SIA’s premium passengers get free Wi-Fi

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has introduced complimentary Wi-Fi to passengers travelling in first and business class, as well as its Suites cabin, joining several other...

Lombok urges tourists to come back as it begins post-quake recovery

As Lombok begins picking up the pieces following the recent string of devastating earthquakes the trade is adamant to show that most parts of...

Agung’s eruption worse than Bali bombing, say hoteliers

Hoteliers in Bali say the impact of Mount Agung's eruption is larger than the 2002 Bali bombing, and are crying for more efforts and...

Asiatravel says it can weather the storm

Asiatravel.com Holdings (Asiatravel) believes there is a turnaround opportunity for the company and assures creditors it is committed to settling its debts when the sources...

NSW opens retail travel store in Shanghai with Ctrip

Destination NSW has opened a retail store in Shanghai in collaboration with Chinese OTA giant, Ctrip. “Never before have we opened a retail travel store...

Hua Hin feels winds of change with new international air link

Hopes are high that Thailand’s oldest beach town, Hua Hin, will soon become a bigger draw for overseas visitors as it gets a much-anticipated...

Finally, Thailand comes out of closet and rolls out carpet for...

Long perceived as a top destination for LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual plus) travellers in Asia, Thailand has quietly been pursuing this niche market...

Closure of Ijen Crater not affecting tourism so far

Ijen Crater in Banyuwangi, East Java has since last Thursday been temporarily closed to any activities due to the toxic sulphur burst, but tour...

Tourasia co-owns Diethelm and is in driver’s seat

Swiss tour operator Tourasia has emerged as a substantial shareholder of Diethelm Travel Group (DTG) with its founder/managing director (MD) Stephan Roemer taking the...

End of SkySea shows Chinese prefer global cruise brands

The first Chinese cruise company targeting the mid- to high-end mainland China market will be gone by the end of this year, proving a...

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