2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

Advantage Abu Dhabi spurs agent towards MICE

AN ADVANTAGE Abu Dhabi initiative launched February last year is incentivising its agents, such as DBA & Sons Travel & Tours, to focus more...

Kansai draws a younger crowd

AN INCREASING number of young adults from Singapore are heading to the Kansai region for free-and-easy holidays, according to Japan National Tourism Organisation executive...

Accor enters Sihanoukville

THE ACCOR Group will be present in Sihanoukville, the port city in southern Cambodia, with the opening of a new-built 54-room Ream Resort in...

VOA for Myanmar Airways passengers from Siem Reap

MYANMAR will grant visa-on-arrival (VOA) for foreign visitors arriving in Yangon on Myanmar Airways International's (MAI) direct flight from Siem Reap. Myanmar Marketing Committee...

“Wonderful Indonesia” needs wonderful infrastructure, says trade

INDONESIA’s new brand campaign Wonderful Indonesia, launched January 1 (TTG Asia e-Daily, January 4), is catchy and faithfully describes what Indonesia has to offer,...

M²Boutique enters economy hotel market

VIETNAM will welcome a new economy hotel chain in three months when the M²Boutique Mekong opens with 34 rooms. Described by its creator, Serenity...

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...

Viewers Choice Travel branches out

THE FORMER managing director of Worldwide Honey Tours, Susan Teng, is now heading the expansion of Viewers Choice Travel as general manager. Viewers Choice...

Oman Air adds flights to popular Muscat-Colombo route

OMAN Air will boost its Muscat-Colombo service from five-weekly to daily from June 1 to meet increasing demand, according to the airline’s country manager,...

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