Category: Asia Pacific

Japan National Tourism Organization launches ‘Your Japan 2020’ campaign

In a strategic move to entice the Indian outbound travellers, Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is kick-starting the year with a brand new ‘Your Japan 2020’ campaign. The new campaign aims to provide special experiences and great offers to the Indian travellers on an unprecedented scale. As 2020 also marks the year of much-awaited and […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand invites all to Udon Thani’s ‘Pink Water Lilies Lake’ experience

One of Thailand’s most beautiful wetlands is in full bloom from now until March 2020 in Thailand. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting local Thai and international tourists to come and experience the amazing sight of the ‘Pink Water Lilies Lake’ at Nong Han Kumphawapi, a freshwater lake in Thailand’s Northeastern province of […]

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Sri Lanka extends free visa on arrival scheme for 48 countries

Sri Lanka has extended the free visa-on-arrival scheme till April 30 for the citizens of 48 countries, including India. Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga made the announcement, adding, “We have decided to extend this facility due to requests from the stakeholders. A Cabinet paper would be submitted for this purpose.” To recover from the post-Easter Sunday […]

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Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau teams up with THAI and THAI Smile to tap into MICE in APAC

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (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 […]

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Taiwan to launch contactless payment on airport metro line

Taoyuan Metro Company launched contactless payment via bank cards on January 16, 2020, to serve passengers travelling to and from the capital city of Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport. The tap-and-go service opened to holders of VIAS, Mastercard, Union Pay and JCB cards and mobile devices with NFC (Near Field Communication) function such as Google […]

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Malaysia conducts grand reception at major entry points in conjunction with Visit Malaysia 2020

Tourism Malaysia kicked off the highly anticipated Visit Malaysia 2020 (VM2020) Campaign on the first day of the year with a special reception at major entry points to welcome domestic and international tourists as a symbolic gesture indicating the commencement of the campaign. Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture of Malaysia Datuk Mohamaddin bin Ketapi […]

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SriLankan Airlines concludes an award-winning year

The national carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, reaffirming the success of its marketing communication endeavours, concluded the year 2019 with seven global awards. The airline’s communication focus that signifies its ambassadorial role of taking Sri Lanka to the world through a global dialect, has been well received by the […]

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Macao Government Tourism Office celebrates 20th anniversary of the establishment of Macao

Macao is fast becoming Asia’s favourite city, best known for being the city of duality and blended mix of Portuguese and Chinese culture. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) hosted a celebratory event for the travel fraternity recently in Mumbai to thank them […]

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Thailand Tourism Authority targets 3.18 trillion Baht in tourism revenue in 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is expecting 3.18 trillion Baht in overall tourism revenue for Thailand in 2020, or a 4% year-on-year increase. This includes 2.02 trillion Baht from international tourists (up 3%) and 1.16 trillion Baht from domestic tourists (up 5%). The outlook for 2020 follows the overall tourism situation in 2019, which […]

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Macao Government Tourism Office celebrates the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Macao

Macao is fast becoming Asia’s favourite city, best known for being the city of duality and blended mix of Portuguese and Chinese culture. To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Macao Special Administrative Region, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) hosted a celebratory event for the travel fraternity on Thursday, 19 December 2019 in […]

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