MONTRÉAL, 17 February 2017: Air Canada's new flight connecting Montréal and Shanghai will boost Chinese visits to the city by at least 30% this year, according to Tourisme Montréal. The city is expecting 110,000 Chinese tourists this year, representing a...
LOS ANGELES, 17 February 2017: Viking Ocean Cruises Viking Star and Viking Sea, won honours in 10 categories in the Cruise Critic 7th Annual Cruisers' Choice Awards, this week. Viking's two ships won the top two placements in nearly every...
BANGKOK, 16 February 2017: The 20th edition Thai International Travel Fair opened, Wednesday, attracting consumers who were keen to snatch up tour packages and airline deals, valid through July this year. Presiding at the fair opening ceremony, Ministry of Tourism...
HANOI, 16 February 2017: Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has proposed two new tourism packages that showcase performances at the historical Opera House in a move to offer quality entertainment for visitors to the Vietnamese capital. Local media reported the...
BANGKOK, 16 February 2017: Airlines are cutting fares by around 20% during the 20th Thai International Travel Fair at Queen Sirikit Convention Centre that closes this Sunday. Thai AirAsia sells a one-way fare, inclusive of taxes and fees, ex-Bangkok, starting...
HUA HIN, 16 February 2017: International hotel group, Compass Hospitality, has appointed veteran hotelier, Nigel Tovey, as general manager of Ananda Hua Hin Resort & Spa, a newly built luxury beachfront property and the group’s first Ananda branded five-star...
RAKHINE STATE, 16 February 2017: Myanmar’s Rakhine state government has issued a proposal to the union government to open seven new beach resorts in Gwa Township and two in Thandwe Township. Irrawaddy News quoted the regional minister for finance, revenue...
HANOI, 16 February 2017: ASEAN-based tour operator, ASIA DMC, is preparing to roll out its newest tailor-made tours called “Spirit of Travel” to global buyers at ITB in Berlin, Germany, the world’s largest travel trade event. Led by recently appointed...
SYDNEY, 16 February 2017: Qantas passengers on Wi-Fi enabled domestic flights will be able to watch their favourite shows, avoid missing out on live sport and listen to almost any song they like, with Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify coming...

Singapore hits a record

SINGAPORE, 16 February 2017: Singapore’s tourist visitor receipts surpassed earlier forecasts to hit historical highs in 2016, Singapore Tourism Board reported Tuesday. While visits grew by 7.7% to 16.4 million, tourism receipts rose even higher by 13.9% to SGD24.8 billion. The...