Rayani Air grounded for three months

AFTER less than four months in operation, Rayani Air, Malaysia’s first Shariah-compliant carrier, has been suspended for three months effective yesterday. The Department of Civil...

Associations conducting more events in age of Internet

A FIERCE fight to deliver new knowledge and trade data to members faster than they can access similar content online has resulted in associations...

French NTO makes SE Asia comeback with new strategy

ATOUT France, France’s tourism promotion agency, has returned to South-east Asia with a regional head office in Singapore and a bureau in Jakarta to...

New player Tribe launches Lee Kuan Yew tour

A Tribe tour group at the steps to the National Gallery While much of it is the public domain, the Tribe team also tapped on...

Best Western signs 4,150 keys in Thailand

BEST Western Hotels & Resorts has signed its largest-ever multi-hotel agreement, which will lead to the opening of four hotels under its Best Western...

More events as Chinese associations gain independence

CHINESE trade associations are expected to generate more events in the near future as a result of greater autonomy granted to them by the...

Guangdong tourism seeking more Sri Lankan arrivals

The Sacred Heart Cathedral, a famous historic site in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China A DELEGATION from the tourism authority of Guangdong Province in China visited Sri...

Bollywood movie opens up Indian market for Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland PROMOTE Iceland last week held its first roadshow in India, covering the cities of New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai in a bid to...

Bangkok to host 2017 WTTC summit

Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thailand’s minister of Tourism and Sports BANGKOK has been chosen as the host destination for the 2017 WTTC Global Summit, slated to take...

Shareholders approve Marriott-Starwood merger

The Sheraton Stamford Hotel AT separate meetings that took place last Friday, shareholders of Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have given the...

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