CX data breach lasted months

HONG KONG, 14 November 2018: The world's biggest airline data breach, affecting millions of Cathay Pacific customers, was the result of a sustained cyber attack that lasted for three months, the carrier admitted, while insisting it was on alert...
TAIPEI, 13 November 2018: Agoda, a leading online accommodation booking platform, announced last week a partnership with LINE Travel, a prominent online travel metasearch and media app. Under the agreement, Agoda will be the sole travel accommodation supplier for LINE...
SEOUL, 31 October 2018: South Korea has won the bid to host the 31st World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology that will be held in 2021. Covering five days, during late September to early October 2021, approximately 2,000...

CX passenger info hacked

HONG KONG, 26 October 2018: Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific came under pressure, Thursday, to explain why it had taken five months to admit it had been hacked and compromised the data of 9.4 million customers, including passport numbers...
MACAU, 25 October 2018:  The challenges of traveller safety, digitali disruptions and luxury travel were debated at the WTTC Asia Leaders Forum in Macau earlier this week. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) convened its Asia Leaders Forum, hosted...
HONG KONG, 24 October 2018: China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 55-kilometre (34-mile)...
SHANGHAI, 19 October 2018: Tourism companies and Verband Internet Reisevertrieb (VIR), Germany’s leading association for the digital travel industry, will have a joint stand at ITB China 2019, which will take place from 15 to 17 May 2019 in...
OLY, Japan, 17 October 2018: New hotels in Japan with more than 50 rooms will be required to provide wheelchair-friendly accommodation, the government said Tuesday, as the country gears up to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Japan is...

Two Koreas talk Olympic bid

SEOUL, 17 October 2018: North and South Korea will discuss the details for their planned joint bid for the 2032 Olympics later this month to follow up on an ambitious agreement reached between their leaders in September. The radical concept,...

Law catches up with KAL chief

SEOUL, 16 October 2018: The head of South Korean flag carrier Korean Air -- whose family have been embroiled in multiple scandals including one involving macadamia nuts -- was indicted Monday on charges of embezzling tens of millions of...