BANGKOK, 12 June 2015: An outbreak of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus in South Korea will deter Thais from travelling to the country, by around 8.9% or 437,500 visits this year, according to Kasikorn Research Centre. The centre said...
YANGON, 12 June 2015: Yangon Airport Police Department has created a Facebook page to offer details of flight schedules and a channel to return lost items and luggage to passengers. Myanmar Business Today identified the page as Aviation Police-YGN, claiming...
HANOI, 12 June 2015: Vietnamese and foreign experts are talking their way through a master plan that will give clearer direction to Vietnam’s tourism sector. EU-funded Environmentally and Socially Responsible Tourism Capacity Development Programme expert, assistant professor, Dr Vu Tuan...
HUA HIN, THAILAND, 12 June 2015: Golfers from around the world are arriving in Thailand ahead of the second annual Centara World Masters Golf Championship, considered Asia's biggest and richest tournament for club golfers. A record 700 golfing visitors from...
KOTA KINABALU, 12 June 2015: Mount Kinabalu has been closed to climbers for three weeks, following the 5 June earthquake that triggered deadly avalanches that killed 18 climbers. Sabah Parks announced, yesterday, that mountain activities would be suspended for at...
BANGKOK, 12 June 2015: Australians are advised by a government travel alert to “reconsider the need to travel" to Egypt. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s SmartTraveller update, issued 11 June, notes that on 10 June an attempted...
BANGKOK, 11 June 2015: The 14th Thailand Travel Mart Plus, earlier this month, delivered high levels of satisfaction according to an evaluation by Acorn Marketing and Research Consultants, behalf of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. The entire TTM programme covered...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 11 June 2015: VietJetAir will operate a new daily service connecting Ho Chi Minh City with Seoul in South Korea, effective 7 November. The inaugural flight will depart from Tan Son Nhat International Airport at 0015 (local...
MANDALAY, 11 June 2015: Mandalay’s city officials say they wlll encourage tourism and shopping establishments to abolish plastic shopping bags and use alternatives that are more environmentally friendly. Global New Light of Myanmar media reported Mandalay City Development Committee discussed...
BANGKOK, 11 June 2015: Etihad Airways will add a fourth daily service between Abu Dhabi and Bangkok from 1 July. Using a B777-300ER aircraft, the new service will increase Etihad’s roundtrip flights between the two cities to 28 a week...