SHANGHAI, 18 February 2019: Chinese travellers are spending more according to a spending power index that has consistently climbed over the last three years according to the China Tourism Academy. Since 2017 when the...
KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar, 20 February 2029: A 24-hour casino and hotel that once boasted a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course and a zoo might seem like an unlikely place for bird-watching, yet the Grand Andaman Hotel is an unexpected base for amateur...
HANOI, 20 February 2019: Hot on the heels of announcing 15.5 million tourist arrivals for 2018, Vietnam reports arrivals in January this year were estimated 1,501,766  up 5%. Figures released by the Government Statistics Office showed arrivals from...
HANOI, 20 February 2019: As Vietnam’s tourism and airline business expands by double digit growth rates, there are concerns the country needs to invest more on its safety check inspectors. Aviation safety checks, carried out by...
DANANG, 18 February 2019: Vietnam’s Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, chaired a summit on tourism development the country's central coastal and highlands regions covering Hue and Thua Thien province at the weekend. Reporting...
CHIANG RAI, 18 February 2019: Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province will be closed to all visitors effective 19 February, the National News Bureau of Thailand reported at the weekend. The closure will allow Navy...
NEW DELHI, 18 February 2019: Newly inaugurated museums at Red Fort have opened their doors, but with higher entrance fees, Creative Travel reported in its latest post to global travel partners. A dual pricing policy, a practice...

Sarawak hosts roads shows

KUCHING, 18 February 2019: Sarawak’s tourism promoters hit the road this month to reach out to travel agents and boost travel to the Malaysian state. Sarawak Tourism Board is inviting travel agents to join network sessions at...

Garuda drops fares by 20%

JAKARTA, 18 Feb: Indonesia’s national airline, Garuda International, slashed fares by 20% at the weekend, following criticism and a call by the country’s president for airlines to offer cheaper air travel. The fare cuts...
HANOI, 18 February 2019: Mekong Delta province, Kien Giang in Vietnam, will fund promotions for trade and tourism worth 17 billion VND (USD734,000) this year. The province’s Tourism, Commerce and Investment Promotion Centre told the Vietnam...