Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts to Rebrand and Renovate Waikiki Beachcomber

Holiday Inn Resort® Waikiki Beachcomber will transition to Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger® in February 2018 HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts today announced plans to amplify its presence in Hawaii with the changeover of its owned and managed 496-key Holiday Inn Resort Waikiki Beachcomber to an Outrigger-branded property. As of Feb. 1, 2018, the [...]

Outrigger Unveils Distinguished Chinese Guest Care Program

Guibin – a hospitality platform tailored for Outrigger’s Chinese guests – launches 23 October starting at its beachfront resorts in the Maldives, Mauritius and Thailand PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts today announced the official start of “Guibin” its distinguished guest care program that was designed specifically to meet the unique needs of Outrigger’s [...]

Bali Tourism Workers Being Unnecessarily Hurt By Volcano Speculation

Mt Agung is far away from Bali’s main tourism centres; tourism cancellations are ‘unwarranted’ – tour operator; #IaminBaliNOW launched to help Bali’s tourist sector combat cancellations Tourists should keep visiting Bali as it is perfectly safe to do so. That was the recommendation made by Herman Hoven, General Manager of Khiri Travel Indonesia today. Mr [...]

Outrigger Enterprises Group Names Michael Shaff As Vice President, Hotel Operations – Waikiki/Guam

HONOLULU, HAWAII – Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Michael Shaff as vice president, hotel operations – Waikiki/Guam. Shaff will lead the repositioning of the Holiday Inn Resort® Waikiki Beachcomber, as well as oversee the OHANA® Waikiki East by Outrigger®, OHANA® Waikiki Malia by Outrigger® as well as the Outrigger-managed Embassy Suites by Hilton™ Waikiki Beach [...]

YAANA Bike Challenge Raises US$25000 for Operation Smile Kids

Three-day ride in Vietnam raises funds to pay for numerous cleft palate operations for Asian children YAANA Ventures presented US$25000 to Operation Smile Thailand and Vietnam on 25 September in Bangkok. The donation was made possible by 20 energetic rider-sponsors who joined the inaugural YAANA Bike Challenge. The three-day 226 km bike ride took place [...]

Philippines and Thailand Host ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Youth Summit 2017

The climax of five years’ cooperation on youth tourism development between ASEAN, China, Japan and Korea takes place in The Philippines and Thailand Tourism students study best-case examples from Thailand and The Philippines as part of the ASEAN Plus Three Tourism Youth Summit, which concludes this week in Manila (Download images and Word & Text [...]

Tourism Businesses Need to Get On Board the Voice Search Revolution

Story at a Glance for Journalists Who should pay attention to this? Everyone involved in tourism marketing What is the story? Tourism businesses need to grasp and understand voice search online to get their fair share Where? Anywhere people planning trips have mobile phones Why? 60% of people using mobile devices prefer voice search when [...]

GROUNDRocks.com Launches at WYSTC in Montreal

The new online platform is dedicated to providing easily booked, affordable and constructive experiences for young people who want to visit Southeast Asia GROUND Asia, is launching GROUNDRocks.com this week to showcase easy to book community experiences for young people interested in Southeast Asia. Young travellers can choose and book online from options in Thailand, [...]

Outrigger Appoints Frederic Chelin to Lead Sales and Marketing for its Mauritius and Maldives Resorts

PHUKET, THAILAND – Outrigger Enterprises Group has appointed Frederic De Marcy Chelin to the newly created role of area director of sales and marketing – Indian Ocean. Chelin will continue as director of sales and marketing for the Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort, a position he has held for four years, adding Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort [...]

Chef Eyck Zimmer to Prepare Special Dining Experience at Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort

KONOTTA, MALDIVES – Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort is privileged to announce that Eyck Zimmer will be guest chef at the resort 21 October to 2 November 2017.   One of the truly great talents in modern haute cuisine, Zimmer has won accolades such as Portuguese Chef of the Year 2008, British Chef of the Year [...]

Why Chatbots Are Transforming the Travel Industry

With chatbots, customers can manage their own bookings without needing to wait on the line for the next available representative. By Bronwyn White, co-founder, MyTravelResearch.com Chatbots can be simply defined as artificial intelligence programs that conduct conversations with humans through chat interfaces. Consider a chatbot as a personal assistant who can respond to enquiries or [...]

New Cardamom Tented Camp in Cambodia Announces Nature Activities, Packages and Rates

The new Cardamom Tented Camp in Botum Sakor National Park in southwest Cambodia has announced 3 day/2 night and 4 day/3 night packages for nature tourists. The safari-style camp with nine furnished and comfortable boutique tents, each with a private bathroom, is open for booking now, with the soft opening on 1 November. Both packages [...]

Tourism Authority of Thailand Gears Up to Make Travex at ATF 2018 a Success

TRAVEX at ATF will be organised in Chiang Mai by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, tapping into its 16-year success running the Thailand Travel Mart. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has pledged to make the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Chiang Mai an organisational success, especially the TRAVEX buyer-seller part, where millions of dollars [...]

Operation Smile Thailand Thanks YAANA Bike Challenge Riders

Ahead of the event, five-year old recipient of a successful cleft palate operation also wishes the riders well Operation Smile Thailand has thanked the 20 riders of the inaugural YAANA Bike Challenge and wished them well for the 226-km fundraiser for the charity. The three-day corporate challenge takes place 9-11 September in central Vietnam. It [...]

Khiri Travel Opens Office in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An heritage attractions now feature strongly in Khiri Travel’s signature itineraries for Vietnam Khiri Travel Vietnam has opened a new office in Hoi An, on the central coast of Vietnam. The office, which opened 1 September, is Khiri Travel’s third in the country, along with Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Hanoi. Hoi An [...]

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