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Sep 24, 2020

The Hotel Plus 2020, hosted by Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets, concluded with great success at National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai, China from 12th – 14th August. Over the 3-day period, the show was packed with more than 110,000 professional visitors to develop business networking with...

Sep 19, 2020

As international tourism flights remain mostly suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sightseeing flights have become very popular. Can such charter “flights to nowhere” actually save the airlines? How can Taiwan’s newest carrier, Starlux Airlines survive this crisis? Starlux Airlines Chairman Chang Kuo-wei is not...

Sep 19, 2020

SHANGHAI, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Yum China Holdings, Inc. ("Yum China" or the "Company") (NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987), China's largest restaurant company in terms of 2019 system sales, have held a series of activities across China to mark the 30th anniversary of Pizza Hut in the country. Pizza Hut's anniversary...

Sep 16, 2020

A strategic area that is a meeting point for the specialised offer and demand in this segment, which is key to boosting the tourism industry worldwide.

The professional profiles summoned for this event include corporations, associations, incentives companies, Business Travel companies and event and...

Sep 13, 2020

In its quest to keep parts of its business running, Singapore’s flagship carrier Singapore Airlines is resorting to an unusual solution: The airline is planning flights to nowhere.

This means flights that start and end at the same airport to give potential passengers the feeling of being airborne again. The...

Sep 08, 2020

KUNMING, China, Sept. 8, 2020 -- On August 27, the Yunnan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism issued a notice on its website announcing 10 intangible heritage-themed tourist routes in Yunnan Province, detailing the intangible heritage resources involved in the routes.

Sep 02, 2020

Lean and sustainable hotel concept targets millennial-minded travellers seeking authentic local experiences. The first hotel under the brand – ASAI Bangkok Chinatown – will open on 15 September 2020.

Aug 19, 2020

HONG KONG -- In view of the uncertainties concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) today announced that its annual signature event “Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival” will, for the first time, take on a virtual format.

Aug 17, 2020

Introduction

Hanging around at a bar with friends while having drinks is definitely one of the best ways to destress after work. But most importantly, the bar itself matters.

If bar hopping is one of your favorite things to do, then look no further! The following features a list of the very top...

Aug 14, 2020

Thailand seeks to revive its ailing tourism industry by tapping into new potential in medical tourism, one of the sectors recently opened up for visitors.

The idea is now to target medical tourists who are seeking treatments related to medical marijuana which can now be legally grown and sold in Thailand as...

Aug 07, 2020

Hotel Plus has announced its partnership with The Centre of Asia Hotel Forum (AHF), a leading hotel event organizer, and Tripvivid, China’s new media platform dedicated to cultural tourism, on onsite activities at Shanghai International Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo (Hotel Plus - HDE) to be held on 12, 13...

Aug 02, 2020

In the past five years, 340 new restaurant brands have sprouted up in Taiwan and old favorites have gotten facelifts as second-generation restaurateurs take over. How are they changing the vibe of Taiwan’s food scene?

Step into the Sinchao Rice Shoppe in the Breeze Xinyi complex in eastern Taipei and one is...

Jul 24, 2020

21 July 2020, Bangkok: TCEB launches new subsidy scheme to encourage more domestic meetings and incentives. The new scheme is aimed at assisting MICE operators facing the loss of overseas business and stimulating the national economy.

Jul 09, 2020

Madrid, July 8, 2020 -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Next September, la Fundación ARCO is restarting its free guided tours of contemporary art galleries in different cities. ARCO GalleryWalk visits will once again invite art aficionados and art lovers alike to take a guided tour that will bring them closer to the artist's...

Jul 02, 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced Taiwanese to travel more at home. Can Taiwan harness this opportunity to go higher end and create experiences that will have consumers coming back for more rather than heading abroad?

Mr. Wu, a tech executive who retired just last year, headed to Chiayi County on June...

Jun 20, 2020

18 June 2020, Bangkok: TCEB, in collaboration with Department of Health (DOH) and Thai MICE venue operators, is exhibiting the readiness of Thai MICE industry to host ‘new normal’ events under strict hygiene and safety criteria of the Ministry of Public Health. To ensure clients of safety and road to recovery of...

Jun 13, 2020

Sunkist creates virtual citrus grove to bring people together during social distancing measures

[Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, June 11, 2020] -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Sunkist Growers, the fresh citrus cooperative from California, is making its debut in the virtual world of Animal Crossing™: New Horizons on the...

Jun 02, 2020

BEIJING, June 2, 2020 -- Chinese authorities on Monday released a master plan for the Hainan free trade port, aiming to build the southern island province into a globally-influential high-level free trade port by the middle of the century.

A free trade port system focusing on trade and investment...

May 25, 2020

BALI, Indonesia, May 25, 2020 -- Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is going to implement CHS (Cleanliness, Health, and Safety) program in every destination and other locations related to tourism and creative economy as a strategy to accelerate the recovery of tourism and creative economy sector after the...

May 15, 2020

Cambodia shows confidence in a revival of international tourism after the coronavirus pandemic subsides and sticks to plans to open a new airport, the largest in the country so far.

The airport is currently being built for $880 million near the historical site of Angkor Wat in the country’s northwestern...

May 11, 2020

Singapore, May 11, 2020 23 – ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Singapore Changi Airport was voted by customers as the World's Best Airport for the eighth consecutive time at the 2020 World Airport Awards. Singapore Changi Airport also took the awards for the World’s Best Airport Leisure Amenities and the Best Airport in Asia.

May 03, 2020

On March 19, Ma, who is the daughter of Yuanta Financial Holdings founder Rudy Ma, announced the hardest decision of her life to date at a news conference with officials from the Taipei City Government.