BANGKOK, 11 February 2015: The Tourism Authority is backing a cooperation agreement signed between the Airports of Thailand and New Kansai International Airport Company Limited to boost two-way travel. AoT has pledged to promote tourist attractions in the Kansai region...

IHG opens Lijiang hotel

LIJIANG, CHINA, 10 February 2015: The InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort has officially opened  this week in Lijiang town, China. Situated next to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lijiang old town, the property is the newest member of InterContinental...

IHG signs Busan hotel

SINGAPORE, 20 January 2015: InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a management agreement with SiLee Ltd to manage the 268-room Holiday Inn Busan Seomyun in South Korea’s second largest city of Busan. Situated in Seomyun, the city's central business district, the...
BANGKOK, 15 January 2015: Amadeus announced, Wednesday, an agreement with China’s Ctrip.com International to power the company’s overseas expansion. The actual agreement was signed at an Amadeus conference in Phuket, 26 November, 2014. The multi-year agreement with Ctrip, China’s leading travel...
HONG KONG, 15 January 2015: Outbound tourist departures from mainland China exceeded 100 million in 2014, the China National Tourism Administration announced, earlier this month. "It is a landmark for the development of China's tourism industry," said administration official Zhang...
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...
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...