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...
YANGON, 26 January 2017: Wyndham’s TRYP brand has arrived in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new- hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. The 60-room TRYP Yangon is Wyndham’s inaugural hotel in Myanmar. TRYP by Wyndham targets urban travellers with hotels located...
BANGKOK, 25 January 2017: Thailand is exploring the world of e-Visas with the introduction phase scheduled to take place by the end of this year. Minster of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, confirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently...
BANGKOK, 25 January 2017: Ministry of Tourism and Sports reports international visits to Thailand exceeded 32.58 million, an improvement of 8.91% during January to December 2016. Released last week, the ministry’s data showed the country attracted 32,588,303 international visits, last...