2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Sendai campaign to boost Japan’s tourism profile

BUYERS at the recent IT&CMA and CTW tradeshow were cheered to hear plans for a Welcome to Sendai campaign to be launched between April to...

GTA founder Babai backs G2 Travel

A NEW wholesale tour operator formed by a group of former Gullivers Travel Associates (GTA) staff is hoping to tap Asian group outbound travel...

TACentre.com attracts Philippine, Hong Kong outbound

TACENTRE.COM, a B2B online wholesale platform launched by Asiatravel.com Holdings Singapore earlier this month (TTG Asia e-Daily, October 8, 2012), is aiming to rope...

Brand Karma’s Blackbooks crunch social media data into meaningful insights

CIRCOS Brand Karma has launched Blackbook reports that offer on-demand analyses of the online reputation of key destinations and individual hotels around the world. Said...

Swiss Tourism opens regional office in Singapore

SWITZERLAND Tourism is opening a regional office in Singapore to tap more arrivals from South-east Asia, its fourth “booming” market after China, India and...

GE leases two modern aircraft to Myanma Airways

GE AVIATION Services (GECAS), a subsidiary of General Electric, will lease state-run Myanma Airways two modern Embraer E-190 aircraft, making Myanmar the 76th country...

Post-Akapol TCEB chugs along

AKAPOL Sorasuchart's resignation as Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) president has not thrown a spanner into the works for the bureau, which has...

AAPA slams Europe’s Emissions Trading Scheme

THE European Union's (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme came under fire today at the opening of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines' (AAPA) 56th Assembly...

Subic Bay sails ahead with regional cruise hub aspirations

IN its bid to become a regional cruise hub, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is negotiating with three international ships to include the...

Industry partnerships to headline STB’s new five-year plan

SINGAPORE travel trade stakeholders will have a greater say in shaping the country’s tourism future, as the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) deliberates how to...

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