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2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Firefly launches Kuala Lumpur-Haikou charter flights

FIREFLY has teamed up with Malaysia-based travel agency, Concept Holidays, to provide direct charter services between Kuala Lumpur and Haikou, which began yesterday. The weekly...

Russia, China markets shine for Phuket

CHINA and Russia are emerging as source markets for Phuket, which has seen growth in the number of visitors from these countries. Phuket is now...

Sweeping changes in the winds for India visa

THE CURRENT 60-day re-entry gap imposed on multiple entry India visa holders may soon be a thing of the past, according to a statement...

Landmark Village Hotel embarks on US$2.2m makeover

LANDMARK Village Hotel in Singapore will offer a new Premier Room category once its US$2.2-million refurbishment is completed in December. Currently, a single floor of...

Grab a bigger slice of growing Islamic travel pie, says expert

INTERNATIONAL tourism industry stakeholders should act now to secure a greater share of the burgeoning Islamic travel market, said Fazal Bahardeen, founder & CEO...

Thirayuth succeeds Steeb as Centara CEO

New Centara CEO Thirayuth Chirathivat (second from right) with (from left) TTG Asia's Michael Chow, Centara chairman Suthikiati Chirathivat, Gerd Steeb and his partner...

Death of a pioneer

ANDRE Horner, founder of one of Thailand's first travel agencies, passed away last Friday in Bangkok after a brave battle with cancer. The Swiss-born owner...

Singapore braces for slowdown in tourism after good showing

DESPITE the global economic gloom, arrival figures to Singapore held up relatively well in 1H2012, although visitors are keeping a closer watch on their...

Oz travel consultants suffer from Classic International Cruises’ administration

TRAVEL consultants have taken a hit following the voluntary administration of Australia-based Classic International Cruises (CIC) on October 31, which has itineraries covering Asia,...

TransAsia kicks off fleet enhancement with first wide-body delivery

TRANSASIA Airways officially received delivery of its first Airbus A330-300 aircraft this week, which it will deploy on its international routes to Japan and...

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