2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

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. ...

Ibaraki targets LCCs

TOYKO’s Ibaraki Airport, which opened last March, is positioning itself as a specialised budget hub for low-cost carriers (LCCs) by offering cheaper landing...

Yudhoyono wants ASEAN to champion tourism ethics

INDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wants ASEAN to lead the implementation of the UNWTO's Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. Speaking at the opening...

Lao Airlines adds Vientiane-Singapore service

LAO Airlines will launch a thrice-weekly Vientiane–Singapore service, using a leased Airbus A319, starting November 1. The carrier has appointed Maple Aviation as its...

Travel restrictions lifted in North-east India

THE INDIAN government has waived travel requirements for foreign nationals to Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland for the first time in 52 years, in an...

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...

NTCM organises first-ever luxury tourism fair

THE NATIONAL Tourism Council Malaysia (NTCM) will hold its inaugural B2C luxury tourism fair from May 20 to 22 in Kuala Lumpur. NTCM president...

Change anticipated at Accor as new CEO settles in

CHANGE is anticipated at Accor as former president of McDonald's Europe, Denis Hennequin, settles in as chairman and CEO. One of his first moves...

Myanmar banks on tradeshows to continue tourism upswing

THE MYANMAR travel trade is gearing up to promote the country at ITB Berlin next month with several first-time participants, in the hope...

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