2014 Articles Archive

2014 Articles Archive

Guideline on tour guide fees unwelcomed by S’pore agencies

SINGAPORE'S National Trades Union Congress' (NTUC) recommendation on minimum fees for tour guides, announced last month, is too simplistic and not practical, several inbound...

Education, training takes spotlight at Global 2014 & 11th ATF

THE Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum (Global 2014 & 11th ATF) will be held in Hong Kong on May 18-20...

Flagship Pullman hotel opens in Ho Chi Minh City

PULLMAN Saigon Centre opened yesterday in central Ho Chi Minh City as the third Pullman in Vietnam and the brand's flagship property for South-east...

Tokyo announces mega tourism complex in Toyosu

THE Tokyo metropolitan government last week showcased plans for a new shopping and entertainment complex in the Toyosu district of Koto Ward, which will...

Historic ship to offer luxury stays for future Bintan visitors

A CENTURY-OLD ship will make its permanent home on Bintan island, Indonesia and take on its new role as a luxury heritage hotel that...

Fashiontv sashays into hospitality sector with Bali hotel

FASHIONTV is making an entrance into the world of hospitality as it debuts the world's first Love Fashion Hotel in Bali this year. Love Fashion...

Mega 970-key Hotel Gracery Shinjuku open for bookings

FUJITA Kanko's new flagship for its Hotel Gracery brand is said to give the hospitality company the largest share of Shinjuku's room inventory, being...

Buffalo Tours Singapore JV with Flight Centre to take off in...

VIETNAMESE travel and hospitality company Thien Minh Group (TMG) and Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT)'s joint venture DMC is set to launch in Singapore...

UOL takes Pan Pacific brand to London

SINGAPORE property group UOL will build a hotel, residences and retail units on its recently purchased Bishopsgate property in London. UOL announced yesterday in a...

C&D Fujian establishes cruise division

TOP Fujian tourism and hospitality state-owned enterprise, C&D, has set up a cruise division to capture the wave of interest since it started operating...

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