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Shanghai offers tax refunds to foreign visitors

Shanghai offers tax refunds to foreign visitors

SHANGHAI, China - China's financial capital Shanghai is reported to soon be joining the southern Hainan Province, in offering tax refunds to foreign visitors who purchase goods in the city.

Anantara Phuket Villas supports ROE “Return on Environment”

Anantara Phuket Villas supports ROE “Return on Environment”

LOS ANGELES, California - On Thailand’s largest island of Phuket, Anantara Phuket Villas is set on powdery white sand and backed by the lush vegetation of Sirinath National Park.

Macau, Hongkong or Singapore: Really? Why not Kuala Lumpur?

Macau, Hongkong or Singapore: Really? Why not Kuala Lumpur?

Tourists traveling to Asia have a choice.

Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort & Spa Thai hospitality and global goals

Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort & Spa Thai hospitality and global goals

LOS ANGELES, California - Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort & Spa is located in the tropical Samui archipelago on the northeast coast of Koh Phangan (Phangan Island) in Thailand.

Korean Air chief's daughter resigns after throwing a fit as an airline passenger

Shameful: Serving macademia nuts out of a package on Korean Air First Class Korean Air chief's daughter resigns after throwing a fit as an airline passenger

Serving macadamia nuts in packaging in a First Class cabin is a sin. The Cho family in Korea must have had some major family challenges recently triggered by Korean Air Lines First Class service. ...

Singapore lures more incentive travelers

Renewed interest in Singapore as a top destination for incentive travel Singapore lures more incentive travelers

In 2015, Singapore will welcome a strong line-up of large-scale incentive travel groups, pointing to Singapore’s strong appeal as an incentive travel destination.

Japan Airlines announces international fare fuel surcharge

Japan Airlines announces international fare fuel surcharge

Fuel has been at its lowest, and Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise down the fuel surcharges ...

Phuket’s new luxury resort unveiled in style

Phuket’s new luxury resort unveiled in style

PHUKET, Thailand - Against the backdrop of an extraordinary Phuket sunset, Infinite Luxury celebrated the unveiling of its first luxury resort and residence Kata Rocks at a socialite soiree like ...

More than one million evacuated as deadly Hagupit lashes Philippines

More than one million evacuated as deadly Hagupit lashes Philippines

A very dangerous situation is continuing to unfold in the Philippines as Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, barrels through the nation.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unwinds on Samui’s best sunset beach

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unwinds on Samui’s best sunset beach

Relaxing on Koh Samui’s best sunset beach is just one of the highlights at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ latest Thai property.

Taking care of backpackers in Seoul, Korea

Taking care of backpackers in Seoul, Korea

Travel and tourism in Korea's capital, Seoul, became easier for backpackers.

Centra Taum Seminyak takes second prestigious Gold Medal at Bali’s Tri Hita Karana Tourism Awards 2014

Centra Taum Seminyak takes second prestigious Gold Medal at Bali’s Tri Hita Karana Tourism Awards 2014

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centra Taum Seminyak Bali has been awarded a Gold Medal in the Tri Hita Karana Awards 2014 for the second time, which recognize hospitality operators for adopting Balinese ...

China Eastern Airlines passengers be aware of thieves and hackers

China Eastern Airlines passengers be aware of thieves and hackers

The next time tourists board a China Eastern Airlines be aware of hackers and thieves.

Hyatt Regency has plans to open in Naha, Okinawa, Japan

Hyatt Regency has plans to open in Naha, Okinawa, Japan

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with PHR Okinawa Hotel Management Ltd., a subsidiary of Ken Corporation, Ltd., for a Hyatt ...

Handetour.com announced 2015 brochure of Vietnam and Indochina Tours

Handetour.com announced 2015 brochure of Vietnam and Indochina Tours

Handetour.Com announced the launch of Handetour’s 2015 Vietnam and Indochina Brochure as an annual brochure of Vietnam Tours and Indochina Tours for worldwide travelers and travel professionals, ...

Hilton Garden Inn expands presence in China

Hilton Garden Inn expands presence in China

LIJIANG, China - Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide's award winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels, announced today the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Lijiang as the first Hilton Worldwide ...

Chinese VIP touists biggest foreign consumer group in Korea

Chinese VIP touists biggest foreign consumer group in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea - Nine out of 10 Chinese tourists on VIP package to South Korea spent over 50 million won (US$44,840), making them the biggest foreign consumer group, a survey said Monday.

Philippines signs up for Asia Cruise Fund

Philippines signs up for Asia Cruise Fund

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has signed up for the Asia Cruise Fund (ACF), aimed at promoting regional cooperation in cruise tourism, amid surging growth of arrivals to the country.

Malaysia Major Events targets 100,000 tourists

Malaysia Major Events targets 100,000 tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and an agency of the Tourism Ministry, is targeting to attract more than 100,000 ...

Philippine city official says: No sex tourism here

Philippine city official says: No sex tourism here

Mayor Mauricio Domogan of Baguio City in the Philippines says it is wrong to label the city as a sex capital or say there is sex tourism in the city.

Vietnam launches domestic tourism stimulus program

Vietnam launches domestic tourism stimulus program

HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) announced a stimulus program for domestic tours in an effort to offset the falling number of international arrivals in the last ...

Expert: Taiwan needs to attract more foreign visitors

Expert: Taiwan needs to attract more foreign visitors

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Low-cost airlines threaten the nation’s tourism industry by luring Taiwanese abroad with cheap tickets, making it more important than ever for the government to attract more ...

German Christoph Mueller: New man to lead Malaysia Airlines out of problems

German Christoph Mueller: New man to lead Malaysia Airlines out of problems

A German will be in charge to lead Malaysia Airlines next year.

Super Typhoon Hagupit threatens Philippines including areas vulnerable after Haiyan

Super Typhoon Hagupit threatens Philippines including areas vulnerable after Haiyan

A very dangerous situation is evolving for the Philippines as Super Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, will bear down on the nation this weekend.

Aloft brand debuts in Guangzhou

Aloft brand debuts in Guangzhou

GUANGZHOU, China - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the debut of its sizzling Aloft® Hotels brand inGuangzhou with the opening of Aloft Guangzhou University Park.

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