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 Travel & Tourism Council announced the 2018 winners in sustainable tourism at the 2018 Tourism...
BANGKOK, 4 April 2018: Thailand’s registered travel agencies handled 870,720 Chinese tour clients, January to March 20, according to the latest data released by the Association of Thai Travel Agents. For ATTA member companies trips from China improved 29.49%, while...
BANGKOK, 30 March 2018: Pacific Asia Travel Association has appointed Trevor Weltman as chief of staff effective 2 April. Reporting to PATA CEO, Mario Hardy, he will be responsible for planning, managing, coordinating and executing the association’s day-to-day activities. The post...
BANGKOK 29 March 2018: Skal International Bangkok elected Andrew Wood as president at the club’ annual general meeting yesterday. Wood has been a Skal member for 26 years and was the Bangkok club’s president 2008 to 2010. He is also a...
BANGKOK, 26 February 2018: A backlash against the powerful US National Rifle Association sees major travel related companies cutting ties in response to calls from #BoycottNRA campaign. The grass-roots campaign targeting NRA member benefits was launched after 17 people were...

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 by 2036, the UN aviation agency said Tuesday. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) secretary general Fang...

Tool kit to save wildlife

BANGKOK, 9 February 2018: Freeland.org, a frontline counter trafficking organisation, released its latest online took kit to protect wildlife at a presentation in Bangkok, Thursday. The official launch held at the Bangkok-based Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand attracted media and...
SINGAPORE 9 February 2018 The International Air Transport Association and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore will establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore. SPARC will use predictive analytics to identify potential aviation safety hazards and...
BANGKOK, 22 December 2017: Thailand’s travel companies will close the year with a respectable 6 to 7%  increase in clients. In its latest assessment the Association of Thai Travel agents noted member companies handled 5,495,806 clients at Bangkok’s two gateway...
BANGKOK, 13 December 2017: Pacific Asia Travel Association will advocate for better gender equality in the travel and tourism industry in 2018. The decision is in line with United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal Five, that calls for gender equality in...