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Dec 14, 2017

ADFCA affirms role as auditing body for safe food practices
Jenaan pen deal to set up infrastructure to rear organic chickens in the UAE

Abu Dhabi, 14 December, 2017 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East has seen a growth of 28% year-on-year for visitor numbers, with the event...

Dec 14, 2017

In the January 18th session, the FITUR SHOPPING section will be discussing some of the key issues for this tourist segment that is already one of the main motivations for millions of people when it comes to choosing a destination

Dec 14, 2017

Gamification to promote innovation, how to apply chatbots to my business or the digital tourist’s customer journey are among the topics up for discussion in the workshops due to be staged as part of FITUR 2018, the International Tourism Trade Fair organised by IFEMA from 17 to 21 January

Dec 08, 2017

WEIFANG, China, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- On November 26, a dozen or more mainstream journalists, including Xinhua News Agency, The People's Daily, Guangming Daily and China News Service, reported extensively on the development of Weifang city. As an agricultural and cultural center in East China's Shandong...

Dec 07, 2017

A street food vendor in Bangkok’s old town received a Michelin star in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for the Thai capital, along with 16 high-class restaurants.

Seventy-year-old Jay Fai, or Auntie Fai, makes wok-fired dishes from a street shop called Raan Jay Fai in a small side-soi at 327 Maha...

Nov 27, 2017

• This FITUR section will feature two new spaces, one devoted to virtual reality applied to tourism and another one to start-ups

• SEGITTURLab will hold six practical workshops for tourism entrepreneurs and professionals

• It will present the tourist app guide 2018 and award the prizes of “The...

Nov 19, 2017

Chile’s ASOEX took part in foodservice-focused trade show, which was staged from 14-16 November in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, CHINA, 16 November, 2017 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) united with Chilean chef Ricardo Gonzalez to stage a special event showcasing the best in the...

Nov 19, 2017

GUIYANG, China, Nov. 16, 2017 -- American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) joined with Guiyang Municipal People's Government and Guizhou Provincial Tourism Development Committee when entering China for the first time. Aiming at the status quo of Chinese tourism market, they jointly established a platform for tourism...

Nov 15, 2017

HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- Adorable Japanese character “Kumamon” will turn into a tourist ambassador to greet MTR passengers and introduce them to four famous sightseeing spots in Kumamoto, Japan through a new set of MTR souvenir tickets. Starting from 26 November 2017, MTR Corporation will launch over four...

Nov 13, 2017

12 November 2017 – The 10th edition of the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair concluded yesterday (11 November). The fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), was held from 9 to 11 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. A total of 1,070 exhibitors from 38...

Nov 11, 2017

Creating a new platform for international cooperation and adding to the momentum for co-development

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The China-Latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition (CLAC Expo) opened at Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Center on the morning of...

Nov 10, 2017

When the South Penghu Marine National Park was established in late 2014, local fishermen feared for their livelihood due to restrictions on fishing and other conservation measures. Meanwhile, guided snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions are providing new sources of income, putting the area on the eco-tourism map...

Nov 08, 2017

TOKYO --( ASIA TODAY )-- At “Delicatessen •Trade Show 2018 (DTS2018)”, the concurrent show of “Supermarket Trade Show 2018”, “Bento and Prepared Meal Awards” is held every year as a special project. “Bento” is a home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.

The award is to honor outstanding products among...

Nov 06, 2017

The Asian powerhouse will have an important showcase for promoting the destination by linking its brand to FITUR. India will thus exhibit tourism as one of its leading-edge sectors with some of the highest business possibilities

With 7% economic growth, India presents a key market for worldwide investments...

Nov 03, 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HNA Group announced that CEO Adam Tan was presented the prestigious Calvary Medal at Calvary Hospital's 34th Annual Awards Gala in recognition of his distinguished corporate and philanthropic leadership in the international business community.

The award was presented to...

Nov 01, 2017

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hangzhou, the "paradise on earth" known for the historical and cultural heritages of the Grand Canal and West Lake, now launches 120 social scenic spots to bring immersive travel experience for international tourists.

Developed in the course of 13 years, the new...

Oct 25, 2017

SINGAPORE, 25 October 2017 -- (ASIA TODAY) -- Amara Singapore received the Hotel Security Award 2017 during the Annual Hotel Security Awards Presentation Ceremony organised by the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA), National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on 24 October 2017...

Oct 23, 2017

BALI, Indonesia, October 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RateGain, one of the largest hospitality and travel technology solutions companies, today announced its tie-up with Archipelago International, Indonesia's leading hospitality management company. RateGain would manage online rates and inventory distribution for...

Oct 23, 2017

Organised in collaboration with Spain Live Music with the aim of providing organisers, festival promoters and destinations with a professional and promotional tourism channel

FITUR 2018 will be staged from 17 to 21 January at Feria de Madrid, organised by IFEMA

Oct 17, 2017

At SMTS2018, the new theme zone will be introduced.

The New Supermarket Association of Japan [Head Office: Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, President: Kiyoshi Yokoyama (CEO of ARCS COMPANY, LIMITED) announced the new theme zone for Supermarket Trade Show 2018. “Japanese Craft Sake & Beer Zone” is the area you will...

Oct 08, 2017

MACAO - Malaysia bagged three Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards 2017 in the Marketing Media, Heritage and Culture, and Education and Training categories. The awards were presented at the 2017 PATA Gold Awards Lunch and Award Presentation at The Parisian Macao today.

Oct 08, 2017

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 4 signed an agreement with the HCM City Tourism Association to boost the tourism sector.

The agreement, valid for 2017-2020, would help enhance the role of the association and facilitate the operations of tourism businesses, Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of...