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Malaysia has a new tourism destination: Tangkak

Malaysia has a new tourism destination: Tangkak

A new declared tourism destination in Malaysia has emerged.

Crimes on Tourists: Don't trust the media in Thailand

Crimes on Tourists: Don't trust the media in Thailand

Thailand is known to be a world class travel and tourism destination with an image of peace, smiling people, white sandy beaches mixed with thousands of years of unique cultures.

JAL Group announces consolidated financial results for full fiscal year of 2015

JAL Group announces consolidated financial results for full fiscal year of 2015

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) today announced the consolidated financial results for the full fiscal year of 2015 - the period from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

PATA CEO meets with China National Tourism Administration Chairman

PATA CEO meets with China National Tourism Administration Chairman

BANGKOK, Thailand - China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) Chairman Li Jinzao, in welcoming Mario Hardy - CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) - to Beijing, has been sharing ...

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel to open on July 1

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba Hotel to open on July 1

TOKYO, Japan - Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co, Ltd announced today it will acquire and rebrand GRAND PACIFIC LE DAIBA, a luxury hotel in Daiba, Tokyo, owned by Keikyu Corporation, based on a ...

The elegance, charm and romanticism of Paris coming to Macao

The elegance, charm and romanticism of Paris coming to Macao

MACAO - The Parisian Macao, the crowning jewel of Sheldon G Adelson's vision for the Cotai Strip in Macao is set to be unveiled in late 2016.

Japan Airlines unveils redesigned global website

Japan Airlines unveils redesigned global website

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) unveiled its redesigned global website covering 26 regions and 12 languages on April 25, 2016.

Muslim-friendly hotel booking portal launched

Muslim-friendly hotel booking portal launched

Tripfez, a new travel review and booking site dedicated to the fast-growing Muslim travel sector, has officially launched worldwide.

Singapore Airlines to introduce real-time, holistic, crew management system from Sabre

Singapore Airlines to introduce real-time, holistic, crew management system from Sabre

Singapore Airlines will soon introduce Sabre’s new industry-leading, real-time, crew management technology package to support more efficient scheduling, training and decision-making ...

Cathay Pacific lounges: A change in operation and management

Cathay Pacific lounges: A change in operation and management

With effect from May 1, 2016, Peninsula Clubs and Consultancy Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), will cease its operation and management of the ...

Hotel opening: Aloft Jakarta Simatupan

Hotel opening: Aloft Jakarta Simatupan

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the signing of Aloft Jakarta Simatupang.

Minister: Indian visitors among Malaysia's top tourist draws

Minister: Indian visitors among Malaysia's top tourist draws

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Visitors from India were among Malaysia's top tourist draws last year, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Nazri Aziz.

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

Japan Airlines JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

TOKYO, Japan - The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, its passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation period, which spans 11 days this year from Thursday, April 28 to ...

Guangzhou to host World Routes 2018

Guangzhou to host World Routes 2018

Guangzhou, the third largest city in China and capital of Guangdong Province, has won a highly-competitive bid to host the World Routes air service development forum in 2018.

Japanese hotelier targets Taiwan with new Taipei hotel

Japanese hotelier targets Taiwan with new Taipei hotel

TOKYO, Japan - Leading Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it will open a new Taipei hotel in 2019.

JAL introduces new child meal menus developed by its star chefs

Japan Airlines JAL introduces new child meal menus developed by its star chefs

Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing high quality in-flight meals on its North America, Europe, Oceania and Southeast Asia routes under the meal service concept of "JAL BEDD SKY AUBERGE"- ...

PATA: Travel demand for Asia Pacific to grow by 4.6 percent each year

PATA: Travel demand for Asia Pacific to grow by 4.6 percent each year

BANGKOK, Thailand - International visitor demand into the Asia Pacific region is forecast to grow at an average rate of 4.6 percent each year to reach in excess of 657 million by 2020.

JW Marriott in Shanghai sets world record

JW Marriott in Shanghai sets world record

The executive library of JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square has won the Guinness World Records title for Highest Library from Ground Level.

Hong Kong to Kuching, Malaysia: Now direct air service

Hong Kong to Kuching, Malaysia: Now direct air service

Commencing on May 28, 2016, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will be the only carrier providing direct twice-weekly flight service between Hong Kong and ...

Thailand appoints CAAi to improve ICAO compliance

Thailand appoints CAAi to improve ICAO compliance

BANGKOK, Thailand — The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has appointed CAA International (CAAi), the advisory arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), to help strengthen ...

West Air to increase flights from Chongqing to Singapore

West Air to increase flights from Chongqing to Singapore

At the China-Singapore cooperation meeting held last week in Chongqing, West Air announced that it's going to increase the frequency of flights from Chongqing to Singapore beginning May 27, ...

Capella Hotel Group Asia to manage heritage "shikumen" landmark in Shanghai

Capella Hotel Group Asia to manage heritage "shikumen" landmark in Shanghai

SINGAPORE - Shanghai Hengfu Investment & Development Co, Ltd has appointed Capella Hotel Group Asia as the manager of Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li, which is scheduled to open in March ...

Hotelier Michael Sagild joins Blink Design Group

Hotelier Michael Sagild joins Blink Design Group

Hospitality veteran Michael Sagild has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of BLINK Design Group, as the Bangkok-headquartered hospitality design firm sets its sights on accelerated expansion ...

PATA and Reef-World sign new organizational partnership

PATA and Reef-World sign new organizational partnership

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the Reef-World Foundation (Reef-World) have announced a new organizational partnership, recognizing the positive impacts that ...

JAL operational prototypes leverage Microsoft's latest holographic computer

Japan Airlines JAL operational prototypes leverage Microsoft's latest holographic computer

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has been working with Microsoft Corporation since August 2015 to explore the utilization of Microsoft HoloLens, a new holographic computer developed by ...

New Airbus Asia Training Center opens in Singapore

New Airbus Asia Training Center opens in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The new Airbus Asia Training Center (AATC), a joint venture owned 55% by Airbus and 45% by Singapore Airlines (SIA), was officially opened in Singapore today.

Indonesia offers three destination opportunities to Chinese tourism investors

Indonesia offers three destination opportunities to Chinese tourism investors

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has offered three tourism destination investment opportunities to Chinese investors wishing to invest in tourism business in Indonesia.

Philippines' province mulls creation of Tourism Code

Philippines' province mulls creation of Tourism Code

CEBU CITY, Philippines - The Cebu provincial board is set to discuss the creation of Tourism Code in an effort to achieve the full potential of tourism and culture in the province.

More Russian tourists heading to Vietnam

More Russian tourists heading to Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam - Traditionally, Russian tourists often travel to Turkey and Egypt.

SriLankan Airlines flight ordered to return to Singapore "due to security reasons"

SriLankan Airlines flight ordered to return to Singapore "due to security reasons"

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A SriLankan Airlines flight that took off from Singapore's Changi Airport was made to return to Singapore "due to security reasons" soon after take-off, according to a ...

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