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Thailand invites cyclists and travelers to join Tour of I-san Loei Classic

Thailand invites cyclists and travelers to join Tour of I-san Loei Classic

BANGKOK, Thailand – The highlands of religion, philosophy, folk wisdom and tradition of Loei province in Northeastern Thailand is set to welcome some 300 cyclists from Thailand and around the ...

Uniglobe Travel adds a new global member in Malaysia

Uniglobe Travel adds a new global member in Malaysia

VANCOUVER, BC – Uniglobe Travel International LP expands with a new Global member – Lintas Travel, headquartered in Kula Lumpur, Malaysia.

GHM appoints new GM to lead The Legian Bali

GHM appoints new GM to lead The Legian Bali

SINGAPORE - The General Manager who opened the iconic Chedi Muscat for GHM in 2003 is returning to the luxury hotel group’s fold this month as he takes charge of The Legian Bali.

Philippines: Lower taxes would spark higher demand and expenditure from tourists

Philippines: Lower taxes would spark higher demand and expenditure from tourists

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is urging Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries to collaborate in minimizing the impact of taxation on tourism businesses and tourists to ...

Singapore tourist arrivals down 7.4 percent

Singapore tourist arrivals down 7.4 percent

SINGAPORE — Tourist arrivals in March fell 7.4 percent to 1.2 million from a year ago, fueled by a sharp drop in Chinese and Indonesian holidaymakers, said the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) ...

China tightens control on new domain extension

China tightens control on new domain extension

HONG KONG - China is the nation with largest online population and significant buying power which is expected to provide a large crowd of buyers for new domain name extensions such as .app, .auto ...

8000 Malaysia Airline’s employees may lose jobs by end of year

8000 Malaysia Airline’s employees may lose jobs by end of year

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines, which lost two of its planes last year, is to sack one-third of its 20,000 staff on Wednesday as part of a major reorganization aimed at making the ...

Abdul Aziz: MAS likely to lose pilots, crew to other airlines

Abdul Aziz: MAS likely to lose pilots, crew to other airlines

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines is not just in danger of losing its senior pilots.

Tourist dies while trying to take selfie

Tourist dies while trying to take selfie

NUSA PENIDA, Indonesia - A Singaporean tourist fell off a cliff on Lembongan Island in Bali while trying to take a selfie, according to local police.

Myanmar hard-line Buddhist monks celebrate law to restrict women from having children

Myanmar hard-line Buddhist monks celebrate law to restrict women from having children

The Population Control Health Care Bill — drafted under pressure from hard-line Buddhist monks with a staunchly anti-Muslim agenda — was passed by Myanmar parliamentarians last month.

eTN to support China Guilin International Tourism Expo as media partner

eTN to support China Guilin International Tourism Expo as media partner

eTurboNews (eTN) announced it will support the China Guilin International Tourism Expo (CGITE) as a media partner.

North Korea tourism tanks 37 percent

North Korea tourism tanks 37 percent

Tourist numbers in North Korea fell by 37% last year with would-be visitors terrified of being detained by its brutal regime.

'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress walks free after conviction overturned

'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress walks free after conviction overturned

SEOUL, South Korea - The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for ...

eLong gears up for new avatar, set for sharper focus on lodging

Post the exit of Expedia, eLong is now set for a new chapter in online hotel booking eLong gears up for new avatar, set for sharper focus on lodging

By Ritesh Gupta

Post Expedia’s decision to sell its equity stake in eLong, it is expected that the operations of eLong would solely focus on the online hotel booking segment.

New star chef debuts in JAL's exclusive restaurant in the sky

New star chef debuts in JAL's exclusive restaurant in the sky

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing its unique in-flight meals on North America, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia routes since January 2013, under the meal service concept ...

Result: Hainan's first tourism development index

Result: Hainan's first tourism development index

Hainan's tourism authority released an index report on the island's tourism development over the past five years on May 20, in an effort to evaluate the development of its tourism industry and ...

Thai Championship competition for Italian travel agents

Thai Championship competition for Italian travel agents

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with Thai Airways International (THAI) is launching the second “Thai Championship” competition dedicated to travel agents in Italy ...

China Lodging Group names new finance executive

China Lodging Group names new finance executive

SHANGHAI, China - China Lodging Group, Limited, a multi-brand hotel group in China, today announced that it has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, effective May 22, 2015.

Shanghai hosts 28th China Wedding Expo

Shanghai hosts 28th China Wedding Expo

SHANGHAI, China - The highly-anticipated 28th CHINA WEDDING EXPO will be held from July 2nd-5th at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China.

Singapore Airlines unveils new Premium Economy Class experience

Singapore Airlines unveils new Premium Economy Class experience

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines today unveiled its new Premium Economy Class seats and the in-flight offerings that customers will enjoy when the new cabin class enters service in August.

Thailand is warning tourists

Thailand is warning tourists

The Thai government, together with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, issued this warning to tourists to Thailand:

Do Not Buy Ivory!

Tokyo hotel welcomes summer with firefly festivities

Tokyo hotel welcomes summer with firefly festivities

TOKYO, Japan - Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko’s iconic five-star flagship property, will offer special accommodation and dining plans to celebrate the summer ...

China rolls out new safety rules for foreign carriers

China rolls out new safety rules for foreign carriers

BEIJING, China - International carriers operating in China will be evaluated by the country's aviation regulator, and those who fail to meet safety standards will be prohibited from operating in ...

New CEO at Sunway International Hotels & Resorts

New CEO at Sunway International Hotels & Resorts

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Sunway Group announces the appointment of Albert Cheong as Chief Executive Officer of Sunway International Hotels & Resorts, effective 18 May 2015.

Meetings in Thailand: TCEB positions Thailand as a gateway to ASEAN success

Meetings in Thailand: TCEB positions Thailand as a gateway to ASEAN success

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, has today unveiled the next step in its strategy to boost confidence among German and EU business events stakeholders ...

Movenpick's impressive expansion plan in Southeast Asia

Movenpick's impressive expansion plan in Southeast Asia

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts today announced an extensive growth program in Thailand and across Asia at the Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference 2015 held in Bangkok.

New GMs at Pan Pacific Perth and Pan Pacific Xiamen

New GMs at Pan Pacific Perth and Pan Pacific Xiamen

SINGAPORE - Pan Pacific Hotels Group has appointed new General Managers for two of its hotels in Australia and China.

Most terrifying walkway in the world set to open in July

Most terrifying walkway in the world set to open in July

If you are terrified of heights you would be advised to stay well away from China's latest attraction.

Japan's biggest clothing fair coming to Tokyo

Japan's biggest clothing fair coming to Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - AFF-Tokyo 2015, Japan's biggest and most professional clothing and textiles fair, will take place at Sunshine City Culture Center from October 21-23.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts makes Bangkok debut

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts makes Bangkok debut

BANGKOK, Thailand – Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is making its Bangkok debut, with the opening of a contemporary hotel in one of the Thai capital’s most prime locations, Sukhumvit Soi ...

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