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Thailand to issue special visas for foreign tourists from October

Thailand will be issuing special visas for foreign tourists starting from October, thereby relaxing more than five-month-old ban on visitors for boosting its ailing tourism-dependent economy. Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha’s cabinet approved a proposal for granting visas for tourists …

  • Indian hospitality industry wishes a single GST rate of 18%

    Published on : Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    After the declaration of GST rates with diverse tax slabs across hotel room rates, the Indian hospitality industry is hoping that the government will review a single slab of 18 per cent to create a level playing field, besides providing …

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  • The 10th anniversary of ITB Asia 2017 is expecting huge exhibitor demand

    Published on : Thursday, May 4, 2017

    This year, ITB Asia 2017 will be observing its 10th anniversary as ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’. The event will be commemorating its milestone year with an amazing start. This event witnesses a huge rush of different exhibitors and industry …

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  • New visa scheme is likely to attract more Indians to Malaysia this year

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    ‘Namaste India’ will be a traditional greeting for Malaysia as it eyes this country and take its outbound tourism to 50 million by 2020. By offering easy and cheap new visa scheme to the Indians, Malaysia aims to cross its …

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  • Indonesia promotes spiritual tourism through world’s largest Buddhist temple

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Spiritual tourism is on Indonesia’s list for the world’s largest Buddhist temple Borobudur in Java province, central Indonesia. It will be for promoting peace and bringing harmony across the world. A cultural introduction programme was held yesterday by Tidar Heritage …

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  • Health tourism in Malaysia takes a bigger leap!

    Published on : Tuesday, March 21, 2017

    The health tourism industry of Malaysia has added huge impetus to the tourist inflow in the country. Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, Tourism and Culture Minister of Malaysia explained that medical tourism in Malaysia is far advanced and competitive than many …

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  • MATTA wish to correct misquotes in news report

    Published on : Thursday, March 2, 2017

    Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) President Datuk Hj Hamzah Rahmat has spotted misquotes in the Bernama report “Matta disinterested in cooperation with N. Korean tourism industry” and posted by Malay Mail Online on March 1.   He said “The report stated …

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  • Malaysia’s e-visa move for India welcomed by Indian tour operators

    Published on : Thursday, February 23, 2017

    Malaysia’s e-visa move for Indian travellers has been hailed by Indian tour operators who said would help in achieving Malaysia’s target of one million visitors from India this year. India’s leading travel industry bodies welcomed the new facility and pledged …

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  • Asia tops the chart in 2016 for tourist numbers

    Published on : Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Worldwide, number of international tourists rose by 4% to 1.2 billion in 2016, with Asians traveling more. However, security fears affected visitor arrivals in Europe, according to the UNWTO. The UNWTO said that the number of people living in Asia …

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  • AirAsia offers 20% discount on all flights as part of ‘All Seats, All Flights’ campaign

    Published on : Monday, February 6, 2017

    Malaysian carrier AirAsia has launched the “All Seats, All Flights” promotional campaign. It is offering offering a 20 per cent discount on all flights for bookings from today to Feb 12 and for travel between Feb 7 to July 31, …

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  • InterContinental Hotels Group appoints Sudeep Jain as Vice President, Development, South West Asia

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Sudeep Jain as Vice President, Development, South West Asia. His immediate remit will be to further strengthen IHG’s presence in the region encompassing India, Sri Lanka, Nepal …

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  • Indonesia sets ways to attract foreign visitors vacationing in Thailand

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Keen to gain benefit from Thailand’s tourism sector, Indonesia sets ways to attract foreign visitors vacationing in Thailand. The latter welcomed over 30 million ones throughout last year.   To address the aim, Indonesia would extensively promote its tour destinations …

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  • Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign launched in Singapore

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    In a bid to promote ASEAN as a single, unified travel destination, the Visit ASEAN@50 tourism campaign was launched in Singapore on Wednesday.   The campaign was launched by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. At the opening of the …

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  • GIBTM 2013 Registration open for media professionals

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    GIBTM 2013 (www.gibtm.com) has opened press registration online for all media who are interested in attending this year’s event at www.gibtm.com/press. Trade press that successfully pre-register will be able to take advantage of a plethora of options at GIBTM.the following: …

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  • Five Best Tourist Attractions in Rome

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    Rome is home to some of the most exhilarating museums and monuments which are flocked by tourists and historians alike. A city that epitomises elegance, visitors never get enough of Rome in a single trip. An artistic trance that transcends …

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  • Qatar Airways to host 7th World Cargo Symposium

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    Qatar Airways is set to host the world’s largest meeting of air freight industry executives, airline officials and other stakeholders next month with the 7th World Cargo Symposium coming to Doha. Bringing together hundreds of representatives from across the global …

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  • JetBlue Airways Introduces Mobile Boarding Passes with Refreshed App

    Published on : Thursday, February 14, 2013

    JetBlue Airways makes traveling even easier with the introduction of mobile boarding. Customers in eight of the airline’s largest cities can now download electronic boarding passes onto their cell phones using the newly re-launched version 2.0 of the JetBlue mobile …

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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Worldwide signed agreement with BG group of Hotels to expand in Australia!

    Published on : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Hilton Worldwide signed a multi-unit management agreement with BG Group of Hotels to manage four hotels, marking the company’s entry into the Northern Territory and the introduction of the DoubleTree by Hilton brand into Australia. The properties, currently operating and …

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  • WestJet unveils new flights to British Columbia

    Published on : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    WestJet unveiled new non-stop daily service to Fort St. John and Nanaimo, British Columbia. The service will be operated by WestJet Encore’s fleet of Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, and includes new daily service between Vancouver and Victoria. “The announcement of …

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  • Middle East on track for business travel boom in 2013

    Published on : Wednesday, February 13, 2013

    Corporate and meetings business in the Middle East has bounced back from the global economic crisis and looks set to achieve strong growth in 2013, new market data has revealed. Business travel budgets are once again on the rise and …

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