2011 Articles Archive

2011 Articles Archive

Indonesia to embark on destination development drive

INDONESIA's Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has earmarked 50 destinations in the country to be developed for tourism until 2025. The upgrading programme,...

Singapore adopts consumer-centric approach for overseas markets

THE SINGAPORE Tourism Board (STB) launched today a series of tailored marketing campaigns to be rolled out in phases across its top-five source markets—Australia,...

Singapore tour operators keen to tap Johor outlet mall

SEVERAL Singapore-based coach tour operators are attempting to cash in on the anticipated flood of Singaporean bargain hunters headed for the Johor Premium Outlets...

Legoland Malaysia reveals pricing structure

LEGOLAND Malaysia has made public the pricing structure for tickets and annual passes to its theme park in Nusajaya, Johor, which is on schedule...

Travel consultant wins FuramaXclusive Bali stay

TTG ASIA’s ongoing Facebook competition has found its lucky November winner in Prasert Srikureja, managing director of Romeo Tour & Travel in Bangkok. Srikureja...

Scoot’s smart move Down Under

SCOOT, Singapore Airline’s (SIA) new low-cost spin-off, stands to gain much from its decision to operate Singapore-Sydney flights starting June 2012 (TTG Asia e-Daily,...

Sri Lanka extends on-again, off-again VOA scheme

SRI Lanka is extending the use of its free visa-on-arrival (VOA) facility for overseas visitors till March 31, 2012, after previously deciding to replace...

Starwood debuts Aloft brand in South-east Asia

STARWOOD Hotels & Resorts Worldwide’s Aloft brand made its official South-east Asian debut today with the launch of Aloft Bangkok - Sukhumvit 11. “We’re...

Singapore Expo eyes a different mix

THE SINGAPORE Expo Convention and Exhibition Centre is looking to attract events beyond its core segment of business events and trade shows, as its...

Growing Indonesian middle class feeds optimism

INDONESIA’s Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy, Hatta Rajasa, has called upon the country’s regional tourism stakeholders to focus on drumming up ‘tourism fever’ in...

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