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2013 Articles Archive

2013 Articles Archive

Tricky dance between OTAs and hotels continues

WARY of escalating commission rates that OTAs command, hoteliers are aggressively building their own direct platforms, with many of them noting phenomenal year-on-year gains...

India cramps Malaysian outbound with new restriction

IN AN abrupt about-turn, the Indian High Commission has ruled that Malaysians cannot stay for more than 30 days at a time in India,...

Shangri-La to open second Shenyang property

SHANGRI-LA Hotels and Resorts will open the five-star Shangri-La Hotel, Shenyang on August 1, the second property in the city it will manage after...

Qatar Airways pursues IndiGo

QATAR Airways is in talks with Indian LCC IndiGo for a collaboration, but has no definite plans for a stake purchase. Asked if the carrier...

Philippines’ Enchanted Kingdom plans massive transformation

FINAL touches are now being made to an expansion masterplan that will transform Enchanted Kingdom, said to be the Philippines' first and only world-class...

Netherlands’ outbound agency shocks Indonesia with bankruptcy

ONCE a leading outbound travel company in the Netherlands, Oad Reizen declared bankruptcy on Wednesday to the surprise of Indonesia's inbound operators and hoteliers. A...

First Avani outside of Sri Lanka opens in Vietnam

MINOR Hotel Group (MHG) has rebranded the Life Wellness Resort Quy Nhon to an Avani, its third resort under the brand. The resort was acquired...

Jin Jiang Inn breaks into the Philippines

CHINA'S Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotels is debuting in the Philippines with two Jin Jiang Inns in prime Metro Manila locations, due to launch...

Penang sets up MICE bureau

PENANG has unveiled the formation of its first-ever CVB, as part of the city's ongoing efforts to position itself as a MICE destination in...

China rolls out initiatives to encourage outbound

THE ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) in Beijing has lined up a series of programmes for 2013 to drive Chinese outbound traffic to South-east Asia. ACC secretary...

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