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2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

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...

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...

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...

Keep Thais afloat by getting facts right, says Heinecke

OVERSEAS tour operators can help keep Thais afloat by getting their facts right before cancelling, according to Bill Heinecke, head honcho of the Minor...

Discovery Hotels & Resorts expands brand portfolio

DISCOVERY Hotels & Resorts is expanding its brand portfolio in Indonesia, including plans for South-east Sulawesi and Papua. The homegrown hotel management company, which...

Wego.com introduces ‘popular search’ tool

WEGO.COM claims to have pioneered in Singapore a new ‘popular search’ tool that enables customers to view destinations and accommodation options ranked according to...

Shangri-La to enter Sri Lanka

SHANGRI-La Hotels will mark its entry into Sri Lanka with the opening of a 500-key luxury hotel in Colombo in early 2014. The hotel will...

Financial difficulties crush Mandala

INDONESIA’s Mandala Airlines has run into financial difficulties and is halting all operations from today. The announcement has caught the travel trade by surprise, as...

Six Senses enters Sri Lanka

SIX Senses Resorts & Spas has partnered Aitken Spence Hotel Holdings for a US$45 million dual project, its first development in Sri Lanka. Six Senses...

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