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Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Conrad Bali announces completion of rejuvenation

Conrad Bali, a beachfront resort on the southern coast of Bali, today announced the launch of its 85 newly-renovated ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

Seychelles Tourism Board attending ILTM Asia-Pacific Fair

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

Next Story Group appoints Patrick Imbardelli as its Chairman

Next Story Group appoints Patrick Imbardelli as its Chairman

Next Story Group, International hospitality company, has appointed Patrick Imbardelli, as Chairman of its Board with immediate effect. Prior ... Read More

Days Hotel  by Wyndham comes to New Zealand

Days Hotel by Wyndham comes to New Zealand

Days Inn by Wyndham came to New Zealand with the opening of a new landmark hotel, Days Hotel & ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the ... Read More

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

Largest aircraft PDP financing project in global aviation in Asia signed

A total of 17 banks were involved in the syndicated loan in the amount of US$840 million to finance ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes ... Read More

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

UNWTO: International tourism numbers and confidence on the rise

The latest issue of the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer from the World Tourism Organization shows that international tourism continued ... Read More

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

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh ... 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

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

Francis Zimmerman has recently joined the Landmark Bangkok Hotel as General Manager having previously overseen operations and business development ... 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

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

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) workshop held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Taj Hotels Resort in Colombo ... 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

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top ... 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

Launching its flight on the Delhi-Istanbul sector, IndiGo has announced plans to use its expanding fleet of A320neo and ... 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

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and ... 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

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

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards Singaporean agents

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards Singaporean agents

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) in its ongoing marketing strategy to bring the Seychelles products close to the agents ... 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

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf ... Read More

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

First Costa Cruises ship designed for Chinese market comes into service

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

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

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

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

Heathrow Airport: Stellar start to 2019

5.9 million passengers traveled through the UK’s only hub airport, kickstarting 2019’s passenger growth. January’s figures increased by 2.1%, ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by ... Read More

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Beverly Hills hosts annual Celebrate Tourism Breakfast

Yesterday, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB) held a breakfast at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for City ... 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

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

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania targets Chinese tourist market

Tanzania is now targeting China as a new and an upcoming lucrative tourist market source in South East Asia ... 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

Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia located in Cambodia's northern province of Siem ... Read More

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

Interview with a Seychelles Travel Pro: Mr Alan Mason

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

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM ... Read More

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

Thailand Tourism is booming: China Number 1 in arrival numbers

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

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

SUNx & EXO Foundation announce Climate Scholarship Program for SE Asia

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

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

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

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

Being spot on with what island tours have to offer is important as tourists perceive certain destinations, for instance ... Read More

Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today

Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today

North Korea wants to attack US military establishments in Guam, USA. Guam, home to about 6,000 US troops, is ... Read More