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...

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...

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...

Sellers toss in value-adds

TO counter the effects of the sliding Indian rupee in a price-sensitive Indian market, some sellers at IT&CM India are tossing in value-adds 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...

Solare Hotels set for change of guard

SOLARE Hotels & Resorts will bid farewell to founding president & CEO, Tony Virili, on October 31. He will be succeeded by Kentaro Ujiie,...

Centara launches budget brand COSI Hotels

CENTARA Hotels & Resorts unveiled its budget hotel brand (TTG Asia, November 2, 2012), COSI Hotels, this morning, pitched at an average room rate...

Fairbridge Capital buys majority stake in Thomas Cook India

THOMAS Cook Group will sell its 77.1 per cent stake in Thomas Cook India (TCI) to Fairbridge Capital, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Fairfax Financial...

JIA Hong Kong rebranded as J Plus Boutique Hotel

CSI Properties, the parent company of luxury lifestyle residential developer Couture Homes, has taken over the reins and re-launched JIA Hong Kong as J...

Aonia offers free online space for listing packages

SINGAPORE-based conference organiser, Aonia, has taken its new website www.aoniamice.com online, flaunting a section that allows hotels to list their latest meeting package deals for...

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