Tag: Asia-Pacific

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

Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE

Qatar Executive announces global expansion at EBACE

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 15:28 0

Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is celebrating 10 years of success at EBACE with the announcement of plans to ... 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

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

FITUR 2020 celebrates its 40th anniversary with its most professional and international edition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:19 0

The next edition of FITUR, organised by IFEMA, will take place at Feria de Madrid from the 22 to 26 January 2020, and is looking ... 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

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28 0

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... 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

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 00:30 0

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert to the Board of Directors, ... Read More

Airbus announces senior leadership changes

Airbus announces senior leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:18 0

Airbus SE has appointed Antoine Bouvier, 59, Head of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Affairs, effective 1 June 2019. In this position, he will ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:10 0

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the Asia Pacific, and helping spread ... 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 2

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

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 23:08 0

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to CLIA survey, cruising has become the ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in ... Read More

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

IATA: March passenger demand growth slows on later Easter holiday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 18:25 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2019 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:08 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld ... Read More

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:00 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that a record number of competitors from around the world will compete at this year’s ... Read More

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:03 0

Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR), a global hospitality company present in 25 countries around the world, announced its expansion plans today at the Arabian Travel ... Read More

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 04:10 0

Marriott International has signed an agreement for its first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bangkok with the property owner, One Bangkok Co Ltd The joint venture between ... Read More

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Wharf Hotels announces new executive appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:03 0

Wharf Hotels has appointed Roger Shing as Group Director Purchasing, strengthening its purchasing power with Roger as a respected new member of its robust Finance ... 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

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel opens in China’s innovation hub

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel opens in China’s innovation hub

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 19:00 0

Aloft Hotels, Marriott International's innovation incubator brand for global travelers, today opens the brand new 191-room Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Hotel, bringing high-tech, modern style and ... 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

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Genting Cruise Lines welcomes Explorer Dream to its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:40 0

Genting Cruise Lines welcomed the third member of its Dream Cruises’ fleet with the christening and inaugural homeport deployment of Explorer Dream in Shanghai Wusongkou ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25 0

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program ... Read More

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:30 0

Marriott International, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its 7,000th property – The St. Regis Hong Kong. The stunning, 27-story luxury hotel, which features butler ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019 00:59 0

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual report compiled by the World ... 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

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