New terminal opens at Yangon airport

Yangon International Airport YANGON International Airport’s new terminal, part of an over US$633 million expansion project, opened last week to cater to growing tourist arrivals...

Chedi hotels enters greater China

Hans Jenni, co-founder and president, GHM THE Chedi hotels brand, part of General Hotel Management’s (GHM) portfolio, has entered the greater China market, with the...

Buyers ignore travel advisories against Sabah

DESPITE the recent advisories raised against travel to coastal islands in Sabah, it is business as usual as far as buyers are concerned. In spite...

SIA to launch direct flights to Dusseldorf

THE upcoming launch of thrice-weekly flights from Singapore to Dusseldorf by Singapore Airlines (SIA) this July looks set to court more Singapore travellers into...

Anbang offer threatens Marriott’s Starwood deal

The Sheraton Macau Hotel, Cotai Central, part of Starwood's portfolio A COHORT led by China’s Anbang Insurance Group has made an estimated US$13 billion offer...

Contiki now lets travellers alter bookings for free

Casper Urhammer, CEO, Contiki Holidays CONTIKI Holidays has introduced two policies under its new Freedom Guarantee scheme that allows customers greater convenience when making and...

Indonesia sets sights on Malaysian travellers

The Indonesian booth at MATTA Fair 2016 held in Kuala Lumpur INDONESIA’s Ministry of Tourism has set a target for two million arrivals this year...

Tourism plays catch-up in India

Vinod Zutshi, secretary, ministry of tourism, government of India INDIA’s travel industry is set to receive a major impetus and play a stronger role in the...

Bangkok Airways to grow Europe traffic with more codeshares

BANGKOK Airways intends to widen its codeshare partnerships, a move that is expected to bring an additional 1.2 million seats through the three key...

ASEAN plans for the big 50

South-east Asia’s top tourism officals link hands at the pre-launch of the Visit ASEAN@50: Golden Celebration campaign AS ASEAN gears up to commemorate its 50th...

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