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American tourist loves North Korea and Kim Jong-un

Tourism: Swimming from South to North Korea - a true adventure American tourist loves North Korea and Kim Jong-un

American tourists must love North Korea. Despite warnings by the US State Department not to travel to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, a record number of US tourists do.

Myanmar: 34th ASEAN Tourism Forum

Myanmar: 34th ASEAN Tourism Forum

Travel and Tourism Industry response for next year’s ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has been positive, with over 350 TRAVEX (travel exchange) booths contracted and some 550 applications for the ...

Not only just a game: Sports Tourism in Asia

Not only just a game: Sports Tourism in Asia

In her keynote, Singapore Tourism Board Ms Helen Soulsby, Director, Asia, Sports Recruitment International highlighted that “unlike Europe and North America, where sports business is dominated ...

Tax agency ordered to refund Philippine Airlines P4.5 million

Tax agency ordered to refund Philippine Airlines P4.5 million

MANILA, Philippines - “If the State expects taxpayers to observe fairness and honesty in paying their taxes, it must hold itself against the same standard in refunding erroneous exactions and ...

Vigil: Murdered tourists in Thailand

Vigil: Murdered tourists in Thailand

On Koh Phangnan island in Thailand, a vigil was held today in memory of the British pair, David Miller and Hannah Witheridge, found murdered on Koh Tao yesterday morning.

Amphawa Thailand: Swimming monkeys, floating markets, tree temples and fireflies

Unique tourist experiences Amphawa Thailand: Swimming monkeys, floating markets, tree temples and fireflies

By Andrew J. Wood

THAILAND (eTN) - British-born author Andrew Wood shares his Thailand travel secrets after almost a quarter of a century living in the “Land of smiles.”

New low-cost airline weapon for Bangkok

New low-cost airline weapon for Bangkok

By James Lee

BANGKOK, Thailand – In early September, Don Mueang Airport suddenly took on the appearance of a fair. Balloons, giggling girls, the crippling flashlights of cameras.

Experience destination Manila

Tourists are discovering the delights of Manila Experience destination Manila

PressRelease: The Filipino identity is a confluence of its many cultures.

Statement on British tourist murder on Koh Tao beach issued by Thai tourism authorities

Statement on British tourist murder on Koh Tao beach issued by Thai tourism authorities

Following today's news of the death of two British tourists on Koh Tao, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) issued a statement

PATA Foundation to host Inaugural Gala Dinner at GTEF 2014

Pacific Asia Travel Association event and Global Tourism Economy Forum PATA Foundation to host Inaugural Gala Dinner at GTEF 2014

BANGKOK, Thailand – Over 300 distinguished guests are expected to attend the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Foundation Global Dinner, including government officials, celebrities, and the ...

Philippines gearing up for Muslim tourist boom

Philippines gearing up for Muslim tourist boom

MANILA, Philippines - Top tourist destinations like Cebu are advised to gear up for the projected boom in travel by Muslim tourists, on the back of growing affluence of the Muslim middle ...

Expert: Tourist Refund Scheme will bring more tourists

Expert: Tourist Refund Scheme will bring more tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be introduced in April 2015 can contribute to greater number of tourist arrivals.

American tourist receives 6 years of hard labor

American tourist receives 6 years of hard labor

PYONGYANG, North Korea - A court in North Korea has on Sunday sentenced a tourist from US to six years’ hard labor after it found him guilty of ‘hostile acts’.

Hainan helps stranded Russians after tour operator folds

Hainan helps stranded Russians after tour operator folds

SANYA, China - A chartered flight took off early Sunday morning with 169 Russian tourists who were stranded in southern China after their tourism agency went bankrupt, provincial government ...

Hokuriku Shinkansen to bring visitors to hot spring resorts

Hokuriku Shinkansen to bring visitors to hot spring resorts

KANAZAWA, Japan - The tourism industry in Ishikawa Prefecture has hopes that the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line on March 14 will help bring more visitors from the Tokyo metropolitan area ...

US citizens should not travel to North Korea for tourism

Hard labor instead of sightseeing for US tourist US citizens should not travel to North Korea for tourism

The US Department of State strongly recommends against all travel by US citizens to North Korea.

70 missing in ferry disaster

70 missing in ferry disaster

MANILA, Philippines - At least 70 people are missing after a passenger ferry sunk in the Philippines. The ferry - Maharlika 2- sank off the coast of Southern Leyte province in the Philippines.

Air China and Kunming Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Air China and Kunming Airlines sign codeshare agreement

BEIJING, China - Air China and Kunming Airlines signed a codeshare cooperation agreement in the city of Kunming on September 3, 2014 , and the two carriers will start code share in the form of ...

Monsoon Island added to all-action family water park fun at Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya

Monsoon Island added to all-action family water park fun at Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya

PressRelease: BANGKOK, Thailand - Monsoon Island in the water park at Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya is a new zone for wet and wild water fun for our younger ...

2015 Airport Cities Asia Pacific host announced

2015 Airport Cities Asia Pacific host announced

LONDON, England - UBM, the organisers of a series of global and regional events for the airport development and real estate communities today announced that its first event of 2015 will be hosted ...

URBN Shanghai with a new look

URBN Shanghai with a new look

The completion of renovations to Shanghai's eco-boutique hotel URBN Hotel is completed.

Photo Shanghai art-fair concluded on a unique note

Photo Shanghai art-fair concluded on a unique note

Visitor numbers exceeded 25,000 over the duration of the fair.

WeChat and Shangri-La: Share and Win campaign

WeChat and Shangri-La: Share and Win campaign

There is Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and now there is WeChat. WeChat is considered the world's fastest-growing social application that changes the way people connect and communicate with each ...

Shanghai's award-winning eco-boutique hotel reopens with new look

Shanghai's award-winning eco-boutique hotel reopens with new look

SHANGHAI, China - The renovations of Shanghai's award-winning eco-boutique hotel, URBN Hotel, have been completed, announced Cachet Hotel Group.

World Economic Forum celebrates New Champions

World Economic Forum celebrates New Champions

TIANJIN, People’s Republic of China – The World Economic Forum celebrated the various communities it has brought together at the eighth Annual Meeting of the New Champions taking place in ...

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