International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% in the First Four Months of 2015

International tourism demand continued to be robust between January and April 2015 with tourist arrivals increasing 4% worldwide according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Almost all regions enjoyed strong growth. Prospects for the May-August period remain upbeat, with...Read more

Travel2’s Edyta Teper Wins 2015 WAVE Award

Travel2, a leader in travel to the South Pacific and Asia, has announced that Sales Director, Edyta Teper, has been honored with the TravelAge West’s WAVE Award for “Favorite Individual Tour Operator Sales Representative.” This is an incredible achievement for...Read more

Travel To Nepal and Help Rebuild with Far & High Adventure Travel

Most are aware that Nepal was hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and followed by a number of severe aftershocks that took the lives of more than 8000 people, injured thousands more and destroyed hundreds of thousands of houses, trekking...Read more

Haimark Limited’s RV Mekong Princess Charts New Territory in Vietnam and Cambodia

Beginning September 17, experience the rich cultural traditions of Vietnam and Cambodia while sailing ancient river tributaries little-known to Western travelers accompanied by expert Southeast Asian spa therapists and a bounty of fresh, healthy culinary options aboard the new 12-suite RV...Read more

Hainan Airlines Launches Three New Non-Stop Flights Between U.S. and Mainland China

Hainan Airlines today launched the first of three new direct routes between the U.S. and Mainland China, part of the airline’s large-scale expansion of its service in North America. Hainan is inaugurating service between Silicon Valley (SJC) and Beijing on...Read more

Nepal: World Expeditions to Operate All Scheduled Treks in Annapurna and Everest Next Season

As Nepal reopens most of the heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley to the public and following the Tourism Minister’s recent declaration that the country is “safe for travel”, World Expeditions has announced that it will operate all of its...Read more

Arnaud Appointed GM of New Myanmar Resort

A man with more than 30 years of hospitality experience and a passion for working in remote areas has been appointed general manager of the new Sanctum Inle Resort in Myanmar’s storied Inle Lake region, effective July 7. Philippe Arnaud...Read more

Bart Simpson Named GM of Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Fiji

Canyon Makare Ltd., owner of the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, Fiji, announced the appointment of Bart Simpson as the resort’s new general manager. Simpson, who has worked with Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort for the past six years, previously held the position of...Read more

JNTO New York Announces New Executive Director

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) New York Office announces that the current executive director Ms. Yuki Tanaka has finished her four year tenure, and she has been replaced by Mr. Ken Iwata on June 18. Mr. Iwata will come to...Read more

China Southern Airline Launches Daily Direct Flights from JFK to Guangzhou

Asia’s largest airline, China Southern Airline, just announced the launch of daily direct flights from JFK to Guangzhou International Airport. To mark the addition of this service, C.S. Air is giving away hundreds of Red Silk Cotton Tree flowers, the...Read more