2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Agents sold on standardised sales periods in Malaysia

Inbound agents are hopeful that the government’s recent decision, which limits the number of sales periods to four times annually, will maintain the uniqueness...

Singh joins Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong as hotel manager

Marco Polo Hotels has appointed seasoned hotelier Dalip Singh as hotel manager of its three Hong Kong properties - Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Prince...

Let personalities do the talking

To see, hear, and feel the locals’ emotional, cultural and spiritual connection to the land allows the Balinese personality, character and essence to shine...

A taste of finer things

Already renowned as a food destination with myriad dining options from hawker fare to celebrity restaurants, Singapore’s Michelin debut is just the icing on...

HK trade mulls new tourism law

If the Travel Industry Bill gets passed, Hong Kong would see the establishment of a new travel industry statutory body charged with policing the...

ATF ushers in big year for ASEAN tourism

The 36th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), which takes place in Singapore from January 16-20, 2017, will see the launch of the anticipated Visit ASEAN@50...

First Dubai beach resort in the works for Centara

(From left) Centara Hotels and Resorts’ (CHR) Dan Chinsupakul, Suparat Chirathivat, Thirayuth Chirathivat and Suthikiati Chirathivat; Nakheel’s Ali Rashid Ahmed Lootah and Thorsten Ries;...

Sarah Brightman gives rousing Encore launch for Seabourn

(From left) Brightman with Seabourn captain Mark Dexter and president Richard Meadows Seabourn Encore, the fourth cruise ship in the Seabourn fleet, was named at...

Lessons learnt from All Leisure’s closure

A Voyages of Discovery ship In the aftermath of the sudden collapse of British tour operator All Leisure Group – which owns cruise lines Swan...

TAT, Eva Air team up to spur inbound tourism from North...

(From left) TAT's Tanes Petsuwan, Eva's Golden Kou and Yuthasak Supasorn, and Eva's Ken Chung at the signing ceremony The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...

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