Tag: Asian

Beware the xenophobia epidemic from COVID-19 coronavirus
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Beware the xenophobia epidemic from COVID-19 coronavirus

editor editor- March 31, 2020

Following the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Wuhan, China, countries began to close their borders, and in some ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay
Responsible Tourism News

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
International Visitor News

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism
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The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair
Travel Associations News

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) participated in the ILTM Asia – Pacific trade fair with a 4.5 sq. metres stand. ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
Hotel & Resort News

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers
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Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal
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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
Luxury Travel News

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia
Luxury Travel News

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
People in Travel & Tourism

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award
Travel Award News

Joachim König receives 2019 Joint Meetings Industry Council Unity Award

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award ... Read More

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth
Luxury Travel News

Asian Millionaire 2019: Reasons to travel shift from status to personal growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Adding further weight to several pieces of research commissioned by ILTM Asia Pacific and presented during its annual event in ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura
Travel News

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may be ... Read More

Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia
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Prime Minister wants Vietnam Airlines to ensure safe services to Russia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Vietnam Airlines should work to ensure safe and competitive services while operating flights to Russia. "Traveling between Vietnam and Russia ... Read More

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand
Airline News

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Cathay Pacific celebrates today the start of a new journey with the purpose of moving people forward in life, through ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
Breaking Travel News

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes
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Khiri Travel announces executive changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary
Airline News

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?
Travel Technology News

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. The ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future
Airline News

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy ... Read More

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season
Cruise Industry News

Holland America’s Westerdam explores eight Asian countries in 2019-20 Season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway
Breaking Travel News

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- May 2, 2019

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

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 
Sports Travel News

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. ... Read More

India Tourism: Fore! on the golf course
Sports Travel News

India Tourism: Fore! on the golf course

editor editor- April 30, 2019

During a presentation by the Ministry of Tourism at the Indian golf & Turf Expo (IGTE), Mr. Venkatesan Dhattareyan, Deputy ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam
Hospitality Industry News

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

Akaryn Hotel Group, Thailand’s luxury boutique hotel operator, is preparing to spreads its wings and move into international markets for ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market
Tourism News

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY
Tourism News

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town
Meeting Industry News

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province in ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’
Airline News

Russian Aeroflot remains China’s ‘Favorite International Airline’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

Russia's Aeroflot has been once again named the Favorite International Airline in China. The award was given to Aeroflot for ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An
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Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Akaryn Hotel Group, a Thailand based boutique hotel specialist, is preparing to expand into international markets for the first time, ... Read More