Tag Archives: Asia Pacific

636 million foreigners travel to Asia-Pacific region

Bangkok – With a cumulative count of 636 million foreign arrivals into the region in 2017, Asia Pacific sets a new record – according to a report released today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). Covering 47 destinations across … Continue reading 636 million foreigners travel to Asia-Pacific region

Virgin Australia launches in-flight cycling studio

Brisbane – Virgin Australia today launched Spin Class, the World’s first in-flight cycling studio, allowing passengers to stretch their legs and exercise on board during long haul international flights. The revolutionary new cabin class has been developed in partnership with … Continue reading Virgin Australia launches in-flight cycling studio

Hun Sen: Asia-Pacific region needs to fight corruption

Phnom Penh – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen emphazised in a speech on  Wednesday that countries and economies in Asia and the Pacific region needed to work together to fight against corruption.“We are living in a globalized world which permits crimes like … Continue reading Hun Sen: Asia-Pacific region needs to fight corruption

HotelQuickly booking app raises another US$ 4.5m

Hong Kong – Last minute booking app, HotelQuickly, has raised US$4.5 million in a Series A-1 financing led by GREE, Inc., a global mobile social company with businesses that include social gaming, social media, advertising, licensing and merchandising, and venture … Continue reading HotelQuickly booking app raises another US$ 4.5m

IATA: Conrad Clifford new VP for Asia-Pacific

Geneva/Singapore – The International Air Transport Association has appointed Conrad Clifford as Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific. Clifford joins IATA on 1 February and will be based in its Asia Pacific Regional Office in Singapore. He succeeds Maunu von Lueders, who is … Continue reading IATA: Conrad Clifford new VP for Asia-Pacific