HONG KONG, 18 March 2019: Thomas Cook strengthens its presence in Japan by announcing a joint partnership through China’s Fosum Tourism Group, that recently established a new travel firm under the banner of Hanatour Japan. The partners...
HO CHI MINH CITY, 15 March 2019: Abercrombie & Kent Southeast Asia has named Simon Marzys as manager groups. The French-national joins the ranks of Abercrombie & Kent Southeast Asia to drive groups business.
BANGKOK: 14 March 2019: The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, will be held at 1300, Saturday 16 March, at Rangsit Methodist Church and Crematorium. Friends who are...
TOKYO, 13 March 2019: JTB Global Marketing & Travel received the Travelife Partner status recently in recognition of the group’s efforts to establish sustainability. JTBGMT complied with over 100 criteria related to operators’ office...
BANGKOK, 13 March 2019: One of Asia’s pioneers in the tourism, Alwin Zecha, 82, died Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest. (See below an update on the funeral arrangements.) A resident of Bangkok, he founded...

Sabre names sales chief

LONDON, 26 February 2019: Sabre Corporation has appointed Sean McDonald to head worldwide sales and commercial operations. McDonald comes to Sabre from a role as chief commercial officer at BD4travel, a technology company that delivers AI-driven...
LONDON, 25 February 2019:  Egencia, the business travel side of Expedia Group, introduced new customers services and updates to its Apps at the Business Travel Show in London last week. Hotel Conversations enables two-way communication between business...

Simply put call it CWT

MINNEAPOLIS, 20 February 2019: CWT is now the official name of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company announced Monday. The group said the three-letter classification signifies the “company’s heritage and its digital leadership ambitions.”
KUALA LUMPUR, 12 February 2019: A travel agency conned 120 Malaysians out of their hard earned cash for a non existent holiday to Europe, according to a report posted on the online news service Kosmo at the...
BANGKOK, 23 January 2019: Travel agencies using Amadeus Selling Platform can now book and refund China High Speed Railway tickets in multiple languages according to an Amadeus blog written by its head of rail and ground travel, Antoine de Kerviler.