The finest travel brands in Asia and Oceania have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Vietnam. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2022 in Ho Chi Minh City to find out who amongst them had been crowned best of the best.
Expanding footprint of luxury and lifestyle hotels and resorts sees Hyatt’s brands entering new markets across the region, offering unique experiences to guests, World of Hyatt members and customers
Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (September 5, 2022) signed a three-year agreement to collaborate on a new integrated course for Cathay Pacific’s Cadet Pilot training programme that will cultivate local aviation industry talent and develop Hong Kong as a hub for aviation training.
S Hotels and Resorts PCL, the global hospitality company from Singha Estate PCL, will bring positive vibes to the pure shores of southern Thailand as it hosts the “Nice to Sea You Weekend Concerts”, an upbeat music festival series created to thank local residents for their enduring support and to celebrate the start of Thailand’s first full high season for almost three years.
Korean Air will resume “transit exclusive domestic flights” between Busan Gimhae International Airport and Seoul Incheon International Airport from September 30 after being suspended for two and half years due to the pandemic.
The one-day micro-trip aboard “Pikachu Jet CI” scheduled for September 30 will give the general public a chance to see the Pokémon up close. The flight will take off from Taoyuan Airport and land at Taipei-Songshan Airport. Only 80 seats are available and bookings start on September 12. The “Pikachu Jet CI” will formally greet Pokémon fans when it makes its first flight on the Taipei (Songshan) - Tokyo (Haneda) route on October 2.
For thousands of years, the Great Wall has guarded the Chinese territory and the homeland of the Chinese people. On September 3, in a rolling, lush alpine grassland, a string of moving poems composed by little poets living in the mountainous areas made a magnificent “Great Wall of Poetry”
Since the start of the year, there has been considerable variation in travel and immigration regulations throughout the Asia Pacific area. Regionally, international connections are strengthening rapidly.
On September 7, the government will allow tourists from all countries to enter Japan without joining a guided tour. However, travellers must make travel and accommodation arrangements via travel agencies.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to advise that applications opened on 1 September, 2022, for Thailand’s new ‘Long-Term Resident (LTR)’ visa, which offers multiple benefits for holders, including a 10-year visa (extendable) and permission to work in the kingdom.
Hotel Indigo Tokyo Shibuya will be the fourth Hotel Indigo-branded hotel in Japan, following Hotel Indigo Hakone Gora which opened in 2020, and Hotel Indigo Karuizawa and Hotel Indigo Inuyama Urakuen Garden, both of which opened earlier this year.