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ASEAN Friendship Caravan cements Thailands status as transport hub

ASEAN Friendship Caravan cements Thailands status as transport hub

The role of Thailand as a geographical travel, tourism and transport hub of ASEAN has been further cemented with the success of the second ASEAN Friendship Caravan, a 10-day motorcar convoy ...

THAI Transformation Plan to build long-term sustainable strength

THAI Transformation Plan to build long-term sustainable strength

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) confirmed that its Transformation Plan will lead to improvement in the company’s operating results.

Hong Kong - Tianjin: Additional flights by Hong Kong Airlines

Hong Kong - Tianjin: Additional flights by Hong Kong Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines added frequency for its Tianjin route from one to two flights daily, commencing January 16, 2016.

THAI launches codeshare with Oman Air

THAI launches codeshare with Oman Air

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) will codeshare with Oman Air for flights between Bangkok and Muscat, Oman.

Singha beer also means big tourism for Singha Park in Chiang Rai

Singha beer also means big tourism for Singha Park in Chiang Rai

Singha is the national beer of Thailand, made by a German brewmaster.

Malaysia Hindu temple celebrates 100 years of service

Malaysia Hindu temple celebrates 100 years of service

Sri Subramaniya Swami Temple Kajang (Malaysia), said to be the oldest Hindu temple in Selangor, has completed 100 years of service.

Kuala Lumpur tourism not affected by Jakarta attacks

Kuala Lumpur tourism not affected by Jakarta attacks

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The terrorist attacks in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday have not stopped the public and foreign tourists in Malaysia from frequenting popular areas in Kuala Lumpur such ...

Vietnamese tourists "disappear" from South Korean resort island

Vietnamese tourists "disappear" from South Korean resort island

JEJU CITY, South Korea - A group of 46 Vietnamese visiting South Korea for holiday have disappeared from the resort island of Jeju, allegedly to look for jobs, local media reported Friday, citing ...

Indonesian tourism minister: Jakarta attacks have "limited impact" on tourism industry

Indonesian tourism minister: Jakarta attacks have "limited impact" on tourism industry

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia is a safe state and the negative impact of Thursday's terrorist attacks in downtown Jakarta to tourism industry is limited, Indonesian tourism minister said on ...

Ho Chi Minh City Tourism expects 5.1 million foreign visitors in 2016

Ho Chi Minh City Tourism expects 5.1 million foreign visitors in 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - The Department of Tourism in Ho Chi Minh City will strengthen management and inspection of travel and hospitality companies to ensure an attractive and safe tourism ...

Suzhou Tourism launches new social media campaign

A Virtual Look at Suzhou: No Visa Required Suzhou Tourism launches new social media campaign

SUZHOU, China - Today, Suzhou Tourism launches its new social media campaign – "A Virtual Look at Suzhou: Home to Culture, Canals, Cuisine and Craft" – to directly target European travelers, ...

Chengdu IFS celebrates two years of glamorous success with "International Fashion Walk"

Chengdu IFS celebrates two years of glamorous success with "International Fashion Walk"

CHENGDU, China - Marking its second anniversary celebration on 14 January 2016, Chengdu IFS, modeled on Harbor City in Hong Kong, launched the "All IN Here - World Fashion Tour" that unveils the ...

Bali Hotel Association statement on Jakarta terror attack

Bali Hotel Association statement on Jakarta terror attack

Bali is a 90-minute flight away from Indonesia's capital city of Jakarta and the country's center for travel and tourism.

Jakarta after a day of terror: Safe, no tourism cancelations despite travel warnings

Minister of Tourism Indonesia declares Indonesia's capital Jakarta safe for tourism Jakarta after a day of terror: Safe, no tourism cancelations despite travel warnings

Wonderful Indionesia

Hours after the police announced at 1500 hours, on Thursday, January 14, that all terrorists involved in the Jakarta terror attack on Jalan Thamrin yesterday had been “incapacitated,” ...

