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Former China Eastern Airlines executive on trial for graft

Former China Eastern Airlines executive on trial for graft

SHANGHAI, China - The former deputy general manager of China Eastern Airlines went on trial yesterday at Shanghai No 1 Intermediate People's Court charged with taking more than 5 million yuan ...

Action packed fun for all the family at Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket

Family Travel in East Asia Action packed fun for all the family at Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket

BANGKOK, Thailand - An action packed program of fun, games and entertainment is being provided free of charge for guests by Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket with the appointment ...

Almost 30 percent of Chinese tourists cancel trips to Malaysia

Almost 30 percent of Chinese tourists cancel trips to Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Close to 30 percent of Chinese tourists have cancelled their bookings to visit Malaysia this year since the disappearance of Flight MH370, cutting down potential revenue for ...

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2014 Golden Week

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2014 Golden Week

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) announced today, the passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation that spans 12 days this year from Friday, April 25 to Tuesday, May 6, ...

Asia's biggest photo show kicked off!

Asia's biggest photo show kicked off!

SEOUL, South Korea - Asia's biggest 'Seoul Int'l Photo & Imaging Industry Show 2014' kicked off at Samsung COEX on 17th (Thur) that runs until 20th (Sun).

Krabi-Enlive Sea Kayak Thailand Championship 2014

The 3rd Sea Kayak Asian Cup Krabi-Enlive Sea Kayak Thailand Championship 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Krabi Provincial Authorities, Enlive Foundation, the Rowing and Canoeing Association of Thailand and the Royal Thai Navy are ...

Japan Tourism Agency will analyze tweets to gauge tourists' needs

Japan Tourism Agency will analyze tweets to gauge tourists' needs

TOKYO, Japan - The Japan Tourism Agency will analyze tweets by foreign tourists during their visits to Japan, in an effort to make the country a more attractive destination for visitors from ...

Russian tourist paralized after needlefish attack in Vietnam

Russian tourist paralized after needlefish attack in Vietnam

NHA TRANG, Vietnam - Doctors have saved the life of a Russian woman who was left paralyzed after being attacked by a needlefish while she was swimming in Vietnam's resort beach town of Nha ...

South Korea's international airline traffic up 5 percent

South Korea's international airline traffic up 5 percent

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's international airline traffic grew 5 percent from a year earlier in the first quarter, a government tally showed Friday.

World's worst airport: The head of state personally apologizes

World's worst airport: The head of state personally apologizes

"We ask for your pardon and patience," Philippine president Aquino said in remarks to reporters aired live on national television.

Jeju, Korea: 9 dead, 287 tourists missing, most students 16-17 years old

Jeju, Korea: 9 dead, 287 tourists missing, most students 16-17 years old

One day after the ferry disaster sending a blow to the travel and tourism industry in Korea's holiday island Jeju, 287 passengers, mostly students, are still missing.

Budget Airlines: Added value for a smaller travel budget

Budget Airlines: Added value for a smaller travel budget

Low cost airlines opened up the Skies over Asia and other parts of the world for millions.

The highest region on Earth: Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa opens

The highest region on Earth: Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa opens

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts brings its world renowned hospitality from the heart to the highest region on earth

Royal Caribbean to homeport its newest ship in China

Royal Caribbean to homeport its newest ship in China

MIAMI, FL - Royal Caribbean International today announced that its newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will make its home port in Shanghai (Baoshan), China, bringing the company's most innovative ...

2 dead, 290 still missing from Jeju tourist ferry disaster

2 dead, 290 still missing from Jeju tourist ferry disaster

A tourist passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving at least two people, including one student, dead ...

The 28th ITE and the concurrent 9th ITE MICE in Hong Kong

The 28th ITE and the concurrent 9th ITE MICE in Hong Kong

Partner organizations and exhibitors, repeating and new included, are making the 28th ITE and the concurrent 9th ITE MICE in Hong Kong much more attractive!

Korean Air to resume Incheon-Irkutsk service

Travel to Lake Baikal becomes more convenient Korean Air to resume Incheon-Irkutsk service

Korean Air has announced that it will resume its service between Incheon International Airport, Seoul and Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia, known for its continental architecture and ...

Arrested: Don't show your breasts ladyboys

Arrested: Don't show your breasts ladyboys

Two 'ladyboys' have been arrested in Thailand and forced to apologise to local spirits for exposing their breats during the Thai New Year Songkran.

Jeju Islands: Hundreds of tourists fighting to survive sinking ferry nightmare

Jeju Islands: Hundreds of tourists fighting to survive sinking ferry nightmare

471 ferry passengers, mostly tourist including high school students on school trips are fighting for their life off the coast of South Korea's tourism abd holiday paradise Jeju Islands.

Travel experiences waiting to happen this summer in Bhutan

Travel experiences waiting to happen this summer in Bhutan

Bhutan and Thailand enjoy strong ties of bilateral relations - a relation built on a foundation of a shared spiritual heritage, respect for the institutions of monarchy, and reverence for culture ...

Deer Jet Medical to establish base in Shanghai to promote medical tourism

Deer Jet Medical to establish base in Shanghai to promote medical tourism

SHANGHAI, China - Deer Jet Medical Co Ltd, China's largest air medical service business announced at "ABACE", Asia's Largest Premier Business Aviation and Exhibition, to establish China's largest ...

In China, tourism to see flowers very popular

In China, tourism to see flowers very popular

In China, besides the more mundane options of visiting historical or cultural sites, making a trip to see flowers has become quite the rage among the Chinese public in recent years, but turning ...

Singapore removes tourism video derided as “so bad it would go viral”

Singapore removes tourism video derided as “so bad it would go viral”

Singapore - Singapore's tourism board has been forced to remove a YouTube video designed to promote the city-state to the Philippine market, after it was derided as “so bad it will go viral”. ...

South Korea’s bike trail system stretches more than just your imagination

South Korea’s bike trail system stretches more than just your imagination

Some of the avid, globe-trekking cyclists who have crisscrossed Korea on two wheels call the country’s bike trail system the best they’ve ever ridden. Others simply say it’s perfect.

China certifies Sikorsky S-76D helicopter

China certifies Sikorsky S-76D helicopter

SHANGHAI, China - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp announced today that the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued a validation type certificate for the S-76D aircraft, allowing Sikorsky ...

Happy New Year Thailand: 102 killed, 893 injured first 2 days of Songkran 2014

Happy New Year Thailand: 102 killed, 893 injured first 2 days of Songkran 2014

Songkran is a happy time for tourists visiting Thailand and locals alike. The Happy New Year in Thailand was not so happy for almost 1000 people in the land of smiles.

In the Spotlight:  Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya

eTN 2.0: Shooting the breeze with Dominique Ronge' In the Spotlight: Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya

eTN 2.0's Shooting the Breeze April episode features Dominique Ronge', General Manager of Centara Grand Phratamnak Pattaya. Get to know Mr. Ronge' and his Centara property via the above ...

Flower tourism becomes all the rage with Chinese public

Flower tourism becomes all the rage with Chinese public

WUHAN, China - "People love flowers as they represent beauty," said Xiong Yuanbin of central China's Wuhan University. "The love for beauty is almost a human instinct."

Majestic moments in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia travel log Majestic moments in Kuala Lumpur

By Jan Sevilla, eTN Correspondent

The hallucinogenic effect started to kick in – hard.

Thai tourism ministry ordered to help cheated tourists

Thai tourism ministry ordered to help cheated tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand - Deputy Prime Minister Yukhon Limlamthong has ordered the Tourism Ministry to help visitors who get cheated by travel agencies by lodging legal complaints on their behalf.

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