2015 Articles Archive

2015 Articles Archive

Princess Cruises lands in East Malaysia, Brunei

CARNIVAL Corp’s Princess Cruises will call at Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei for the first time through its upcoming 2016/2017 homeporting season. The 2,678-guest Sapphire Princess...

Qantas adds Asian services to feed growing demand

TO meet the growing demand on the Singapore-Perth and Hong Kong-Sydney routes, Qantas will be increasing the number of services on both from December...

Lotte Group diversifies into car rental

SOUTH Korea's Lotte Group will in May complete its acquisition of KT Rental, a major domestic company in the car rental sector, for about...

Royal Brunei Airlines lures Singaporeans with new aircraft

ROYAL Brunei Airlines (RBA) is targeting to court more Singaporeans into Brunei with the deployment of two new Airbus A320 aircraft on the Singapore-Brunei...

Brunei opens maritime museum in the capital

BRUNEI Tourism has announced the official launch of the Maritime Museum in Bandar Seri Begawan on March 23. A project under the 10th National Development...

Plan in place to address Singapore’s hospitality manpower crunch

Credit: 123rf THE Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) have launched a Sectoral Manpower Plan (SMP) to improve the skills and...

Asian Development Bank backs tourism infrastructure upgrade in Laos

LAOS will embark on a series of infrastructure upgrades in four provinces along the Greater Mekong Subregion corridors, backed by the Asian Development Bank...

Singapore opens auto immigration gates for Australians

The immigration checkpoint at Changi Airport. Credit: 123rf AUSTRALIANS flying into Singapore Changi Airport can now enrol in the enhanced-Immigration Automated Clearance System (eIACS), allowing...

Other chains composed amid new goliath

THE spectre of a new giant in their wake from the Marriott-Starwood merger has not sent other hotel chains trembling in trepidation – or...

Indian Railways gets budget boost to connect tourism dots

THE INDIAN Railway Budget 2015-16 will see a slew of initiatives intended to boost tourism, including 52 per cent more funds for Indian Railways...

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