2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

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...

Singapore’s compass points toward quality tourism

THE SINGAPORE Tourism Board (STB) has unveiled its new vision and strategy to seal Singapore’s position as a quality, world-class destination. The brainchild of STB's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Asia remains hot for Indian outbound

INDIA'S outbound market will continue on its expansion trajectory in 2012, but there are signs of fragility that could hurt longhaul destinations and benefit...

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