2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Costa Cruises pumps up capacity in Asia

COSTA Cruises has decided to deploy a second cruise ship, Costa Atlantica, to Asia from May 2013. The 2,680-guest Costa Atlantica features 1,057 cabins, including...

Accor-InterGlobe joint venture scales up Indian portfolio

INTERGLOBE Hotels, a joint venture between Accor and InterGlobe, has outlined plans to beef up its Indian portfolio by launching 19 new hotels with...

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...

Marriott to expand Indonesian brand portfolio

MARRIOTT International will introduce another of its hotel brands to the Indonesian market next year, as part of its regional expansion strategy. Neelima Chopra, Marriott’s...

IHG to open seventh hotel in Japan by mid-2013

OSAKA will become the first city in Western Japan to play host to an InterContinental hotel when the InterContinental Osaka opens its doors in...

Manila airport ratchets down domestic focus

SEEKING to alleviate congestion at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Philippine Department of Transport and Communications (DOTC) is taking steps to tone...

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