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PG and El Al sign codeshare

BANGKOK, 23 February 2018: El Al Israel Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways that covers nine routes in Thailand and neighbouring countries. Codeshare flights...

Banishing Boracay’s sea smells

BORACAY, Philippines, 23 February 2018: Reeling from a scathing attack from the Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte, earlier this month, tourism officials have pledged to rehabilitate...

Dell named GM at Hua Hin resort

BANGKOK, 23 February 2018: Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Simon Dell as general manager of the group’s newest resort in Hua Hin. Mövenpick Asara...

Virtual reality museum opens

AYUTTHAYA, Thailand, 23 February 2018:  Thailand and Japan are celebrating the 130th anniversary of official diplomatic relations with a ‘Virtual Reality Street Museum’, located...

South Korea joins top passports

MONTREAL, 23 February 2018: South Korea joins Singapore at the top of the latest list of the world’s most powerful passports. They both share the...

A journey to remember

BANGKOK, 23 February 23 2018: A new tour ‘Switzerland to Remember’ is the latest offering from Royal Orchid Holidays, the tour arm of national...

Wellness resort opens in Bali

SINGAPORE, 23 February 2018: Revivo a new wellness retreat and resort will open in Bali 30 March 2018. Built on a three hectare plot in...

Khiri refreshes tours for ITB

BANGKOK, 23 February 2018: Khiri Travel will introduce four new destination products during ITB Berlin and a new sales and marketing partnership for the...

Bangkok faces smog crisis

BANGKOK, 23 February 2018: Environmental activists presented the Thai junta with an hourglass filled with dust on Thursday as part of a plea to...

Qantas posts bumper profit

SYDNEY, 23 February 2018: Qantas Airways posted a bumper 17.9% jump in interim net profit, Thursday and announced a share buyback, while outlining plans...
            

TRAVEL DEALS

Free internet on some AK flights

SEPANG, 22 February 2018:  AirAsia’s loyalty programme members gained free internet access, effective Wednesday, on aircraft that are ROKKI enabled. ROKKI is an outsourced entertainment...

The short cut to Mae Hong Son

Sweet deal to Singapore

Hong Kong tight on hotel deals

Destination

Banishing Boracay’s sea smells

BORACAY, Philippines, 23 February 2018: Reeling from a scathing attack from the Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte, earlier this month, tourism officials have pledged to rehabilitate...

Virtual reality museum opens

A journey to remember

Events

Boaties set course to Phuket show

PHUKET, 22  February 2018: Thailand Yacht Show opens Thursday at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket for its third edition. The event is open...

Expedia exposes mental malady

Associations

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...

Tool kit to save wildlife

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...

Discovering a rising beach star

SIHANOUKVILLE, 15 February 2018: Late December 2017, a brand new 67-unit resort opened on an island off the Cambodia’s southern coast. Its owners claim...

Travel firm funds vocation school

PHNOM PENH, 8 February 2018: Phoenix Voyages Group president Edouard George, together with Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism, Thong Khon, officiated at the opening of...

Elephant kills UK tourist

BANGKOK, 3 February 2016: A British tourist has been trampled to death by an elephant on the Thai tourist island of Koh Samui, police...