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ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Kuching, Malaysia (eTN) - This year's edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has yet to be declared open, but it is already generating buzz-worthy events.

Brunei: a majestic kingdom of rich experiences

Offering a unique blend of modern refinement, scenic allure, culture, and heritage, Brunei is a majestic kingdom of unexpected treasures.

Royal Brunei Airlines hosts fam trip to Brunei for a special...

SINGAPORE - Royal Brunei Airlines has organized a familiarization (fam) trip to Brunei for a Malay consortium consisting of representatives from travel agents in Singapore.

Asia Pacific Golf Summit 2012 – a venue fit for kings

The Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) is breaking away from the predictable.

Brunei Minister attends tourism meetings in Asia

The Minister of Industry and Primary Resources, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Hj Yahya Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Hj Bakar, was in Manado, Republic of Indonesia, attending

Brunei is latest country to join Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign

Brunei became the latest country to join the Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign when His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’Izzaddin Waddualah accepted an Open Letter on the importance of trav

Increases seat capacity to Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh

SINGAPORE – The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB), will increase flight frequencies and seat capacity to select international flights this January 2012 to meet travel

Brunei: a majestic kingdom of rich experiences

Offering a unique blend of modern refinement, scenic allure, culture, and heritage, Brunei is a majestic kingdom of unexpected treasures.

Royal Brunei pays the price of decades-long wrong strategy

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Arrogance? Probably. Lack of vision? Certainly. Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) remains a mystery among Southeast Asian carriers.

Brunei celebrates new addition to urban landscape

With an evening of spectacular firework displays, cultural performances, and a floating parade of brightly-decorated boats, the new Bandar Seri Begawan Waterfront Promenade was officially launched by

Brunei aims to showcase its unique collection of Islamic artefacts

Bandar Seri Begawan - Tourism has always been deemed a strong front-runner in Brunei's ambition towards economic diversification and the Abode of Peace's palate for such an endeavour has expanded to i

Carlson Hotels to open first property in Brunei

Carlson Hotels will mark its entry into Brunei with the opening of the 142-room

Minister: No Alcohol Zone for tourists in Brunei

Brunei's religious affairs minister has poured cold water on a plan to set up an "alcohol zone" for tourists in this Muslim country saying it would invite God's wrath.

Kampung Ayer is part of the fascinating heritage of Brunei

Brunei might be the country of oil wealth, pristine rainforests, and 1001-nights style mosques with their golden domes, but in the middle of Bandar Sri Begawan, lives a unique legacy of old Borneo cul

Year of the Tiger to bring “streams” of tourists to Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan - The Year of the Tiger is off to a good start this year for Brunei's tourism industry players as tour agencies and hotels have experienced quick sales and are expecting high occup

Brunei must seize opportunities from the ASEAN Travel Forum

Another grand ceremony closed officially the ASEAN Travel Forum in 2010 with delegates leaving again on Friday or Saturday back to their home or to post-tours.

BIMP-EAGA gives way to Equator Asia

Hosting the ATF for the second time in Brunei Darussalam, gives an opportunity for over 800 delegates –including 400 buyers- to witness and enjoy what remains the least-known corner of ASEAN.

Malaysia to assist Brunei in tourism data collection

Bandar Seri Begawan - Brunei will be looking to Malaysia to aid in enhancing the Sultanate's tourism data collection systems as well as cooperate on other tourism-related areas following a bilateral m

Long-haul markets collapse to Vietnam in 2009

Long-haul markets to Vietnam are in the doldrums and were behind the collapse of total arrivals last year to the country.

Cautious optimism for Cambodian airports

Cambodian Airports Authority (Société Concessionaire des Aéroports or SCA) is optimistic for 2010 with a predicted growth in both flights and passengers, which would represent a rebound over 2009.

US medical tourism agency in talks with Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei - Planet Hospital - a pioneer in medical tourism - is eyeing oil-rich Brunei as a possible rival destination to Thailand and Singapore for foreign patients seeking first-cl

Yacht cruises getting popular in Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan - After more than 10 months since setting up a shop in Brunei, yacht charter company Dream Charter has acquired a new addition to its fleet after deciding that the market was viabl

Brunei to mark World Tourism Day

On September 27, Brunei will join countries around the world in celebrating World Tourism Day under the theme: “Tourism – Celebrating Diversity.”

Crown Prince of Brunei launches new tourist attraction in heart of...

On August 19, 2009, His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzadin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince of Brunei Darussalam, the oil-rich ancient kin

Faiz aims for career boost at Brunei Open

Brunei’s Faiz Damit will be hoping to get his professional career off to a flying start when the Brunei Open 2009 begins at the Empire Golf and Country Club from July 30 to August 2.

Duo looks forward to Brunei

Former winners Wang Ter-chang of Chinese Taipei and Australian Terry Pilkadaris will aim to relive their past success at the Brunei Open from July 30 to August 2.

Come and explore a kingdom of unexpected treasures at bruneitourism.travel

Offering a unique blend of modern refinement, scenic allure, culture, and heritage, Brunei is a majestic kingdom of unexpected treasures.

Asean mountain biking championship to be held in Brunei

The Brunei Darussalam Cycling Federation (BDCF) with the cooperation of the Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports, and the full support from the Brunei Tourism Development

Strict new ESTA entry requirements: Hasta la vista to the US?

There must be now high hopes from leisure and business travelers from among the 50 or so countries in Asia Pacific that Barack Obama's administration rapprochement policy will include abolition of its

Brunei tourism helps to raise standards of tour guides in Brunei

After two weeks each of intensive training, 39 tourism professionals received, during a ceremony officiated by YM Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Hamid bin Hj Mohd Jaafar, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of I