2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

Wiriadipoera predicts overseas influx into Asian MICE scene

THE ECONOMIC crises in Europe and the US will turn the attention of international exhibition organisers to Asia over the next few years, according...

Vietnam Airlines hikes domestic airfares

VIETNAM Airlines (VNA) will raise from tomorrow onwards its economy- and business-class domestic airfares by 15-20 per cent and five per cent, respectively. VNA’s...

New UK links promise much for Vietnam

VIETNAM Airlines’ (VNA) new direct flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to London’s Gatwick Airport, launched late last week, are expected...

MAS overhaul: travel trade reaction mixed

MALAYSIAN travel experts whom TTG Asia e-Daily spoke to offered differing opinions on Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) strategy to rebuild its loss-making operations. The flag...

CTC buys into MISA Travel

SINGAPORE’s Commonwealth Travel Corporation Services (CTC Travel) has completed a merger with MISA Travel, a local OTA. As part of the deal, CTC, a...

China’s automotive boom spurs MICE demand

THE BOOMING automotive accessories market in China is spawning an ever-increasing demand for exhibition space. Automechanika Shanghai, one of 11 annual tradeshows for automotive...

Sofitel plans Changsha property

SOFITEL will open in early 2015 a new 350-room hotel in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province in China. The Sofitel Changsha Huachuang is...

Asian Development Bank extends Myanmar a helping hand

THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) is considering rendering assistance to develop Myanmar’s tourism industry, most likely through its Sustainable Tourism Development Project (STDP), which...

Marriott unveils Shanghai hotel

MARRIOTT International has just opened in Shanghai its flagship property for the Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand in China. The Shanghai Marriott Hotel City...

Indonesia should focus on nurturing local MICE

INDONESIA’s MICE industry should capitalise on the country’s robust economic growth by encouraging the development of domestic MICE, said Anggito Abimanyu, the former head...

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