Korean tour operators welcome new DMZ observation facility

South Korean soldiers stand guard at the Demilitarized Zone South Korean travel companies have welcomed reports that a new four-storey facility for tour groups will...

TransAsia Airways’ sudden closure catches trade by surprise

The unexpected closure of Taiwan's struggling TransAsia Airways on November 23 were met with mixed reaction across the industry, ranging from shock to dismay. In...

Amari opens villa in Maldives

AMARI Havodda Maldives is ready to welcome guests to its 120-villa island resort located in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, approximately 400km south of Male. It is...

ASEAN tourism heads consider next steps

THE formal establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on December 31, 2015 marked a major milestone in the region, but several issues still...

New flights boost tourism fortunes of Danang

Ba Na Hills in Danang Province NEW direct flights connecting Bangkok with Danang will likely boost the business travel landscape in central Vietnam, claim industry...

UN to hold sustainable tourism conference in Beijing

THE United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the government of China will be organising the First World Conference on Tourism for Development, with...

Asia’s first GLō hotel to open in 2019

BEST Western Hotels & Resorts’ newest brand, GLō, will make its Asia debut in Na Jomtien, Thailand in 2019. GLō Na Jomtien will be located...

Debt-ridden SriLankan Airlines to wet lease three aircraft

SRI Lanka’s debt-ridden national carrier is offering three A330s to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) under a wet lease arrangement, officials said last week. Sri Lanka’s...

Paul Richardson heads Outrigger as COO, EVP

Paul Richardson, newly-appointed executive vice president and COO of the Outrigger Enterprises group OUTRIGGER Enterprises group has appointed Paul Richardson as its executive vice president...

Scoot says ‘sawasdee’ to Tokyo from Bangkok

Tokyo's Akihabara district FROM July 20, Scoot will begin daily Singapore-Bangkok-Tokyo flights on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to cater to the growing demand for travel between...

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