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InterContinental Resort Named Asia

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort took home the notable awards by World Travel Awards for the first time at the gala ceremony in Dubai on Tuesday.

Access (almost) all areas: the British passport is No.1 for visa-free travel

Holders are able to visit 173 of the world's nations while Afghans can visit only 28 countries free of formalities.

Chinese tourists affected by US govt shutdown

LOS ANGELES, 2013-10-02, (Xinhua) - On the first day of US federal government shutdown, a Californian resident may not feel the impact, but many Chinese tourists are sad and their tour guides are nervous.  

How happy are your travel and tourism employees?

How happy are your employees, and how happy is your workplace? Do people whistle while they work? Are they singing "Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to work I go," as they come into the office? If not, take heed of a special EIBTM lecture available at this year's event.

JP sells 28,000 additional tickets for Tet 2014

Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific opened sales for 28,000 seats on routes during the 2014 Lunar New Year (Tet holiday) to serve the demand of passengers.

Traditional craft village tourism festival held in Hanoi

The 2013 traditional craft village tourism festival in Hanoi and Red River Delta area opened at the Palace of Sports Apparel Horse in Hanoi on October 8.

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park reopens after storm

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has officially reopened for visitors from October 3 after closing for a week due to storm Wutip, according to the park's management board.

Saigontourist to welcome 4,500 visitors by cruise ships in October 2013

(TITC) - In October 2013, Saigontourist will receive 4,500 passengers and crew members of the international cruise ships to Viet Nam.

Hanoi welcomed over 4.6 million tourist arrivals in the third quarter

(TITC) - According to the Hanoi's Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, total tourist arrivals to Hanoi in the third quarter reached 4,686,552 representing an 11.2% growth over the same period last year.

Indonesia Minister awards Top 10 Green Hotels 2013

On World Tourism Day, September 27, 2013, Indonesia's Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, handed Indonesia's Green Hotel Award 2013 to top ten hotels. Emerging as winners were: Hotel Borobudur at Jalan Lapangan Banteng in Jakarta; followed by St. Regis Bali Resort, Bali, in second place; and Alila Villa Uluwatu Bali, third. Evaluations were made on 44 hotels in 13 of Indonesia's 34 provinces.

Pacific Asia Travel Association fills first official Foundation Ambassador position

BANGKOK, Thailand - The PATA Foundation, is delighted to announce that Ms. Pansy Ho, Managing Director, Shun Tak Holdings Limited, has accepted the role as the Foundation's first official Ambassador. Announced during the closing ceremony of the second annual Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) on September 19, in Macau, Ms. Ho, who is also the Vice Chairman, Secretary-General of GTEF, graciously accepted the honorary title.