2013 Articles Archive

2013 Articles Archive

SITE launches India chapter

THE Society of Incentive and Travel Executives (SITE) officially launched its 29th chapter in India in late December, comprising 22 members from the region,...

StayWell kicks off Indian hotel expansion

AUSTRALIA'S StayWell Hospitality Group will debut its first Indian property in Hyderabad come May. The 82-room Leisure Inn hotel will be located in the...

Langkawi casts wider net

THE Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) will strengthen its marketing efforts in new markets this year, which include China, India, South Korea, the Middle East...

Boracay beats Asian favourites to take crown as top destination: survey

BORACAY'S sunny shores have been voted as the best for unwinding on and the third best for night owls, according to a survey conducted...

Panorama Malaysia eyes outbound business to the US, China

KUALA Lumpur-based DMC Panorama Tours Malaysia has expanded its portfolio to include outbound leisure business to the US and China. Panorama’s managing director, Richard Vuilleumier,...

Star Cruises enters Shanghai with SuperStar Gemini

FOLLOWING a US$50 million renovation (TTG Asia e-Daily, September 6, 2012), the newly refurbished SuperStar Gemini was launched at the Singapore Cruise Centre on...

Adler brings luxury twist to hostel stays in Singapore

A NEW luxury hostel has sprung up in the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown, a product that its young owner expects will create a new...

Korea Tourism Organization shoots for FITs and premium visitors from Singapore

HAVING benefitted from the raging Korean wave, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is looking for more ways to boost the leisure travel market from...

Thailand aims for another double-digit growth in arrivals for 2013

THE TOURISM Authority of Thailand (TAT) is now eyeing 24.5 million arrivals for 2013, having surpassed the 21 million mark in tourist arrivals on...

Changi Airport’s passenger traffic to hit record 50 million in 2012

SINGAPORE Changi Airport is projected to handle more than 50 million passengers in 2012, setting a new milestone in just two years after crossing...

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