2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

India banks on reel highlights

INDIAN tourism authorities are dishing out incentives to local filmmakers in a bid to persuade them to showcase the county’s various destinations and attractions. ...

Scoot looks to strenghten travel trade affinity

SCOOT, which recently unveiled plans to operate Singapore-Sydney flights starting June 2012 (TTG Asia e-Daily, December 7), is trying to build strong relations with...

Ayutthaya on the path to recovery

AYUTTHAYA is starting to see a recovery in tourist numbers as restoration and rehabilitation efforts gather pace following the subsiding of floodwaters, which completely...

TCEB seeks support for World Expo bid

THE THAILAND Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has turned its attentions to the country’s foreign affairs and commerce ministries in its bid to host...

Malaysia Airlines to undergo major overhaul

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) unveiled yesterday a plan to revamp its loss-making operations, which involve a multi-prong strategy to streamline the flag carrier’s network, reduce...

Government intervention scuttles Thai Tiger Airways bid

TIGER Airways has aborted plans to launch a new regional budget carrier together with Thai Airways International (THAI), due to its failure to obtain...

Starwood to drive Thailand recovery efforts

STARWOOD Asia Pacific Hotels & Resorts will kick off a recovery initiative for Thailand by January next year to recoup business lost during the...

Best Western adds Nagoya, Yonezawa

BEST Western International has boosted its Japan portfolio with the opening of two hotels in Nagoya and Yonezawa, the first Best Western properties in...

Tourism sidelined by globalisation?

A RECENT report by Travel Impact Newswire, entitled Travel & Tourism in the New World Order, has identified a significant disconnect between the development...

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...

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