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Thailand resumes TEST & GO scheme, reopens Pattaya and Ko Chang Sandbox from 1 February 2022

Allowing fully vaccinated travellers from around the world to apply for a TEST & GO Thailand Pass up to 60 days in advance with confirmed payments for accommodation on Day 1 and Day 5, two RT-PCR tests, and a prearranged airport transfer on Day 1.
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:53

Raffles confirms acting General Manager in Cambodia

Dennis de Groot stands at the helm of the two most storied hotels in the country .
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 09:29

RARE India launches the Pinwheel Project for sustainable travel 

In an endeavor to inspire people to promote sustainable travel and ‘thinking’ destinations, RARE, which is a community of some of the finest conscious luxury hotels, palace stays, wildlife lodges, homestays and retreats in the Indian subcontinent, has launched The Pinwheel Project.
Fri, 01/21/2022 - 08:52

Tourism Malaysia kicks off promotion in Europe at FITUR 2022

The Spanish arrivals in Malaysia recorded a positive 3.2% growth of 42,267 in 2018 to 43,616 in 2019 with RM182 million in tourism receipts.
Thu, 01/20/2022 - 11:33

Thailand Eyes Global Events promoting MICE'S strong comeback

Based on the proposal, the event will take place over three months, from March 20 to June 17, 2028, at Mai Khao area of Thalang district.
Thu, 01/20/2022 - 10:11

New SIA-NUS Corporate Laboratory to spur digital innovation in Singapore's Aviation Sector

$45 million research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions in traveller-centric digital services, revenue management, security and safety in air travel, and organisational effectiveness and workplace productivity.
Thu, 01/20/2022 - 09:39

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce collaborates with Chiva-Som International Academy

The collaboration signing ceremony was held at the university on 7th January 2022.
Thu, 01/20/2022 - 09:21

Cityneon Holdings inks agreement with Wuxi Jingkai Government to build new global R&D facility in China

The agreement aims to land a new global R&D facility of its fully owned subsidiary Animax, a world-class animatronics company that specializes in entertainment robotics.
Wed, 01/19/2022 - 09:36

Airbus and partners to establish aircraft lifecycle centre in China

Facility will offer sustainable solutions to manage the entire lifecycle of aircraft, including dismantling and recycling.
Wed, 01/19/2022 - 09:12

PATA partners to launch new net zero methodology for hotels

The Net Zero Methodology for Hotels provides detailed guidance on how hotels can approach the technical aspects of net zero.
Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:08

Voco hotels presents its first Pop Up in Singapore

SINGAPORE - voco hotels – a premium collection brand from IHG Hotels & Resorts – will present its first pop up in Singapore along Orchard Road from Thursday, 20 January 2022 to Wednesday 26 January 2022. Two activations will be located outside ION Orchard and voco Orchard Singapore.

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:53

HKTB announces 2021 annual visitor arrivals

The number of leisure visitors remained close to zero.
Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:25

TCEB launches incentive for virtual trade visitors to shows in Thailand

There are plenty of shows lined up in Thailand for the year 2022, ranging from Food, Auto, Machine Tools, Pharma, Packaging, Retail, Engineering, Communication, and so on.
Mon, 01/17/2022 - 09:40

TruTravels announces first departures of their new FitVentures tours

Youth travel specialist brings fun fitness-focused breaks to young travellers from May 2022, with up to 40% off.
Mon, 01/17/2022 - 09:24

“Colours by Europe. tastes of excellence.” campaign launches retail events and promotions in Thailand

Discover a dazzling range of authentic agricultural food and beverage products from Europe as the European Union (EU) launches a series of retail events and promotions with partnering retailer - Central Food Retail Co., Ltd. Under Central Retail.
Fri, 01/14/2022 - 09:56