Tag: Brunei

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international ... Read More

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

editor editor- April 4, 2019

The list of Hollywood stars, musicians, athletes, and now even companies, expanding globally as well, is growing every day in ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. ... Read More

Death for gay guests at Beverly Hills Hotel or Hotel Bel‑Air? Dorchester Collection issues a statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air are part of the Dorchester Collection group and upscale 5-star accommodation in Beverly Hills ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh ... Read More

Thai Tourism: International arrivals’ growth in line with the target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in January-October 2018, up 7.84%, generating an estimated 1.63 ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in ... Read More

Brunei Darussalam: Temburong Holiday Destination packages launched

editor editor- September 15, 2016

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - In its continuous effort to promote Brunei Darussalam as a unique tourism destination,the Tourism Development Department under ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines signs codeshare agreement with Royal Brunei Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 26, 2016

The internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, Hong Kong Airlines, and Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), the national flag carrier of Brunei Darussalam, signed ... Read More

Royal Brunei Airlines and Turkish Airlines sign codeshare agreement

editor editor- February 19, 2016

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Royal Brunei Airlines (BI) has signed a codeshare agreement with Turkish Airlines (TK) which allows for passengers ... Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015

SINGAPORE – Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that its Princess Cruises brand is capitalizing on the growing popularity of ... Read More

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- January 20, 2014

Kuching, Malaysia (eTN) - This year's edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has yet to be declared open, but ... Read More

Brunei: a majestic kingdom of rich experiences

editor editor- November 19, 2012

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

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

editor editor- July 7, 2012

SINGAPORE - Royal Brunei Airlines has organized a familiarization (fam) trip to Brunei for a Malay consortium consisting of representatives ... Read More

Asia Pacific Golf Summit 2012 – a venue fit for kings

editor editor- February 22, 2012

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

Brunei Minister attends tourism meetings in Asia

editor editor- January 13, 2012

The Minister of Industry and Primary Resources, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Utama Dato Seri Setia Hj Yahya Begawan ... Read More

Brunei is latest country to join Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign

editor editor- January 12, 2012

Brunei became the latest country to join the Global Leaders for Tourism Campaign when His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah ... Read More

Increases seat capacity to Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh

editor editor- October 5, 2011

SINGAPORE – The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB), will increase flight frequencies and seat capacity to select ... Read More

Brunei: a majestic kingdom of rich experiences

editor editor- September 1, 2011

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

Royal Brunei pays the price of decades-long wrong strategy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 24, 2011

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

Brunei celebrates new addition to urban landscape

editor editor- June 2, 2011

With an evening of spectacular firework displays, cultural performances, and a floating parade of brightly-decorated boats, the new Bandar Seri ... Read More

Brunei aims to showcase its unique collection of Islamic artefacts

editor editor- March 18, 2011

Bandar Seri Begawan - Tourism has always been deemed a strong front-runner in Brunei's ambition towards economic diversification and the ... Read More

Carlson Hotels to open first property in Brunei

editor editor- April 26, 2010

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

Minister: No Alcohol Zone for tourists in Brunei

editor editor- March 24, 2010

Brunei's religious affairs minister has poured cold water on a plan to set up an "alcohol zone" for tourists in ... Read More

Kampung Ayer is part of the fascinating heritage of Brunei

editor editor- February 18, 2010

Brunei might be the country of oil wealth, pristine rainforests, and 1001-nights style mosques with their golden domes, but in ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 4, 2010

Bandar Seri Begawan - The Year of the Tiger is off to a good start this year for Brunei's tourism ... Read More

Brunei must seize opportunities from the ASEAN Travel Forum

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2010

Another grand ceremony closed officially the ASEAN Travel Forum in 2010 with delegates leaving again on Friday or Saturday back ... Read More

BIMP-EAGA gives way to Equator Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2010

Hosting the ATF for the second time in Brunei Darussalam, gives an opportunity for over 800 delegates –including 400 buyers- ... Read More

Malaysia to assist Brunei in tourism data collection

editor editor- January 26, 2010

Bandar Seri Begawan - Brunei will be looking to Malaysia to aid in enhancing the Sultanate's tourism data collection systems ... Read More

Long-haul markets collapse to Vietnam in 2009

editor editor- January 26, 2010

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

Cautious optimism for Cambodian airports

editor editor- January 26, 2010

Cambodian Airports Authority (Société Concessionaire des Aéroports or SCA) is optimistic for 2010 with a predicted growth in both flights ... Read More

US medical tourism agency in talks with Brunei

editor editor- January 15, 2010

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei - Planet Hospital - a pioneer in medical tourism - is eyeing oil-rich Brunei as a ... Read More