2013 Articles Archive

2013 Articles Archive

Sustainable tourism at the heart of ATF 2014 in Sarawak

THE upcoming ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2014 will be held in Kuching, in Malaysia's Sarawak state, from January 16 to 23. Over 1,600 delegates are...

McAuley rises, Buckingham joins, as Fairmont reorganises

A RE-ORGANISATION of Toronto-based Fairmont Holdings, which now sprouts a freshly registered corporate entity and logo, FRHI Hotels & Resorts, sees Aiden McAuley rising...

Shangri-La’s second Yangon property to open in 2017

SHANGRI-LA International Hotel Management on Saturday broke ground for its second hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. Located on the banks of Kandawgyi Lake, the 350-room Lakeside...

Flooding in Malaysian east coast not impacting tours

TOUR operators said business has not been affected by the heavy rains and resulting flooding that struck the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia...

Poland reaches out to Indian trade with online programme

POLAND Tourism is developing an online specialist programme for Indian travel consultants, set to launch in March 2014. “The online specialist programme will educate Indian...

Madam Tussauds arrives in Singapore’s Sentosa next year

SINGAPORE will welcome the debut of wax museum Madame Tussauds at Sentosa's Imbiah Lookout in the second half of 2014. The attraction, according to local...

US Airways leaves Star Alliance to join Oneworld

US AIRWAYS will join Oneworld with effect from March 31, 2014, following yesterday's completion of its merger with the alliance's founding member, American Airlines. All...

Jogjakarta curbs hotel supply

JOGJAKARTA will need a thorough re-evaluation of its ratio of the number of hotel rooms to public space, said its governor Sultan Hamengku Buwono...

Far East opens Amoy boutique hotel on home ground

SINGAPORE'S Far East Hospitality has opened a second hotel in two months, its latest venture being a 37-room boutique heritage hotel, whose entrance is...

South Korea expands air zone, overlaps China’s

SOUTH Korea yesterday announced a new air defence zone, a move regarded as a counter to China’s unilateral declaration of its own last month. The...

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