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Phoenix, Arizona (United States) – March 15, 2018 (travelindex) – When Best Western Hotels and Resorts launched a transformative brand refresh in 2015, the primary objective was to signal that Best Western is a contemporary and relevant brand, worthy of today’s travelers. It is also intended to enhance the brand’s image as an innovative, forward-thinking […]

Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR) – March 15, 2018 ( – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced that it has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in Regent Hotels and Resorts (Regent) for $39 million in cash. IHG will have the right to acquire the remaining 49% interest in a phased manner from 2026. IHG will […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 15, 2018 ( – Questex Hospitality Group, a powerhouse international conference producer, will stage the much anticipated return of Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference (APHIC), on 4-6 Jun 2018. The three-day event will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, Thailand. Set in one of Asia Pacific’s key tourism gateway, […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 15, 2018 ( – lebua Hotels and Resorts is hosting a grand event celebrating their 12-year partnership with Pernod Ricard. The event marks Mezzaluna’s Michelin Two Star Award and the anniversary of lebua’s successful collaborations with Pernod Ricard including the creation of Flute – A Perrier-Jouët Bar, which brought lebua exclusive […]

Macao (Macao SAR) – March 15, 2018 ( – Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC) just made its annual presence at ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show, to promote the 2018 edition of the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF or the Forum), the first forum to discuss global tourism economy in the context […]

Manila (Philippines) – March 15, 2018 ( – More than 200 golf tour operators from around the world will participate in the largest series of golf familiarisation tours ever undertaken in Asia when the Philippines hosts the region’s annual gathering of golf tourism professionals, the Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC), in April. The Asia Convention […]

Bangkok (Thailand) – March 12, 2018 ( – Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the pinnacle purveyors of super luxury, will debut the all-new Phantom Extended Wheelbase to regional audiences at the 39th Bangkok International Motor Show 2018. At the same time, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will also reveal a one-off Bespoke piece of art inspired by Thailand, made […]

Pattaya, Cholburi (Thailand) – March 9 2018 ( – Tiffany’s Show Theatre Pattaya, the management of the world-class transgender pageant – Miss International Queen 2018 – this year has its focus on True Identity, with 27 contestants representing 27 countries. The beauty camp was from 27 February – 1 March. The final round, the crowning […]

Chiang Mai (Thailand) – March 12, 2018 ( – The Thailand International Balloon Festival in Chiang Mai celebrated it’s 10th anniversary of Thailand’s first and only International Balloon Festival, from 2 to 4 March at the Cowboy Army Riding Club, Chiang Mai. Thailand International Balloon Festival is considered top of the most popular balloon events […]

Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles) – March 12, 2018 ( – The annual pilgrimage to the ITB Berlin by the world of tourism has come and gone. Countries wanting to grab a greater share of the tourism market were all once again in Berlin last week. For a change I did not appear on behalf of Seychelles […]