Tag: East Asia

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit will tackle emerging challenges to regional hotel markets

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit will tackle emerging challenges to regional hotel markets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:36 0

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 00:30 0

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach to hospitality in the Philippines ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 20:07 0

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line's Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 ... Read More

The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM

The Landmark Bangkok appoints SKAL member Francis Zimmerman as a new GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 06:07 0

Francis Zimmerman has recently joined the Landmark Bangkok Hotel as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development for Next Story Group as Managing ... Read More

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 17:35 0

Half of the world's star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers show that there are 402.933 star rated hotels worldwide, of which ... Read More

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

Sri Lankan agents show great interest towards destination at Seychelles Tourism Board Workshop 

editor editor- April 15, 2019 22:48 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) workshop held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Taj Hotels Resort in Colombo saw the participation of over 70 ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit  returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:16 0

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups ... Read More

IndiGo CCO: Airline will launch flights to UK, Vietnam, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and China

IndiGo CCO: Airline will launch flights to UK, Vietnam, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia and China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 15:58 0

Launching its flight on the Delhi-Istanbul sector, IndiGo has announced plans to use its expanding fleet of A320neo and A321neo aircraft to connect more Indian ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

Centara on track to realizing 5-year strategic vision after securing 10 hotels in 2018

Centara on track to realizing 5-year strategic vision after securing 10 hotels in 2018

editor editor- March 13, 2019 01:32 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that it is on track to achieve its strategic vision, which includes the goal of ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards Singaporean agents

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards Singaporean agents

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:25 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) in its ongoing marketing strategy to bring the Seychelles products close to the agents has conducted an aggressive meeting spree ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 17:15 0

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf of Finland, has attracted €15 billion ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 21:24 0

Yesterday, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Monfalcone, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Italy, Matteo Salvini, and of the ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49 0

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 16:15 0

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, as Heathrow reported its 27th consecutive ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:22 0

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% in December. This, together with ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:05 0

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City business leaders, hoteliers and local government ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

UNWTO: International tourist arrivals reach 1.4 billion two years ahead of forecasts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 17:25 0

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in 2018, totalling 1.4 billion according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. UNWTO’s long term forecast issued in 2010 ... Read More

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 4, 2019 04:13 0

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia after the traditional tourist market sources ... Read More

Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018

Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 02:20 0

Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia located in Cambodia's northern province of Siem Reap. Stretching over some 400 km2, ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:03 0

As a paradise in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles competes with many other island nations across the globe, from South East Asia to the Caribbean, as ... Read More

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:32 0

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is planning to ... Read More

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:40 0

The Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced the tourism figures for January-November 2018. Thailand received 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7.53% over the same ... Read More

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

editor editor- December 14, 2018 14:04 0

An SDG 17 Partnership, for Climate-Friendly Travel, was announced on December 14 at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34 0

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:25 0

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

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 08:25 0

Being spot on with what island tours have to offer is important as tourists perceive certain destinations, for instance ones in the South-east Asia, to ... Read More

East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

East Asia joins forces to tap deep regional tourism potential

editor editor- June 7, 2013 15:14 0

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - Greater regional integration, a single visa, and across-the-board standards in the tourism sector are expected to boost trade in ASEAN ... Read More

New Regional Directors at PATA

New Regional Directors at PATA

editor editor- June 14, 2012 07:16 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has promoted Ben Montgomery to PATA Regional Director - Greater Mekong. Read More

East Asian tourism fair opens in Vietnam

East Asian tourism fair opens in Vietnam

editor editor- September 15, 2010 04:19 0

HANOI - The East Asia Inter-regional Tourism Fair 2010 opened in Quang Ninh, Vietnam today, Vietnam News Agency reported. Read More

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