2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

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...

Malaysia becomes first Asian host for international AIDS conference

MALAYSIA'S win of the 7th International AIDS Society (IAS) HIV Conference on Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in 2013 marks the first time the biennial...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indonesia agents lick wounds from Mandala, AdamAir lessons

WITH little hope of retrieving members’ deposits from bankrupt Mandala Airlines following the carrier’s failure to get debtors to back its debt restructuring programme...

Zhejiang in pursuit of Europe

ZHEJIANG province in China has introduced an eight-day tour itinerary to help boost the number of European visitors. “It’s a market with big potential,”...

BTC seeks signatures for APD hike protest

THE BUSINESS Travel Coalition (BTC) is lobbying TMCs and corporate travel managers to help fight further increases in the UK's Air Passenger Duty (APD)...

Tried and Tested

Hot Deals

What to Buy Now