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Asian Trails boss in Laos retires

VIENTIANE, 21 May 2018: Asian Trails Group’s managing director in Laos, Philippe Conod, retires, 6 June, after a career in tourism spanning 38 years. He...

India to open more air routes

NEW DELHI, 21 May 2018: India’s Tourism Minister has called for stronger efforts to build better air connectivity to the country’s tourist destinations. The Minister...

THAI reports Q1 operating profit

BANGKOK, 21 May 2018: Despite rising fuel costs, Thai Airways International and its subsidiaries achieved an operating profit of THB 3,836 million, for the...

Sarawak focuses on events

KUCHING, 21 May 2018: Australian travel trade partners will have a chance to meet up with Sarawak’s tourism officials and inbound travel companies at...

AirAsia wins social campaign awards

SEPANG, 21 May 2018: AirAsia took home 11 accolades; five gold, five silver and one bronze at the 2018 MARKies Awards, held in Kuala...

Excavations near Hue gate

HANOI, 21 May 2018: Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has authorised excavations at Hue’s historical border gate according to a Vietnam National...

Vietnam embarks on green campaigns

HANOI, 21 May 2018: Vietnam launched an environmental protection campaign at the weekend that will position the country as a green tourism destination. "Green Vietnam"...

Cuba mourns air crash victims

HAVANA, 21 May 2018: Cuba observed a weekend of national mourning for victims of its worst crash in nearly three decades that killed 110...

Google refines its news app

WASHINGTON, 21 May 2018: For its updated news application, Google is doubling down on the use of artificial intelligence as part of an effort...

Silk Air days are numbered

SINGAPORE, 21 May 2018: Singapore Airlines said Friday it will absorb its struggling premium wing SilkAir following a multimillion-dollar upgrade as part of a...
            

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Qantas cuts a deal with AIS

BANGKOK, 18 May 2018: Qantas is offering AIS mobile phone users in Bangkok a 8% discount on airfares on all routes from Bangkok to...

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India to open more air routes

NEW DELHI, 21 May 2018: India’s Tourism Minister has called for stronger efforts to build better air connectivity to the country’s tourist destinations. The Minister...

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MTF: Tips on travel to Nakhon Phanom

CHIANG RAI, 17 May 2018: Nakhon Phanom, a town on the banks of the Mekong River facing Laos in Northeast Thailand, hosts the Mekong...

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Tourism for Tomorrow awards

LONDON, 23 April 2018: Two Asian enterprises, Hong Kong’s airport authority and India’s Great Himalayan Expedition, figured in the WTTC’s Tourism For Tomorrow Awards. World...

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UN warns of acute pilot shortage

MONTREAL, 15 February 2018: Hundreds of thousands of pilots will need to be trained to meet growing demand for air transport around the world...

Firefly flits daily to Phuket

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 February 2018:  Firefly will increase flights from Penang to Phuket to daily this March, up from the current four weekly services. Owned by...

Oman drops visa-on-arrival

BANGKOK, 27 February 2018: Once the new Muscat International Airport opens, 20 March, all travellers will need to apply in advance for an online...

Mahouts fired for cruelty

BANGKOK, 15 March 2018: The organiser of the 16th Kings Cup Elephant Polo Tournament has now confirmed that six mahouts were dismissed for beating...