2016 Articles Archive

2016 Articles Archive

Know your policy well

Travel insurance expert Jim Krampen advises agents on how to check travel insurance cover for acts of terror. Travel insurance offers two types of benefits...

Silver lining around dark clouds

In an era of unprecedented global integration and growing uncertainty, five industry leaders ponder how technology, proactive measures plus a bit of innovative thinking...

Still space for growth in Asia for Nida Rooms, says CEO

Budget hotel network operator Nida Rooms is seeking funding of US$30 to 40 million to accelerate its expansion plans from the current 4,200 to...

Subsidies offered for tours to post-quake Tottori

Mizuki Shigeru Museum. Courtesy: http://tottrip.jp/data/seibu/3/mizukishigerumuseum.html?lang=en The Japanese government will provide a subsidy of up to 10,000 yen (US$87) per person for tourists who visit Tottori Prefecture...

Chinese visitors lead record tourism surge in Gold Coast

Gold Coast Australia’s Gold Coast welcomed a record one million-plus tourists in the 12 months to September 2016, increasing 16.2 per cent from the previous...

Pandaw deploys new ship to Borneo

Kapuas Pandaw Luxury river cruise expedition Pandaw has recently acquired a new ship, the Kapuas Pandaw, which will be deployed on its new West Kalimantan,...

Vietjet inks MoU with Air India; commences Hai Phong-Seoul flights

(From left) Air India’s Pankaj Srivastava and Vietjet’s Dinh Viet Phuong signing the MoU in New Delhi on December 10 Vietjet and Air India have...

Second Artyzen in China’s ‘architecture wonderland’

Artyzen Hospitality Group (AHG) has signed a second Artyzen Hotel in China in the Sifang Collective, 30 minutes from Nanjing, a site known as...

Airline profitability faces stronger headwinds in 2017: IATA

Owing to higher fuel costs and a slowing global economy, IATA is forecasting the global airline industry to post a net profit of US$29.8...

HCMC to welcome Okura Prestige in 2020

The Okura Prestige Saigon Hotel Okura has joined hands with the Saigon Trading Group (SATRA) to roll out The Okura Prestige Saigon in Ho Chi...

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