2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Amadeus reports growth in revenue, travel agency bookings

Amadeus recorded €3.69 billion (US$4.27 billion) in revenue in the first three quarters of the year, up 8.9 per cent, with growth seen across...

IHG shocks with Asia regional HQ shift to Europe, Smits leaving...

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a new operating region that combines Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) to be based in the...

Majority of Myanmar safe to visit: tourism specialists

Travellers are being urged not to give up on Myanmar amid ongoing violent clashes in northern Rakhine State, even as travel advisories are being...

Maldives: a paradise redefined?

When a luxury destination goes downmarket, will a broader audience and brand presence equate to a better bottom line? S Puvaneswary takes this question to the Maldives

Finally, Timor Leste border crossers get flights to Indonesia

Starting mid-November, Garuda Indonesia will launch four-times weekly chartered flights between Kupang city in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara and Dili in Timor Leste, the...

Who TTG Asia reporters want to have a good chat with,...

Meet Team TTG Editorial, the hands and (often crazy) minds that feel compelled to bring you the latest industry scoops and thought-provoking analyses. Ever wonder what they’re so frantically scratching into their notebooks? Well, here’s a peek into Reporters Notebook 2017– you might just find yourself in there

SilkAir goes farther with new Boeing aircraft

Update : SilkAir has clarified that it is not the first Asian airline to operate the aircraft. SilkAir has introduced the Boeing 737 Max 8 into...

Amadeus redefines ‘distribution’, builds new open travel platform

Amadeus has dropped the word ’distribution’ in its lexicon, in favour of ‘travel channels’, and is building a new Amadeus Travel Platform to tap...

Management changes at Khiri Travel

Khiri Travel has announced lateral movements and promotions in its management. Effective December 1, Stefan Scheerer, assistant general manager at Khiri Travel Myanmar, will move...

Mt Agung update: Bali industry steps up care for stranded passengers

Amid mounting flight cancellations and an extended airport closure, Indonesia's tourism minister Arief Yahya is urging the travel industry in Bali and Lombok to...

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