PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road Reopens on 7 September 2022

PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, Singapore, part of Pan Pacific Hotels Group, is pleased to announce the reopening of its newly renovated hotel that offers a unique locale in the ethnic district of Little India, ideal for both corporate and leisure guests alike.

United Airlines and Emirates Tease New Partnership

United Airlines and Emirates appear poised to unveil a wide-ranging new partnership that could see the two global airlines offer travelers significantly more flight options. The carriers sent invites Tuesday for a joint “special event” in Washington, D.C., on September 14.

Jamaica Nears Pre-Pandemic Tourism Spending Levels

Jamaica has come roaring back since the COVID-19 crisis. The Caribbean island nation’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, said at a town hall over the weekend that the country is ahead of schedule in its recovery from the pandemic and is on par with the amount of tourism revenue brought in the last full pre-COVID-19 year of 2019.

VNAT working on organization of ITE HCMC 2022

Last week, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) had worked with Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism on the preparation for ITE HCMC 2022. Mr. Ha Van Sieu, Vice Chairman of VNAT presided the meeting.
At the meeting, Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, Director of HCMC’s Department of Tourism informed that up to now, the expo recorded 260 booths registered, in which including 50 international booths.

Dubai consolidates its position as preferred global hub for sports

Dubai has repeatedly proven its capability of successfully hosting world-class events, including Expo 2020, the largest event ever held in the Arab world. In fact, during the six months of the Expo 2020 (October 2021-March 2022), Dubai hosted more than 30 international sports events, including the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup qualifiers, cricket’s Twenty20 World Cup, and the European Tour’s ‘Race to Dubai’ finale, the DP World Tour Championship.

Thai job seekers warned about offers of highly paid work in Myanmar, Cambodia and the Philippines

The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised job seekers to exercise great caution when responding to online offers of highly paid jobs in Cambodia, Myanmar or the Philippines, saying that they may end up being victimised and paying a large ransom for their safe return to Thailand.

Tanee Sangrat, spokesman for the ministry, said that Thai embassies in the three countries have received many appeals for help from Thai citizens, who complained of being cheated by their employers, forced to work against their will, detained or assaulted if they refused to work as ordered or told to ask their relatives back in Thailand to pay a large ransom if they want to return to Thailand.

[File Image] Cambodian police check people as they try to cross the border to Thailand in the Cambodian town of Poipet on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Ban THEARO / AFP)

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At least 4 million foreign tourists have entered Thailand so far this year

Thailand’s tourism scene is continually being reinvigorated, with the tally of foreign arrivals having now exceeded 4 million for the year. Relevant agencies are now considering tourism promotion measures that would attract travelers to the Kingdom for the rest of the year. The current target is to realize 10 million foreign tourist arrivals in 2022.

Prime Minister’s Office Spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri said more than 4 million foreign tourists have entered Thailand this year. This figure is expected to rise to 4.5 million within this month. The top 5 origin countries of tourists entering Thailand are, in respective order, Malaysia, India, Laos, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Anucha said the government has been employing various measures in keeping with global developments as well as the domestic situation. These efforts are aimed at stimulating and reviving the tourism industry and related industries. At the same time, public health measures have been carefully implemented.

The spokesman said relevant agencies are rapidly considering tourism promotion measures for the rest of the year. This is so Thailand would be able to attract 10 million tourists for the whole of 2022, in accordance with the current target.

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