NEW DELHI, 27 January 2017: Economic Times, one of India's leading financial publications has ranked Yatra as the most trusted online travel agency for the second year in a row, ahead of all other OTAs operating in India. In its...

Asia DMC hires group MD

HANOI, 27 January 2017: ASIA DMC will accelerated its growth this year following the appointment of Linh Le as the group managing director. Earlier the company announced it would expand operations across the region. Last November, the Hanoi-headquartered company  rebranded after...
LONDON, 27 January 2017: Star Alliance member carrier, Air India, has successfully moved all its operations at London Heathrow’s Airport from Terminal 4 to Terminal 2, the home of Star Alliance. The national airline of India operates up to eight...
SINGAPORE, 27 January 2017: Travel that was perceived as a luxury by Asians is now considered a necessity, states a  study released, Thursday, by Sabre Corporation. The  technology company serving the global travel industry, revealed a series of highly contrasting...
BANGKOK, 26 January 2017: Thai Lion Air will strengthen its domestic network in Thailand with new flights to Trang and Surat Thani starting 10 February. The Trang service is from the airline’s base in Bangkok and the Surat Thani route...
YANGON, 26 January 2017: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-based airline, will launch flights between Kathmandu and Yangon in Myanmar, 24 February. The airline will operate two flights weekly on the route on Monday and Friday using an Airbus 320. Kathmandu Post confirmed that Nepal...
BA RIA-VUNG TAU, 26 January 2017: The Ba Ria - Vung Tau's  People’s Committee announced, last week, it has established its own department of tourism. The new department takes over from the national Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, following...
HANOI, 26 January 2017: Halong Bay Peoples Committee has banned the use of polystyrene and is calling for the implementation of an environmentally friendly alternative for use at the popular tourist destination. The move follows last year’s ‘Big Clean-up’, carried...

Qantas flies to Beijing

SYDNEY, 26 January 2017: Qantas’ new flights to Beijing took off, Wednesday, just days before Chinese New Year starts. Beijing is Qantas’ third destination in Greater China, joining Shanghai and Hong Kong. The new service gives the capital’s 21 million...

Bit by the travel bug

AMSTERDAM, 26 January 2017: The travel industry should brace itself for a new breed of business travellers who favour new travel experiences over traditional workplace benefits. New research reveals that a staggering 30% of business travellers would accept a lower...