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TCEB joins forces with big names to hold ‘TIME 2019’

Expecting to serve as a national arena event that boosts the growth of meetings and incentives businesses in Thailand, the event is stepping into its 4th year with the Togetherness concept.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:14

Best Western Hotels & Resorts launches inaugural hotel in Chiang Mai

Opened its doors on Monday, June 10, 2019, Best Western Prime Square Hotel, Chiang Mai is a brand new hotel that brings modern midscale comfort to the capital of Thailand’s ancient Lanna Kingdom.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:07

ibis Styles opens in Bangkok’s vibrant neighbourhood of Ratchada

The 266-room hotel opens this week.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 08:59

Accor debuts MGallery in Hong Kong

The Silveri Hong Kong – MGallery - a stylish manor set in the tranquil greenery of Lantau Island.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 08:41

China, Saudi, travel tech and innovation, dominate ATM 2019 agenda

Chinese visitors up over 100% & international visitors up 20%.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 08:32

Seychelles highlighted in Reunion Senior Trade Fair

The Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) participation in the 3-day consumer event focused on reinforcing Seychelles as a leisure destination for group travelers.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:55

Darren Shaw appointed as General Manager of Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

While working for Outrigger, Shaw was a winner and also a finalist for the coveted HM (Hotel Management) South Pacific Manager of the Year Award.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:41

“Phuket Surf Fest 2019” kicked off

The Phuket Surf Fest 2019 event was held under collaboration with Patong Municipality, Surfing Thailand, Phuket Surfing Club, Quiksilver Thailand and the public and private sector partners, from 31 May to 2 June at the Loma Park on Patong Beach.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 07:30

Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort unveils Lunar-Inspired Spa

Located in the new Garden Wing of the resort, the SALA Spa Chaweng features six treatment rooms and therapies using only natural skincare products.
Thu, 06/13/2019 - 06:59

Expedia Group reveals new insights on hotel demand trends to Thailand

Demand from China and India continue to soar while the UAE, Israel and South Africa are the new emerging high-value markets.
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:51

Airbnb helping to grow Phuket’s tourism pie

Airbnb is attracting a new generation of travellers seeking local and authentic travel in Phuket, and generating new streams of revenue for the tourist island.
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:46

Vacationing with Friends and Family still a priority for Indians

Family vacations still a priority for the Indian Traveller with nearly 47% of the target group opting to travel in family groups for outbound travels. South East Asia continues to be the preferred destination of Indian Outbound travelers.
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:39

New Commercial Director for Hilton Pattaya

A 10-year hospitality veteran, Jean-Baptiste Papin began his career with Front Office Supervisor position at Beachside 5 star Guest House & Self Catering in Cape Town, South Africa.
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:22

Boutique Corporation joins MontAzure and appoints Accor to manage Mövenpick Hotel Kamala Beach Phuket

The 230-room Mövenpick Hotel Kamala Beach Phuket is set to open in the first quarter of 2021.
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:04

Dusit International extends its guest recognition programme, Dusit Gold, to cover stays with Elite Havens in Asia

Dusit Gold members can now enjoy special inclusions and exclusive benefits at all luxury Elite Havens across Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Japan.
Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:03