Vietnam: Saigon’s Caravelle Starts Work on Major Renovation

One of Vietnam’s most historic hospitality establishments is getting a new face this summer, as the Caravelle Hotel embarks on its most significant renovation in 15 years. Situated for 55 years on a prime corner of bustling Lam Son Square...Read more

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Wins ‘Best Tourism Authority’ MENA Award

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) was awarded Platinum for ‘Best Tourism Authority’ at the 2014 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Awards. Held at the Conrad Dubai hotel last month, the regional awards were also celebrating...Read more

Australia’s New Tourism Campaign Puts Focus On Food & Wine Experiences

Tourism Australia has unveiled the latest evolution of its global campaign – ‘There’s nothing like Australia’ – with exceptional food and wine experiences from around the country playing a starring role in an effort to convert the global appetite for...Read more

Ozo Colombo Opens in Sri Lanka, Rates Start from $105

Located along Marine Drive in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, OZO Colombo is the first of three hotels to open in the Sri Lanka, creating an urban outpost for travel enthusiasts from around the world looking for insider experiences and a...Read more

Dubai Debuts New Destination Brand

Ahead of a new global marketing campaign launching later this year, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has debuted a new brand for the destination. The new logo, launched last week at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), features the...Read more

GHM Appoints Walter Hess First GM of Chedi Club Jimbaran

GHM has named Walter Hess general manager of The Chedi Club Jimbaran Bali, set to open its doors later this year. Hess will draw on more than two decades of experience at a constellation of five-star hotels on four continents...Read more

Travelsavers Worldwide Independent Network Expands Into New Zealand

Travelsavers Worldwide Independent Network (TWIN) continues to grow its worldwide presence with the addition of The CTS Group (China Travel Service) in New Zealand. The CTS Group is the first TWIN member in New Zealand. The CTS Group serves as...Read more

Delta Launches New Seattle Service to Seoul

Delta Air Lines celebrated new nonstop service from Seattle to Seoul on June 2 with a gatehouse inaugural ceremony. The flight marked Delta’s fourth nonstop international route added from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in a year, including London-Heathrow, Shanghai-Pudong and Tokyo-Haneda....Read more

Micronesia: Maduro Dive Fanta-Seas Offering Savings, Second Diver Dives Free on Yap Package

If you are lucky, you may have seen a manta or two while diving, but in the waters off the island of Yap, it’s not uncommon to see a dozen or so 12-18ft wide mantas slowly going past you or...Read more

Thailand: Phulay Bay Names Carlos Tarrero as New General Manager

Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi, Thailand, has announced the appointment of Carlos Tarrero as the General Manager of Phulay Bay, the first property in the Reserve collection. Carlos previously held the title of Director of Operations at Phulay...Read more