHUKET, Thailand - At a one-day conference for tourism businesses organized on Wednesday it was announced that a planned crackdown on illegal tour guides and tour companies skating around the law, ...

Detained tourists claim to be journalists

Detained tourists claim to be journalists

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Two French tourists detained at the Jayapura Immigration Office claim they were simply carrying out their journalistic duties while in Papua.

Free smartphone tourism app launched in Vietnam

Free smartphone tourism app launched in Vietnam

DA NANG, Vietnam - NFS Mobile Solutions launched a free smart phone application to provide tourism information about major tourist destinations in Vietnam.

Big-spending Chinese tourists return to Japan

Big-spending Chinese tourists return to Japan

TOKYO, Japan - The number of Chinese visitors to Japan dropped dramatically after the government of Prime Minister Abe Shinzō nationalized the Senkaku Islands on September 11, 2012.

Thailand travel insurance scheme: Success or flop?

Thailand travel insurance scheme: Success or flop?

BANGKOK, Thailand – The special online insurance coverage scheme known as the “Thailand Travel Shield” was initiated by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to help visitors who wish to ...

JAL opens revamped First Class Lounge at Haneda Airport

JAL opens revamped First Class Lounge at Haneda Airport

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) today announced the opening of its revamped JAL First Class Lounge at International Terminal of Haneda Airport from August 29, 2014, following the update of Sakura ...

New Congress Plus celebrates National Day of PRC

New Congress Plus celebrates National Day of PRC

HONG KONG - The new Congress Plus at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”) is set to celebrate the 65th National Day of PRC on 1 October with an up-close and exceptional ...

Air China starts codeshare with China Express

Air China starts codeshare with China Express

Air China and China Express signed a codeshare cooperation agreement in the city of Guiyang, Guizhou province, on August 29, 2014, and the two carriers will start to share codes on each other's ...

JAL and the Japan National Football Team

JAL and the Japan National Football Team

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (JAL) and Credit Saison Co., Ltd.

Centara joins Fin Free Thailand campaign to abolish shark fin menus

Centara joins Fin Free Thailand campaign to abolish shark fin menus

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, has joined the Fin Free Thailand campaign to stop the serving of shark fin dishes.

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