Oman drops visa-on-arrival

BANGKOK, 27 February 2018: Once the new Muscat International Airport opens, 20 March, all travellers will need to apply in advance for an online tourist visa to board flights to the Oman capital. At present, visitors can apply for a...

Elephant kills UK tourist

BANGKOK, 3 February 2016: A British tourist has been trampled to death by an elephant on the Thai tourist island of Koh Samui, police said Tuesday, the latest deadly attack by animals used to entertain holidaymakers. The man, identified by...
BERLIN, 7 March 2018: Myanmar Tourism Marketing has urged European tour operators to support tourism in the country and be leaders in sustainability by continuing to engage with Myanmar. They were speaking at a press conference on the opening day...
BANGKOK, 2 June 2017: Tougher measures to combat drink driving came into force in Thailand, Thursday, that will  invalidate a drunk driver’s insurance cover if they are involved in an accident and cracks down on under age drunk drivers. Announced...
BANGKOK, 22 March 2018: Thailand’s tourism continues to heat up with arrivals increasing 14.96% over the first two months of the year, January to February. According to the Ministry of Tourism and Sports permanent secretary, Pongpanu Svetarundra, tourist arrivals reached...
NEW DELHI, 9 February 2018: Marriott International signed a five-hotel conversion deal with India’s SAMHI Hotels that will incorporate the company’s properties under the Fairfield by Marriott brand. The Marriott brand gains 583 new rooms to its existing portfolio, making Fairfield...

India tourism grows 8.4%

NEW DELHI, 14 January 2018: India’s tourist arrivals topped 1,066,000 in January growing 8.4% when compared with the same month in 2017. During January there was also a 58.5% growth in foreign tourist travelling on e-Tourist Visas. India’s Ministry of Tourism...
BANGKOK, 27 April 2017: Good news for Thai travellers as Taiwan decides to extend visa-free visits for Thai passport holders for another year until the end of July 2018. According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of China (Taiwan), the...
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SINGAPORE 9 February 2018 – Singapore Tourism Board’s inaugural Marketing Innovation Programme, launched in April 2017, harvested 44 applications from businesses across a wide range of industries. From the shortlist three were chosen for support under the MIP scheme that...