Tag: Asia Pacific region

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Tourists from Maldives love to travel to India

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 19:02 0

Maldives, India and Sri Lanka are neighbors. The Maldives relies on tourism as an export, but  Maldives citizens also love to travel. When they do ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:45 0

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - which took place place in ... Read More

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 23:00 0

Cathay Pacific celebrates today the start of a new journey with the purpose of moving people forward in life, through the airline’s ability to connect ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13 0

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:39 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

Would you travel nude or naked?

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019 20:04 3

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane looking a total wreck because ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:22 0

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the 2019 PATA Face of the ... Read More

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 16:08 0

New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched Hong Kong - Phu Quoc route, making it the first airline to operate the direct services between the two ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:12 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:35 0

Wings Travel Management , a leading global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, security, energy and marine sectors, has ... Read More

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Vietjet launches direct route between Hong Kong and Phu Quoc

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 17:30 0

Today in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Hong Kong and Phu Quoc Island, one of Vietnam’s best loved ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23 0

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:30 0

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s. The new airline plans ... Read More

BHMA Hotels and Resorts appoints industry expert

BHMA Hotels and Resorts appoints industry expert

editor editor- March 12, 2019 02:06 0

BHMA Hotels and Resorts, an international hotel management company wholly owned by the ASX listed Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), is pleased to announce the ... Read More

Germans travelers take off for Asia this Easter

Germans travelers take off for Asia this Easter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 18:30 0

Hong Kong and China are the best-growing intercontinental destinations for Germans taking an Easter break this year. Flight bookings are ahead of 2018, and increased ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:25 0

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of six daily nonstop flights to ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37 0

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05 0

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii ... Read More

Darwin Convention Centre GM leaves following record-breaking results

Darwin Convention Centre GM leaves following record-breaking results

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:15 0

Janet Hamilton is to leave her role as General Manager of the Darwin Convention Centre following record-breaking results for the venue during her tenure. The ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019 07:08 0

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and Europe to boost its tourism ... Read More

World-class luxury travel experiences to showcase at AIME 2019

World-class luxury travel experiences to showcase at AIME 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 02:05 0

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced a series of premier global luxury travel exhibitors who will showcase their unique venues and destinations ... Read More

Flow from China will dominate Asia Pacific tourist arrivals in 2023

Flow from China will dominate Asia Pacific tourist arrivals in 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 19:40 0

According to the latest edition of PATA's Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts, the Asia Pacific region is expected to enjoy a steady 5.5% average increase in ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

Global travel retail market: Strategies and forecasts

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:05 0

The global travel retail market was at US$ 63.59 billion in 2017 growing with a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period from 2018 to ... Read More

First Hilton property debuts in downtown Taipei

First Hilton property debuts in downtown Taipei

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018 23:03 0

Hilton today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Taipei Zhongshan. This 14-storey, 106-room hotel is the latest addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton global ... Read More

Air Kiribati splurges $243 million on new planes

Air Kiribati splurges $243 million on new planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 23:05 0

Embraer has announced the signing of a contract with the Government of Kiribati, in partnership with their national airline, Air Kiribati, for two firm orders ... Read More

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018 19:09 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia on Saturday, September 15 during ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2018 09:55 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students' Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the ... Read More

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