BANGKOK, 9 January 2015: Tourism Authority of Thailand will organise a grand procession to open the 2015 the Discover Thainess Festival, 14 to 18 January at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park. Preside at the pre-event press conference Wednesday, Tourism and Sports Minister...
SIEM REAP, 9 January 2015: Siem Reap International Airport received 3 million domestic and international passengers in 2014, an increase of 13% year-on-year. Cambodia Airports CEO, Emmanual Menanteau, said in a statement that the 3 million mark represented a symbolic...
VIENTIANE, 9 January 2015: Lao Airlines will launch a new domestic service connecting Vientiane and Attapeu this April. Airline official, Phuttasone Vannasack, told the Vientiane Times that the service will begin by the Lao New Year 2 April. Lao Airlines will operate...
BANGKOK, 9 January 2015: Association of Thai Travel Agents says Thailand's tourism industry will face stronger competition from Japan, which is intensifying promotions to attract more tourists from Asia. ATTA president, Sisdivachr Cheewarattanaporn, warned, last week, that Japan would emerge...
LUANG NAMTHA, 8 January 2015: The Laos-Myanmar Friendship Bridge should open this March linking National Road 17 in Laos with National Road 4 in Myanmar. It has taken 20 months to construct the bridge. The bridge begins at Huaykoum village 15...
HANOI, 8 January 2015: Vietnam Railway Corporation will install wireless Internet on several north-south express trains starting this month. Hanoi Railway Passenger Transport Company deputy general director, Nguyen Van Binh, told local media that passengers on trains plying the north-south...
NEW YORK, 8 January 2015: Marriott International released a statement, last week, according to a report in Travel Pulse that attempts to clarify why the group is blocking personal use of Wi-Fi devices in its US-based hotels. According to the...
BANGKOK, 8 January 2015: Free for the travel trade, the 2015 Mekong Tourism Forum will be hosted by Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and in the central region gateway city of Danang, 16 to 19 June, 2015. The Mekong Tourism...
BANGKOK, 7 January 2015: Thailand’s road deaths over the seven deadly days of the New Year holiday reached 341 with more than 3,0000 people injured, but it still represented a slight decline on the toll registered in 2013. Thailand’s Department of...
HANOI, 7 January 2015: Vietnam National Administration of Tourism says nationals of seven countries will continue to be eligible for visa-free stays for stays of up to 15 days. The seven countries are Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and...