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JAL cargo fuel surcharge from the month of August 2014

JAL cargo fuel surcharge from the month of August 2014

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 departing from Japan ...

Steve Chong appointed general manager of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, managed by Centara

Steve Chong appointed general manager of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, managed by Centara

Thirayuth Chirathivat, chief executive officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Steve Chong as general manager of Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Vietnam, ...

Xihan Hao appointed marketing manager for Chinese market for Centara Hotels & Resorts

Xihan Hao appointed marketing manager for Chinese market for Centara Hotels & Resorts

BANGKOK, Thailand - Chris Bailey, senior vice president for sales and marketing of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Xihan Hao as marketing manager for China, in the ...

Boeing expands maintenance support to customers in Southeast Asia

Boeing expands maintenance support to customers in Southeast Asia

Boeing is enhancing its support to customers in Southeast Asia through a joint venture in Singapore with SIA Engineering Company.

Bigger and better, Beijing International Tourism Expo 2014 celebrates another year of success

Bigger and better, Beijing International Tourism Expo 2014 celebrates another year of success

On June 27-29, 2014, the Beijing International Tourism Expo (BITE) was held for the 11th time, attracting over 985 exhibitors from 81 countries and regions, as well as 27 local provinces.

Man arrested in Bali for trying to coerce money from Russian tourists after transvestite massage

Man arrested in Bali for trying to coerce money from Russian tourists after transvestite massage

By balidiscovery.com

Ismail Marzuki, a 24-year-old member of a local gang in Bali and reportedly working as a gigolo for a transvestite masseur in Kuta, has been detained by police after threatening a Russian tourist ...

JAL uses Twitter to deliver Its flight information

Japan Airlines JAL uses Twitter to deliver Its flight information

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) started delivering the latest international and domestic flight information on Twitter.

Survey: Well-educated visitors to spend more on travel

Survey: Well-educated visitors to spend more on travel

A survey on visitors of ITE & MICE 2014, Hong Kong’s international travel expo held annually in June, found that on travel spending, 69.4% of the respondents will spend more in the coming ...

Cebu Pacific bans shark fin carriage

Cebu Pacific bans shark fin carriage

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific, announced that the airline no longer accepts carriage of shark fin.

Super typhoon Neoguri targets Japan

Super typhoon Neoguri targets Japan

Neoguri has strengthened into the first super typhoon of 2014 and poses a serious threat to lives and property in Japan.

'PATA Loves ASEAN' campaign launched

'PATA Loves ASEAN' campaign launched

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) officially launched the ‘PATA Loves ASEAN’ campaign with a soft launch screening of the Travel Channel advertising campaign ...

Profitability in question as Chinese demand for cheap flights soars

Profitability in question as Chinese demand for cheap flights soars

BEIJING, China - China Eastern Airlines announced plans Wednesday to transform one of its subsidiaries, China United Airlines, into a low-cost carrier.

Most cases of HIV/AIDS in Bali found in island’s capital of Denpasar

Most cases of HIV/AIDS in Bali found in island’s capital of Denpasar

By balidiscovery.com

As many as 3,699 cases of HIV/AIDS were identified in Bali during the period of January-June 2014, with the majority of cases found in the island’s capital city of Denpasar.

Korea’s Daego offers unique venues for meetings industry

Korea’s Daego offers unique venues for meetings industry

By eTN Staff Writer

Planning a successful destination event is an artful balance of work and play. After all, social functions play a crucial role in business interactions.

Garuda Indonesia aircrafts display new Wonderful Indonesia logo

Garuda Indonesia uses tourism slogan colors Garuda Indonesia aircrafts display new Wonderful Indonesia logo

With six more ATR72- 600 aircrafts arriving in the coming days, Garuda Indonesia will immediately increase its domestic network to smaller but potentialy significant economic growth centers across ...

Malaysia Airlines shares rise on privatization rumors

Malaysia Airlines shares rise on privatization rumors

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) shares went up two sen on reports suggesting that the airline may be privatized by Khazanah Nasional Bhd.

Report: China leading the way in embracing new technology

Report: China leading the way in embracing new technology

BEIJING, China - New worldwide study findings show that close to half (44 percent) of Chinese Internet users say that they find new technology products and services exciting and use these as much ...

TAT invites visitors to festival celebrating traditional life by the riverside

TAT invites visitors to festival celebrating traditional life by the riverside

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting visitors to this UNESCO World Heritage site province to participate in a unique festival celebrating the historic bonds between the Thai people ...

Jiayuguan - a Chinese tourism city like no other

Jiayuguan - a Chinese tourism city like no other

This time the travel and tourism event is held in the Northwest China's Gansu province. The past three festivals were held in Lanzhou, Jiayuguan, and Dunhuang respectively.

When in Cebu

Travel to the Philippines When in Cebu

By Jan L. Sevilla, special to eTN

There was nothing but the gentle lapping, splashing and sedating sound of the waves, and the occasional cry of a passing gaff-rigged motorboat or the crisp April zephyr blowing from the shore of ...

Macau's gambling revenue decline blamed on the World Cup

Macau's gambling revenue decline blamed on the World Cup

MACAU - Gambling revenue in Macau fell 3.7 percent in June on an annual basis, the first decline in more than four years, with analysts saying the soccer World Cup had diverted gamblers and their ...

Korean Air increases frequency to China

Korean Air increases frequency to China

HONG KONG – Korean Air, South Korea’s flagship airline, has increased frequency on its routes to China starting from July.

TripAdvisor Family Award won by 3 Centara resorts

TripAdvisor Family Award won by 3 Centara resorts

BANGKOK, Thailand - Three resort hotels operated by Centara Hotels & Resorts have won the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2014 Family Award.

Thailand welcomes new mall and world’s first Cartoon Network-themed water park

Thailand welcomes new mall and world’s first Cartoon Network-themed water park

HONG KONG – The eagerly anticipated Cartoon Network Amazone water park and sensational Siam Square One are set to make visits to Thailand this summer a whole lot more special.

Grand Hyatt Taipei debuts 853 new rooms

Grand Hyatt Taipei debuts 853 new rooms

TAIPEI, Taiwan – The Grand Hyatt Taipei completed work on the first phase of a landmark renovation this month, unveiling 853 new rooms and suites in a design that pays homage to Eastern and ...

South Korea authorities show no mercy for supporters of tourism ferry victims

South Korea authorities show no mercy for supporters of tourism ferry victims

South Korean authorities don't want any rallies to support victims in the tourism ferry accident claiming hundreds of victims.

AsiaPay announces integrated hotel platform with MICROS

AsiaPay announces integrated hotel platform with MICROS

AsiaPay, the leading provider of ePayment service and solutions for online merchants in Asia, announced today the delivery of an integrated platform for the hotel market with MICROS Systems, Inc., ...

Malaysia Airlines discusses crisis management involving flight MH370

Malaysia Airlines discusses crisis management involving flight MH370

"The word 'unprecedented' was used frequently," the SVP Marketing executive for Malaysia Airlines began in a speech about the disappearance of flight MH370.

Seoul: a capital city to suit a traveler’s adventurous spirit

Seoul: a capital city to suit a traveler’s adventurous spirit

Seoul is Korea’s capital and largest city – a dynamic, multi-layered metropolis with ancient history and culture, international market presence in multiple industries, breathtaking geography ...

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2014 to feature comprehensive sessions

Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific 2014 to feature comprehensive sessions

SINGAPORE - UBM, organizers of Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific, slated for November 20-21, 2014, presents the 2014 conference program for the event's fourth edition.

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