2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

JNTO inches closer to launch of Manila office

With efforts to launch Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO)’s Manila office underway, newly-appointed executive director of the preparation office, Daisuke Tonai, is optimistic that...

ITB China Conference line-up unveiled

With the inaugural ITB China event round the corner, programme and speaker details for the key conference component have been released, covering themes of...

Japan, New Zealand deemed ‘safer’ in a VUCA world: Virtuoso

The potential travel disruptions caused by geopolitical situations, which has been termed VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) by international travel agency network Virtuoso,...

Chinese luxury market finally takes liking to customisation

Tailor-made itineraries are rapidly gaining traction among China's luxury travellers in recent years, with the demography becoming better travelled, more globally-oriented, more plugged-in to...

Booster shot drives start-ups

Two Asian start-ups which have received Booking.com’s Booster grants as reported in yesterday’s TTG Asia are driven to scale up their businesses by ramping up marketing...

Giannouka rises to top APAC post at Carlson Rezidor

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s restructure in January this year has resulted in the departure of several of its regional leaders, including its Asia-Pacific president,...

Changi Airport mulls passenger fee increase

Travellers flying from Changi Airport, as well as airlines operating there, may have to pay higher fees and charges from next year. This increase will...

Viking explores Asia with new cruise itineraries

Viking Star Viking Ocean Cruises will launch 13 new itineraries from 2017 to 2019, with the bulk sailing to destinations in Asia. Guests will be able...

Mövenpick follows Accor’s lead with new millennial exco

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has recruited a team of Generation Y employees and entrepreneurs to closely collaborate with the hospitality firm’s executive team, mirroring...

Philippine Airlines’ Manila-KL route relaunch brings cheer to trade

Inbound and outbound agents in Malaysia are elated after Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced that it would reinstate its Manila-Kuala Lumpur services on June 8,...

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