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Mar 29, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s (the Centre) annual Association Seminar this year brought together local association executives, industry partners and industry experts to an interactive forum to exchange knowledge and share international best practices on delivering successful...

Mar 26, 2020

The Singapore government has earmarked another 48 billion Singapore dollars ($33.2billion) to support its businesses and households after official preliminary estimates showed the Southeast Asian economy shrinking by more than expected in the first quarter of this year as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Mar 23, 2020

A growing number of Southeast Asia airlines are suspending flights or even completely grounding their planes as multiple governments have decided to introduce strict immigration regulations in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

The latest to announce a tough measure was Singapore...

Mar 13, 2020

10.9% of all U.S. international flights and 16.9% of scheduled U.S. international seats will be affected

LONDON & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OAG, the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, released its latest analysis on the global impact of the coronavirus on the air travel market.

Mar 04, 2020

GUANG’AN, China -- Located in Sichuan Province, Guang’an is a city next to Chongqing. Boasting an excellent living environment, it is elegant and has been rated as China’s Excellent Tourist City and China’s Civilized City. Moreover, this tranquil and gorgeous town is the home of Deng Xiaoping, one of China’s...

Mar 01, 2020

SINGAPORE, 1 March 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Changi Airport Group (CAG) and the National Heritage Board (NHB) announced today that one of the two remaining iconic analogue flight information display boards at Changi Airport Terminal 2, which was retired earlier in the month, will be donated to NHB to form part of...

Feb 27, 2020

Yangon, 27 February, 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), the Airport Management company of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), announced today that the main aviation gateway of Myanmar closed 2019 with a record high of 6.5 million passenger movements, lifted by new routes across...

Feb 25, 2020

Over 10,000 business meetings held across the three-day event

25 February 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), held last week in Melbourne (February 17–19), has successfully delivered an invigorating industry event, with over 2,500 visitors and 300 exhibitors descending...

Feb 24, 2020

24 February 2020, Hong Kong --( ASIA TODAY )-- Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited (“HML”), the professional private management company responsible for the daily operation of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”), welcomes the latest revitalisation measures initiated...

Feb 16, 2020

Foreign tourist arrivals in Thailand could drop by 50 per cent in the first half of 2020 owing to the coronavirus epidemic, the country’s Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said.

His predictions come after a plunge at the beginning of February of 43.4 per cent in total entries and among...

Feb 13, 2020

Yangon, Myanmar, 13 February 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), announced that 11 of its personnel have received Gold and Silver diplomas from the Airports Council International’s (“ACI”) Global Safety Network (“GSN”) Diploma...

Feb 13, 2020

• More than 1,000 media professionals covered MBFWMadrid while the official parade website was visited by more than 220,000 users
• MBFW Madrid was the scene of the first 5G parade held in Spain by the winner of the Samsung EGO Innovation Project, Yvan Andreu, who opened the day dedicated to young talents...

Feb 11, 2020

Singapore could see a decline of up to 30 per cent in both tourist arrivals and receipts this year because of the coronavirus outbreak, Keith Tan, chief executive of the Singapore Tourism Board, said in an interview with Bloomberg TV.

The decline would be from last year’s record arrivals of 19.1 million and...

Feb 07, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 8, 2020 -- Lotte Hotels & Resorts is set to open Lotte Hotel Seattle, its thirty-first branch in the world and only its second in the US, this coming June.

Lotte Hotel Seattle will be located in the F5 Tower, 801 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle, some 20 kilometers away from Tacoma...

Jan 30, 2020

Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab and South Korean automaker Hyundai officially introduced GrabCar Elektrik, Grab’s electric vehicle service in Jakarta, on January 27.

The newest service comprises of 50 Hyundai Ioniq Electric cars, a five-seat electric sedan.

In this first stage, GrabCar Electrik...

Jan 25, 2020

The success of TCEB’s exhibition industry this year will be attributed to the wider success of Thailand as a destination primed for the economic growth of its investors.

Jan 09, 2020

9 January 2020 − The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair, organised by the HKTDC and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, drew to a successful close today. Together...

Jan 08, 2020

Singapore, 8 January 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- In the latest FHA Insider Special report ‘Experiential trends in hospitality: Behind the scenes’ published by FHA-HoReCa, Asia’s most comprehensive industry event for hospitality and foodservice supplies, industry experts shared their insights on what makes for a...

Jan 06, 2020

Thailand kicked off the new year with a ban on single-use plastic bags at major stores, continuing a campaign launched by the government and retailers towards a complete ban in 2021 to reduce plastic waste to which the country is one of the world’s largest contributors, particularly to maritime waste.

Jan 05, 2020

A massive bridge project linking the western part of Brunei with the country’s geographically isolated easternmost district of Temburong, an exclave separated from the rest of Brunei by Malaysia and Brunei Bay, has been completed, the contractor announced on January 2.

Dec 30, 2019

TCEB teams up with THAI and THAI Smile to launch APAC MaxiMICE, a new promotional campaign specifically designed to attract corporate customers in the Asia Pacific region. Highlighting a series of privileges including special airfare, the new incentive scheme aims to boost a quality MICE market and has a goal to...

Dec 27, 2019

Two new low-cost carriers will enter the Thai market n 2020, further fueling the growth of low-cost carriers in the region and presenting another challenge to ailing national carrier Thai Airways.

The new budget airlines, Thai Summer Airways and Thai Eastar Jet, both have received their air operating...