2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

Access spurs alliance between Cambodia and Myanmar

FIRST-EVER direct air access between Yangon in Myanmar and Siem Reap in Cambodia is spurring ASEAN tourism cooperation, with the two destinations wasting no...

Group buys threaten agent rice bowl

GROUP buying websites are gaining popularity in Hong Kong and are beginning to offer travel products, causing some agents to become concerned that these...

Report: Bangkok luxury hotels face price war

BANGKOK’s luxury hotels have been seeing signs of recovery in the first three months of the year after a problematic 2010. But growing supply...

Partners to help Indonesia in China drive

THE INDONESIA Ministry of Culture and Tourism is pooling resources and leveraging on partnerships to make its presence felt in China despite its small...

Medical congress win for Sydney

BUSINESS Events Sydney (BESydney) has secured the rights to host the 12th Congress of the International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement in Sydney...

Spa businesses keen to grow in China and SEA

SPA-related enterprises around the world are aiming to expand their operations to China and South-east Asia to tap into the positive economic growth and...

Kansai draws a younger crowd

AN INCREASING number of young adults from Singapore are heading to the Kansai region for free-and-easy holidays, according to Japan National Tourism Organisation executive...

Macao Dragon runs out of steam

MACAO Dragon, which runs regular scheduled ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau, has abruptly revealed liquidation of its assets and termination of all...

Date set for Cruise Shipping Asia 2012

NEXT year’s edition of Cruise Shipping Asia is scheduled to take place from October 17-19 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore. ...

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