ANDONG, South Korea, 26 November 2018: North and South Korea have long grappled over their joint symbols at the United Nations culture organisation UNESCO, but they could share the honours this week when twin applications for traditional Korean wrestling...

Jeju splurges on Boeing planes

SEOUL, 21 November 2018: South Korean budget carrier Jeju Air has ordered 40 airplanes from US manufacturer Boeing for USD4.4 billion, the airline said on Tuesday, one of the country's largest-ever aircraft purchases. Jeju Air is placing firm orders for...

The other side of Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 19 November 2018: The Hong Kong Tourism Board is joining hands with National Geographic to promote its annual Great Outdoors campaign. The campaign 'One Place, Two Perspectives' features 13 landscapes in the city and attempts to present Hong...

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...