2016 Articles Archive

2016 Articles Archive

Sri Lanka to address destination image in upcoming campaign

Train from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy among the tea plantations in Sri Lanka SRI Lanka is launching in November probably its first major destination campaign...

A portal to Muslim travel

Halal partnership: Faeez Fadhlillah (right) and Juergen Gallistl WHO Faeez Fadhlillah is the CEO and co-founder of Tripfez, a relaunch of Lagisatu.com which went live...

Nok Air chief charts course for revitalisation

NOK Air is expanding services to China and investing in pilot training as CEO Patee Sarasin looks to overcome his “toughest year emotionally” at...

United Airlines’ MileagePlus now integrated with Mileslife

MILESLIFE, a mileage-earning app in China, has welcomed MileagePlus, United Airlines’ frequent flyer programme to its fold, the 10th airline loyalty programme partner for...

Industry extends helping hand to quake-hit Kyushu

Kumamoto Castle in Kyushu, Japan THE domestic industry is rallying to restore confidence to southern Japan, with travel agencies and airlines dropping prices to encourage...

Austrian Airlines pilots get mobile flight planning tool

AUSTRIAN Airlines has enabled the use of real-time mobile flight planning technology in its cockpits, a world’s first. The tool, named eFlight Manager, is developed...

Tourism world’s third largest export at US$1.4 trillion

TOURISM’s share of total world exports leapt ahead from 6 to 7 per cent in 2015, outpacing the growth of the merchandising trade for...

Taiwan’s V Air flies to Manila

LCC V Air inaugurated its Taipei-Manila service on March 27, the first Taiwan budget carrier to enter the Philippine capital. The four-weekly service will be...

Photo of the Day: Akbar Travels renews ties with Sabre

(From left) Mancy Thadani, regional manager, ‎Sabre Travel Network India; KV Abdul Nazar, chairman & managing director of Akbar Travels of India; Jeet Sawhney,...

Malaysian agents dismayed with hotel licence ban

INDUSTRY players are disagreeable with Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s decision to put a blanket ban on the issuing of new hotel licences, saying they...

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