2015 Articles Archive

2015 Articles Archive

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...

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...

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...

Domestic air links in Surabaya pave the way for more tourism

THE growing number of air connections in Surabaya, originally intended to improve travel for locals, is expected to open up new destinations such as...

Technology: Shangri-La dons VR headsets as part of global sales strategy

Credit: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts HAILED as the latest game-changing innovation in the video games and movie industries, virtual reality (VR) headsets have now entered...

China’s secondary cities are gaining recognition

MORE international visitors are taking a stronger interest to venture beyond China's gateway cities of Shanghai and Beijing into its secondary cities, drawn by...

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...

Diethelm unveils new Distinctive product line for fulfilling travel

ASIAN DMC Diethelm Travel Group has unveiled its Diethelm Distinctive product line with an emphasis on authentic, educational and fulfilling travel experiences, in a...

Add value, or be phased out: TAAI

DIFFERENTIATION through value-adds is the key for travel consultants to staying relevant and unscathed by competition from OTAs and product owners who sell direct...

Art-focused Apricot Hotel opens in Hanoi

A NEW 123-room Apricot Hotel will be celebrating its grand opening in Hanoi on December 14. The Vietnamese art-focused hotel offers five categories of rooms...

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