2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Thailand’s first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel lands in Phuket

HILTON Worldwide has launched the 250-key DoubleTree Resort by Hilton – Surin Beach in Phuket, marking the brand's inaugural property in Thailand. Formerly the Courtyard...

Royal Brunei ups frequencies to Kuala Lumpur

FROM December 13, Royal Brunei Airlines will add three more flights a week to its Bandar Seri Begawan-Kuala Lumpur route, bringing the total number...

SIA, SilkAir to hike fuel surcharge

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) and SilkAir have decided to increase the fuel surcharge for tickets issued on or after March 8, 2012 due to rising...

SilkAir to serve Visakhapatnam

SILKAIR will become the first airline to provide a direct international air link to Visakhapatnam when it begins non-stop thrice-weekly services from Singapore starting...

Thai AirAsia drops New Delhi

THAI AirAsia will trim its daily Bangkok-New Delhi flights to thrice-weekly starting February 14, and completely withdraw the service by March 24. The announcement comes...

Singapore Grand Prix extended till 2017

AFTER almost a year of haggling, Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and the Singapore government have finally agreed to extend the Singapore Grand Prix...

Philippine travel firms look to China, Taiwan to fill HK gap

THE PHILIPPINES is courting China and Taiwan more aggressively as it seeks to recover from the nearly two-year-old travel ban issued by the Hong...

Yangon’s hotel market ripe for investment

EARLY movers into Yangon will be handsomely rewarded, with the opportunity to grow rates substantially even though room supply is expected to grow by...

Bangkok gets in Tune

FOLLOWING the opening of Thailand’s first two Tune Hotels in Hat Yai last December and Pattaya in February (TTG Asia e-Daily, September 16, 2011),...

Tiger, Scoot extend single itinerary to 13 more destinations

TIGER Airways and Scoot have enhanced their network tie-up (TTG Asia e-Daily, October 2, 2012) by introducing joint itineraries to 13 more destinations in...

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