TAT to open office in Prague

Yuthasak Supasorn, Tourism Authority of Thailand governor THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is scheduled to open an office in the Czech Republic capital of Prague...

Extra public holidays to spur Thai domestic travel

Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourim & Sports of Thailand PLANS by the Thai government to introduce extra public holidays in May and July this year...

Massive expansion enroute for Boracay Airport

Boracay Airport can only handle low-capacity aircrafts at present INCREASED capacity, better accessibility and reduced airfares to some of the world’s most popular beaches are...

Paris sends largest sales mission to SE Asia to date

THE Paris Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB) is on its fourth sales mission to South-east Asia with 18 participating exhibitors, the largest delegation to...

Travel start-ups get plenty of love from GDSs

GDSs are increasingly investing into start-ups with an aim to groom a new generation of travel technology innovators and to diversify their business spectrum. Last...

Shangri-La debuts in Hambantota, Sri Lanka

Hambantota Resort & Spa by Shangri-La, Sri Lanka SHANGRI-LA’s Hambantota Resort & Spa, opening on June 1, will be the first internationally-branded luxury resort to...

New terminal opens at Yangon airport

Yangon International Airport YANGON International Airport’s new terminal, part of an over US$633 million expansion project, opened last week to cater to growing tourist arrivals...

Chedi hotels enters greater China

Hans Jenni, co-founder and president, GHM THE Chedi hotels brand, part of General Hotel Management’s (GHM) portfolio, has entered the greater China market, with the...

Buyers ignore travel advisories against Sabah

DESPITE the recent advisories raised against travel to coastal islands in Sabah, it is business as usual as far as buyers are concerned. In spite...

SIA to launch direct flights to Dusseldorf

THE upcoming launch of thrice-weekly flights from Singapore to Dusseldorf by Singapore Airlines (SIA) this July looks set to court more Singapore travellers into...

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