2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Blacklane makes inroads in airport transfers

Blacklane’s recent acquisition of US-based Solve, which offers VIP concierge services, will strengthen its foothold in the market, where it already has the potential...

Bangkok Airways to link longhaul to more beaches

Vietnam’s beach destinations are coming into sharper focus for Bangkok Airways as it seeks to replicate its success in connecting the longhaul market with...

New hotel openings: February 6-10, 2017

The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week The Grand Luang Prabang The Banyan Tree Group has welcomed The Grand Luang Prabang into its fold....

FIT Ruums opens 10th Asia office in Japan

FIT Ruums, launched just last year as Webjet's travel distributor in Asia, has its 10th office in the region with its latest opening in...

Singapore sprints after ‘run-cation’ market

OSIM Sundown Marathon 2015. Credit: OSIM Sundown Marathon Singapore is sprinting after ‘run-cations”, i.e. vacations planned around running events, as the Lion City witnesses a jump...

New visas for Singaporeans pave way for longer tours in Australia

Following the recently announced extended visas for Singapore travellers to Australia, tour operators are rolling out longer and deeper itineraries that extend beyond the...

Malaysia bookings lunge ahead during SEA Games

The 29th SEA Games, which is taking place in Kuala Lumpur from August 19 to 31, has boosted regional traffic into the capital city and...

Lanson Place gets new chief development officer

Lanson Place Hospitality Management has named Augustine Silva as its chief development officer. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Silva will be responsible for driving the group’s...

More AirAsia flights take off from secondary hubs

AirAsia has unveiled more domestic routes from its secondary hubs in Malaysia as well as several new connections to China and India launching this...

Making a good change agent

The first travel agent to become tourism secretary in the Philippines, Wanda Tulfo Teo wants to prove that she has the mettle and industry experience to change the country's travel industry for the better.

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