2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Child-free travel most preferred but least realised in Asia

Despite being most likely to admit that they don't enjoy travelling with children in tow, Asian parents are also the least willing to leave...

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...

Airside transfer service to roll into Kuala Lumpur airports

Malaysia Airports Holdings will introduce airside transfer check-in service at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and LCC terminal klia2 from next year. The new service...

Tourasia co-owns Diethelm and is in driver’s seat

Swiss tour operator Tourasia has emerged as a substantial shareholder of Diethelm Travel Group (DTG) with its founder/managing director (MD) Stephan Roemer taking the...

Wat Arun to reopen after three-year-long restoration

Bangkok’s Temple of Dawn pagoda, also known as Wat Arun, will officially reopen this year-end after a three-year closure for repairs and renovation. Under direction...

Who TTG Asia reporters want to have a good chat with,...

Meet Team TTG Editorial, the hands and (often crazy) minds that feel compelled to bring you the latest industry scoops and thought-provoking analyses. Ever wonder what they’re so frantically scratching into their notebooks? Well, here’s a peek into Reporters Notebook 2017– you might just find yourself in there

Trishaw Uncle

Updated and curated tours have the potential to revive the endangered trishaw business. Still, more may be needed to keep visitors hooked

A new Aura takes over M Social Singapore

Meet Aura, South-east Asia's first front-of-house autonomous service delivery robot which is now making its rounds at M Social Singapore to send items like...

AirAsia rewards loyalty differently in overhauled programme

AirAsia has overhauled its loyalty programme, aimed at making it easier and faster for passengers to earn points. Under the Freedom Flyer Programme, powered by...

SuperStar Virgo to spend more nights in Japan

Superstar Virgo Star Cruises will increase the length of SuperStar Virgo's Shanghai homeport cruises to 8D/7N voyages when the new cruise season begins. From July 6...

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