Category: Asia Pacific

Cinnamon launches ‘Bring A Friend Home’ campaign to speed up tourism recovery in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon’s ‘Bring A Friend Home’ (BAFH) introduces an exclusive initiative to spearhead tourism in Sri Lanka and also to overcome challenges faced by the tourism industry. BAFH encourages fellow Sri Lankans living here and overseas as well as expats living in Sri Lanka to nominate foreign friends to visit the island through an array of […]

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TAT announces five new national parks in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Thailand has added five new national parks around the country during 2016 to 2019 since the start of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (King Rama X). This is also in accordance with Thailand’s 20-Year National Strategic Plan, which targets increasing […]

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Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Indonesia organises roadshows in India

To actively promote Indonesia in the Indian tourism market, the Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Indonesia (MoTRI) organised Sales Mission (tourism roadshow) in New Delhi, Chandigarh and Pune in July. The event was aimed at increasing more transaction of tour packages between the Indonesian and Indian tourism Industry through B2B (table top) meetings. There […]

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Cambodia signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh to promote tourism

To promote tourism and facilitate mutual cooperation, Cambodia Association of Travel Agents (CATA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tours and Travels Association of Andhra Pradesh (TTAA). President of TTAA, K Vijay Mohan and CATA’ Phav Proeun signed the MoU in Siem Reap at the Angkor Wat temple. The partnership aims to promote cross […]

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Malaysia Tourism hosts Visit Malaysia 2020 Roadshow in India, unveils logo

  Malaysia Tourism launched the much-anticipated ‘Visit Malaysia 2020’ campaign in Asia with a 3-city roadshow in one of its top 10 source markets, India. Driven by the zeal to build awareness and bring the latest developments in Malaysian tourism to the forefront, ‘Visit Malaysia 2020’ Roadshow promoted Malaysia as a destination of excellence with […]

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Myanmar’s temple city Bagan added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list

During its meeting in Baku, the World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing. Lying on a bend of the Ayeyarwady River […]

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Yogesh Bhattarai appointed as Tourism Minister of Nepal

Yogesh Bhattarai was appointed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Bhattarai was administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Budhya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas, the President’s house. The appointment comes ahead of the ambitious plan of commemorating 2020 as the Visit Nepal Year to […]

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Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism launches new tourism app

To give tourists quick access to information about Cambodia, the Ministry of Tourism launched a mobile application, called ‘Kingdom of Wonder’. The application was launched at the Sokha Siem Reap Resort and Convention Centre. The event, which also featured the seminar ‘Cambodia Tourism Destination Promotion through Digital System’, was presided over by Tourism Minister Thong […]

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MMPRC appoints Think Strawberries as India representative

Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has appointed Think Strawberries as its Representative Office in India effective August 1, 2019. The company will implement the destination’s marketing and PR strategy in the India market. Think Strawberries was the India Representative of MMPRC from 2013 to 2016 as well. Shikha Mishra, the PR & Media […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand launches ‘Give Me 5’ off-peak season shopping campaign

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a new shopping campaign, ‘Give Me 5’, to entice an additional 200,000 visitors from India and six ASEAN countries during the off-peak season of July-September. The campaign will target families, women and incentive groups from 19 cities in India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Vietnam, Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia, […]

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