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Centara Marks Important Environmental Events with  Beachfront Campaign and Plastic-hungry Sea Life Creatures

Centara Marks Important Environmental Events with Beachfront Campaign and Plastic-hungry Sea Life Creatures

editor editor- June 10, 2019 22:06 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking this year’s World Environment Day (5th June) and Ocean Day (8th June) events with a ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 08:17 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better ... Read More

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

First Thai boxing ring in five-star Bangkok hotel announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:29 0

Tapping into the global popularity of Thai boxing (Muay Thai), The St. Regis Bangkok has unveiled the first Thai boxing ring in a five-star Bangkok ... Read More

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Star Alliance welcomes THAI Smile Airways as new Connecting Partner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:07 0

Star Alliance today announced the plans for THAI Smile Airways to become the next Connecting Partner in its global network. The Chief Executive Board of ... Read More

Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

Centara kicks off 36th anniversary with epic 36-day global celebration

editor editor- May 30, 2019 21:04 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking its 36th anniversary milestone with a 36-day worldwide customer-focused celebration tied to the company’s 1983 ... Read More

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok announces new General Manager

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok announces new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 18:40 0

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok, the innovative new health retreat in downtown Bangkok, has announced the appointment of Bruno Huber as its new General Manager. ... Read More

Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China

Dusit International to manage deluxe hot springs resort in Wugongshan, China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 15:43 0

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Jiangxi Honglv Real Estate Company Limited to manage Dusit Thani Hot Springs Resort Wugongshan, Jiangxi, the ... Read More

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

How are Airbnb and Thailand Government Savings Bank working together?

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 18, 2019 01:22 0

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 to help promote and empower ... Read More

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Centara Signs MOU with KMA Hotels for Six Myanmar Hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:05 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and KMA Hotels Group, a subsidiary of Kaung Myanmar Aung (KMA) Group of Companies, have announced the ... 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

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

Dusit International announces its first Dusit Thani branded hotel in Vietnam

Dusit International announces its first Dusit Thani branded hotel in Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:50 0

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has signed a hotel management agreement with Vietnam-based property developer Hoi An Royal Group ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 17:10 0

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

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in ... Read More

Dusit International opens new property in one of Bangkok’s most prestigious neighbourhoods

Dusit International opens new property in one of Bangkok’s most prestigious neighbourhoods

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 17:56 0

Dusit International has opened the Dusit Suites Hotel Ratchadamri, Bangkok – its first all-suite property – amidst one of the city’s most vibrant districts for ... Read More

Oakwood Hotel Journey Hub Phuket takes over from Journey Hub Hotel Phuket

Oakwood Hotel Journey Hub Phuket takes over from Journey Hub Hotel Phuket

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019 05:16 1

Journey Hub Hotel Phuket, a property owned by Boutique Corporation, has been renamed Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub Phuket, as of April 1, 2019. Oakwood Hotel Journeyhub ... Read More

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok to reaffirm status as Thailand’s leading MICE venue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:08 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is anticipating one of the strongest years to date for Centara Grand & Convention Centre at CentralWorld ... Read More

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

Record turn-out for Centara World Masters 2019 as golf tourism continues to soar in Thailand

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:00 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, has revealed that a record number of competitors from around the world will compete at this year’s ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 22:14 0

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell ... Read More

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Akaryn Hotel Group launches new resorts in Indonesia and Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 18:10 0

Akaryn Hotel Group, Thailand’s luxury boutique hotel operator, is preparing to spreads its wings and move into international markets for the first time, with the ... Read More

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Marriott to Open Ritz Carlton Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 04:10 0

Marriott International has signed an agreement for its first Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bangkok with the property owner, One Bangkok Co Ltd The joint venture between ... Read More

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Unique forum on Thailand, The Greatest Story in Global Tourism HiSTORY

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:05 0

The upcoming 60th anniversary of both Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways International, the two founding pillars of Thai tourism, in 2020 will be ... Read More

Thailand:  Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 05:25 0

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:22 0

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the 2019 PATA Face of the ... Read More

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:15 0

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed the resolution of an annual ... Read More

Dusit International makes its grand debut  in Qatar

Dusit International makes its grand debut in Qatar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:00 0

With a view to capture major market share in Qatar’s hospitality sector, Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, is set ... Read More

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

The Development and Promotion of MICE in Thailand

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 24, 2019 09:34 0

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is leveraging the development of Thai MICE business in long haul markets in collaboration with foreign chambers of ... 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

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Akaryn Hotel expansion: Aleenta Mountain Retreat in Bali and Akyra resort in Hoi An

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:01 0

Akaryn Hotel Group, a Thailand based boutique hotel specialist, is preparing to expand into international markets for the first time, with the launch of its ... Read More

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

editor editor- April 18, 2019 03:00 0

Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, from online bookings to in-room ... Read More

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

The place to visit today is Thailand: Happy Songkran 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 07:26 0

If there was a better time to explore the uniqueness of Amazing Thailand, the Thai New Year, known as the Songkran Festival from April 13 ... Read More

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