India’s railway to receive extensive upgrades

INDIA's railway minister, Suresh Prabhu, announced in the 2016-2017 railway budget a slew of measures to modernise and improve India’s railway infrastructure and facilities. Among...

InterContinental Singapore completes renovation works

INTERCONTINENTAL Hotels Group, in collaboration with design firm Fbeye International, has completed a major five-year renovation of InterContinental Singapore. The redesign sees the enhancement and...

South Korea to develop IR at Incheon airport

SOUTH Korea plans to develop an integrated resort at Incheon International Airport, with the government awarding the licence to US-based operator Mohegan Tribal Gaming...

No major setback for Nok Air after pilot strike

TRAVEL agents interviewed are unfazed by Nok Air’s pilot strike in February and are continuing to offer the LCC’s flights in their tour packages. The...

Singapore tourism revenue fell nearly 7 per cent in 2015

EVEN though total arrivals in Singapore increased 0.9 per cent to 15.2 million in 2015, tourist receipts declined 6.8 per cent to S$22 billion...

Ovolo opens second Sydney property

Photo credit: Nicole England  HONG Kong-based Ovolo Hotels has partnered with international design practice Hassell to launch the Ovolo Woolloomooloo hotel in Sydney, which began...

Korean Air codeshares with India’s Jet Airways

KOREAN Air is launching a new codeshare agreement with India’s Jet Airways starting March 1, increasing connectivity between Incheon and Seoul with cities in...

PTT Family’s Katamama hotel set for March opening

PTT Family, the group behind Potato Head Beach Club, will mark its entry into the hotel space with the opening of Katamama in Bali...

Indonesia appealing to China’s travellers online

Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, Indonesia THE Indonesia Ministry of Tourism and Baidu Indonesia are collaborating to offer online marketing workshops for industry players in a...

FCM caters to bleisure travellers with Travel Club update

FCM Travel Solutions has expanded its Travel Club corporate employee benefit scheme to better suit the needs of business travellers who are increasingly combining...

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