Tag: Asia

Grand Mercure debuts in Myanmar

Grand Mercure announces the opening of its first property in Myanmar. Overlooking the famed Shwedagon Pagoda, Grand Mercure Yangon Golden Empire boasts 175 guest rooms and suites designed by local artist Pyar Dade. Featuring detailed hand-painted ceilings inspired by colourful sapphire, emerald, gold and ruby gemstones, the rooms ranged from 30 sqm for superior rooms […]

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Seoul Tourism Organization ties knot to exhibit independently this IT&CMA 2018

Seoul Tourism Organization’s (STO) renewed purpose and focus on the Asia-Pacific market and the Seoul MICE industry will see the destination exhibit independently from the Korea contingent this IT&CMA 2018. The fully government-funded foundation’s mission has expanded from not only promoting Seoul as events and tourist destination but to also stimulating the city’s economy and […]

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Cocoon Maldives gets its glamour quotient up with Indian television celebrities

Cocoon Maldives, the 5-star resort in the island nation of Maldives blends Italian design with the Maldives’ natural beauty, all set against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Embarking with the enthralling concept of fitness tours, FitZup in association with Cocoon Maldives had organised an expedition to the unrivalled luxury, Maldives first design hotel with […]

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Singapore welcomes 6.1 lakh visitors from India between Jan-May 2018

Singapore received over six lakh visitors from India between January to May 2018, reporting a 17% year-on-year increase from 2017. The year 2017 was a record year for Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as visitor arrivals from India had crossed the one million mark for the third time in a row, showcasing the highest growth rate […]

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Klook aims to tap travellers through mobile platform

Shruti Dugar | Kolkata In a bid to encourage the Free Independent Travel (FIT), Klook, an abbreviation of “Keep looking” was launched by Eric Gnock Fah who is the COO & Co-founder. Speaking exclusively to Travel News Digest Fah cited that Klook, an in-destination services booking platform, was formed so as to enable people to […]

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Evolve Back Resorts to expand with four new properties by 2021

Shruti Dugar | Kolkata Karnataka has been on the global map for some time now making headlines ranging from startups to its rich cultural heritage. “We are dedicated to providing exquisite holiday experiences that promote the purity of nature and culture of the local land,” said Jose Ramapuram – Director Marketing, Evolve Back Resorts (formerly […]

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Madhya Pradesh, India to host the first ATTA’s AdventureNEXT in Asia

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), in support with Madhya Pradesh Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Knowledge Partner – Adventure Tour Operators Association of India (ATOAI) has chosen Madhya Pradesh in India to organise the maiden AdventureNEXT event in Asia. AdventureNEXT 2018, a venture towards placing emerging adventure destinations on […]

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ITB Asia join hands with Korea Tourism Organisation

As a major development, ITB Asia has partnered with Korea Tourism Organisation’s (KTO) Singapore office. Katrina Leung, Executive Director, Messe Berlin (Singapore), said, “We are pleased to work in partnership with the Korea Tourism Organisation in Singapore this year. ITB Asia will be a key platform for KTO in bridging more visitor and buyer connections, […]

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Sabre Corporation hires Axel Bench as their Regional Director in Asia

Sabre Corporation has appointed Axel Bench as Regional Director– Asia, who will be responsible for South Asia, North Asia and Southeast Asia. Along with this new appointment, the Sabre Airline Solutions business in the APAC region will be restructured into three regions: • South Asia, North Asia and Southeast Asia led by Axel Bench • […]

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SIA to increase its frequency in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia

Singapore Airlines will be increasing flight frequency to points in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia in the Northern Summer operating season (March 26, 2017 to October 28, 2017) to meet growing travel demand. In Australia, Melbourne will be served with 31 weekly flights, up from 28, with effect from July 17, 2017, while […]

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