Asia Travel news
22/12/08 Vietnam Tour Package from Akshaya India, Travel Agent
Akshaya India, an international travel agent in India offers Vietnam tour package. Akshaya India is one of the travel agent which ...
22/12/08 AirAsia launches regional marketing campaign to support Thailand tourism
Free seats are also available for domestic destinations from Bangkok to Phuket, Krabi, Surat Thani, Hat Yai, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Ubon Ratchathani, ...
3/12/08 Air travel from Thailand may resume Friday
Prime Minister Somechai Wongsawat accepted a ruling of Thailand's Constitutional Court that dissolved the top three ruling parties for electoral fraud. ...
3/12/08 Here’s one bright spot in the unfriendly skies of the travel industry
Last Friday, China successfully completed the first test flight of its domestically produced jet, the ARJ21-700. After flying for an hour, the 90-seat jet ...
3/11/08 Malaysia steps up tourism drive
The other nine top tourist-generating markets for Malaysia are Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, China, India, Japan, Australia, the Philippines and the United ...
3/11/08 Asia X takes Delivery of New Airbus A330
AirAsia in Thailand and Indonesia are also gradually phasing out their existing Boeing 737s to be replaced with Airbus A320s. AirAsia became the largest ...
13/10/08 China, India's air traffic continue to decline
... Authority of India (AAI) and the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA). The price-sensitive travellers, who had just started embracing air travel as a ...
13/10/08 Hong Kong – Vietnam yacht race to start next week
VinaCapital Group, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and Saigontourist Travel Service (STS) will jointly organize the VinaCapital Hong Kong – Vietnam International ...
25/9/08 Air Asia To Launch
New Route Between Hong Kong And Bangkok
Air Asia will formally launch a route from Bangkok in Thailand to Hong
Kong from October 26, 2008. The new service will be operated using new
Airbus A320 ...
New Hilton Niseko set to tackle its first Japanese ski season
Speaking to e-Travel Blackboard, he says, “I expect the Australian
market to make up 10-15% of the market share in this first year. ...
Singapore Airlines to reduce fuel surcharges
The following surcharges will apply for tickets purchased for travel
on Singapore Airlines flights, on or after Tuesday 9 September 2008.
9/9/08 Open concept
shopping in KLIA
“Besides adding new brands, the mall will be the first Malaysian
travel retailer to launch Laneige, a Korean cosmetics range and Stila
22/8/08 China ready to
compete in next big event: Tourism
... a marketing firm that promotes travel to the region. China already
had ramped up tourism promotion efforts in anticipation of the Olympics
and Travel Expo '08 launched
THE four regions of the North Philippines are set to launch the 3rd
North Philippines Tourism and Travel Expo '08 on November 14-16 this
year at SM City ...
6/8/08 Travel agents
not game for Beijing trips
“Currently, the cost of accommodation in China has gone up by
as high as 10 times. Therefore, tours to Beijing will only resume after
the Olympic Games,” ...
Kong Express Airways increases flights throughout Asia
Hong Kong Express Airways continues to strengthen its presence and position
in Asia, as the carrier of choice in Hong Kong, with increased services
and new ...
voted world's best city
Bangkok is the world's best city and the Galapagos are the best islands,
according to an online survey by Travel and Leisure magazine. Bangkok
moved to the ...
in top 5 'Must See' travel spots in Asia Pacific
This was followed by Singapore (42%), New Zealand (41%), Japan (40%)
and India (27%). Santanu Mukherjee, country manager, South Asia, Visa
Asia Pacific ...
Food Festival Kicks Off
Taking place July 4-27, the Singapore Food Festival has become one of
the most highly anticipated events festivals during the peak summer
travel season ...
BANGKOK AIRWAYS INTRODUCES DAILY DIRECT BANGKOK-MACAU FLIGHTS FROM ...
Additionally, the airline has also obtained permits to fly internationally
to Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, China, and
21/6/08 Malaysia International
Dive Expo 2008
An exhibition for Diving, Water Sports & Travel Adventure, this
exhibition will be on anything and everything from dive to eco travel,
resorts destinations, ...
Philippines typhoon travel warning
The typhoon season in the Philippines usually runs from July to November.
The FCO also continues to advise against all travel to Mindanao due
to the threat ...
7/6/08 JetStar Asia boosts
stopover options in Cambodia
SINGAPORE: JetStar Asia passengers flying to Cambodia will soon be able
to have stopovers in the historical city of Siem Reap as well as travel
directly to ...
sees tourism future in golf as well as sunshine
But for those potential new tourists to reach Oman, travel agents say,
it needs a bigger airport, more direct flights from Europe, better shopping
malls and ...
gets its first low-cost airline
As Vietnam's first low-cost, value-based airline, Jetstar Pacific will
change air travel in Vietnam by making it more affordable for more people
to fly, ...
