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2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

MICE to boost Indonesia coffers

THE INDONESIAN Ministry of Culture and Tourism is expecting to generate between 40 and 50 per cent tourism income from MICE over the next...

Best Tours leaves a trail of debts

BANKRUPT Best Tours left in its wake a trail of outstanding debts, with interviews by TTG Asia e-Daily showing its key Asian markets such...

Kuoni washes hands off Best Tours’ debts

SWITZERLAND’s Kuoni Group is at pains to emphasise that its acquisition of Best Tours in Belgium is only an “asset deal” and therefore it...

Mayflower Acme banks on sports tourism

MAYFLOWER Acme Tours is now seeking a bigger bite of the sports tourism market following its recent appointment as general sales agent in Malaysia...

No tax crackdown at Indonesian entry points

INDONESIA'S Directorate General of Customs and Excise has clarified that it will not be making drastic changes to its baggage check system despite a...

Exotissimo makes inroads into Japan

BANGKOK-BASED Exotissimo Travel Group has ventured beyond South-east Asia with the introduction of Exotissimo Travel Japan, the seventh destination for the 18-year-old DMC. CEO Olivier...

IT&CMA and CTW 2011 to celebrate 10th year in Thailand

ASIA'S only doublebill event in MICE and corporate travel IT&CMA and CTW will reach a milestone this year as it commemorates a decade of...

Travel tops list of online spending

ALMOST nine in 10 survey respondents across six rapidly growing e-commerce markets said they had bought products and services online in the past year,...

Kuoni to the rescue of Best Tours

THE KUONI Group has acquired Belgium tour operator, Best Tours, which is currently in liquidation, giving hotels in Thailand some hope of recovering unpaid...

Favehotel Surabaya closes for repairs

ASTON International has temporarily closed Favehotel MEX Building in Surabaya after a fire last Thursday. “All guests are safe,” said Favehotel MEX Building general manager...

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