Category: Asia Pacific

4th International Film Festival & Awards – Macao to commence in December

The 4th International Film Festival & Awards – Macao (referred to as ‘IFFAM’ or the ‘Film Festival’) will be staged from December 5 to 10 this year. As an annual international event in Macao, the Film Festival will continue to push forward the development of Macao’s film, cultural and creative industries, enhance exchange opportunities with […]

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Myanmar to extend visa relaxation on Indian tourists for one more year

Visa-on-arrival scheme for Indian and Chinese tourists will be extended by the Myanmar government, as informed by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism. According to sources, to attract more tourists to the country, recently the Ministry also revealed that the visa exemption schemes for visitors from Japan and South Korea will be extended for another […]

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Thailand Tourism along with Go Air organised FAM trip to Phuket for Tier II and III cities

The Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi (TAT), in collaboration with Go Air, hosted 10 travel agents from Tier II and Tier III cities on a Trade FAM trip recently. The focus was on a specific customer segment – Phuket as a family destination. The purpose of this trip was to acquaint the agents with […]

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Singapore Tourism Board unveils over 60 lifestyle experiences to entice Indian business groups to Singapore

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched a new version of the ‘In Singapore Incentives & Rewards’ (INSPIRE), an incentive programme to attract more visitors from the growing Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) sector. In partnership with 29 local Singapore businesses, Global INSPIRE offers a selection of over 60 complementary experiences that qualified MICE […]

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Singapore Tourism Board announces appointment of two new Area Directors in India

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced the appointment of two new Area Directors, India and South Asia. They will oversee the Board’s destination promotion and marketing efforts to ensure that Singapore remains a top-of-mind leisure and business destination among Indian visitors. As part of his work, Raymond Lim assuming the role based in STB’s New […]

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Macao Government Tourism Office engages actress Fatima Sana Shaikh to showcase art, food and fashion

Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has recently initiated a social media led influencer campaign with Indian Actress and Influencer Fatima Sana Shaikh titled ‘Fun, Food & Fashion with Fatima’. The campaign aims to attract the independent and young women travellers of India to explore the vibrant destination renowned for its unique east-meets-west charm. The influencer […]

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Scoot removes payment processing fees globally

Aligning with its vision since inception of making travel attainable for all, Scoot recently announced the removal of payment processing fees globally for all bookings made on its direct channels, offering customers even greater value with immediate effect. To provide customers with greater convenience and seamless booking experience, Scoot currently offers a comprehensive range of […]

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Nepal witness sustained growth in tourist arrivals

The tourism sector of Nepal enjoyed sustained growth in international tourist arrivals to Nepal in the first eight months of 2019. The arrival figures for the first eight months (January-August) 2019 reached 742,600, a cumulative increase of 9% over the same period in 2018. According to the Department of Immigration, 619,765 international visitors came by […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways organise luxury agents FAM trip

Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi (TAT), along with airline partner Thai Airways hosted a Luxury FAM trip for eight agents, to the Rose of the North Chiang Mai and capital city of Bangkok from September 19 to 23. Six travel agents from Delhi and two from Kolkata, focusing on luxury travel, were invited for […]

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SriLankan Airlines’ efforts to rebuild the country’s tourism recognised at APEX awards

SriLankan Airlines’ intensive efforts to drive the recovery of the island’s tourism industry in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attack were honoured with a global accolade – the ‘Best Marketing Innovation’ award from the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). The airline also managed to secure Four-Star rating in the major airlines category, for the […]

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