2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Fraser Place Melbourne opens to strong occupancy

THE 112-unit Fraser Place Melbourne, which soft opened in July and celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, has reported a robust occupancy of more...

JacTravel expands into Hong Kong

UK-BASED wholesale tour operator, JacTravel, has appointed Abba Lee to lead its new office in Hong Kong. Lee joins from Hotelbeds, where he managed the...

Minor Hotel Group expands, strengthens corporate focus

AS PART of its plans to double in size over five years, Thailand-based Minor Hotel Group is making a strong push for its Anantara,...

Indian tribunal rules out cartelisation among foreign airlines

IN A SETBACK to Indian travel consultants fighting foreign airlines' zero commission regime, the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) has maintained a February 2011 decision...

SIA divests Virgin stake for US$360 million

SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) will sell its 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic to Delta Air Lines for US$360 million in cash, a transaction...

Apple launches charters to Hokkaido and Taipei

APPLE Vacations & Conventions will operate six direct charter flights between Kuala Lumpur and Hokkaido this month, with the first service launched last Sunday...

Langham to add Shanxi to its map

LANGHAM Hospitality Group has inked an agreement with Huatang Grand Hotel Company to manage a new luxury hotel in Datong, Shanxi, China. Langham Place, Datong,...

Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui to unveil new look for 2013

UPGRADING and refurbishment works at Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui will be completed by the end of this year, allowing it to ring in...

Economy boom fuels Manila’s luxury hospitality market: report

THE combination of being in the second fastest growing economy in Asia and having a stable political environment is benefiting the luxury hospitality sector...

Air India’s billion-dollar lifeline a waste of money: trade sources

THE Indian government announced last week it would be injecting Rs60 billion (US$1.1 billion) into the floundering Air India, although industry insiders TTG Asia...

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