SEOUL, 31 October 2018: South Korea has won the bid to host the 31st World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology that will be held in 2021. Covering five days, during late September to early October 2021, approximately 2,000...

CX passenger info hacked

HONG KONG, 26 October 2018: Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific came under pressure, Thursday, to explain why it had taken five months to admit it had been hacked and compromised the data of 9.4 million customers, including passport numbers...
MACAU, 25 October 2018:  The challenges of traveller safety, digitali disruptions and luxury travel were debated at the WTTC Asia Leaders Forum in Macau earlier this week. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) convened its Asia Leaders Forum, hosted...
HONG KONG, 24 October 2018: China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 55-kilometre (34-mile)...
SHANGHAI, 19 October 2018: Tourism companies and Verband Internet Reisevertrieb (VIR), Germany’s leading association for the digital travel industry, will have a joint stand at ITB China 2019, which will take place from 15 to 17 May 2019 in...
OLY, Japan, 17 October 2018: New hotels in Japan with more than 50 rooms will be required to provide wheelchair-friendly accommodation, the government said Tuesday, as the country gears up to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Japan is...

Two Koreas talk Olympic bid

SEOUL, 17 October 2018: North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an ambitious agreement reached between their leaders in September. The radical concept,...

Law catches up with KAL chief

SEOUL, 16 October 2018: The head of South Korean flag carrier Korean Air -- whose family have been embroiled in multiple scandals including one involving macadamia nuts -- was indicted Monday on charges of embezzling tens of millions of...
TOKYO, 16 October 2018: Japan will introduce eVisas for tourists by April 2020 as the country streamlines visa procedures in readiness to welcome 60 million foreign visitors a year by 2030. The first version of the online eVisa will be...
KANSAI, 28 September 2018: Following the resumption of flights to Osaka’s Kansai airport, holiday travel is recovering fast according to the online e-commerce platform KKDay. In a situation update the company that sells “curated travel experiences" to Kansai and particularly...