BANGKOK, Thailand - Asia and the Pacific continued as a hot spot for international tourism in 2012, attracting what is expected to be in excess of 350 million international visitor arrivals, expanding its collective inbound count by more than 5% and generating … March 8, 2013
New UNWTO research on visa facilitation shows that Asia and the Pacific and the Americas are the most “open” regions in terms of tourist visa requirements. Data also shows that there has been significant progress on visa facilitation globally in recent … January 28, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the new Minister with the responsibility for Culture in the Republic of the Seychelles, was in Brussels this week for the 3rd Meeting of the Africa Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Ministers of Culture. This was the first ACP Ministers Meeting … October 19, 2012
BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today released preliminary figures for international visitor arrivals into Asia and the Pacific for January 2011, showing a 7 percent year-on-year expansion.
South Asia set the pace with … March 21, 2011
Hanoi, Vietnam / Madrid, Spain, May 14, 2010 - While growth is returning to international tourism, led to a large extent by Asia and the Pacific, public and private bodies in the region must continue to work together on responses to the crisis to ensure … May 14, 2010
Certain credit card holders are being offered exclusive year-end hotel deals and a lucky draw with attractive prizes. Cardholders who book a consecutive three-night stay at any of the 188 participating hotels from now until January 31, 2010 using their … December 21, 2009
As part of a step to protect whales found throughout the Pacific, NGOs from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela recently joined forces to protest … November 29, 2009
Seventy-six of Asia-Pacific’s finest travel trade organizations were recognized in style at the 20th TTG Travel Awards 2009 Ceremony and Gala Dinner. For the 3rd year running, the awards and gala event was held at Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention … October 8, 2009
TTG Asia Media, the organizer of the combined IT&CMA (Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia) and CTW (Corporate Travel World) Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce that the tradeshow has maintained its foothold as the region’s premier MICE (Meetings, … September 25, 2009
HONOLULU, HI - The US Department of Commerce’s local US Commercial Service office announced today that the Hawaii Pacific Export Council has expanded and diversified its membership to help more companies across Hawaii and the western Pacific territories … August 13, 2009
Today, Accor announced that the Mercure Sapporo will open on June 1, 2009. The hotel is the perfect base for leisure and business travelers alike, being flanked by the entertainment and night-life area of Susukino and is a few minutes' walk to the central … March 26, 2009
Agoda.com, an online hotel reservations company, today released its list of the Top 10 Boutique Hotels in Asia Pacific for 2009. This is Agoda’s second annual review of increasingly popular boutique hotels. The selection criteria Agoda considers is … March 26, 2009
BANGKOK - Figures just published by PATA show record numbers of international visitors to the Asia Pacific region.
PATA's Annual Travel Monitor 2007, published by the Association's Strategic Intelligence Centre (SIC), states that almost 376 million … October 23, 2008
BANGKOK, THAILAND - What do an international airline, tourism and transport development organization, rainforest hideaway and tropical island resort have in common?
They are all the "best of show" Grand Award winners in the Pacific Asia Travel Association … July 24, 2008