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Tourists missing after boat accident in Thailand

Tourists missing after boat accident in Thailand

For tourists to Thailand the islands of Phi Phi and Phuket are a paradise.

Chinese tourists scandalize Taipei restaurant

Chinese tourists scandalize Taipei restaurant

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A family of Chinese tourists, who it is said came to Taiwan as part of a tour with a substantially higher price tag than is typical for tour groups from China, stunned staff and ...

"Hong Kong carrier" defined

"Hong Kong carrier" defined

HONG KONG - The government has finally given a clearer definition of what it means to be a "Hong Kong carrier", which may put an end to proposed budget carrier Jetstar Hong Kong's two-year wait ...

South Korea's international air traffic up 9.1 percent

South Korea's international air traffic up 9.1 percent

SEOUL, Korea - South Korea's international airline traffic rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier in the third quarter, partly on a rise in the number of flights to and from China, the government ...

Destination Europe travel fair draws 5000 visitors in Jakarta

Destination Europe travel fair draws 5000 visitors in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia - More than 5,000 visitors attended the Destination Europe Travel and Cultural Fair at Balai Kartini, South Jakarta, on Saturday, highlighting the attractiveness of Europe to ...

Indonesian president elect has a sense of tourism

Indonesian president elect has a sense of tourism

Indonesian Tourism promotion had been coming to a stop after the recent presidential election.

Marathon in Beijing: Runners give up due to dangerous smog levels

Marathon in Beijing: Runners give up due to dangerous smog levels

The Beijing International Marathon went ahead as planned today despite the heavy smog covering the Chinese capital.

Vietnam’s first five-star, all-inclusive cruise to launch in Nha Trang Bay - Fit for an Emperor

Vietnam’s first five-star, all-inclusive cruise to launch in Nha Trang Bay - Fit for an Emperor

The project was started in September 2014 and the first sailing is expected to be in the summer of 2015.

Fast Travel Gains Momentum in Asia Pacific

Fast Travel Gains Momentum in Asia Pacific

Singapore – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced progress in the implementation of Fast Travel in the Asia-Pacific region.

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015

(AT&RTCM 2015) in Thimphu, Bhutan PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be organizing the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2015 (AT&RTCM 2015) in Thimphu, Bhutan on February ...

UFTAA announced next congress in Bali, Indonesia

UFTAA announced next congress in Bali, Indonesia

The United Federation of Travel Agents’ Association (UFTAA) based in Monaco announces its 47th Congress and General Assembly that will be held in Bali (Indonesia) from November 16th to 19th, ...

ITB Asia rallies the travel industry around sustainability

ITB Asia rallies the travel industry around sustainability

SINGAPORE – ITB Asia, ‘the Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market’, organised by Messe Berlin (Singapore), has announced a dedicated day of events and conferences around Corporate Social ...

Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam and Japan: A public relations disaster for China PRC

Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam and Japan: A public relations disaster for China PRC

By James Lee

HONG KONG, China – China’s public image is being severely battered across Asia ever since the start of the year as the China government is hardening its stance following a repressive movement ...

Bangkok Airways and Aeroflot announce Codeshare agreement

Bangkok Airways and Aeroflot announce Codeshare agreement

Bangkok Airways (PG) and Aeroflot (SU) recently announced the commencement of their codeshare agreement on Bangkok Airways’ selected flights in Thailand.

The Future of Tourism Technology

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Academy The Future of Tourism Technology

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be organising the 3rd PATAcademy-HCD under the theme, "The Future of Tourism Technology" on December 2-4, 2014 at the PATA Engagement Hub ...

Cebu Pacific named best low-cost carrier in Asia-Pacific

Cebu Pacific named best low-cost carrier in Asia-Pacific

Leading aviation think tank, Centre for Aviation (CAPA) recognized Cebu Pacific Air as the Asia-Pacific Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) of the Year, during the recently concluded CAPA Aviation Awards for ...

A signature Thai restaurant opens in the Maldives

A signature Thai restaurant opens in the Maldives

BANGKOK, Thailand - A new experience in global cuisine is now ready to welcome Thai food lovers at the iconic Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa – Maldives.

Carnival  Corporation and CSSC explore possibility of joint venture

Carnival Corporation and CSSC explore possibility of joint venture

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest cruise company, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the China State Shipbuilding Corporation ...

Radisson Red launches in Asia Pacific with first hotel in China

Radisson Red launches in Asia Pacific with first hotel in China

HONG KONG - Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel groups, kicks off the Asia Pacific launch of its new Radisson Red hotel brand with the signing of ...

Hong Kong Airlines launches student sponsorship program

Hong Kong Airlines launches student sponsorship program

HONG KONG - Hong Kong Airlines announced the launch of its new"Embrace the World" Student Sponsorship Program today, as an effort to expand local students' international visions.Hong Kong is one ...

Press Statement from Jet Asia Airways on Phuket-Shenyang delay

Press Statement from Jet Asia Airways on Phuket-Shenyang delay

Jet Asia Airways would like to clarify and correct some recent press coverage of a delay experienced on one of our Phuket-Shenyang charter flights during the month of September, 2014.

Asia's largest music festival on a cruise announces line-up of acts

Asia's largest music festival on a cruise announces line-up of acts

SINGAPORE - The Livescape Group has officially released the full line-up for the inaugural voyage of IT'S THE SHIP,Asia's largest music festival onboard the prestigious Royal Caribbean ...

JATA Tourism Expo: Sri Lanka tries to get big travel business from Japan

JATA Tourism Expo: Sri Lanka tries to get big travel business from Japan

Under the guidance of Ministry of Economic Development, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau participated at JATA Travel fair 2014 which is considered as the biggest travel and tourism fair to be ...

Conrad Macao: How a Casino hotel can win three awards in one day

Conrad Macao: How a Casino hotel can win three awards in one day

Conrad Macao, Cotai Central located at Sands® Cotai Central has added three more prestigious awards to its already long list of accolades: ‘Macau’s Leading Hotel 2014’, ‘Macau’s ...

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