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Thailand’s announces short film winners

BANGKOK, 23 July 2018: Short films presenting Thailand’s tourist destinations were honoured by the country’s Department of Tourism during the Thailand International Film Destination...

Killer heatwave hits Japan

TOKYO, 23 July 2018: Japan's severe heatwave killed at least 15 people and sent more than 12,000 to hospital in the first two weeks...

Rosewood to battle the Strand

YANGON, 23 July 2028: Rosewood says it is all set to open its first branded property in Myanmar by November, located on the city’s...

Spotlight on Chiang Rai’s hidden charms

CHIANG RAI, 23 July 2028: Tucked away in the far-north of Thailand, Chiang Rai is emerging as the next destination to check out almost...

Amex acquires HRG

SINGAPORE, 23 July 2018: American Express Global Business Travel has completed the acquisition of Hogg Robinson Group, a global B2B travel management company. The combined...

ATTA agents ahead by 10%

BANGKOK, 23 July 2018: Thailand’s travel agents handled 10% more clients between 1 January and 10 July, but 82.88% of the bookings were generated...

Record sales at airshow

LONDON, 23 July 2018: England's Farnborough airshow that closed at the weekend saw deals worth USD192 billion (164 billion euros), a jump of more...

AirAsia confirms A330 order

SEPANG, 23 July 2018: AirAsia’s long haul affiliate, AirAsia X, has placed an order with Airbus for an additional 34 A330neo wide-body aircraft. The order...

Hard Rock Hotel wins CSR award

GEORGETOWN, Penang, 23 July 2018: Hard Rock Hotel Penang received the CSR Malaysia Award for 2018 Company of The Year, in the hotel category. The...

Check on third runway progress

BANGKOK, 23 July 2018: Thailand’s Deputy Minister of Transport, Pailin Chuchottaworn, checked progress on Suvarnabhumi airport’s third runway project late last week. The third runway...

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AirAsia free for a year

SEPANG, 18 July 2018: AirAsia said it was giving away one year of free flights during a landmark hour-long Facebook live special hosted 17...

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Events

Budapest hosts World Tourism Day

MADRID, 20 July 2018: The importance of digital technologies in tourism providing opportunities for innovation will be the theme of World Tourism Day 2018,...

Associations

Chris Flynn leaves PATA

BANGKOK, 15 June 2018: Pacific Asia Travel Association has confirmed regional director Pacific, Chris Flynn, will leave the organisation 30 June. He has worked for...

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Thailand’s announces short film winners

BANGKOK, 23 July 2018: Short films presenting Thailand’s tourist destinations were honoured by the country’s Department of Tourism during the Thailand International Film Destination...