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Jan 09, 2020

9 January 2020 − The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair, organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, drew to a successful close today. Together...

Jan 08, 2020

Singapore, 8 January 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- In the latest FHA Insider Special report ‘Experiential trends in hospitality: Behind the scenes’ published by FHA-HoReCa, Asia’s most comprehensive industry event for hospitality and foodservice supplies, industry experts shared their insights on what makes for a...

Jan 06, 2020

Thailand kicked off the new year with a ban on single-use plastic bags at major stores, continuing a campaign launched by the government and retailers towards a complete ban in 2021 to reduce plastic waste to which the country is one of the world’s largest contributors, particularly to maritime waste.

Jan 05, 2020

A massive bridge project linking the western part of Brunei with the country’s geographically isolated easternmost district of Temburong, an exclave separated from the rest of Brunei by Malaysia and Brunei Bay, has been completed, the contractor announced on January 2.

Dec 30, 2019

TCEB teams up with THAI and THAI Smile to launch APAC MaxiMICE, a new promotional campaign specifically designed to attract corporate customers in the Asia Pacific region. Highlighting a series of privileges including special airfare, the new incentive scheme aims to boost a quality MICE market and has a goal to...

Dec 27, 2019

Two new low-cost carriers will enter the Thai market n 2020, further fueling the growth of low-cost carriers in the region and presenting another challenge to ailing national carrier Thai Airways.

The new budget airlines, Thai Summer Airways and Thai Eastar Jet, both have received their air operating...

Dec 25, 2019

NANCHANG, China, Dec. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Jiangxi Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism held the 2019 "Beautiful Jiangxi Scenery" Cultural Tourism (Mexico) Promotion Conference in Mexico City on December 13 local time. The meeting was to introduce Jiangxi's unique cultural tourism resources to...

Dec 19, 2019

Vietnam is planning to strengthen its tourism sector as it has turned into one of the most important driving forces for the country’s economic development in the past years, contributing more than six per cent to GDP each year.

Taking note of this, in 2011, the government released the “Strategy on Vietnam’s...

Dec 18, 2019

China Communications Construction Co Ltd and Philippine partner Macroasia Corp., an airline service company owned by Lucio Tan, chairman of national carrier Philippine Airlines, have won an auction for a $10-billion airport construction project outside Metro Manila, the latest in a multi-billion dollar push by the...

Dec 17, 2019

• The happiest travellers are also the most likely to spend upwards of US$200 at the airport, while dissatisfied travellers are the least likely to spend; according to Collinson’s 2019 ‘Airport Journey’ research
• Overall traveller satisfaction is on the rise worldwide, with 63% of travellers* saying the...

Dec 17, 2019

Singapore, 17 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Euromonitor forecasts that global consumer foodservice is to grow by 24 per cent to US$3.7 trillion by 2023. The Asia Pacific markets are expected to make up half of that. Once a pipe dream for businesses in the region, digitalisation and automation are now impacting...

Dec 16, 2019

MADRID --( ASIA TODAY )-- This new platform is for scheduling meetings to promote Africa’s tourism offering and networking with industry professionals attending FITUR from 22nd to 26th January.

Dec 11, 2019

YANGON, 10 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), today welcomes the first inaugural flight of flydubai, a governmentowned budget airline, direct from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This marks flydubai’s first scheduled daily...

Dec 02, 2019

MACAU, Dec. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sands China Ltd. recognised some of its more exceptional suppliers at the 2019 Sands Supplier Excellence Awards Friday at The Venetian® Macao. The annual event is a global initiative of Sands China's parent company, Las Vegas Sands Corp., and acknowledges the cooperation and...

Nov 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest South East Asian Games, hosted by the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee, is about to begin. Top athletes from 11 ASEAN countries are gathering in the Philippines to compete in 56 medal events from November 30 to December 11, 2019....

Nov 28, 2019

SHANGHAI --( ASIA TODAY )-- Hotel Plus Mockup Room Show, a featured event of Shanghai International Hospitality Design and Supplies Expo (HDE), being held from 27 – 29 April 2020 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, will offer investment opportunities in new hotel projects and strategic advice on hospitality...

Nov 26, 2019

Amadeus and Sigfox announce the launch of PinPoint, a strategic alliance to provide reusable, affordable, and globally connected tracking solutions for travel industry assets.

Nov 24, 2019

SHANGHAI --( ASIA TODAY )-- The 29th edition of Hotel Plus - HDE, a 3-day-long event comprising expo, forum, award ceremony and gala dinner, will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre in April 2020. The show will expand the section of commercial property, while greater focus will be given to hospitality...

Nov 21, 2019

SINGAPORE — The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is calling on cities in Southeast Asia to join Patong (Thailand), Donsol (Philippines) and Phú Quốc Islands (Việt Nam) in making a commitment to eliminate plastic pollution, by developing an action plan and trial innovative solutions.

Plastic Smart Cities is a WWF...

Nov 21, 2019

SINGAPORE, 21 NOVEMBER 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Royal Caribbean International has entered into a new multimillion-dollar marketing partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group to promote fly-cruises. This five-year tripartite collaboration, the longest ever, is expected to bring some 623,000...

Nov 15, 2019

SINGAPORE, 15 November 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), a lifestyle destination situated at the heart of Singapore Changi Airport, has been accorded the Special Jury Award at the MAPIC Awards 2019 – a prestigious industry event which honours the world’s most outstanding retail real estate...

Nov 14, 2019

HONG KONG (November 13, 2019) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Hyatt today announced that Vernon Rego, Chef de Partie – Events at Grand Hyatt Melbourne has emerged champion in the Asia Pacific edition of The Good Taste Series competition. Vernon Rego, together with runners-up Daichi Kondo, Chef de Partie at The Grill in Hyatt...