2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

CWT appoints new APAC head

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has named Bindu Bhatia the new managing director, Asia-Pacific, effective September 1. She succeeds Kai Chan, who will leave the...

M’sian agents unfazed by N.Korea travel ban

Malaysia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has banned all its citizens from travelling to North Korea until further notice citing "the escalation of tensions in...

Tourism confidence soars to decade’s high as Europe rebounds: UNWTO

International tourist arrivals worldwide reached 369 million in January-April 2017, up six per cent from the same period last year, with business confidence reaching...

HKCYIA sets up office in Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) recently launched a new office in the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal to better promote the development...

Work-for-hotel stay programme launched in Singapore

Tertiary students and Singaporean jobseekers will soon be able to get work experience in a hotel in exchange for a staycation, the outcome of...

Driving ITB’s brand strategy

Easy to grow an established brand like ITB that has 51 years of history behind it? Trust the Germans to be prudent and never...

New hotels: Moxy Bandung, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui, and more

The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.

Celebrity Cruises names new sales and marketing head for Asia

Celebrity Cruises has appointed Apple Woo as head of sales and marketing for Asia. Based in Singapore, she will work alongside the company’s travel industry...

Renaissance resort to hit Pattaya shores in 3Q

Marriott International's Renaissance Hotels will make its foray into Pattaya with the Renaissance Pattaya Resorts & Spa, scheduled to open in 3Q2017. Located in Jomtien...

The world’s 901 million travellers and where they are going: UNWTO

Destinations worldwide welcomed 901 million international tourist arrivals in the January-August period this year, up seven per cent from the same period of 2016...

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