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Amadeus, depa and PATA unveil roadmap for future-proofing Thailand’s tourism industry

New report emphasizes the need for ‘smart’ infrastructure and changes to Thailand’s airports.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:59

TAT using online management system Local Kit to enhance community tourism

Local Kit was designed to better and more efficiently manage tourism information at the community level, and at the same time, be an intermediary connection between those communities and organisations.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:49

Hong Kong looks set to suffer a dramatic drop in visitors

Flight bookings to Hong Kong from Asian markets have fallen by 20.2% on the equivalent period last year.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 11:52

GOCO Hospitality leads spa concept, design and development for Australia's first Ritz-Carlton set to open 15 November

The spa will feature three treatments rooms, one spa suite, saunas, a heated outdoor infinity pool, vitality pools with massage jets and a private mind & body studio.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 11:15

DFS Group becomes first travel retailer to feature as “Best in Class” example for WeChat Pay Mini Program

Since first partnering with WeChat Pay in 2017, DFS has created several Mini Programs to engage with its traveling customers and enable more seamless commercial integration online and offline.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 08:31

Thailand Tourism Confidence Index holding steady in 2019

The survey is a collaboration between the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) and Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Economics and divided into six parts.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 06:36

ITB China becomes strategic partner of the 2019 World Culture and Tourism Forum

ITB China is organising a senior delegation of International and Chinese travel industry representatives to visit the forum.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 06:27

Vietjet has announced two new direct routes from Vietnam to India

With the new direct flights between New Delhi and the two Vietnamese cities that only take about five hours per leg, new trade and tourism opportunities will open.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 06:17

THAI warns passengers not to bring 15-inch MacBook Pro On Board

THAI safety policy strictly prohibits passengers from bringing older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops onto THAI aircraft
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 06:08

Da Nang in Vietnam has the biggest travel growth according to American Express Travel

Morning Consult, on behalf of American Express Travel, conducted a public opinion survey from April 1 -3, 2019. The survey’s findings are based on responses from a sampling of 2,200 U.S. consumers.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 05:57

Malaysia, the first in Asia to host Radiodays Asia 2019

Themed “Meet the Future of Radio and Audio”, Radiodays Asia 2019 will focus on the future on radio and audio businesses.
Thu, 08/22/2019 - 04:45

TAT launches ‘Mobile Car’ information kiosk for tourists

New initiative to promote Thailand’s attractions, events and festivals in key tourist areas.
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 13:19

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines increase capacity between Auckland and Singapore

Tickets for the new Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines operated service are available for purchase since Wednesday 14 August.
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:25

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts launches Its 2019 ‘Kilo of Kindness’ charity campaign

In celebration of the campaign’s fifth year, Mövenpick calls on guests to donate at least one kilo of food, clothing and educational supplies to disadvantaged communities around the world.
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:12

Dusit International signs to bring its upscale dusitD2 brand to the heart of Bangkok for the first time

Easy access to major business and lifestyle hubs is just one of the highlights of dusitD2 Samyan, Bangkok, slated to open in 2023.
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:57