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Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787

Boeing ecoDemonstrator 787 began flight and is testing more than 25 new technologies aimed at improving aviation's environmental performance through every phase of flight.

New Generation ATR 72-600 delivered to Bangkok Airways

Asia’s Boutique Airline: This is the perfect aircraft New Generation ATR 72-600 delivered to Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways, ATR’s long-term and loyal customer, today took delivery of its first ATR 72-600s at a special ceremony in Toulouse, France.

PATA Foundation generates profound interest at Gala Dinner

PATA Foundation generates profound interest at Gala Dinner

On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, over 300 delegates from around Asia Pacific and the tourism industry attended the PATA Foundation Gala Dinner at the Galaxy Macau.

ITB Asia: Integrated resort to provide resources for a carbon-neutral meeting

ITB Asia: Integrated resort to provide resources for a carbon-neutral meeting

The integrated resort’s team of sustainability experts will guide ITB Asia 2014 (October 29-31) to reduce its carbon footprint by 5 percent from 399 tons in 2012.

Luxury Travel Vietnam: Get ready for the new website luxurytravel.vn

Luxury Travel Vietnam: Get ready for the new website luxurytravel.vn

Lxury Travel launches its new website this week. The new format helps customers to book their tour package to Southeast Asia in half the time compared with other websites.

JAL and SriLankan Airlines launch codeshare cooperation

JAL and SriLankan Airlines launch codeshare cooperation

Japan Airlines (JAL) and SriLankan Airlines (UL), both members of oneworld® alliance, have agreed to implement a codeshare relationship with each other for the first time and will commence ...

Singapore Changi Airport operating indicators for October 2014

Singapore Changi Airport operating indicators for October 2014

Passenger traffic at Singapore Changi Airport grew 1.9% on-year in October 2014, with 4.49 million passengers passing through the airport.

Local tourist attractions offer special deals to Singaporeans

Local tourist attractions offer special deals to Singaporeans

SINGAPORE - While tourists and Singaporeans alike pay the same rates for attractions like Universal Studios, Singapore Flyer and the newly-opened Madame Tussauds, there are places where locals get ...

Meritus Hotels & Resorts to open its first resort in Bali

Meritus Hotels & Resorts to open its first resort in Bali

SINGAPORE - Award-winning Asian hospitality group Meritus Hotels & Resorts announced the signing of a management agreement with Indonesian property developer PT Bali Seminyak Sejahtera to ...

The all new Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket

The all new Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket

Following extensive renovations Centara Blue Marine Resort and Spa Phuket is set to welcome this high season’s guests.

Nepal bus crash death toll reaches 47

Nepal bus crash death toll reaches 47

The bus crashed Thursday into the Bheri river about 400 kilometers (250 miles) west of the capital, Katmandu, but it took days for rescuers to pull the wreckage out of the river.

A380 Top Operational Excellence Award at The Airbus Technical Symposium

A380 Top Operational Excellence Award at The Airbus Technical Symposium

Korean Air has been selected as the best A380 operator in the world by the aircraft’s manufacturer Airbus.

PATA supports International Mayor’s Forum on Tourism - Zhengzhou, China 2014

PATA supports International Mayor’s Forum on Tourism - Zhengzhou, China 2014

PATA supports the successful International Mayor’s Forum on Tourism — Zhengzhou, China 2014.

Bali Life Foundation receives $30,000 from Bali Intercontinental Hotel

Bali Life Foundation receives $30,000 from Bali Intercontinental Hotel

On the occasion on 21st anniversary, the senior leadership team of InterContinental Bali Resort presented a IDR 338,000,000 (USD 29,391) check to support the initiatives of the Bali Life ...

Car rental honors Licensee of the Year

Car rental honors Licensee of the Year

Perceived with its growth in annual financial performance, measured against its local country economic growth and strong delivery of strategic initiatives, Avis Philippines was distinguished by ...

Korean TV show to boost Taiwan's tourism

Korean TV show to boost Taiwan's tourism

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The National Museum of Natural Science in Greater Taichung and Sun Moon Lake are set to feature in the second series of the South Korean reality show Dad, Where Are We Going?

Local residents don't 'feel safe' in tourist paradise

Local residents don't 'feel safe' in tourist paradise

PHUKET, Thailand - Only 11% of respondents in an online poll said that they felt “completely safe” anywhere in Phuket.

Strong earthquake in Japanese ski resort records injuries

Strong earthquake in Japanese ski resort records injuries

It's a region in Japan frequented by tourists and those that love skiing and other winter sports. On Sunday the scene at this usually relaxing part of Japan was a different one.

"Thailand Clean Toilet" campaign launched

"Thailand Clean Toilet" campaign launched

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Tourism Department has allied with agencies in both the government and private sectors for the launch of a "Thailand Clean Toilet" campaign to ensure there are clean ...

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong celebrates Madame Tussaud’s 253rd Birthday

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong celebrates Madame Tussaud’s 253rd Birthday

HONG KONG - To mark Madame Tussaud’s 253rd Birthday on December 1, Madame Tussauds Hong Kong welcomes all guests to celebrate the occasion together on the day.

JAL to introduce fully-revamped 767-300ERs

JAL to introduce fully-revamped 767-300ERs

Japan Airlines announced today that it will introduce fully-revamped Boeing 767-300ER aircraft on its domestic Tokyo (Haneda) - Osaka (Itami) route starting December 8, 2014.

Martial law in Thailand remains, is this good or bad for tourism?

Amazing martial law and the amazing Thailand tourism destination Martial law in Thailand remains, is this good or bad for tourism?

Thailand is entering its peak tourism industry, but it's not business as normal. Some regions in Thailand may see the end of military martial law.

The Walt Disney Company expands strategic entertainment alliance in China

The Walt Disney Company expands strategic entertainment alliance in China

At a meeting in Shanghai this week, The Walt Disney Company in Shanghai and Shanghai Media Group (SMG) announced they would expand their strategic relationship to include television content ...

First Citadines Apart'hotel in South Korea opens in 2015

First Citadines Apart'hotel in South Korea opens in 2015

SINGAPORE - CapitaLand's wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured a contract to manage its first Citadines Apart' hotel in South Korea.

Garuda Indonesia holds AAPA Chairmanship

Garuda Indonesia holds AAPA Chairmanship

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) today announced that Emirsyah Satar, President and CEO of Garuda Indonesia, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the AAPA, for 2015.

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