CHIANG RAI, 18 April 2019: As Thailand’s Songkran festival came to a close earlier this week, hoteliers in this far north town reported dramatic declines in room and guest spend of around 20%. They blamed the...
LANGKAWI, 17 April 2019: Langkawi, a popular tourist island in north Malaysia, will “focus on sustainable development by balancing growth and conservation,” according to Langkawi Development Authority’s new CEO, Dr Hezri Adnan. He took...
BRISBANE, 15 April 2019: A protest on the doorstep of Brisbane’s Royal on the Park Hotel owned by a subsidiary of Brunei Investment Agency, got underway at the weekend suggesting the #BruneiBoycott campaign could reach hotels in...
SINGAPORE 12 April 2019: The Singapore Tourism Board has suspended Asian Travels Network Pte Ltd (travel agent licence 03109) from conducting the business of a travel agency pending further investigation. STB posted a...
BANGKOK, 12 April 2019: It might be more expensive to fly Bangkok Airways, but it will probably get you to your destination bang on time. Well most of the time, according to OAG annual survey that measures...
BANGKOK, 12 April 2019: In Thailand and Laos the water festival is called Songkran, or simply Phi Mai (New Year) in Laos, while Myanmar’s famous “New Year “celebration goes under the heading “Thingyan”.
SINGAPORE, 12 April 2019: Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) gave members of the public a sneak peek into the one-of-a-kind lifestyle airport complex, ahead of the 17 April opening. The 135,700 sqm complex, built on the...
BANGKOK, 12 April 2019: Thailand’s annual Songkran is underway with Friday declared a holiday to enable families to return home, ahead of the festival that starts in earnest 13 April and continues to 16 April.
BANGKOK, 12 April 2019: Airports of Thailand forecasts more than 3.2 million travellers will board flights at its six airports in Thailand over the Songkran holiday week. AOT manages Bangkok’s two gateway airports...
SINGAPORE: 12 April 2019: Sabre Corporation has signed a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. Operating out of Penang and Subang hubs in Malaysia,...