West Bengal Tourism in serious bid for Chinese arrivals

Shyam Rai Temple, Bishnupur IN ITS pursuit of more international arrivals, West Bengal Tourism has rolled out a series of initiatives targeting tourists from China,...

Thailand harnesses expat community as tourism source

(From left) The MC; Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air; Sugree Sithivanich, TAT deputy governor for marketing communications; Andrew Biggs, a renowned Australian expat and...

AirAsia first to link Phuket and Siem Reap

AIRASIA will start a daily service between Phuket and Siem Reap from November 7, becoming the first airline to link these two popular destinations...

Luxury market is where agents are needed

A NEW luxury travel report confirms yet again that this is market where specialised travel agents are needed. While High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) are...

IndiGo seals its first GDS agreement with Travelport

INDIAN domestic carrier IndiGo will be distributing all its fares and ancillary products via Travelport, the first time the LCC is doing so with...

Zenith ramps up portfolio with two new properties in Malaysia

Grand Zenith Putrajaya ZENITH Hotels & Resorts is expanding its portfolio with another two new properties launching in the next 18 months. Grand Zenith Putrajaya is...

Hong Kong flies onto VietJet’s destination radar

VIETJET will launch a new international route linking Ho Chi Minh City with Hong Kong from December 9, 2016. With a flight time of two hours...

Destination Asia moves to new location in Bangkok

Destination Asia’s James Reed and Pornthip Hirunkate (both seated), together with staff, at the old building OWING to strong growth in recent years and to better serve...

Japan to ease rules over ‘minpaku’ home rentals

Minpaku Hiraizumi, Hiraizumi A JAPANESE government panel has proposed to reduce the minimum duration of stay for tourists at minpaku accommodations, as private home rentals...

Phuket’s new airport terminal goes into operation

Officials at the opening of the new terminal FOLLOWING several delays to its completion and months of systems checks and test runs, Phuket International Airport's...

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