Luxury travellers in Japan on the rise

THE luxury outbound segment in Japan is strong and growing, with this profile of travellers expecting a greater degree of personalisation than ever before. Speaking...

JAL miles now redeemable for Outrigger Hawaii stays

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort MILES accumulated on Japan Airlines (JAL) flights can now be used to redeem stays at Outrigger Hotels and Resorts properties on...

Lion Air gets slapped with suspension of new route permits

INDONESIA will stop issuing new route licences to Lion Air, a sanction imposed on the airline for its numerous flight delays. “We have warned (the...

Major’s drive to promote domestic, border tourism in Thailand

Vicha Poolvaraluck, chairman of Major Cineplex Group (second from left) and Somrak Kumputch, TAT's deputy governor for administration (third from left) THAI cinema chain Major...

Events: Tazaungdaing, Festival of Lights

From November 8-15, over a hundred traditionally-made paper balloons will be launched into the sky above Shan state, eastern Myanmar, in celebration of Tazaungdaing,...

Etihad strikes deal with Trip.com

Etihad Guest, the loyalty programme of Etihad Airways, has partnered with Trip.com to allow programme members to earn miles on accommodation bookings made through...

IATA partners 2C2P to expand payment reach, operational efficiency

IATA and global payments platform, 2C2P, has established a partnership that will see the payment gateway being integrated into IATA’s Financial Gateway (IFG), granting...

The Langham arrives in South-east Asia

Langham Hospitality Group has opened the doors to The Langham, Jakarta, marking a highly anticipated entry of the brand into South-east Asia. The hotel is...

Security tightens as Jakarta returns to normalcy

LIFE in Jakarta has returned to normal shortly after the terror attacks in the Indonesian capital last week. The street in front of the bombing...

New Davao products targets Singapore arrivals

Bangkerohan River DAVAO’s travel trade has come up with attractive rates and new products to better leverage on Cebu Pacific’s recently launched twice-weekly direct flights...

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