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Solomon Islands tourism slowly returns

VA stats for Q3 2022 far better than anticipated.
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 08:01

Tourism Bureau’s Taiwanese gourmet food truck

Tourism Bureau spokescouple Kim Jae-woo and his wife make a surprise appearance to promote tourism in Taiwan with Oh!Bear.
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:56

Thai Vietjet unveils performance of the first three Quarters 2022

Planning ahead to 2023, the airline is focusing on improving domestic flight services and international network expansion to offer further convenience to passengers and uplift its competitive advantage.
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:52

Jetstar Group to operate flights from Changi Airport T4 from 22 March 2023

With its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft, Jetstar Asia will initially operate more than 200 weekly services in and out of T4, to and from key destinations in Southeast Asia including Bali (Denpasar), Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, and Phnom Penh.
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:48

Great Barrier Reef transport goes green

Cairns Premier Great Barrier Reef and Island Tours has received a $200,000 grant from the Queensland Government’s Tourism Experience Development Fund to work with marine engine manufacturer Volvo Penta to build a 24m electric hybrid catamaran for 60 passengers.
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:41

New beach villas at Alphonse Island, Seychelles

Blue Safari Seychelles’ philosophy is a combination of sustainable travel with luxury accommodation, where guests can be assured of unforgettable experiences combined with the highest level of attentive service.
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 07:32

TAT launches new high-end travel deal for luxury-minded South Korean travellers

Created in cooperation with Kempinski hotels in Bangkok and Asiana Airlines, the initiative offers a luxurious Thai tourism experience as visitor numbers from this key Asian market continue to rebound.
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:41

NewBook appoints new Chief Technology Officer following continued international growth

Marc Thompson joins with over 20 years of executive leadership experience, having led global Engineering and Technology teams across a diverse portfolio of industries.
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:25

Air Astana once again surprises its young travelers with a brand new kit on board

Looking at the future, Air Astana presents the 2 age groups with a futuristic comfortable backpack.
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:20

AirAsia X makes progress in its PN17 regularisation strategy

AAX expects to announce the regularisation plan to Bursa Malaysia Securities in January 2023, followed by official submission for approval thereafter in February 2023.
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:15

Pan Pacific Orchard introduces first look into flagship luxury urban oasis

Opening in May 2023, Pan Pacific Orchard will launch a vertical oasis of four towering natural terraces, redefining the cityscape of central Singapore.
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:59

Chatrium Grand Bangkok takes inspiration from the city’s historic canals and silk weaving heritage

Creative minds at DWP harness the creativity of leading Thai artists and sculptors to create an engaging and enriching spirit of modern Thainess throughout the hotel and residence.
Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:53

Japan remains top destination for Thai travellers - Visa study

Most Thai travellers prefer using digital payments while abroad for greater security, convenience, and the ability to keep track of expenses.
Wed, 11/30/2022 - 08:16

Thailand reaffirms its readiness to be the host of Specialised Expo 2028 Phuket Thailand to BIE

The final vote of 170 BIE member countries to select the host destination will take place in June 2023.
Wed, 11/30/2022 - 08:12

Adyen releases new data to help crack the code to customer loyalty in Singapore

The value of a well-designed loyalty initiative shines especially bright in the quick-service restaurant industry, where customers aren’t as likely to ensure their loyalty points are duly recorded.
Wed, 11/30/2022 - 08:07