2015 Articles Archive

2015 Articles Archive

Singapore revs up for Grand Prix Season 2015

Credit: 2015 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix THE Grand Prix Season Singapore (GPSS) will once again descend upon the city-state from September 11 to 20,...

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...

Pandaw to conquer Upper Mekong waters with new itinerary

LUXURY river cruise company Pandaw has announced for sailing next year a new seven-night river recce itinerary on the Upper Mekong River. The new itinerary...

5 global trends that will benefit Asia-Pacific’s tourism in 2015

FORGET the tumultous 2014, Asia-Pacific can look forward to a good 2015 with socioeconomic forces working in tourism's favour. EyeforTravel identified five distinct forces that...

Everest climbing season cut short due to quake damage, aftershocks

THERE will be no expeditions to Mount Everest’s peak for the remainder of the 2015 climbing season as mountaineering companies cancel spring trips. Eighteen people...

Lufthansa upgrades longhaul cabin and service

LUFTHANSA announced at ITB Berlin last week that it will this year enhance its cabin design and service with a range of initiatives. From Q3,...

Sri Lanka invites tenders to develop potential ‘Rio of South Asia’

A BIODIVERSITY-RICH strip of islands in the coastal town of Kalpitiya might be Sri Lanka's next big tourism hotspot, as the government plans to...

New Zealand targets FITs, off-peak travel from Thailand

HAVING given its well-established 100% Pure New Zealand campaign a new spin earlier this year with the Every Day a Different Journey tagline, Tourism...

Chinese tourists are the biggest spenders in Spain

DESPITE the recent downturn in China’s economy, the Chinese are expected to remain the biggest spenders among all international visitors to Spain, revealed tourism...

Hong Kong approves US$23.2m tourism budget after Occupy Central

A HOST of short-term measures and a HK$180 million (US$23.2 million) war chest for the tourism sector were announced this morning by the Hong...

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