CEBU, Philippines, 17 June 2019: Xiamen Airlines flies a new service between the Chinese city Chengdu to Cebu in the Philippines effective 27 June. Previously scheduled for launch on 31 March the Chinese revised the date for...
BANGKOK, 17 June 2019: The Great Mekong Bike Ride 2019, that will follow a route close to the Mekong River, scheduled for 28 to 30 June, should welcome 2,000 Thai and foreign road cyclists.
MANDALAY, 17 June 2019: Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city, gained a new air service from China late last week. Sichuan Airlines started a single weekly service from Hangzhou to Mandalay, 13 June using an Airbus...
SEPANG, 17 June 2019: AirAsia launches its ‘free seats sale’ today claiming it has 5 million seats up for grabs at low fares. All-in AirAsia ‘BIG Member’ fares start as low as MYR12* for...
SINGAPORE, 17 June 2019: Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Singapore’s renowned brand Tiger Beer inked a two-year partnership today to promote Singapore through joint marketing activities. Both brands will commit SGD3.2 million to the partnership.
BANGKOK, 17 June 2019: Travel executives took time out last Friday for a tourism history lesson but one with a difference. The difference being it also looked forward to where Thailand’s travel industry was heading...
PHUKET, 14 July 2019: Phuket’s lifeguards have made an impassioned plea for the Thai government to throw a financial life line to save its endeavours that annually rescue hundreds of tourist floundering in Phuket seas. As southwest...
JAKARTA, 14 June 2019: No decision has been made on a proposal to close the UNESCO World Heritage site Komodo Island to tourism, says Asian Trails in its latest post to travel trade partners. The inbound...
BANGKOK 14 June 2019: Bangkok Airways will shift its passenger service system to Amadeus Altéa solutions, which will include reservations, inventory, and ticketing and departure control capabilities. The new system will help the airline enhance the passenger...
YANGON, 14 June 2019: So-called zero-dollar tourism is starting to upset the travel industry in Myanmar. While local tour operators and to some extent hotel owners welcome the increase in Chinese tour groups they wonder...