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Japan Airlines Changes Revenue Management System to PROS O&D

Newly-Adopted Forecasting Technologies Optimize Revenue and Improve Customer Booking Process Japan Airlines Changes Revenue Management System to PROS O&D

As part of the its IT renovation plan, Japan Airlines (JAL) announced that it has changed its Revenue Management System (RMS), a tool for predicting consumer behavior on passenger flight booking ...

Opening: Hotel Ciputra World Surabaya

Opening: Hotel Ciputra World Surabaya

Swiss-Belhotel International has officially opened Hotel Ciputra World Surabaya, strenghtening its presence in Indonesia and adding to an award-winning global hotel management portfolio.

PATA to Support the Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference 2015

PATA to Support the Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference 2015

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be a supporting partner of the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC), The event, organised by the World Indigenous ...

Air China Hosts the Market Opening Ceremony at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

Air China Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its Listing in Hong Kong Stock Exchange Air China Hosts the Market Opening Ceremony at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong

Air China Limited ("Air China" or "the Company," together with its subsidiaries, collectively "the Group") (HKEX: 753; LSE: AIRC; SSE: 601111: ADR OTC: AIRYY), has today hosted the market opening ...

TAT promotes Muay Thai boxing in Indian Inbound Tourism Market

TAT promotes Muay Thai boxing in Indian Inbound Tourism Market

India’s award-winning female boxing champion Mary Kom visited Thailand between 8-12 December as part of a campaign to promote the increasingly popular global sport of Muay Thai boxing.

First Thailand Halal Assembly

Thailand wants to boost travel and trade with Islamic world First Thailand Halal Assembly

First Thailand Halal Assembly to help boost trade, travel with Islamic World poster-halal-assembly-re02Bangkok, 18 December, 2014 – An estimated 5,000 delegates are expected to meet in Bangkok ...

Travel tales: Notes from a kitchen

Travel tales: Notes from a kitchen

By Jan Sevilla, special to eTN

Why do I find it hard not to be charmed or even excited by the sound of shattering ice when some liquid is poured on to it, or when meat hits a searing grill with a great sizzle, the ping of the ...

Radisson Blu opens in historic city of Kashgar

Radisson Blu opens in historic city of Kashgar

KASHGAR, China - Radisson Blu Kashgar celebrates its opening in the historic city of Kashgar inChina's Xinjiang region in Western China, also known as the Pearl of the Silk Road.

Japan's 2014 tourist count likely to exceed 13 million

Japan's 2014 tourist count likely to exceed 13 million

TOKYO, Japan - The number of visitors to Japan is likely to exceed 13 million in 2014, according to Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner Shigeto Kubo.

Top five trends in China’s outbound travel market for 2015

Top five trends in China’s outbound travel market for 2015

According to proprietary research conducted by Attract China, Inc., The Leading Gateway to the Chinese Traveler, it is predicted that in 2015, 140 million Chinese tourists will go abroad, spending ...

Japan Airlines JAL Conducts Trial of COMUOON

Japan Airlines JAL Conducts Trial of COMUOON

Japan Airlines (JAL) decided to start a month-long trial of using table-top hearing support device, named "COMUOON," to improve its customer service at JAL Plaza Yurakucho, Tokyo, starting January ...

Expedia’s Hong Kong bookings skyrocketed 658% in 2014

Expedia’s Hong Kong bookings skyrocketed 658% in 2014

Hong Kong people are embracing online travel agencies with Expedia recording a 658% increase in bookings during 2014.

Hong Kong Airlines and Etihad Airways new codeshare agreement

Hong Kong Airlines and Etihad Airways new codeshare agreement

Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have signed a codeshare agreement to provide travelers with enhanced ...

TransJakarta Busway: Electronic ticket payment

TransJakarta Busway: Electronic ticket payment

Wirecard, with its Indonesian subsidiary PT Prima Vista Solusi, will support TransJakarta Busway with an electronic ticketing system using innovative Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal solutions.

AA 280 from SEL to DFW terminated in NRT after severe turbulence

AA 280 from SEL to DFW terminated in NRT after severe turbulence

Those booked on AA 280 from Seoul to Dallas DFW on Tuesday only got as far as Tokyo.

Centra Avenue Hotel Pattaya promises on price

Centra Avenue Hotel Pattaya promises on price

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centra Avenue Hotel Pattaya, a stylish new addition to this popular beach resort, soft opened on December 7, 2014 and is now offering online bookings through the dedicated ...

South Koreans going nuts over “mac nuts”

South Koreans going nuts over “mac nuts”

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

The embarrassment of South Korea caused by former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah’s behavior after being served a bag of macademia nuts instead of on a plate appears to be having an upside ...

Air China receives Facebook award

Air China receives Facebook award

Jayne Leung, president for Facebook Greater China, met He Zhigang, general manager for Air China's marketing department, at Air China headquarters on December 9, 2014.

Phangan Color Moon Festival 2014 showcases the island & is far more than a full moon party

Phangan Color Moon Festival 2014 showcases the island & is far more than a full moon party

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in partnership with the Ko Phangan Hotels Association has organized the first Phangan Color Moon Festival 2014, during December 9-13, to showcase that the ...

Lao tourism stakeholders convene for AEC countdown

Lao tourism stakeholders convene for AEC countdown

LUANG PRABANG, Laos – A spectrum of 80-plus Lao tourism stakeholders from around the country took a collective step forward in preparing for the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) 2015 startup ...

China Wedding Expo 2015 opens on January 20

China Wedding Expo 2015 opens on January 20

SHANGHAI, China - The highly-anticipated "the 27th China Wedding Expo" will be a grand debut on January 20-23th, 2015 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (1099 Guo Zhan Road, ...

Fujita Kanko goes global with Seoul hotel opening

Fujita Kanko goes global with Seoul hotel opening

TOKYO, Japan - Fujita Kanko In., a leading Japanese hospitality company headquartered in Tokyo, announced it has signed a hotel management agreement with Haesung Industrial Co, Ltd, a Korean real ...

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts appoints Steven Taylor Chief Marketing Officer

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts appoints Steven Taylor Chief Marketing Officer

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announces Steven Taylor will join the company as chief marketing officer (CMO) on January 5, 2015.

 Centara Hotels & Resorts appointment: Corporate director of sales

Centara Hotels has new director for Germany Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe Centara Hotels & Resorts appointment: Corporate director of sales

Centara Hotels & Resort has announced the appointment of Andreas Fienbork as corporate director of sales for D/A/CH and Eastern Europe, his responsibilities covering all German-speaking ...

 Tuniu announces US$148 million investment in aggregate from a group of investors

Tuniu announces US$148 million investment in aggregate from a group of investors

Tuniu Corporation, a leading online leisure travel company in China, today announced that it has entered into a share subscription agreement with Unicorn Riches Limited, a special-purpose vehicle ...

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