2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Event: Singapore Food Festival 2017

The Singapore Food Festival (SFF) 2017 will return for its 24th edition with a robust programme running from July 14 to 30. Themed Savour Singapore...

Hertz appoints GSA in India and Vietnam

The Hertz Corporation has appointed Discover the World and InterGlobe Air Transport Limited (IGAT) as general sales agents (GSAs) for Vietnam and selected India...

Food first, then nature for Singaporean tourists: Tourism NZ

Singaporean travellers tend most to seek local food when overseas, with 79 per cent of respondents indicating that preference, according to a recent Tourism...

Former Eva Air chair shoots for StarLux’s takeoff

After being ousted from his post as chairman of Eva Air in a succession battle last month, Chang Kuo-wei announced his intentions to return...

Hilton names its first chief customer officer

Hilton has appointed Jonathan Witter as its chief customer officer. In this newly created role, he will oversee the global brands, marketing, loyalty & partnerships,...

Bringing light to darkness

Visiting disasters sites can be educational and provides a much-needed lifeline for the affected communities, insist Japanese tour operators. Julian Ryall finds out how For...

Princess raises glass to five years in SE Asia

Celebrating its fifth anniversary of operations in South-east Asia, Princess Cruises hosted 150 guests comprising travel agents, Captain’s Circle members and travel partners onboard...

Starwood Capital pumps US$250m into Yotel

A fund affiliated with private investment firm Starwood Capital Group will invest US$250 million in Yotel, a hotel company known for affordable rooms and...

Volcanoes could be Malaysia’s hot new tourism product

The Malaysian Tourism and Culture Ministry (Sabah), along with Universiti Malaysia Sabah, is exploring the possibility of introducing volcano tourism in Tawau, which shares...

Plans to turn Dusit Thani Bangkok into mixed-use development

Dusit Thani yesterday signed an agreement with the Crown Property Bureau to continue leasing the land on which Dusit Thani Bangkok sits – plus...

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