Agents sold on standardised sales periods in Malaysia

Inbound agents are hopeful that the government’s recent decision, which limits the number of sales periods to four times annually, will maintain the uniqueness...

HK trade mulls new tourism law

If the Travel Industry Bill gets passed, Hong Kong would see the establishment of a new travel industry statutory body charged with policing the...

ATF ushers in big year for ASEAN tourism

The 36th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF), which takes place in Singapore from January 16-20, 2017, will see the launch of the anticipated Visit ASEAN@50...

First Dubai beach resort in the works for Centara

(From left) Centara Hotels and Resorts’ (CHR) Dan Chinsupakul, Suparat Chirathivat, Thirayuth Chirathivat and Suthikiati Chirathivat; Nakheel’s Ali Rashid Ahmed Lootah and Thorsten Ries;...

Lessons learnt from All Leisure’s closure

A Voyages of Discovery ship In the aftermath of the sudden collapse of British tour operator All Leisure Group – which owns cruise lines Swan...

TAT, Eva Air team up to spur inbound tourism from North...

(From left) TAT's Tanes Petsuwan, Eva's Golden Kou and Yuthasak Supasorn, and Eva's Ken Chung at the signing ceremony The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...

Nickelodeon dives into Philippines for undersea resort

Coral World Park Viacom International Media Networks has revealed plans to partner with Coral World Park Undersea Resorts to build its first undersea attraction in...

SuperStar Virgo calls three Asian ports home

SuperStar Virgo Star Cruises has announced the triple homeport deployment of its flagship SuperStar Virgo in Hong Kong, Manila and Kaohsiung with the launch of...

To lure Singaporeans, Perak needs to serve up more than just...

Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysia's prime minister Najib Razak at the opening of the Agrobazaar Malaysia outlet at Sultan Gate Inbound agents want the...

Japan may not hit tourism jackpot with casinos, say agents

Travel operators have given a guarded welcome to Japan's legalisation of casinos as part of the government's raft of new measures to promote tourism,...

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