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...

Eastern Russia’s tourism potential of interest to Japan

The Japanese government has called on the nation's travel companies to promote tourism to Russia's largely overlooked Far East region as part of a...

Chinese travel to Europe down in ‘Croissant Countries’

Air bookings from China to selected European cities from November 9, 2015 to October 16, 2016 versus prior year Overall Chinese outbound travel bookings to...

STB launches study grant for aspiring tourism professionals

Lionel Yeo The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) yesterday launched a bond-free study grant for early- to mid-career Singaporeans looking to develop skills in the hotel,...

Japan tour operators, hotels bank on halal tourism

Syariah Hotel Fujisan Halal tourism is seeing a boom across Japan as businesses better cater to the lucrative travel segment. Japan was ranked eighth out of...

Singapore scoots closer to new Indian markets

Budget carrier Scoot’s new direct connections from Singapore to Chennai, Amritsar and Jaipur, launched earlier this year, have given travel agents selling Singapore high...

Sabre rolls out integrated corporate travel platform

Sabre has introduced the Traveler Experience Platform, a suite of its existing business travel products that now combined, provides a “consumer-grade mobile experience”. The platform...

Iconic Thai parties unlikely to bring in the domestic crowd

Halfmoon Festival Although Thailand’s Full Moon Party and Halfmoon Festival will return next month, to be held on November 14 and 22 respectively, the atmosphere...

Yas Island to get new attraction Clymb in 2018

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, will be home to a new US$100 million attraction, Clymb, developed by asset management company Miral, come 2018. Clymb will feature...

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