COLOMBO, 11 January 2017: Airlines have advised international passengers departing Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport to check-in five hours prior to their scheduled departure times. Passengers are facing long queues and delays checking in due to repair work on the airport’s runway,...
BANGKOK, 10 January 2017: Mekong Tourism is poised to announce a partnership with ITB, the world’s largest tourism tradeshow organiser, that will lift the profile of the Mekong Region in Asia and Europe. Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office executive director, Jens...
SATUN, 10 January 2017: Thailand’s Department of National parks has closed two popular tourists island, Tarutao and Adang, due to high tides and rough seas. Thailand’s National News Bureau quoted the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation saying...
HONG KONG, 10 January 2017: HK Express rolled out is first aircraft sporting the livery and logo of the U-FLY Alliance, that claims to be the world’s first alliance of low-cost carriers. As one of the founding members, HK Express...

PG flies daily to Danang

BANGKOK, 10 January 2017: Bangkok Airways reports it will increase its Danang flights to daily effective 2 February. The increase comes less than a year after it introduced a Bangkok-Danang flight. The current service operators four times a week on Monday,...
PHUKET, 10 January 2017: Organisers of Phuket’s iconic sports event, Laguna Phuket Triathlon (LPT), Laguna Phuket announced, last week, the 24th edition will be scheduled Sunday 19 November 2017. The event will comprise of signature race distances of a 1.8...
ISTANBUL, 10 January 2017: The EMITT Tourism Fair will go ahead, 26 to 29 January, despite recent terrorist attacks in Istanbul. Turkish Airlines has confirmed a 30% discount on air fares for registered delegates attending the EMITT Tourism Fair. Despite frequent...
SINGAPORE, 9 January 2017: Singapore Tourism Board has appointed Zenith as its new global media agency. The appointment was based on an open Request for Proposal (RFP) for a global media planning and buying agency last October. Incumbent media agency MEC's...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 9 January 2017: Ho Chi Minh City authorities are reviewing a plan to make the city’s museums i ‘smart’ through the use of the latest technology. Tuoi Tre News reported the ‘smart museum’ model will be tested...
BANGKOK, 9 January 2017: The first signs that low-cost airlines are overstretching resources in Thailand’s already crowded skies have been identified in the latest Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation’s analysis. It forecasts Thai Lion Air will put the brakes on...