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Thailand introduces fish-skin bikinis

Made out of tilapia skin, it's waterproof and costs less than US$80. Tilapia fish skin is normally sold for a few cents as a fried snack, but a few years ago its skin became well known in…

Millennium hotels in Malaysia

The group currently operates a number of properties in Asia and have recently taken over The Regent Hotel in Bukit Bintang and renamed it The Grand Millennium.

Johor looks far Beyond

TheState Tourism Action Council islooking at north-western Chinaand the Commonwealth of Independent States. A state tourism official Freddie Longsaid the state capital Johor Baharu saw 21%…

New Delhi launches B&B

The tourism ministry is dubbing the qualified home stay facilities as "Incredible India Bed & Breakfast Establishment." It said the basic idea is to provide a clan and comfortable place…

Hoteliers honoured at Amadeus awards

The event was attended by more than 100 top hoteliers, restaurateurs and industry professionals. According to Bruno des Fontaines, Vice President of the Hospitality Business Group at Amadeus…

Thai hotels feel squeeze

Thai Hotels Association (THA) Vice President Prakit Chinamourpong said hotels in most regions were running at lower occupancy rates than in the same period last year. The Nation said that…

See ‘Miss Saigon’ for a song

The award winning producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh's production of Miss Saigon will be at the Lyric Theatre from 23 September. All packages include overnight accommodation and two Areserve…

Novotel gets wild

The package includes overnight accommodation for a family of four, full buffet breakfast plus a family pass to Sydney Wildlife World for up to two adults and two children. Sydney Wildlife…

RP expects 3 million tourists this year

"2007 is a monumental year for Philippine tourism. This is the first time that thecountry will be accommodating more than threemillion tourists," Durano said in a statement read by DOT…

Charitable challenge for UNICEF

With the participation of former Miss Thailand Nui Sujira as MC in the presence of many celebrities, the goal of raising the amount of Baht 155,460 (US$4,784) was successfully achieved and…

New GM for Royal Princess Korat

He joins the Dusit group from the Sofitel Raja Orchid, Khon Kaen, where he was Executive Assistant Manager. He has previously worked at Pan Pacific, Bangkok; Banyan Tree Phuket, Royal Orchid…
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