2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

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...

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...

Indian inbound yet to match expectations

DESPITE setting a target of 10 million international arrivals by 2015, India’s inbound market has so far failed to live up to expectations. The country...

Volunteer tourism gets limelight in the Philippines

TOUR operators in the Philippines are lining up packages with charity elements such as repairing rice terraces and building houses for needy communities to...

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...

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...

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...

Venetian Macao axes Zaia show

ZAIA, a Cirque du Soleil stage production based at The Venetian Macao, will bid farewell to audiences on Feb 19, after completing just 3.5...

TTC Indonesia launches Philippine version of B2B travel mart

TIARA Tunggal Cemerlang (TTC) Indonesia, an event organiser that holds B2B outbound travel marts in Indonesia twice yearly, will conduct its first-ever Philippine edition...

Singapore tourism talent development gets much-needed boost

A TOTAL of S$265 million (US$210 million) will be invested by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to help the country’s tourism industry stakeholders build...

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