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Hong Kong residents protest increasing number of visitors from mainland China

Hong Kong residents protest increasing number of visitors from mainland China

HONG KONG - Police fired pepper spray at demonstrators in Hong Kong Sunday during a march in protest at the increasing number of visitors from mainland China.

Tourism Thailand slammed over creepy 'stalker' video

Tourism Thailand slammed over creepy 'stalker' video

BANGKOK, Thailand - Tourism Thailand’s latest effort to lure holidaymakers to its idyllic beaches and ancient temples may have backfired after a marketing campaign featured a creepy ...

Shenzhen airport car crash: Five dead

Shenzhen airport car crash: Five dead

At least five people died and 24 were injured when a red Mercedes-Benz sedan ploughed into a group of people on an overpass leading into Shenzhen Baoan International Airport on Sunday afternoon, ...

AOGtion - new channel of business for hotels & transport companies

Virtual Marketplace for Hotels & Transport to liquidate unused capacities for Airline Disrupted Passenger AOGtion - new channel of business for hotels & transport companies

AOGtion is the first fully-integrated mobile e-Auction platform that connects airlines with competitively priced hotels and transportation companies during flight disruptions.

Centra Taum Seminyak – home of New Year beginnings

Centra Taum Seminyak – home of New Year beginnings

Hari Raya Nyepi, the Balinese Hindu New Year or “Nyepi,” falls on March 21, 2015, and on this auspicious occasion - the Caka Year of 1937 - many ceremonies and rituals are held throughout the ...

Lion Air in the eye of the storm

Low-cost airline in the spotlight Lion Air in the eye of the storm

By James Lee, special to eTN, reporting from Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia - It is not the first time that Indonesia’s largest carrier – and giant low-cost airline - Lion Air has come under the spotlight for negative reasons.

JAL to enhance its in-flight entertainment service in 2015

Japan Airlines JAL to enhance its in-flight entertainment service in 2015

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) is striving to provide passengers high levels of in-flight service and pleasure onboard.

Centara Hotels & Resorts celebrates its success in Vietnam with a third property

Centara Hotels & Resorts celebrates its success in Vietnam with a third property

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Beach Resort & Spa Phu Quoc is the latest Vietnamese property acquired by Centara Hotels & Resorts after a management contract was signed with the owners, Binh ...

TAT Intelligence Centre signs MOU with four partners to bolster Thailand's tourism growth

TAT Intelligence Centre signs MOU with four partners to bolster Thailand's tourism growth

The Tourism Authority of Thailand Intelligence Centre (TATIC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with four strategic partners with an aim to bolster Thailand’s tourism growth ...

JAL introduces new spring menu

Japan Airlines JAL introduces new spring menu

Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing high quality inflight meals on North America, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia routes under the meal service concept of "JAL BEDD SKY AUBERGE," your ...

TAT 2015 Discover Thainess campaign unveiled in India

TAT 2015 Discover Thainess campaign unveiled in India

The new national tourism promotion campaign “2015 Discover Thainess” is to be further advanced in India with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s participation in the “Thailand Trade ...

Korean Air further expands its network in China

Korean Air further expands its network in China

Korean Air will expand its network in China by launching four new services in the first half of 2015.

TAT promotes "Happiness all Around" charity concert organized by Rotary Club Bangkok

TAT promotes "Happiness all Around" charity concert organized by Rotary Club Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is helping to promote the upcoming charity concert organized by the Rotary Club of Bangkok, to be held on February 27, to raise money for the expansion of ...

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year 2015

Centra Taum Seminyak Bali awarded Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year 2015

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Indonesia Achievement Center (IAC) has presented Centra Taum Seminyak Bali for the second time with The Best Mid-Range Hotel of the Year ...

Minister: Chinese tourism to Malaysia set to double

Minister: Chinese tourism to Malaysia set to double

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Malaysia’s tourism sector is expected to see a further upswing this year, with visitors from China alone set to double to two million, Transport Minister Datuk Seri ...

Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2015 to be held from 27 February to 8 March

Hong Kong Restaurant Week 2015 to be held from 27 February to 8 March

HONG KONG - Just 4 more days and the biggest edition of Hong Kong Restaurant Week, jointly presented by DiningCity and China Construction Bank ( Asia ) ["CCB ( Asia )"], will kick-start on 27 ...

Bullet trains in Japan: Hokuriku Shinkansen to start service on March 14

Bullet trains in Japan: Hokuriku Shinkansen to start service on March 14

TOKYO, Japan - A new addition to Japan's bullet train network, the Hokuriku Shinkansen, will start service on March.

Philippines should promote itself as top cruising destination

Philippines should promote itself as top cruising destination

MANILA, Philippines - In line with its drive to boost tourism, the Philippines should promote itself as a top cruising destination as it boasts 7,107 islands, most with pristine beaches and ...

Taiwan's lighthouses become major tourist attractions

Taiwan's lighthouses become major tourist attractions

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan is planning to open two more lighthouses to the public since such structures have become major tourist attractions in the country, the Maritime and Port Bureau said on ...

Report: Influx of tourists can negatively impact Myanmar's cultural heritage

Report: Influx of tourists can negatively impact Myanmar's cultural heritage

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Myanmar will not reap long-term benefits in opening up the country for tourists, if there is lack of policy to safeguard the environment, society and human rights, said a ...

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