Tag: Southeast Asia

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization
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One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

mm Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the ... Read More

Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft
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Airbus announces major performance improvement to its latest A220 Family aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Airbus today announced that the A220 Family aircraft, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will now be offering increased ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?
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How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019

Airbnb, a community-driven hospitality company, and the Government Savings Bank, Thailand’s 105-year-old state-owned bank, today announced an official strategic partnership ... Read More

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing
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Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels
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Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future
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The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy ... Read More

Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth
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Off-the-beaten-track Thai destinations experiencing explosive Airbnb growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

New data released today highlights how the Airbnb community is helping grow tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Thailand and the ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019
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Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019
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The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre
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Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a ... Read More

New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
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New GM appointed at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu announced the appointment of Mr. Kanit Sangmookda as the new General Manager responsible for all areas ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia
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Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia
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New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism
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Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how ... Read More

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years
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PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

India is set to generate an incremental increase of 5.4 million visitor arrivals between 2018 and 2023, according to a ... Read More

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia
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Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019

Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at the ... Read More

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund
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Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

AirAsia's digital venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, announced it is establishing a global venture capital fund, RedBeat Capital, alongside a strategic ... Read More

Princess Cruises partners with Asia’s Got Talent
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Princess Cruises partners with Asia’s Got Talent

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

In conjunction with Princess Cruises’ sponsorship of Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 that is now airing on AXN in Asia, ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines
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All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is planning further rapid expansion of its international operation over the next few months as it launches ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia
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Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It showcases ... Read More

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year
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Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period ... Read More

Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card
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Centara announces marketing cooperation with a leading Korean credit card

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- January 24, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand – 24th January 2019  – Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announced an agreement to cooperate with ... Read More

Princess Cruises’ ships rendezvous in Southeast Asia for the first time
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Princess Cruises’ ships rendezvous in Southeast Asia for the first time

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019

For the first time in Southeast Asia, two Princess Cruises’ ships -Diamond Princess and Sapphire Princess – have docked in ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations
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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

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon
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Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Thailand's hotel and property development company, Dusit International, has signed a hotel management agreement with Rich Mandalay Group of Co.,Ltd. ... Read More

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?
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Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 2, 2019

If you are looking for an adventuresome food travel, here are some of the top buggy wormy things to eat ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism:  ECPAT has a message for the holidays
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Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok ... Read More

Diamond Princess joins Sapphire Princess in Singapore
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Diamond Princess joins Sapphire Princess in Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Diamond Princess has arrived in Singapore from Japan to join Sapphire Princess for a homeporting season that will last until ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region
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A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to ... Read More

Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth
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Island trips for Chinese tourists on course for sustained growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018

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

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

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

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week
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JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2016 Golden Week

editor editor- April 22, 2016

TOKYO, Japan - The JAL Group (JAL) announced today, its passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation ... Read More