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  • Japan Week returns to Grand Central Station; Showcasing food, culture, and modern art of Japan

    Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) New York Office announces the 7th annual Japan Week, which will take place in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal from March 14-17, 2018. Japan Week is a free event that is open to the public and will showcase the very latest in Japanese culture, food, and modern art. This year's special feature includes seven works of 3D Trick Art. A popular phenomenon in Japan, Trick art is a large-scale interactive work of art that seemingly adds a third dimension, creating the illusion that the depicted objects really exist.

    in Brief Wed, 02/14/2018 - 15:09
  • Dusit Princess Srinakarin Bangkok receives certifications for quality and environmental management

    Bangkok - Due to its advancements in quality assurance and sustainability standards, Dusit Princess Srinakarin Bangkok has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management Systems and ISO 14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management Systems, which guarantees the hotel meets international standards and is committed to quality in all aspects of its operations.

    in Brief Tue, 02/13/2018 - 08:57
  • Hilton Pattaya wins global award of Luxury Ocean View Resort 2017

    Hilton Pattaya is proud to announce that it has been named the global winner of ‘Luxury Ocean View Resort’ from 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards.

    World Luxury Hotel Awards was established in 2006 to celebrate the great achievement of luxury hotels from around the world voted by guests, travelers and people in the hotel industry. World Luxury Hotel Awards provides the opportunity to the participated hotels to showcase their unique selling points in their selected category.

    in Brief Mon, 02/12/2018 - 00:10
  • Mumbai International Airport wins prestigious award

    GVK Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL), the company that manages the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), was bestowed with the coveted Award for Excellence in ‘Air Traffic Management productivity in Indian aviation’ at the recently held CAPA India Airport & Airspace Summit 2018 in Mumbai.

    The award was presented to Mr. Rajeev Jain, CEO, MIAL by Ralph Hays, Consul General & Trade Commissioner, New Zealand Consulate-General Mumbai, at the summit held in Mumbai.

    in Brief Tue, 02/06/2018 - 00:03
  • Prince Mahidol Award 2017

    Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, as the representative of His Majesty the King, presided over the presentation ceremony of the Prince Mahidol Award 2017 at the Chakri Throne Hall, The Grand Palace.

    Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has been providing an on-going support for this prestigious award, flying members of the award selection committee and award recipients to the Kingdom of Thailand.

    in Brief Mon, 02/05/2018 - 00:07
  • THAI hosts “future dream of pilots” for third year

    Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo (sixth from the right), Acting President, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), recently presented certificates to 60 people who participated in the “Future Dream of Pilots” activity, which is being held for the third consecutive year for those who dream of a career as a pilot. Lieutenant Parinya Ounrean (third from the right), THAI Mission Commander, Aviation Resources Development Department, and flight instructor joined the ceremony at THAI’s Head Office.

    in Brief Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:13
  • IMPACT Exhibition Center's events are in full swing

    Paul Kanjanapas, managing director of IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, has recently unveiled an uptick in the number of customers holding celebratory events at the venue during the last quarter of 2017 up until early this year, totaling 164 events, which gains a 20% increase or from 47% to 55% compared with the same period last season.

    in Brief Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:05
  • ICIT to organize India's first conference on photo tourism

    Innovative Council of Indian Tourism (ICIT), a non-profit organization working aggressively towards tourism training and promotion in India, is organising India's first ever Conference on Photo Tourism 2018 on 21-22 February, 2018 in association with Gujarat Tourism at White Rann Resort, Dhordo, Kutch. Praveg Communications Limited is the event partner for the conference. ICIT has invited renowned travel photographers and bloggers from India amidst the presence of media professionals to attend the two-day conference. Entry to the conference is by invitation only.

    in Brief Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:03
  • Tramada owner honoured with order of Australia

    Ms Anna Buduls, owner of Tramada Systems, has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours List for 2018. Anna was awarded Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for her “Distinguished service to the business and finance sectors through her advisory roles, and, as a supporter of, and advocate for, policy development to reduce homelessness, and to the welfare and charity sectors."

    in Brief Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:05