BANGKOK, 20 July 2015: Tourists visiting Thailand should adopt a behaviour that is compatible with the ‘Thainess’ concept, Association of Domestic Travel former president, Maiyarat Pheerayakoses told a gathering of tourism experts last week. She called on the government to...
JAKARTA, 20 July 2015: Alila Hotels & Resorts plans to open an Alila Solo, in Surakarta central Java, this October. The group claims it will be the first “luxury hotel of international standard” offering the largest event space in the...
BANGKOK, 17 July 2015: Thailand has to improve transport, especially high-speed rail links and establish infrastructure that will ensure tourism prospers in a quality environment. Addressing a seminar on the topic Moving Thailand’s Tourism Forward, Deputy Prime Minister,  Pridiyathorn Devakula,...
SINGAPORE, 17 July 2015: Changi Airport is supporting the nation’s 50th year anniversary celebrations by featuring tourist icons, some famous national dishes and landmarks at an airport display. The display is designed to take “visitors down memory lane to relive...
DANANG, 17 July 2015: “Should bikinis be compulsory beachwear on Danang's beaches?” Apparently it is the latest hot topic after the subject was raised at a meeting in Danang, a city located in central Vietnam. Tuoi Tre News reporting at...
BANGKOK, 17 July 2015: Tougher rules will soon apply to end alcohol sales close to schools as well as fuel and transport stations, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Public Health. Thailand’s National News Bureau said the...
PHNOM PENH, 17 July 2015: Cambodia’s tourism industry wants to be more competitive claiming the easiest way is to offer visa exemptions for top visiting countries. The subject has now become urgent after Vietnam decided to grant visa exemptions to...
BANGKOK, 17 July 2015: Thailand’s tourism future lies firmly in pursuing quality after decades of prioritising mass tourism based on a head count at the expense of revenue or high spend travel. That was the key message to emerge from...
BANGKOK, 16 July 2015: Travel agents enjoyed a whopping 67.94% increase in travel clients arriving at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, January to June this year. Association of Thai Travel Agents confirmed its member companies handled 2,185,018 international tourists through their airport...
PHNOM PENH, 16 July 2015: Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism has awarded star-ratings to 26 hotels according to information reported in the ministry’s latest update on registration in the hospitality and travel sectors. Agence Kampuchea Presse reported that the ministry’s update...