Trafalgar sees changing traveller habits as Asia sales spike

Asian markets, especially those in South-east Asia, have been critical to Trafalgar’s success in the region. “We’ve had an outstanding 2016. Our growth was as...

Drukair trains sights on India, SE Asia as source markets

Drukair, the national carrier of Bhutan, is taking a four-pronged approach to promote arrivals among South-east Asian markets, but not before making India its...

Korean Air to fly direct to New Delhi in December

Korean Air will be flying direct from Incheon International Airport to New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport beginning December 1. The service departs from Incheon International...

MATTA welcomes Malaysia’s plan to invest in ecotourism

Tourists at Kinabalu National Park The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) inbound vice president, Tan Kok Liang, has welcomed the government’s allocation...

Philippines prepares for renewed Chinese interest as tensions cool

Molo Church, or Church of St Anne Parish, is a Spanish colonial church and heritage site in Iloilo, Philippines Chinese arrivals into the Philippines is...

Japan grants onsen properties financial aid for promotions

Tobira Onsen Myojinkan Operators of hot spring hotels in Japan have welcomed news that 102 million yen (US$981,000) is to be invested in promoting their...

IHG expands boutique brands across APAC region

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel, Washington The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is bringing two of its boutique brands outside the US with Even heading to Australia...

China’s HNA to acquire 25% stake in Hilton for US$6.5 billion

China’s HNA Group will be acquiring an estimated 25 per cent equity stake in Hilton Worldwide – including Hilton’s planned spin-offs of Park Hotels...

Trump to expand new brand Scion in Asia, CEO says ‘we’re...

Eric Danziger Trump Hotels has launched a second brand, Scion, which it hopes to expand in Asia, but despite CEO Eric Danziger saying “we’re not...

Visa waiver prompts more Singapore flights by Myanmar’s flag carrier

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) will add five more flights per week on its Singapore-Yangon route starting December 1, when the visa waiver between the...

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