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Record audience at UNICEF charity event at a Bali resort

Record audience at UNICEF charity event at a Bali resort

A record-breaking crowd of music lovers gathered at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali, on Friday, October 31, 2014 for the annual UNICEF Charity event.

The Peranakan heritage

The Peranakan heritage

BANGKOK, Thailand - An evocative blending of Chinese and Indonesian culture, the Peranakan style is the Leitmotiv at Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua.

Hong Kong Airlines adds frequency to Haikou and Bangkok

Hong Kong Airlines adds frequency to Haikou and Bangkok

HONG KONG - Bangkok and Haikou have always been tourists' favorite destinations in Hong Kong Airlines' network.

Global Olympics Committees to hold General Assembly 2014 in Bangkok

Global Olympics Committees to hold General Assembly 2014 in Bangkok

Roughly 1,200 members of National Olympic Committees from around the world is meeting in Bangkok for their annual General Assembly between November 5-8, 2014.

Premier Inn announces first property in Singapore

Premier Inn announces first property in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 4 NOVEMBER 2014 - Premier Inn, the UK’s largest and fastest-growing hotel operator, is set to bring its award-winning brand to Singapore as part of its international expansion plans. ...

TAT lists 22 best places to see beautiful flowers in Thailand

TAT lists 22 best places to see beautiful flowers in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has listed 22 best places to see beautiful flowers in Thailand under the ‘Dream Destinations 2’ domestic tourism marketing campaign.

Tokyo Governor’s vision for the 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo Governor’s vision for the 2020 Olympic Games

By Rita Payne

The Governor of Tokyo has a grand vision for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games – he wants them to be the best ever and the Japanese capital to become the number-one city in the world.

Water town Wuzhen to become paradise for theatre lovers

Water town Wuzhen to become paradise for theatre lovers

WUZHEN, China - The Second Wuzhen Theatre Festival 2014, co-founded by president of Cultural Wuzhen, Chen Xianghong, award-winning US-bornTaiwan-based playwright and theater director Stan ...

Centara Grand Resort Krabi launches water bottling plant

Centara Grand Resort Krabi launches water bottling plant

Green tourism has become an important trend in recent years, with travelers and hospitality operators alike all doing their best to minimize the impact that tourism can have on the ...

InterContinental Bali named World's Most Romantic Venue

InterContinental Bali named World's Most Romantic Venue

BALI, Indonesia - Bali is renowned as one of the most romantic islands on earth, combined with the unsurpassed luxury at InterContinental Bali Resort, few places on earth can match the romance of ...

Over half of China’s domestic tourists drive themselves on vacation

Over half of China’s domestic tourists drive themselves on vacation

BANGKOK, Thailand – According to the Annual Report on the Self-driving Development in China 2013-2014 issued by China Tourism Automobile and Cruise Association (CTACA) and The Chinese Academy of ...

PATA launches Tourism Development on New Formats - Emei Global Summit

PATA launches Tourism Development on New Formats - Emei Global Summit

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) successfully launched the Tourism Development on New Formats - Emei Global Summit in Leshan, Sichuan on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Lanith Vientiane breaks ground for “Centre of Excellence”

Lanith Vientiane breaks ground for “Centre of Excellence”

VIENTIANE – Lanith Vientiane (Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality) held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 30, 2014, for its EUR750,000 “Centre of Excellence” education and ...

Poor services, transport: Only 6 percent of foreign visitors return to Vietnam

Poor services, transport: Only 6 percent of foreign visitors return to Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam - A survey recently launched by one EU-funded tourism development program revealed that a mere 6% of the questioned international tourists choose to return to Vietnam due to poor ...

DoubleTree by Hilton enters China's Qinghai Province

DoubleTree by Hilton enters China's Qinghai Province

SHANGHAI, China - Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Qinghai-Golmud.

Tourism Authority Thailand recommends 12 hidden gems tourists shouldn't miss

Tourism Authority Thailand recommends 12 hidden gems tourists shouldn't miss

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is recommending 12 hidden gems that tourists must not miss when they are in the kingdom, as part of its new ‘Discover Thainess’ campaign, which aims to ...

Executive appointment update at Onyx Hospitality Group

Executive appointment update at Onyx Hospitality Group

HONG KONG – Thailand-based hospitality management company, ONYX Hospitality Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of three significant roles in their North Asia division, OZO Wesley Hong ...

How to best utilize technological innovations affecting travel and tourism

How to best utilize technological innovations affecting travel and tourism

BANGKOK, Thailand – “We live in a world of fast-paced changes where the status quo is being challenged constantly.

Mandarin Oriental brands luxury residences in Bangkok

Mandarin Oriental brands luxury residences in Bangkok

HONG KONG - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced an agreement to brand and manage 146 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental that will be developed as part of a mixed-use project located ...

Singapore's tourism industry can expect new challenges

Singapore's tourism industry can expect new challenges

To grow Singapore's tourism industry over the next 50 years, the country has to invest in capabilities, refresh its attractions and deepen its engagement with locals.

Hainan Airlines recruits American flight attendants

Hainan Airlines recruits American flight attendants

Hainan Airlines, a Chinese carrier that has been "going international" through the implementation of a globalization strategy and has progressively been adding international routes including ...

Singapore Experience Awards: Outstanding individuals and organizations honored

Singapore Experience Awards: Outstanding individuals and organizations honored

Twenty-five outstanding individuals and organizations were recognized and honored at the Singapore Experience Awards 2014 for their contributions and dedication towards delivering extraordinary ...

First guests arrive Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali

First guests arrive Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali

BANGKOK, Thailand - Edouard Galisson (left), Acting general manager of Centara Grand Villas Nusa Dua Bali welcomes Edgar Li (right), Non-Executive Director of Yuhao Property Group and his wife ...

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Celebrate Halloween in Beijing and face arrest

Beijing police have warned visitors and locals they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble," a state-run newspaper said on ...

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suit filed

Malaysia Airlines disappearance: Law suit filed

This is the first law suit filed on MH370. The suit was filed by lawyers on behalf of the two underage sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight.

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