Going online to solicit tour feedback

From left: Blue Mountains; Bay of Fires WHO Life’s An Adventure is a Sydney-based small-group, guided ecotour company operating in New South Wales and Tasmania. Business...

Marina Mandarin’s mobile solution to labour crunch

WHO Marina Mandarin Singapore recently took the radical step of adopting an integrated mobile technology system to improve customer service levels, a move said to...

TransAsia leverages Facebook bookings

As part of its plan to capture a larger share of FIT traffic from Singapore, Taipei-based TransAsia Airways launched a booking engine on its...

Fiji targets Asian travellers

The island nation embarks on a rebranding spree to spruce up its image Naisoso Island Having been allocated US$23.5 million from the government, Tourism Fiji is...

GDS players roll out mobile-ready tools

Travelport and Amadeus have unveiled new web-based solutions to offer Asia-Pacific travel consultants access to their respective GDSs via the Internet, allowing them to...

Contiki’s 2013-14 Europe tours 15 per cent cheaper

CONTIKI, the touring specialist for 18 to 35-year-olds, introduced its 2013-14 brochure for Europe to trade partners in Singapore yesterday, having orchestrated similar launches...

Amadeus launches travel expert e-commerce seminars

AMADEUS will organise a series of e-commerce seminars in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Taiwan to educate travel agencies on how to leverage...

Increased content, interaction drives visibility: TripAdvisor

HOTELS with a greater number of reviews, photos and videos see a notable increase in travellers’ interaction with their property pages, according to a...

Calisto charts family-friendly course through the Andaman

THE Calisto, a 42m motor yacht operating out of Phuket, has introduced a new seven-day family-oriented cruise package that takes in some of the...

Blending food and fun in Singapore

Recently launched cooking studio Food Playground (www.foodplayground.co) is looking to serve up cultural cooking tours and classes to leisure and business travellers who arrive...

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