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Japan on alert for pair of tropical systems

Japan on alert for pair of tropical systems

Fresh on the heels of Typhoon Matmo, portions of Eastern Asia will need to keep an eye on a developing cyclone currently spinning in the Western Pacific Ocean.

Malaysia Airlines: Complete brand makeover, new investors, new routes?

Malaysia Airlines: Complete brand makeover, new investors, new routes?

Malaysia Airlines may not be called Malaysia airlines soon. The Malaysia government may not be the majority owner.

Exploring Vietnam? Charm bringing smiles and happiness to disadvantaged people

Exploring Vietnam? Charm bringing smiles and happiness to disadvantaged people

(Hanoi July 28, 2014) Adventure Vietnam invites travelers to join its new Volunteerism program named "EXPLORING VIETNAM'S CHARM - BRINGING SMILES AND HAPPINESS TO DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE".

Thailand's Central Group Checks Out With 2C2P

Thailand's Central Group Checks Out With 2C2P

Bangkok, Thailand – July 29th, 2014 – 2C2P, a leading Southeast Asian payment services provider, has implemented a suite of e-payment solutions for The Central Group of Companies (Central ...

Korean Air Launches Online Events To Celebrate The 17th Asian Games Incheon

Korean Air Launches Online Events To Celebrate The 17th Asian Games Incheon

Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, is launching two exciting online promotional events, from now until August 15, 2014, asking travelers to “Come and Celebrate A Grand Festival in ...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces opening of Qingdao Golden Beach Hotel

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces opening of Qingdao Golden Beach Hotel

MCLEAN, VA and QINGDAO, China - Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the Hilton Qingdao Golden Beach as the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property inShandong Province, ...

Peter Nilsson appointed general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

Peter Nilsson appointed general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin

BANGKOK, Thailand- Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Peter Nilsson as general manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort ...

Murder trial: Students testify against South Korea's ferry disaster captain

Murder trial: Students testify against South Korea's ferry disaster captain

The actual trial is taking place in the southern city of Gwangju, but the judges and lawyers decamped to a court in Ansan city, south of Seoul, for a special two-day session with the 17 students ...

Hyatt Regency Incheon to be branded Grand Hyatt Incheon

Grand Hyatt Incheon Seoul, Korea, opens new tower and rebrands Hyatt Regency Incheon to be branded Grand Hyatt Incheon

HONG KONG – Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced today that Hyatt Regency Incheon will be rebranded to Grand Hyatt Incheon with the anticipated opening of its new West Tower on September 1, 2014, ...

PATA elects new Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Board

PATA elects new Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Board

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of W. Scott Supernaw, Tauck, Inc., as Chairman of the Executive Board of PATA.

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change, routes restructuring

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change, routes restructuring

Malaysian Airlines is set for a brand overhaul after two major tragedies in the last six months, it emerged today.

Chinese tourists invade Ewha Womans University in western Seoul

Chinese tourists invade Ewha Womans University in western Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - For Xiao Lei, a 30-year-old office worker from Beijing, visiting Korea was all about following in the tracks of Kim Soo-hyun, the actress of the television drama “My Love ...

Hilton Worldwide announces new promotion for China and Hong Kong

Hilton Worldwide announces new promotion for China and Hong Kong

SHANGHAI, China - Hilton Worldwide has announced "China Summer Getaway" promotion for Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Thousands of happy-faced balloons released as part of Thai tourism drive

Thousands of happy-faced balloons released as part of Thai tourism drive

Thousands of smiley-faced balloons were released into the skies above Bangkok as inviting symbols of friendship to entice travelers from around the world to visit the kingdom.

Australia Federal Police on scene at the MH17 crash in the Ukraine

Australia Federal Police on scene at the MH17 crash in the Ukraine

Australia Federal Police officers have been to the MH17 crash site in the rebel-controlled East Ukraine as part of a Dutch-led humanitarian mission.

Tourism version of a new cold war between China and Vietnam shows in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Exhibition: A nostagic and all so real reminder of the Cold War Tourism version of a new cold war between China and Vietnam shows in Ho Chi Minh City

By James Lee, eTN Thailand

Vietnam is showing across its museums a special poster exhibition on the Vietnamese islands claimed by China in the South China Sea – renamed the East Sea by the Vietnamese.

Thailand tourism: Happiness was on the streets of Bangkok today

National Council for Peace and Order in Thailand shows strong commitment for tourism Thailand tourism: Happiness was on the streets of Bangkok today

By James Lee, eTN Thailand

Thailand may have had political challenges, but the new leadership, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), demonstrated their big commitment for Thailand to remain a welcoming country ...

Plaza Premium Lounge opens at Macau International Airport

Plaza Premium Lounge opens at Macau International Airport

HONG KONG - Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of their premiere lounge at Macau International Airport (MIA).

JAL Group releases monthly traffic data for June 2014

JAL Group releases monthly traffic data for June 2014

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group today announced its traffic data for the month of June 2014. Please refer to the tables below.

1.1 JAL Group International Passenger Traffic Data - FY2014 ...

The 5th China Restaurant Week returns

The 5th China Restaurant Week returns

BEIJING, SHANGHAI, GUANGZHOU and SHENZHEN, China - Building on thesuccess of past China Restaurant Week editions where major citiesShanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou held their Restaurant Weeks ...

Don't go to McDonald's restaurant when visiting Hong Kong

Don't go to McDonald's restaurant when visiting Hong Kong

Tourists in Hong Kong should think about good Chinese food and not McDonald's.

Thailand releasing thousands of smiley-faced balloons to entice happy tourists

Thailand releasing thousands of smiley-faced balloons to entice happy tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand today will send out friendly invitations to travelers from around the world through the symbolic release of thousands of smiley-faced balloons into the skies above ...

Thailand's BFF Biggest Get Together for Mega Fam Trip & Happiness Street Festival

Thailand's BFF Biggest Get Together for Mega Fam Trip & Happiness Street Festival

BANGKOK, Thailand - More than 900 travel media, bloggers, celebrities, and travel industry executives from 47 countries and territories around the world are to be in Thailand in late July for one ...

ATC Global announces details of its educational conference and exhibitor program

ATC Global announces details of its educational conference and exhibitor program

Running for its 24th year with full backing from China's Air Navigation Service provider (ATMB) and China's Aviation Regulator (CAAC), ATC Global will facilitate business partnerships and ...

Thailand launches tourist insurance coverage scheme

Thailand launches tourist insurance coverage scheme

BANGKOK, Thailand - Tourists planning a visit to Thailand can now avail of a special online insurance coverage scheme known as the “Thailand Travel Shield”, which will be set up by the Tourism ...

Cycle through South Korea’s villages and into a glorious past

Cycle through South Korea’s villages and into a glorious past

Have you ever pedaled your way into the past?

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong says hello to Hello Kitty

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong says hello to Hello Kitty

HONG KONG - Fans clamored to be the first to get up close to Madame Tussauds Hong Kong’s newest A-list celebrity as one of the world’s most famous personalities took up residence at the ...

Foreign tourists love Japan

Foreign tourists love Japan

Foreign tourists love Japan.

TAT to take Indian roadshow to Jaipur, Bhubaneswar

TAT to take Indian roadshow to Jaipur, Bhubaneswar

Two rapidly-emerging Indian cities of Jaipur and Bhubaneswar are to be the target of a Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) roadshow on July 23 and 25, 2014, respectively.

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