Japan goes into the new year holding first place on the Henley Passport Index, with citizens enjoying visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations.
One of Thailand’s leading hospitality group, Centara Hotels & Resorts, has inked a management memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Asia Investment, Development & Construction Sole Co. (AIDC), a well-established investment and construction company in Laos.
Almost 300 qualified Aussie Specialist travel agents from Greater China, Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore have been exploring Australia on famils hosted by each State and Territory as part of Corroboree Asia 2018.
Vynn Capital, a South-East Asia-based early-stage venture capital firm, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) jointly announced a strategic partnership to promote South-East Asia’s tourism sector by facilitating entrepreneurship and innovation.
Asian cities outnumbered their counterparts in Europe and America in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2017, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData.
AVANI Hotels and Resorts continues to expand the brand’s presence in Asia with an agreement with KTI Property to manage an AVANI hotel in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, Malaysia.
Delta customers will in 2019 have more access to Seoul, Korea and Asia via a new service from the US airline’s Minneapolis/St. Paul hub to Seoul-Incheon.
A record 475 delegates from 52 countries attended the fourth World Travel Organisation (UNWTO) Forum on Gastronomy Tourism.
Minor International (MINT) is acquiring 30 million shares in NH Hotel Group in a transaction valued at EUR192 million (USD225 million).