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Sex video turns Beijing store into tourist attraction

Sex video turns Beijing store into tourist attraction

BEIJING, China - An amorous young couple have come under the spotlight after their sex tape became an Internet sensation.

Yoga veterans stage performance at Wolong Valley waterfall

Yoga veterans stage performance at Wolong Valley waterfall

WUYUAN, China - Six yoga veterans recently demonstrated their skills at a waterfall at Dazhang Mountain in Wolong Valley, Wuyuan County, in China's Jiangxi province.

Hyatt continues brand expansion in central China

Hyatt continues brand expansion in central China

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Wuhan Optics Valley, which has completed its rebranding.

Hong Kong cruise line promotes cruise industry to students

Hong Kong cruise line promotes cruise industry to students

HONG KONG – Genting Hong Kong, along with organizers the Taiwan Tourism Bureau Hong Kong Office and Partners Education Foundation, recently held a press conference on 16 July on board SuperStar ...

Robots replace human staff at Weird Hotel

Robots replace human staff at Weird Hotel

SASEBO, Japan — A businessman in Japan has unveiled a hotel run by robots.

Thailand: Turning cheap tourist destinations into quality ones

Thailand: Turning cheap tourist destinations into quality ones

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thailand plans to launch a fresh tourism strategy to turn inexpensive tourist destinations into quality ones, beginning from this year.

Taiwan makes medical insurance mandatory for Chinese tourists

Taiwan makes medical insurance mandatory for Chinese tourists

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Chinese tourists will from October not be able to obtain entry permits to Taiwan if they do not enclose in their applications valid documents proving they have purchased insurance ...

Disney unveils detailed look at first Disneyland in mainland China

Disney unveils detailed look at first Disneyland in mainland China

SHANGHAI, China - Today The Walt Disney Company unveiled key creative elements of Shanghai Disneyland, including its six themed lands filled with world-class attractions and live entertainment ...

Shanghai hotel voted ”World”s Best Hotel in Asia”

Shanghai hotel voted ”World”s Best Hotel in Asia”

SHANGHAI, China - The Peninsula Shanghai has been voted the "World's Best Hotel in Asia " by the readers of Travel + Leisure.

Quality is key to Thailand’s tourism future

Quality is key to Thailand’s tourism future

Thailand’s tourism future lies firmly in quality, not quantity.

Awarded by eTN and added to THE LIST: Intercontinental Bali  Resort

Awarded by eTN and added to THE LIST: Intercontinental Bali Resort

Intercontinental Resort Bali GM Michel Chertouh told eTurboNews, "We are delighted to receive this recognition from eTN, and I am thrilled that the work of our superb team of staff has been ...

PATA Investment Forum: Horwath HTL and PATA partnership

PATA Investment Forum: Horwath HTL and PATA partnership

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and hospitality consulting firm, Horwath HTL, today announced a joint partnership for the organization of the PATA Investment Forum taking place prior to ...

Philippines: 2.23 million tourists so far and counting

Philippines: 2.23 million tourists so far and counting

MANILA, Philippines - Foreign tourist arrivals in the Philippines grew by 8.15 percent to 2.23 million visitors in the first five months of the year from the 2.06 million visitors a year ago.

Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair returns in October 2015

Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair returns in October 2015

SINGAPORE - Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair will return for its third year as the largest fine jewellery event in the region.

UBM expands business significantly in Shanghai

UBM expands business significantly in Shanghai

HONG KONG - UBM Asia announces today that its annual Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China) will move to the National Exhibition & Convention Center (NECC) ...

China Aircraft Leasing Group appoints vice president

Patrick Trant joins CALC as Vice President of Technical China Aircraft Leasing Group appoints vice president

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited, the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, announced today that Patrick Trant has joined CALC as Vice President of Technical. ...

Malaysia Tourism chief finally has some excellent news

Malaysia Tourism chief finally has some excellent news

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Tourism spending in Malaysia has picked up following the slowdown in 2014 in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines twin disasters.

Myanmar youth selfie campaign promotes cross-cultural friendships

Myanmar youth selfie campaign promotes cross-cultural friendships

YANGON, Myanmar - In a nation where religion and ethnicity are incendiary issues, a selfie campaign by Myanmar students promoting cross-cultural friendships has become a rare counterpoint to ...

Memorial service for MH17: Closure is vital!

Memorial service for MH17: Closure is vital!

A private July 11 memorial service to mark the first anniversary of the MH17 tragedy has been held in Kuala Lumpur, marking almost a year since the tragedy.

First Discovery Adventure Park opens in Andaman Moganshan

First Discovery Adventure Park opens in Andaman Moganshan

SHANGHAI, China - Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications, announced today a partnership with APAX Group, and had the commencement ceremony for the first-ever ...

Bali Hotel Association speaks out on Bali Airport closure

Bali Hotel Association speaks out on Bali Airport closure

Tourism in Bali has become a sudden challenge. The Bali Hotel Association speaks out and released this statement today:

Stranded! No tourists allowed to leave or arrive into Bali, Indonesia

The Islands of Bali and Lombok are closed: No visitors able to leave or arrive by air Stranded! No tourists allowed to leave or arrive into Bali, Indonesia

Are you planning to fly to Den Pasar Bali, to Lombok, Jember or Banyuwangi today or in the near future? You may be out of luck.
Vacationing in Bali and ready to go home - maybe not.

Minister: More should be done to attract Chinese tourists to Singapore

Minister: More should be done to attract Chinese tourists to Singapore

SINGAPORE - The cruise industry should intensify efforts to link up cruise liners in the region to tap a growing market, and also do more to attract Chinese tourists to Singapore, said Senior ...

Going green gets Centara the gold

Centara Grand Beach Resort Krabi Thailand Going green gets Centara the gold

BANGKOK, Thailand - For the past five years, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi has been working with EarthCheck to improve their sustainability efforts.

Samaya Seminyak Bali 3rd year Green Globe certified

Samaya Seminyak Bali 3rd year Green Globe certified

LOS ANGELES, California - The Samaya Seminyak is located in a spectacular beachside location in Bali, Indonesia.

JAL revises international cargo fuel surcharge

JAL revises international cargo fuel surcharge

TOKYO, Japan - Japan Airlines (JAL) has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise its international cargo fuel surcharge for flights ...

Sri Lanka Tourism to launch Monkey Kingdom in China

Sri Lanka Tourism to launch Monkey Kingdom in China

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - In the backdrop of overall arrivals crossing 94,585 at Half Year with China, growth registering a 81.1%, Sri Lanka Tourism will aggressively promote Sri Lanka in the Chinese ...

Transcript: IATA CEO delivers keynote at.Cyber Security Conference Singapore

Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director General: Two opportunities to address cyber challenges Transcript: IATA CEO delivers keynote at.Cyber Security Conference Singapore

Tony Tyler, IATA’s Director General and CEO, delivered a keynote address at the Civil Aviation Cyber Security Conference in Singapore today.

Global Catastrophe Recap: China monsoon losses near $4 billion in June

Global Catastrophe Recap: China monsoon losses near $4 billion in June

CHICAGO, IL - Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team, today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of ...

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