2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Pune gets green light for massive MICE centre

AFTER weathering a long phase of investor apathy and governmental clearances, the Pune International Exhibition and Convention Centre (PIECC) has finally been cleared for...

German arrivals to Malaysia falter

TWO Malaysian inbound tour operators specialising in German-speaking markets have reported a decline in business for the year, although statistics from Tourism Malaysia showed...

Global Spa & Wellness Summit goes to Jaipur

INDIA’S Ministry of Tourism has successfully won the right to host the Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS). To be held in Jaipur from...

Garuda shifts hub to Abu Dhabi, flies to six new destinations

FOLLOWING a recently inked codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, Garuda Indonesia has commenced services to London, Paris, Manchester, Moscow, Athens and Muscat, via Garuda’s...

Travel consultants not meeting the needs of digital natives: survey

BASED on the results of its recent survey, Travelport is exhorting travel agencies to harness mobile technology to offer younger, technology-savvy travellers support throughout...

Samui black-out debacle won’t dent bookings, say operators

POWER was reportedly back in Samui at 4am today, with major hotels heaving a sigh of relief as many were worried their back-up generators...

Korean Air resumes flights to Colombo next March

KOREAN Air is resuming flights to Colombo after 28 years, becoming one of only three airlines to fly to Sri Lanka with a first-class...

India lifts two-month re-entry restriction

INDIAN tour operators welcomed the government's move to scrap a mandatory two-month gap in between visits to India for foreign nationals. This took effect...

Centara launches budget brand COSI Hotels

CENTARA Hotels & Resorts unveiled its budget hotel brand (TTG Asia, November 2, 2012), COSI Hotels, this morning, pitched at an average room rate...

New association in India takes swing at golf tourists

LAUNCHED in New Delhi last week, the India Golf Tourism Association (IGTA) will actively promote the country as a golf tourism destination in domestic...

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