14 tourists killed in Japan ski resort bus crash

14 tourists killed in Japan ski resort bus crash

TOKYO, Japan - At least 14 people have been killed after a bus taking a group of holidaymakers to a ski resort veered off the road in central Japan.

David Beckham welcomes guests to Haig Club Shanghai

David Beckham welcomes guests to Haig Club Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China - Last night in the vibrant metropolis of Shanghai, Haig Club brand partners David Beckham and Simon Fuller hosted the third in a series of global Pop Up Scotch Whisky Experiences ...

It's official: ISIS Islamic State conducted terror attack on foreigners in Jakarta, Indonesia

It's official: ISIS Islamic State conducted terror attack on foreigners in Jakarta, Indonesia

It's official: The Jakarta attack on tourism was conducted by ISIS. In a statement the terror group posted:

Feisol Hashim from Jakarta: Only tourism can fight terrorism

Tourism and Terrorism in Jakarta: Carry on your normal life Feisol Hashim from Jakarta: Only tourism can fight terrorism

Juergen Steinmetz, eTN Publisher

Indonesia is no stranger to terrorism. The country is fortunate. Today's attack is the first within 7 years of silence.

Speakers confirmed for AT&RTCM 201

Speakers confirmed for AT&RTCM 201

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a dynamic range of international speakers from around the world to share their insights and knowledge at the upcoming Adventure Travel and ...

Second terror attack in progress in Jakarta

Terror attack against Starbucks. Starbucks coffee closing all stores in Jakarta Second terror attack in progress in Jakarta

Reporters in Jakarta say people are running and hiding following a fresh round of gunfire in the city. It is thought that some of the original gunmen may have escaped.

Central Hospitality International welcomes new VP of Marketing

Central Hospitality International welcomes new VP of Marketing

Central Hospitality International (CHi)

BANGKOK, Thailand - Central Hospitality International (CHi) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Thrussell as the Vice President of Brand, Marketing and Digital.

SuperStar Virgo completes inaugural cruises from Guangzhou Nansha Port

SuperStar Virgo completes inaugural cruises from Guangzhou Nansha Port

GUANGZHOU, China/HONG KONG – SuperStar Virgo, the first cruise ship designed and built for the Asian market, began her year-round homeport in Guangzhou Nansha Port on Sunday 3 January and ...

Opening date set for Disney's newest destination

Opening date set for Disney's newest destination

BURBANK, CA - The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group announced today that Shanghai Disney Resort will host a multi-day, grand opening celebration, culminating in a spectacular welcoming ...

International boat show showcased the best of Phuket to 5500 visitors

International boat show showcased the best of Phuket to 5500 visitors

PHUKET, Thailand – The 13th Phuket International Boat Show came to a close yesterday (Sunday 10th January) after four days of showcasing the region's best marine and luxury brands to a record ...

6.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Hokkaido, Japan

6.1 magnitude earthquake rocks Hokkaido, Japan

Strong earthquake rocked Rishiri Town, Hokkaido, Japan today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.1

Date-Time • 11 Jan 2016 17:08:04 UTC
• 12 Jan 2016 ...

Shanghai hosts major hotel and design industry exhibition

Shanghai hosts major hotel and design industry exhibition

SHANGHAI, China - Ecobuild China/Shanghai Hospitality Design & Engineering Expo 2016, one of the most important exhibitions in the hotel and design industry, serving as the ideal platform for ...

Hong Kong Airlines inaugural route to Cairns, Australia

Hong Kong Airlines inaugural route to Cairns, Australia

On January 8, 2016, Hong Kong Airlines made its inaugural thrice-weekly direct service to Australia.

Despite Korean situation, Ice-fishing Festival to kick off in Hwacheon

Despite Korean situation, Ice-fishing Festival to kick off in Hwacheon

Opening on Saturday, the Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Festival, which is organized by Foundation NARA, will run through January 31 in the Gangwon provincial town, 118 kilometers northeast of Seoul, ...

Sarawak played host to one international conference every week

Sarawak played host to one international conference every week

Malaysia stepped up in global recognition through a series of 52 internationally-acclaimed conferences, which were hosted in the Land of the Hornbills.

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