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“Beautiful China – 2014 Year of Smart Travel” website launched

Beijing – China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) has several new developments in the works, including the 2014 theme for the promotion of travel to China and a new website. The official theme for CNTA’s 2014 campaign around the globe is … Continue reading “Beautiful China – 2014 Year of Smart Travel” website launched

Skyscanner Appoints PATA Foundation as its first Charity of the Year

Bangkok – Leading global travel search site Skyscanner today announced a partnership with the PATA Foundation, its first ever Charity of the Year in Asia Pacific. Throughout the course of 2014, Skyscanner and its employees across Asia Pacific will be … Continue reading Skyscanner Appoints PATA Foundation as its first Charity of the Year

Google Play: Developers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines & Thailand can now sell paid apps

Jakarta – Google has announced that Android developers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand can now start selling paid applications in Google Play. Earlier, app distribution for developers from these countries was only limited to free apps in Google Play. … Continue reading Google Play: Developers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines & Thailand can now sell paid apps

Hong Kong: Passengers refuse to disembark cruise ship

Hong Kong – About 300 disgruntled cruise passengers refused to leave their ship at the end of a five-day trip yesterday, claiming the tour company was not offering adequate compensation for cancelling a visit to Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay. Some … Continue reading Hong Kong: Passengers refuse to disembark cruise ship

4 Thai cities ranked Top 100 City Destinations

Bangkok – Thailand’s political capital and commercial hub of Bangkok has been ranked third in the latest Euromonitor International’s 100 Top City Destinations Ranking (2013 edition), covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. Three … Continue reading 4 Thai cities ranked Top 100 City Destinations

Two Centara Phuket resorts voted in Top 100 World Best Hotels

Bangkok – Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Karon Resort Phuket have both been named as amongst the top 100 resort hotels in the Starway Tourism Awards organized by Coral Travel, one of Russia`s leading tour operators. The Starway … Continue reading Two Centara Phuket resorts voted in Top 100 World Best Hotels

One Asian Regatta Championships to be held in Thailand for first time

Bangkok – Asia’s largest multi-class sailing event, Thailand’s Top of the Gulf Regatta, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year hosted by Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Jomtien, Pattaya from 1st to 5th May 2014, and is expected to welcome a … Continue reading One Asian Regatta Championships to be held in Thailand for first time