Tour operator promises cash if wet weather ruins holiday

SOUTH-EAST Asia online tour operator One Click to Asia (OCTA) is guaranteeing its clients 50 per cent of daily trip cost back in cash...

Scoot to debut in India next month

A Scoot Boeing 787 Dreamliner LCC Scoot will be launching flights from Singapore to the cities of Chennai, Amritsar and Jaipur this year, marking the...

JacTravel launches wholesale site for agents

THE JacTravel Group has lived a new accommodations wholesale site for agents, www.totalstay.com, with a bookable inventory of over 100,000 hotels worldwide. The portal is a...

Google on the verge of launching travel app

Screenshot of Google's email invite GOOGLE will be releasing a test version of its own travel assistant app next week to a select group of...

Alila to open first property in China

ALILA Hotels and Resorts is set to open its first property in China on June 1, located in Anji, Zhejiang Province, the country’s first...

JTB opens lounge in Pan Pacific Singapore

(From left) Osamu Sakuta, general manager, JTB Singapore; Shinya Kurosawa, president and CEO, JTB Asia-Pacific; and Gino Tan, general manager, Pan Pacific Singapore JTB has...

Indonesian hoteliers question relevance of hotel star ratings

INDONESIAN hotel owners are questioning the relevance of hotel star ratings in this digital era where travellers frequently refer to online customer reviews instead,...

Visit Pahang 2017 campaign launched in Kuantan

Genting Highlands THE state government of Pahang has launched its Visit Pahang 2017 campaign in the state capital yesterday, aiming to break past arrival records...

Travel into APAC predicted to grow almost 5 per cent annually

Mario Hardy, CEO, PATA FOREIGN arrivals into the Asia-Pacific is forecasted to grow at an average rate of 4.6 per cent annually from now till...

Carlson Wagonlit appoints new CEO

Kurt Ekert, CEO, CWT KURT Ekert is replacing Douglas Anderson as president and CEO at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), effective immediately. Ekert most recently spent more...

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