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Grand Songkran Splendours 2014

Grand Songkran Splendours 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today announced the official opening ceremony of its “Grand Songkran Splendours 2014” which will see fun and family-friendly activities arranged for ...

Date set for fourth annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference

Date set for fourth annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference

NEW YORK, NY - UBM plc, organizers of the annual Cruise Shipping Miami event, are set to stage the fourth annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference and trade show November 20-21, 2014 in Hong ...

Vietnam’s first luxury tour operator will exhibit at WTM Africa

Vietnam’s first luxury tour operator will exhibit at WTM Africa

HANOI, Vietnam - Luxury Travel (www.luxurytravels.asia), a long-established Asian specialist in luxury fully bespoke ...

Japan Airlines announces international fare fuel surcharge

Japan Airlines announces international fare fuel surcharge

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets issued between June 1 and July 31, 2014.

Theme park in China sets FIVE Guinness Records

New Chimelong Henquin Ocean Kingdom in Zuhai Shows off BIG Attractions Theme park in China sets FIVE Guinness Records

With its official inauguration ceremony on March 29, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom was awarded five Guinness World Records:

1. World’s Largest Aquarium
2. World’s Largest Aquarium ...

ANA All Nippon Airways partners with EF Education First

ANA All Nippon Airways partners with EF Education First

Star Alliance Airline member All Nippon Airways (ANA) and EF Education First (EF) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement today.

Tourism Authority of Thailand  Trang preparing tourism strategies ahead of AEC

Tourism Authority of Thailand Trang preparing tourism strategies ahead of AEC

The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Trang Office, in cooperation with the Trang Tourism Council, is organising a seminar on professional tourism management with the aim of helping to ...

Skymark Airlines’ first A380 completes its maiden flight

Skymark Airlines’ first A380 completes its maiden flight

Skymark Airlines’ first A380 has successfully made its maiden flight, following completion of the airframe assembly and system tests in Toulouse, France.

100,000 international tourists visited Inle lake in Myanmar

100,000 international tourists visited Inle lake in Myanmar

At least 100,000 international tourists visited the area in 2012, combined with a similar number of domestic visitors to the lake, giving a minimum base of 200,000 visitors annually.

Prime Ministers delegation stranded: This Royal Airforce plane is going nowhere

Prime Ministers delegation stranded: This Royal Airforce plane is going nowhere

Officials including embassy staff are frantically trying to find a solution for this important Australian business trip including their prime minister and the heads of top Australian ...

Is China taking over the world's cruise ship industry?

Is China taking over the world's cruise ship industry?

China will become the Asia-Pacific region's largest cruise market by 2020. Some Chinese domestic operators are already digging for the industry's gold.

Singapore Tourism: 15 million tourists and 15 million dollars additional funding

Singapore Tourism: 15 million tourists and 15 million dollars additional funding

The Singapore Tourism Board is setting aside S$15 million under a new fund. The ASEAN member country welcomed more than 15 million tourists and business travelers last year.

Shop or else: Strong-arming is back for tourists in Hong Kong

Shop or else: Strong-arming is back for tourists in Hong Kong

Sadly, the notorious "forced shopping" - compelling tourists to shop to make up for cheap package tours - has made a comeback in Hong Kong.

Kidnapped tourists: Already sent from Malaysia to the Philippines

Kidnapped tourists: Already sent from Malaysia to the Philippines

This is a report from local Philippine media in regards to the kidnapping of tourists from a Malaysia resort recently.

Kempinski agrees to Myanmar hotel deal after Marriott pulls out

Kempinski agrees to Myanmar hotel deal after Marriott pulls out

Swiss hotel chain Kempinski AG has entered a deal with Kanbawza Group of Companies to manage a hotel in Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar after US giant Marriott pulled out of the project.

Malaysia Airlines CEO: Passengers' relatives top priority

Malaysia Airlines CEO: Passengers' relatives top priority

In an inter5view with MD, the Malaysia Airlines chief executive said today the airline’s role was to take care of the families of passengers who were on its missing jetliner and that it had ...

Islamic values: Indonesia bans popular Hollywood movie

Islamic values: Indonesia bans popular Hollywood movie

No Noah in Indonesia. International travel and tourism is a major industry in the largest Muslim country in the world. Tolerance has been a big success story.

Thailand protests: First anti-government now pro-government is on the streets

Thailand protests: First anti-government now pro-government is on the streets

Recently Bangkok and the rest of Thailand was brought to its knees with anti government protests.

Earthquake in Southwestern China on Saturday

Earthquake in Southwestern China on Saturday

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake in seismically unstable Yongshan County in Yunnan Province in South Western China began at 6.40 am local time on Saturday.

Thai tourism expects Bt2.5 billion boost from "Thailand"

Thai tourism expects Bt2.5 billion boost from "Thailand"

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Tourism Department targets revenue of Bt2.5 billion from foreign movies being shot in the Kingdom this year, boosted by the second "Thailand International Film Destination ...

Bangkok – rebooted

Bangkok – rebooted

By Jan Sevilla, eTN Correspondent

In ever-sunny, ever-carefree Bangkok, don’t let the beguiling temples, the vibrant markets, the swanky attractions surrounding the enchanting Chao-Phraya river and those infamous Thai smiles ...

Bhutan-Thailand friendship offer

Travel Connections Bhutan-Thailand friendship offer

By Jonathan Look

A visit to Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon, is a journey to times past and an uplifting vision of the future.

Kempinski Hotels to host 2014 Career Day in Beijing

Kempinski Hotels to host 2014 Career Day in Beijing

BEIJING, China - Kempinski will host its third Career Day in Beijing on April 12th 2014 at the Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Centre.

12 feet tall Spider-Man lands in Harbour City

12 feet tall Spider-Man lands in Harbour City

HONG KONG - "With great power comes great responsibility" -- The Amazing Spider-Man 2 grand release will be showing starting May 1st in Hong Kong, sweeping the Spider-Man craze across Harbour ...

Hong Kong Airlines Kagoshima and Tianjin routes record strong sales

Hong Kong Airlines Kagoshima and Tianjin routes record strong sales

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Airlines announced the sales update of its Kagoshima and Tianjin routes today.

Tourist in Borneo kidnapped and taken away at gunpoint

Tourist in Borneo kidnapped and taken away at gunpoint

A tourist was kidnapped and taken away by armed intruders in Malaysia.

Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong appoints Stella Chow as Director of Marketing and Sales

Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong appoints Stella Chow as Director of Marketing and Sales

Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong (the Hotel) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Stella Chow as Director of Marketing and Sales effective from 13 February 2014.

Macau launches “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme”

Macau launches “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme”

MACAU - The Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) is launching its “Quality Tourism Services Accreditation Scheme” (QTSAS) to establish standards for the industry.

Rising stars in the travel industry to attend PATAcademy

Rising stars in the travel industry to attend PATAcademy

BANGKOK, Thailand - “Marketing, Branding and Social Media” will be the theme of the 2nd PATAcademy-HCD.

Skyrocketing airport taxes will not stop tourists and business travelers from going to Indonesia

Double-digit growth in Indonesian tourism arrivals Skyrocketing airport taxes will not stop tourists and business travelers from going to Indonesia

The airport tax increase is relatively high but officials don't think it will stop tourists from traveling to Indonesia

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