2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Luxury Escapes owner goes pure travel with brand swap

Australian e-commerce business Lux Group will become a pure travel business headlined by flash deals site Luxury Escapes, following the acquisition of local competitors...

Hardy-ness much needed at PATA

While both the UNWTO and WTTC have named new chiefs, PATA decides to keep its CEO, extending Mario Hardy’s contract by another three years...

New Malaysian online tours platform finds niche in adventure

A new online booking platform for adventure-based tours and activities in Malaysia has been launched globally. Currently, Adventoro has more than 400 tours and activities located at...

Phu Quoc spa resort unveils wellness packages

Fusion Resort Phu Quoc, which opened on Vietnam's largest island earlier this year, is launching three-, five-, and seven-day wellness packages. Included in the resort's...

Hertz drives into Sri Lanka with a trio of brands

Three of Hertz Global Holdings’ car rental brands – Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty – are now operating in Sri Lanka's capital of Colombo, following...

Nicholas Emery promoted to MD of Regent Beijing

Regent Hotels Group has promoted Nicholas Emery from general manager to managing director at Regent Beijing. He first joined Regent Beijing as general manager...

AirAsia readies for LCC JV in China

AirAsia has signed an MoU with Everbright and Henan Government Working Group outlining the incorporation of a joint venture to be known as AirAsia...

For young Singaporeans, a growing demand for offbeat destinations and travel...

As young Singaporeans show a greater yearning for more unusual and offbeat destinations for their holidays, they are also turning to travel agencies for...

Cambodia to finally get a tourism marketing body

A central tourism marketing and advertising council is set to launch by end-April to help Cambodia achieve its target of seven million visitors by...

Emerging markets, new tech to drive business travel in next decade

Emerging markets and technology uptake will drive the global business travel sector growth by 3.7 per cent annually over the next decade from its...

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