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ATF 2014: Hotel awards are the first order of business

Kuching, Malaysia (eTN) - This year's edition of the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) has yet to be declared open, but it is already generating buzz-worthy events.

Singapore’s air pollutant levels reach 16-year high

SINGAPORE - Singapore’s smog problem from forest fires in Indonesia worsened as air pollutant levels reached a 16-year high.

UK issues travel advice for Singapore

UK government has issued new travel advice for Singapore. The warning was prompted by high levels of pollution from land clearance fires in Indonesia.

Singapore continues to reinvent itself

SINGAPORE - The 272-square-mile island between Malaysia and Indonesia may seem to look very small on the map, but this bustling metropolitan area keeps on growing each day.

Agoda.com offers hotel deals in the lead up to the Great...

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has announced a variety of hotel deals in the leadup to the Great Singapore Sale,

Singapore airport and SITA partner for innovation

SINGAPORE – Global IT and communications provider SITA today announced a major partnership for innovation with Changi Airport Group (CAG), which manages Singapore’s Changi Airport.

Seychelles represented at longest running dive show in Asia

The Asian Dive Expo is the longest running dive show in Asia, and this year it celebrates its 19th edition.

Singapore rejected Qantas’ premium airline idea

SINGAPORE - Singapore said "no" when Qantas asked if it could set up a premium airline here, Mr Simon Hickey, head of the Australian carrier's international operations, has revealed.

ITB Asia 2013 now accepting registrations

SINGAPORE – Messe Berlin (Singapore), organizer of ITB Asia, “The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market,” has announced that registration for this year’s Hosted Buyers program is open.

Third annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific set for Oct. 8-10, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. - UBM plc, organizers of the annual Cruise Shipping Miami event, are set to stage the third annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific conference and trade show Oct.

Boeing and SilkAir sign exclusive pilot training agreement

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Singapore-based SilkAir announced a five-year exclusive pilot training agreement today. The training agreement will support SilkAir's fleet transition to Boeing airplanes.

Singapore meetings industry grows by 46 percent

SINGAPORE – Singapore experienced 46 percent growth in the number of conventions, conferences, and trade shows it hosted in 2011. This includes 78 new events during that calendar year.

Agoda.com and Singapore Airlines bring greater frequent flyer rewards

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is partnering with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer to bring even greater rewards to

Singapore number 3 city in the world to work in

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Coming from a 5th place in 2009, Singapore was ranked 3rd most popular city when working abroad in 2011 by the global workforce.

Singapore wants more visitors from Indonesia

SINGAPORE - Indonesian tourists are getting special attention from the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in its drive to encourage more of them to make repeat visits here.

Singapore tourists’ customer satisfaction levels drop

SINGAPORE: A survey has found that tourists are less satisfied with the quality of goods and services in Singapore compared to the year before.

SilkAir finalizes order for 54 737s

SINGAPORE - Boeing and SilkAir have finalized an order for 54 Next-Generation 737s and 737 MAX 8s worth $4.9 billion at list prices.

Seychelles gets off to a good start at ITB Asia with...

The Seychelles islands started its first day of ITB Asia 2012, the trade show for the Asian Travel Market, on a good note with a courtesy visit from the Singapore’s Minister of Home Affairs and Trad

Pakistan to endorse cross-border tourism initiatives

(eTN) - The 5th edition of ITB Asia, the premium travel trade show, became a facilitator to support the initiative of cross-border tourism in South Asia under the leadership of "The Green Circuit." Pl

The Majestic Mask: Indonesian mask festival staged in Singapore

The many enchanting visages of Indonesia’s astounding culture will radiate its splendors at the Art Science Museum of Marina Bay Sands, when the The Majestic Mask: Indonesian Mask Festival gets unde

World Travel Awards honors Asia, Australasia and Indian Ocean

SINGAPORE - The travel elite of Asia, Australasia, and the Indian Ocean have walked off with top honors at a World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony hosted in Singapore on Thursday, October 18, 2012.

ITB Asia opens today with bullish industry outlook

SINGAPORE – Asia Pacific is set to continue to lead as the world’s fastest-growing travel region next year, reaching US$357 billion, a 64% increase over 2009, according to a study released today a

Chinese tourism to Singapore triples in 10 years

SINGAPORE - More and more Chinese tourists choose to visit Singapore for longer time, with visit arrivals doubled and per capita expenditure tripled during the past ten years from 2002 to 2011.

Singapore to host red-carpet ceremony by World Travel Awards

LONDON, England - The most successful travel brands in Asia, Australasia, and the Indian Ocean are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) in Singapore on O

ITB Asia presents outlook on the future of the travel trade

SINGAPORE – Messe Berlin (Singapore), organizer of ITB Asia, “The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market,” has announced another 4 new conferences to join the line-up for this year’s show.

Second Annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific opens in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The second annual Cruise Shipping Asia-Pacific opened today at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore with a panel of top cruise line executives discussing the current state and potenti

Young royals’ visit to boost Singapore tourism

Singapore will be hoping that a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – and the ensuing publicity – will encourage a tourism boom in the South East Asian city-state.

Hotel deals for Singapore F1 race weekend

SINGAPORE - Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced hard-to-find rooms in some of Singapore's most stylish hotels for t

Chapman Freeborn Singapore forms alliance with WingsOverAsia

SINGAPORE - Leading aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has partnered with WingsOverAsia to solidify the aircraft enthusiasts' community in Singapore and throughout the Asia region.

Make the most of National Day with hotel specials in Singapore

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced fantastic hotel specials in honor of National Day.