2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

MAS chairman Munir quits

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) chairman Mohd Munir Abdul Majid is leaving when his contract expires at the end of the month. Munir, who has been...

Galaxy Macau opens with a bang

MACAU'S newest integrated destination resort, Galaxy Macau, officially opened its doors yesterday. It is set to play host to between 30,000 and 40,000 guests...

Zuji piggybacks on Asia-Pacific LCC boom

ZUJI is leveraging on the phenomenal growth of the low-cost carrier (LCC) sector in Asia-Pacific to capture a bigger share of the online travel...

Novotel Bangkok IMPACT encouraged by figures after soft opening

NOVOTEL Bangkok IMPACT has been chalking up good business since its February soft opening, recording just below 30 per cent occupancy in the first...

Bandung trade pushes for new airport terminal

INDUSTRY members in Bandung are pushing for a new airport terminal at the Husein Sastranegara International Airport to accommodate growing traffic to the destination. ...

Cathay Pacific to offer new premium economy-class

CATHAY Pacific is planning to introduce premium economy-class seats on its fleet by the second quarter of next year. According to the airline's CEO,...

Six Senses plans public share issue

THAILAND-based Six Senses Resorts & Spas is planning to float a holding company in Colombo to handle all its resorts and spas in South...

Schroeder rolls up sleeves to internationalise Jin Jiang

CHINA’S Jin Jiang hotel chain, a force in the local market but not internationally, has hired former Banyan Tree Group senior vice president and...

Rates expected to hold

HOTELIERS in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia are angling for moderate room rate increases, reflecting current concerns about the economy but also a hint of...

PATA to re-examine role at 60th Anniversary and Conference

THE SPOTLIGHT will be on PATA’s role as a membership association during the first plenary session of the 60th Anniversary and Conference from April...

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