PHUKET, 17 January 2018: AKARYN Hotel Group has appointed Thomas Koessler as its new cluster resorts manager for two hotels in Phang Nga province on the mainland facing Phuket island. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations at Aleenta...
DENPARSAR, 3 October 2017: Bali’s travel industry is making an impassioned plea for tourists to visit the island saying safety measures are in place in the event Mount Agung blows. Rising from the plains on the eastern side of the island, ...
BANGKOK, 20 November 2018: Thailand’s northern provinces have seen an increase in foreign visitors, thanks to the government’s free visa-on-arrival campaign, Thailand’s National News Bureau claimed on Monday. The report quoted Thai Airways International executive vice president commercial, Wiwat Piyawiroj,...
SINGAPORE, 22 October 2018:  ITB Asia wrapped up at the weekend with the organisers claim the 11th annual shows achieved record-breaking numbers. Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from 17 to 19 October,...
TOKYO, 1 August 2017: Japan Airlines (JAL) on Monday reported a jump in quarterly net profit thanks to brisk sales at home and overseas, and revised its full-year forecast upward. JAL, once a symbol of Japan's rise from the ashes...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 2 March 2017: Ho Chi Minh City authorities will reclaim sidewalks from vendors, roadside stalls cars, and motorbikes in a bid to clean up the city’s tourism image Tuoi Tre News quoted the municipal Traffic Safety...
DUSHANBE, Tjikistan, 7 August 2018: En route to mountainous Tajikistan's "roof of the world" lies a hastily-erected memorial to four bike tourists killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group late last month. Roses and tulips lie scattered...

Coral bleaching escalates

MIAMI, 8 January 2018: Coral bleaching, a deadly disease that strikes reefs when oceans heat up, has risen nearly five-fold since the 1980s, threatening the future of these vital ecosystems, researchers said late last week. Severe coral bleaching events used...
BANGKOK, 24 March 2016: Airports of Thailand reports February data showed strong increases in both aircraft movements and passenger traffic at six airports under its management. AoT reported, Tuesday, that all of its  airports served 10,686,636 passengers up 16.41% from...
SINGAPORE, 8 September 2017: Changi Airport Group confirmed its brand new Terminal 4 will open for business 31 October. Major trials, checks and reviews are almost complete enabling the group to confirm an official opening day to both airline customers...