2012 Articles Archive

2012 Articles Archive

Seychelles opens tourism office in China

SEYCHELLES Tourism Board (STB) is set to launch a new office in Shanghai in early 2013 to expand its presence in China. Elsia Grandcourt, CEO,...

OUE confirms grab for Fraser and Neave’s property portfolio

A CONSORTIUM led by Overseas Union Enterprise (OUE), whose assets include Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, Mandarin Orchard Singapore and Marina Mandarin Singapore, put down...

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...

Royal Caribbean dangles complimentary night in Singapore

IN A tie-up with Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Changi Airport, Royal Caribbean Cruises is offering Indian clients a free night's stay in Singapore in...

Air Seychelles to launch Hong Kong flights

AIR Seychelles will introduce in February 2013 thrice-weekly services between the Seychelles and Hong Kong via Abu Dhabi, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft. With the Abu...

Singapore hotels get tactical

INBOUND specialists in Singapore are seeing a raft of promotions offered by upscale and luxury hotels in the country, which are believed to be...

Pyongyang next on the agenda for luxe travel specialist

PHILIPPINE-BASED luxury travel specialist, Celebrate Life! TLC, is mapping plans to launch tours to Pyongyang, North Korea early next year. Operations manager Simon Ang is...

South-east Asia gears up for pink tourism

TOURISM suppliers in Asia are taking a more serious approach to woo lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travellers, attracted by the high spending...

LCCs keep Asian MICE sector flying high

WITH improved connectivity boosted by the rapid growth of LCCs, Asia continues to reign as a preferred corporate travel destination among the region’s DMCs...

Indians lose fascination for Malaysia on high airfares, few attractions

HIGH airfares, limited seat capacity on flights linking the major cities of New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai to Kuala Lumpur during the peak summer...

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