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2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

Date set for inaugural Global Tourism Mart India

THE FIRST Global Tourism Mart India, which aims to unite the diverse Indian travel trade under one event, will be held in either New...

Klein, Stone bring Accor and Asian ties to Ayers Rock

FORMER Hilton International and Accor Asia-Pacific chiefs Koos Klein and Ray Stone are bringing an Asian vision to Ayers Rock Resort, Australia's largest integrated...

South Korea on the way to becoming a cruise hub

AS part of South Korea’s broader tourism strategy, policymakers there are lining up a series of initiatives to bolster the development of the country’s...

Indonesia’s cruise industry makes steady progress

INDONESIA is intent on growing its cruise industry, with a chain of infrastructural and policy developments, particularly in Benoa on Bali, scheduled to take...

Starwood sees return of meetings business to Japan

STARWOOD Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts has reported that MICE recovery initiatives implemented in Japan since April have netted more than US$6 million in...

Japan revives MICE efforts

FEELING the heat from fierce Asian competition for MICE business, Japan is taking this challenge seriously, with plans to renew a focus on the...

Firefly CEO resigns

EDDY Leong, CEO of Firefly and COO of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) shorthaul operations, submitted his letter of resignation yesterday. Leong, responsible for Firefly’s turboprop...

FIT market provides hope for Japan rebound

BUYERS from South-east Asia said they were banking on the fast growth in the FIT market to make up for a dismal year of...

Hong Kong sweetens deal for South-east Asian MICE

THE HONG Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has boosted its ongoing Hong Kong Rewards incentive programme for MICE groups with two new features. Available only...

Hong Kong to get its own LCC

HONG Kong will finally have its own homegrown low-cost carrier (LCC) when Hong Kong Express Airways – part of the Hainan Airlines group –...

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