WITH LUXURY tourism in Asean poised for further growth, leaders of the hospitality, tourism and retail industries have stressed that sustainable development and social responsibility are keys to the segment’s resilience.
TONY FERNANDES, group chief executive officer of AirAsia, called for an open-skies policy, liberalised air-travel regulations and improved aviation infrastructure in Asia and beyond during his presentation titled “Responsible and Responsive Leadership” at the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) Global Summit in Bangkok, which ended on Thursday.
INDIVIDUAL nations should work together as a community in order to achieve sustainable tourism, said Alain St Ange, the Republic of Seychelles’ candidate for secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
The Fiscal Policy Office has maintained its forecast of economic expansion this year at 3.6 per cent, based on improving export growth and public investment, FPO director-general Krisda Chinavicharana said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled plans to dramatically cut taxes for US businesses and individuals, slashing the corporate rate to 15 percent, but the once-in-a-generation overhaul is headed for a tough fight in Congress.
The Department of Highways will propose to the Transport Ministry that it consider including the Bang-pa-in-Nakhon Sawan motorway project worth Bt40 billion to Bt50 billion in the ministry’s 2018 action plan, the department’s director-general Thanin Somboon said yesterday.
THE CABINET yesterday approved the draft of a joint statement for the 10th round of talks on the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) at the Asean Summit that takes place from today until Saturday.
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday signed an integrity pact with the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand as part of its efforts to ensure the transparency of its project to install broadband and cellular services in remote areas of the country.