Tag Archives: Thailand

China: Outbound Travel Ban effects Asian Destinations

Bangkok/Tokyo – A huge dependence on Chinese tourists sees many Asian countries reeling from China’s move to cancel outbound group trips indefinitely, as part of measures to control the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Among them are Thailand and Japan. The … Continue reading China: Outbound Travel Ban effects Asian Destinations

Ocean Cleanup aims to clean up plastic in 1,000 rivers

Rotterdam – The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic, unveiled today its invention to prevent the unrelenting flow of plastic pollution into the world’s oceans. The “Interceptor”, under development by The … Continue reading Ocean Cleanup aims to clean up plastic in 1,000 rivers

Chinese increasingly use WeChat Pay when traveling

Shenzhen – Leading Chinese social media and mobile payment platform WeChat reported robust overseas payment transactions during the National Day holiday as more and more Chinese users travel abroad. Japan posted the largest number of WeChat payment transactions during the … Continue reading Chinese increasingly use WeChat Pay when traveling

PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019

Bangkok— The winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), this year recognize the achievements of 27 separate organizations and individuals. … Continue reading PATA announces Grand and Gold Award winners 2019