Thailand hotel occupancy rates reach new heights

(From left) Jesper Palmqvist, area director Asia-Pacific, STR Global; Clarence Tan, senior vice president Asia, Middle East and Africa, InterContinental Hotel Group; and Kenneth...

CWT makes three key appointments

CARLSON Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has made three key appointments to its executive team, effective from February 1, 2016. CWT’s current president for Europe, Middle East...

New unified cruise brand for ASEAN region

ASEAN member countries are collaborating on a new brand – Cruise South-east Asia – aimed at promoting the region as one unified cruising destination. The...

Hong Kong arrivals slip 1.7 per cent in 2015

ARRIVALS in Hong Kong dwindled last year, dropping 1.7 per cent for the January-November block compared to the same period in 2014. The mainland Chinese...

Disruptive technologies pose no threat to Thai hotels

WHILE disruptive technologies from the likes of Agoda and Airbnb have created headwinds for the US and western European hotels in recent years, Thailand’s...

Ecotourism summit debuts in Malaysia

THE first Malaysia Ecotourism Summit and the 6th World Ecotourism Conference, expected to draw participation from 100 delegates to Mulu Marriott Resort and Spa...

JAL, ANA consider abolishing fuel surcharges

TWO of Japan’s major airlines will likely decide to abolish fuel surcharges in February on the back of plunging oil prices. Both Japan Airlines (JAL)...

One Farrer builds art haven status

THE Singapore Art Week may have ended yesterday but the art party continues with The Farrer Park Company launching this Wednesday a 240-page book...

Exo Travel bolsters management team

Jason Rolan, general manager of Laos, Exo Travel EXO Travel has made several new appointments to its management team in South-east Asia. Jason Rolan joins as...

Marriott distributes inventory on Rakuten Travel

(From right) Peggy Fang Roe, chief sales and marketing officer, Marriott International, AsiaPacific, and Kazunori Takeda, managing executive officer and director, Rakuten  MARRIOTT International has signed...

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