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Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018 03:43 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and ... Read More

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

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 12:27 2

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

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017 08:47 0

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head ... Read More

HK Express throttles up summer service

editor editor- March 16, 2017 09:15 0

HK Express is Hong Kong’s first and only low-cost carrier, bringing competition to the Hong Kong market and surrounding region. Read More

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

Princess Cruises brings premium cruising to East Malaysia and Brunei

editor editor- December 3, 2015 22:05 0

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

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015 04:36 0

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is forecast in some rather low-lying ... Read More

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- January 20, 2014 05:15 0

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 ... Read More

Cambodia tourism: Children “for rent” by the hour?

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- December 17, 2013 02:20 0

Travel and tourism has a big role to fill in terms of alleviating poverty. The question for some countries is this: To which end? Read More

eTN ROAR:  The half-eaten apple

eTN ROAR: The half-eaten apple

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- December 16, 2013 11:15 0

Who would have guessed that a half-eaten apple left in a bedside cabinet drawer 25 years ago could have caused a rumpus and still be ... Read More

Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong

Orphanage voluntourism:  Responsible tourism gone wrong

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 29, 2013 01:20 0

Responsible tourism has an ugly side and you could very well be unknowingly feeding it. Picture this: You find yourself in a Third World country ... Read More

UNWTO members select Medellin to host next General Assembly

UNWTO members select Medellin to host next General Assembly

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- August 29, 2013 14:43 0

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - The heads and/or representatives of delegations from member states of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have selected Medellin, Colombia, ... Read More

Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines agree to work on ASEAN common visa

Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines agree to work on ASEAN common visa

editor editor- June 6, 2013 09:41 0

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Ministers and tourism authorities of Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Secretary of Tourism of the Philippines have expressed their intention ... Read More

Asia luxury DMC launches first packages to Vietnam and Cambodia

Asia luxury DMC launches first packages to Vietnam and Cambodia

editor editor- June 4, 2013 00:41 0

The First luxury DMC in Asia, Luxury Travel Ltd. has launched its first set departure packages to Vietnam and Cambodia, due to run ever Read More

Canadian tourist arrested in Cambodia on child sex charges

Canadian tourist arrested in Cambodia on child sex charges

editor editor- May 4, 2013 02:45 0

A Canadian tourist is awaiting trial in Cambodia after being arrested on child-prostitution charges. Read More

The luxurious side of travel to Vietnam and Cambodia

The luxurious side of travel to Vietnam and Cambodia

editor editor- April 13, 2013 00:48 0

"Vietnam and Cambodia are fast emerging as luxury travel destinations," says Luxury Travel Ltd. founder Mr. Pham. Read More

International arrivals into Asia grow 5.5 percent

International arrivals into Asia grow 5.5 percent

editor editor- December 25, 2012 00:58 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - International visitor arrivals into Asia between January and September 2012 showed a collective increase of 5.5% year-on-year, according to preliminary results released ... Read More

Thai tourism to Cambodia almost doubles

Thai tourism to Cambodia almost doubles

editor editor- November 30, 2012 04:56 0

Thai tourists are visiting Cambodia in increasing numbers - with visitors almost doubling in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period last ... Read More

Cambodia conducts child protection and training for tourism professionals

Cambodia conducts child protection and training for tourism professionals

editor editor- September 12, 2012 10:20 0

ECPAT Cambodia, the Local Code Representative for Cambodia, conducted several training workshops for the tourism industry in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Read More

One Russian tourist killed, 46 injured in Cambodian bus crash

One Russian tourist killed, 46 injured in Cambodian bus crash

editor editor- March 1, 2012 08:51 0

One Russian tourist died instantly and 46 other passengers – largely foreigners – were injured and rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon when a tourist bus ... Read More

E-visas arrive to Myanmar and probably to Vietnam

E-visas arrive to Myanmar and probably to Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 9, 2012 22:21 0

MANADO, Indonesia (eTN) - There is a funny expression in French media. They regularly mention “marronnier” (chestnut tree), as soon as a topic comes into ... Read More

Zurich now selling Big Mac for $17.19

Zurich now selling Big Mac for $17.19

editor editor- August 12, 2011 00:25 0

One of the things that people pick up on very quickly as they travel are how different price levels are around the world. Read More

UN orders Cambodia, Thailand to remove troops from temple site

UN orders Cambodia, Thailand to remove troops from temple site

editor editor- July 19, 2011 05:31 0

A United Nations court today ordered Cambodia and Thailand to withdraw their military personnel from around a disputed temple site near their joint border and ... Read More

Preah Vihear temple tourism plunges 40 percent due to border conflict

Preah Vihear temple tourism plunges 40 percent due to border conflict

editor editor- July 2, 2011 06:58 0

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Visitors to Cambodia's Preah Vihear temple, a World Heritage Site, declined 40 percent in the first half this year, compared with ... Read More

Repair, restoration? Thailand withdraws from World Heritage Convention

Repair, restoration? Thailand withdraws from World Heritage Convention

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2011 17:35 0

BANGKOK (eTN) - The issue around territories surrounding Preah Vihear temple, a magnificent ancient structure from the 11th-12th century, located just on the demarcation line ... Read More

Plus turns into minus at Thailand Travel Mart

Plus turns into minus at Thailand Travel Mart

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2011 14:21 0

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Tourism in Southeast Asia remains deeply influenced by political developments. Read More

A megalomania project planned near Angkor Wat

A megalomania project planned near Angkor Wat

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2011 08:55 0

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - To the tourists, Cambodia is mostly known for being home to the fabled city of Angkor Wat with its myriad of ... Read More

Clashes over Preah Vihear Temple isolated: other areas safe

Clashes over Preah Vihear Temple isolated: other areas safe

editor editor- April 29, 2011 02:01 0

There have been a number of clashes this year between Thai and Cambodian troops, as tensions have escalated between the two countries over the ownership ... Read More

Ban deplores clashes between Thailand and Cambodia

Ban deplores clashes between Thailand and Cambodia

editor editor- April 25, 2011 03:06 0

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said he is troubled by reports of renewed fighting over the past two days between Cambodian and Thai troops along the ... Read More

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