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Engine on fire: Korean Airlines 2708 from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul

Engine on fire: Korean Airlines 2708 from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul

319 passengers onboard Korean Air flight 2708 from Tokyo Haneda to Seoul, Korea, were evacuated on the runway after the aircraft was seen on fire during takeoff.

Jiang Tai Global Assistance Services is joining PATA

Jiang Tai Global Assistance Services is joining PATA

With more than 150 million Chinese tourists expected to visit Asia Pacific destinations by 2020, the demand for travel support services is increasing year by year – and this has prompted Jiang ...

Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs joins forces with Dusit International

Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs joins forces with Dusit International

aT Agro-Fisheries Food and Trade Corporation (aT), the government agency of Korea’s Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Rural Affairs, has teamed up with the Asian hospitality group, Dusit ...

Airport parking investment

Airport parking investment

Visitors to the SMART Investment & International Property Expo in Hong Kong will have the chance to find out more about the unique opportunity to invest in off-airport car parking, courtesy of ...

Art exhibition on pandas opens in Beijing

Art exhibition on pandas opens in Beijing

Today, the Global Art Exhibition of the Giant Panda, Pandaful Art, opened at the Beijing Museum of Natural History.

Air China introduces its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Air China introduces its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

BEIJING, China - Boeing and Air China officially unveiled the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing today.

30.2 million Chinese outbound trips in the first quarter of 2016

30.2 million Chinese outbound trips in the first quarter of 2016

In the first three months of 2016, 30.2 million outbound border-crossings were made from Mainland China.

PATA is aiming to show  leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, certification and ...

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Over 150 students, alumni, lecturers and industry professionals from Guam, overseas and the neighboring Pacific Islands participated at the PATA Youth Symposium 2016, held at the University of ...

KLM and SWISS passenger jet put in collision danger by U.S. Airforce

KLM and SWISS passenger jet put in collision danger by U.S. Airforce

A KLM Dutch Airline Boeing-777, and a SWISS passenger plane were put in danger over the Sea of Japan by an US Air Force spy plane over in international airspace over the between Japan and ...

NATAS president re-elected for 2nd term with new key officers

NATAS president re-elected for 2nd term with new key officers

At the keenly-contested and recently-concluded 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) held on Thursday, May 19, 2016, its current ...

New GM: Moevenpick Hotel Enshi, China

New GM: Moevenpick Hotel Enshi, China

Swiss hotel-management company Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed General Manager Anthony Quin to head the team at Mövenpick Hotel Enshi in Hubei province, China.

President Obama visit to Vietnam results in largest ever commercial airplane purchase

President Obama visit to Vietnam results in largest ever commercial airplane purchase

HANOI, Vietnam - Boeing and Vietjet finalized Vietnam's largest ever commercial airplane purchase. His Excellency Mr.

Soon: First Hilton-branded hotel in Bali, Indonesia

Soon: First Hilton-branded hotel in Bali, Indonesia

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with P.T. Caterison Sukses to manage and re-brand the Grand Nikko Bali as Hilton Bali.

2016 PATA Executive Board: The vote is in

2016 PATA Executive Board: The vote is in

At the PATA Aannual Summit at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Guam today, the new 2016 PATA Executive Board was voted in.

Here are the results:

Chairman: Andrew Jones, Sanctuary Resorts

Asia's biggest obstacle challenge event heads to Indonesia

Asia's biggest obstacle challenge event heads to Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Viper Challenge, Asia's premier obstacle challenge event series, has announced plans to expand to the Indonesian market space, with Taman Budaya at Sentul City, Bogor, set ...

 Cultural experience of the tourism union of the six provinces of Central China

Cultural experience of the tourism union of the six provinces of Central China

The Beijing International Travel Fair was held at the National Agriculture Exhibition Center in Beijing on May 20-22. One of the attendees was Ningxiang Tourism Administration.

WTM Connect Asia 2016 delivers a high number of business meetings

WTM Connect Asia 2016 delivers a high number of business meetings

WTM Connect Asia 2016 closed on a high note today. The event took place from May 18-20 in Penang, Malaysia.

THAI presented with IATA IOSA certificate

THAI presented with IATA IOSA certificate

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) was presented with the IATA IOSA registration certificate.

Brussels Days in Tokyo

Brussels Days in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - For the Brussels Days that took place from 15 to 20 May, a delegation travelled to Tokyo and Nagoya.

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale returns for 2016 and is bigger than ever before

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale returns for 2016 and is bigger than ever before

The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) much-anticipated annual Amazing Thailand Grand Sale (ATGS) campaign is back for its 18th successful year and will be held from June 15 to August 15, ...

TAT Blogger Campaign set for launch in June

TAT Blogger Campaign set for launch in June

Are your pens ready and your cameras primed?

WTM Connect Asia opens for business

WTM Connect Asia opens for business

GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia - The first edition of WTM Connect Asia opened today (Wednesday 18 May), taking place in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

THAI announces results for the first quarter of 2016

THAI announces results for the first quarter of 2016

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and its subsidiaries announced Q1-2016 operating profit of THB 7,180 millio,n representing 62.6% improvement from the ...

Beijing hutong overrun by tourists wants off "tourist site" list

Beijing hutong overrun by tourists wants off "tourist site" list

BEIJING, China - Beijing’s central hutong Nanluoguxiang has voluntarily applied to be stripped of its ranking as an A3-level government-recommended tourist site, saying it's being overcrowded ...

Hong Kong Airlines is 'The Best Place to Work in Hong Kong' in 2016

Hong Kong Airlines is 'The Best Place to Work in Hong Kong' in 2016

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, has once again won recognition for its achievements in talent management.

Bangkok plays host to Entrepreneur Summit Thailand 2016

Bangkok plays host to Entrepreneur Summit Thailand 2016

BANGKOK, Thailand – The country’s first Entrepreneur Summit Thailand 2016 scheduled to take place May 25th at the Windsor Suites Hotel Bangkok will feature over 30 speakers, 60 companies, 8 ...

Korean Air commences supply of Boeing 737 MAX Winglets

Korean Air commences supply of Boeing 737 MAX Winglets

SEOUL, Korea – Korean Air commences supplying Advanced Technology Winglets for Boeing 737 MAX, one of the Boeing 737 Next Generation series, advancing the development of the wing core parts for ...

Hong Kong Airlines to launch its first daily flight to New Zealand

Hong Kong Airlines to launch its first daily flight to New Zealand

Hong Kong Airlines will launch its first daily direct service to Auckland, New Zealand, on November 10, 2016.

2016 Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show concluded with record-breaking success

2016 Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show concluded with record-breaking success

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show 2016 completed after four intense days of activities set in the unique backdrop of the Hong Kong Gold Coast.

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