New luxury resort chain opens in Maldives
Zitahli Resorts & Spa announced the opening of two 5 star deluxe
resorts located in the idyllic Maldives. Zitahli Resorts & Spa Dholhiyadhoo
is a new resort ...
13/5/08 In Burma, a frustrated
Armed soldiers at checkpoints every couple of miles outside Myawaddy
turn back foreigners and arrest or fine Burmese without travel permits.
Singapore Formula One festivities available through Indian agents
The upcoming 2008 Formula One SingTel Singapore Grand Prix is finally
accessible to Indian enthusiasts, as travel agents have been appointed
to sell tickets ...
29/4/08 Medical tourism
in UAE at Dh7bn by 2010
The Philippines is another growing market for this industry and many
people from the UAE travel to the country for medical treatment. ...
Sri Lanka Tourism compiles a new ‘Calendar of Events’
Plans are also underway to print an annual Sri Lanka Calendar of Events
for circulation among both tourists and locals. Travel and Tourism industry
18/4/08 Tokyo Disneyland
celebrates 25th anniversary
The elderly are turning out in greater numbers too amid Japan's rapidly
aging population. Tokyo Disneyland celebrated its 25th anniversary Tuesday.
Travel: The Tourists Are Invading
Now you can tack Luang Prabang, Laos right up there with Oman and Bangladesh.
The International Herald Tribune's Seth Mydans tells us that serene
A celebration of Thailand’s rich culture
Asia travel specialists, Experience Travel, are offering a tailor-made,
two week tour to Thailand in November to celebrate two of the country’s
most famous ...
travel fair to publicize southern Vietnam image
HCMC Department of Tourism’s Deputy Director La Quoc Khanh said
despite tremendous growth in the tourism sector, local travel companies
have yet to ...
25/3/08 Cathay Pacific
All Asia Pass Out
... Seoul, South Korea; Singapore; Surabaya, Indonesia; Taipei, Taiwan;
and Tokyo. The airfare starts at $1099 for travel to Hong Kong plus
two cities, ...
Nepal's Travel Trade Reaches Moscow
The Nepali travel trade companies were successful in signing up business
deals with the Russian travel business community, claimed a press release
Travel & tourism industry poised for continued growth
India's travel and tourism is poised for continued growth according
to a leading international chamber of travel ...
Chongqing Signs With Thailand To Promote Tourism
Chongqing has signed a tourism cooperation agreement with the Thai tourism
delegation, and more than ten travel agencies from Thailand have signed
22/2/08 Travel Expo
to Open Next Week
The Korea Travel Expo 2008 will kick off at COEX in southern Seoul on
Feb. 27 for a four-day run through March 1. More than 260 organizations
and travel ...
Pacific Airlines ups fares while Vietnam Air awaits approval
Customers who bought their tickets before February 15 to travel from
March 1 are not affected by this change provided they do not alter their
12/2/08 Pro Surfers
A Wave At Tungku
“Brunei doesn't actually have the potential in becoming a good
surfing location, but we all still had a good time. "We travel
all around the world, ...
Resort Danang receives Best Travel Brands 2007
The poll attracts a worldwide audience from countries and cities as
diverse as Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China, India, Australia, South
Korea, Thailand, ...
Train Woes Ease, But Travel Nightmare Continues in Snowy China
At least 25 people were killed and 13 injured when the bus plunged off
an icy road in China. BEIJING — Railway service inched back to
normal Sunday in ...
Malaysia Airlines' travel fair is back
By ONG HAN SEAN SUBANG JAYA: The Malaysia Airlines' Travel Fair (MATF)
is back, offering attractive air fares and holiday packages. ...
11/1/08 More fog causes
further disruptions to air travel in east China
Fog in east China disrupted the air travel plans of thousands of passengers
in Shanghai and Hangzhou on Thursday, airports said.
Budget Indonesian carrier set to roar
Buoyed by unprecedented demand for air travel out of Australia, the
airline yesterday announced it would add an extra daily Boeing 777 service
into Sydney ...
hotels from the top travel magazines
AP NEW YORK—Two of the most influential travel magazines - Travel
+ Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler - are out with their annual lists
of best hotels. ...
seen in Japan in 2008: travel group
... an estimated 8.3 million who came this year, led by a spurt in travellers
from other Asian countries, the Japan Travel Bureau said in an annual
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