2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

Zhejiang in pursuit of Europe

ZHEJIANG province in China has introduced an eight-day tour itinerary to help boost the number of European visitors. “It’s a market with big potential,”...

SunTrips adds Asian options

ASIAN specialist SunTrips is growing its offerings to the region, featuring more destinations in Thailand and Indonesia in its latest itineraries. Senior sales representative...

MAS posts losses for second consecutive quarter

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia reported contrasting figures for their second quarter financial results ended June 30, 2011. MAS recorded a second consecutive quarter...

Thai AirAsia boosts domestic frequencies

THAI AirAsia will increase the frequency of its four most popular domestic routes in Thailand, starting October. The carrier will increase the frequency of...

Lion swallows pride and gamely stomachs losses

A MISSING 'zero' on its website cost Taipei-based Lion Travel Service more than NT$500,000 (US$16,500) in losses when a number of online customers signed...

Indonesia’s tourism professionals now required to be certified

BASED on a new law to be implemented this year, tourism-related businesses in Indonesia will have to consider a candidate's competency certificate during recruitment,...

Accor adds 21 hotels in Indonesia

ACCOR is adding 21 new hotels in Indonesia, which will increase its capacity by 4,526 rooms. The new properties will expand the company's Indonesian...

Pollution shuts down Bali’s Kuta beach

BALI's popular Kuta beach has been off limits to tourists since Thursday due to debris brought ashore by seasonal winds, combined with bacterial bloom...

Starwood’s Japan business holds steady

STARWOOD Hotels and Resorts Worldwide’s hotels in Japanese cities unaffected by the tsunami, earthquake and ongoing nuclear scare are “doing alright”, according to Sheraton...

Best Western adds Nagoya, Yonezawa

BEST Western International has boosted its Japan portfolio with the opening of two hotels in Nagoya and Yonezawa, the first Best Western properties in...

            Most Popular

            Tried and Tested

            Hot Deals

            What to Buy Now