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Thai Airways participates in 2011 GBTA convention

Los Angeles – Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) will once again participate in one of the largest, most comprehensive gatherings of business travel and meetings managers, meet

China’s greatest trade fair to open on April 15

GUANGZHOU, China - The 109th Session Canton Fair will officially commence on April 15. The session will run in 3 phases and conclude on May 5.

Top 2011 Spring Break destinations revealed

CHICAGO, Ill. - The list of top 10 destinations for Spring Break and the results of a survey revealing consumer travel habits for Spring 2011 have been released today.

Galaxy Macau Hotel set to open in early 2011

HONG KONG & MACAU - Hong Kong-headquartered Galaxy Entertainment Group will open its newest luxury hotel, Galaxy Hotel, at its Galaxy Macau™ integrated destination resort in early 2011, offering vis

Turkey expecting 31 million tourists in 2011

28 million foreign visitors came to Turkey in 2010 representing an increase of more than 5 percent over 2009.

UN: Global unemployment in 2011 to continue at record highs

Despite a sharp rebound in economic growth for many countries, global unemployment in 2011 is likely to continue at the record highs of the past three years, highlighting the need for long-term polici

10 hotel trends driven by next generation of Chinese travelers

HONG KONG - Privacy No More. In general, China's Gen Y'ers want to see and be seen, causing a sea change in how communal spaces are designed and experienced.

Report on Chile tourism industry released

DUBLIN, Ireland - The release of "Chile Tourism Report Q1 2011" report has been announced.

Quito named 2011 American Capital of Culture

Quito was declared First World Heritage Site by the UNESCO 32 years ago.

57 million Chinese to travel abroad in 2011

BEIJING - MORE than 57 million Chinese tourists are expected to travel abroad in 2011, spending a staggering US$55 billion (S$71 billion), the China Tourism Academy, a think tank to the tourism author

Hong Kong readies for Chinese New Year

NEW YORK - Hong Kong is easily one of the most exciting cities on the planet any day of the year – but during Chinese New Year, Asia's "world city" pours heart and soul into turning the page on the

Nepal aiming to attract 200,000 LGBT tourists in 2011

KATHMANDU - Nepal plans to attract around 200,000 sexual minorities including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersexes (LGBTI) during the Nepal Tourism Year 2011 (NTY-2011).

US most desirable celebrity neighbors for 2011

SEATTLE - U.S. adults would most like to be neighbors with Sandra Bullock in 2011, according to the fourth annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor Survey(i).

Sao Paulo, Brazil to host the 2011 Miss Universe pageant

NEW YORK - Donald J. Trump, NBC Universal and Miss Universe Organization President, Paula M.

Survey: More Brits to travel in 2011

The results of the 2011 Travel Trends Survey have revealed that more British consumers are thinking about booking holidays next year.

UN: Global economy unlikely to improve significantly next year

A United Nations report unveiled today paints a gloomy picture of the performance of the global economy next year, with growth projected to be a meagre 3.1 per cent, followed by 3.5 per cent in 2012

Nepal launches agressive international tourism promotion

KATHMANDU - The Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has begun to promote Nepal Tourism Year 2011 aggressively in the international arena in the face of uncertainties in budget allocation and time constraints.

Disney’s first Alaska cruise sails in 2011

Disney Cruise Line is offering cruises to Alaska for the first time in 2011.

PKF: US hotel industry will have to wait till 2011

There is good news and bad news today for the nation's hoteliers.

Fort Lauderdale to host gay travel convention

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) will hold its 2011 convention in Fort Lauderdale, bringing 1,200 attendees for four nights, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visito