• China opens Nathu La Pass for Pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

    Promoting pilgrim tourism China inaugurated a new land crossing into Tibet on Monday for Indian travellers. The Nathu La pass, connecting the Indian state of Sikkim with Tibet,has been opened to pilgrims. A commendable step to enhance international integration among …

  • PATA and IUCN partners to enhance conservation and sustainable development

    The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have launched a new partnership in the form of a memorandum of understanding (MoU), recognising the positive impacts that their collaboration can have in the …

  • Four Seasons Singapore ranks among 25 Best Hotels in Southeast Asia

    Celebrating its Platinum 20th year, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore holds a significant place in brand history as one of the first Four Seasons hotels to open in the Asia Pacific region, consistently cementing its well-loved status with numerous awards and …

  • Vietnam to grant visa exemption to people of five European countries

    In an attempt to lure more tourists to the country, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to grant visa exemption to the people of five European countries. The countries whose residents will not require a visa to travel …

  • Ten year visa for Chinese enterprises to boost tourism in Australia

    A new ten year, multiple entry visa for Chinese visitors will be a major bonus in helping Australian tourism gain greater share of this growing international visitor market, ATEC Managing Director, Peter Shelley said.   “The signing of this agreement …

  • Four Seasons ESPA at Qin rejuvenates mind and body

    Imagine a relaxing respite in the vibrant heart of Shanghai, where the stresses of daily life melt away and one’s well-being is the only concern. This summer, reinvigorate mind, body and soul with a newly launched collaboration with ESPA at …

  • Medical tourism fame helps Thailand cope better with MERS

    Thailand has earned fame for being a top medical tourism destination .It is combating the grave impact of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) with proficiency it claims, owing to its high standards of medical treatment.   The first case …

  • MERS outbreak divert Chinese tourists to Japan

    Southeast Asian tourists are turning away from South Korea due to the outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Tourists from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong prefer Japan over South Korea in the given situation.   Owing to the …

  • 50 GTA staff to experience the splendours of Thailand

    50 GTA staff visit Chiang Rai, Thailand on three-day incentive trip Delegates will stay at Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort, visit Antara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort and refresh the playground and nursery in Bang Pong Nam Ron village …

  • Responsible Travel raises half a million pound for Nepal victims

    Two months after the devastating earthquake shook Nepal, Responsible Travel’s member tour operators have stepped up their commitment to local communities by jointly raising over half a million pounds for various aid, health and infrastructure projects across the country. Tourism …

  • Cebu needs to upgrade its tourism strategy to attract tourists

    Philippines is facing tough competition from the global tourism sector and from the Asean tourism market of 10 member economies. The top Asean countries like Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia have always given Cebu a tough contest but now countries like …

  • Northern Territory tourism attends the Australian Tourism Exchange

    Northern Territory tourism businesses are showcasing their wares at the largest international travel trade show in the southern hemisphere this week. Chief Minister and Tourism Minister Adam Giles said he was today travelling to Melbourne to join with 27 local …

  • Yatra.com launches special yoga packages to celebrate International Yoga Day

    Celebrating the first International Yoga Day, Yatra.com, amongst India’s leading online travel portals, announced special yoga packages for its customers. The packages have been made available on Yatra’s website from June 20, 2015, the eve of International Yoga Day.   …

  • Korean Air to safeguard passengers from MERS

    Recently, people are becoming more concerned about the spread of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), a topic where there are misconceptions surrounding the virus. Every airline has the responsibility to relieve the discomfort of passengers. Unlike Tuberculosis, the possibility of …

  • Wego reveals top 15 hotels with healthiest wellness tourism

    Wego, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, and big data and travel review partners TrustYou, reveal the top 15 destinations with the best hotel reviews for Wellness throughout Asia for the first quarter of …

  • Spontaneous travel reinvigorated with Wego’s Apple Watch app

    Wego, the leading travel search site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, have reimagined the Wego app, and will be one of the first locally developed apps available for the Apple Watch when it launches in Singapore on June …

  • Ovation Of The Seas Australia’s newest, largest and most advanced cruise ship on sale 18 June!

    Watch out Australia – the world’s most spectacular and newest cruise ship will be heading your way in the 2016/17 summer. Royal Caribbean International has today unveiled the much anticipated Australasian itineraries for Ovation of the Seas, after announcing earlier …

  • MERS Cancellations Spread Across Asia

    The recent outbreak of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), which initially caused flight bookings to South Korea to plummet is now having an even greater impact as a wave of cancellations is spreading across Asia, according to latest figures from …

  • Starwood in agreement with Residency Resorts to open St. Regis Maldives

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, announced the signing of an agreement with Residency Resorts Malé Private Limited, part of the Chennai-based leading property developer, Appaswamy Group, to debut the renowned St. Regis brand in the Maldives. Set to open in …

  • Tourists defying traditions and beliefs arrested in Malaysia

    It’s just not the Chinese whose behaviour is being brought into question but recently the incident on the Malaysian mountain where a group of foreign tourists belonging to different nationalities, not Chinese were singled out for posing naked.   The …


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