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...

Travel advisories put up in wake of Bangkok bombing

AS MANY as 23 countries have issued travel advisories to Thailand a day after a bombing at Erawan Shrine, a popular tourist destination in...

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...

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...

Twice the shine for TTG Asia at MPAS Awards 2015

TTG Asia Media was crowned Trade Media of the Year and Mobile App of the Year (Merit) at the MPAS Awards 2015 last evening...

Indonesia shuts down AirAsia’s Surabaya-Singapore flights

INDONESIAN aviation safety is in the spotlight as the investigations into Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501 unearthed information leading to the temporary suspension of the...

HK Airlines to head Down Under next year

HONG Kong Airlines will launch its first thrice-weekly service to Australia next year, commencing on January 8, 2016. The service comprises a triangular flying route...

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...

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...

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