Singapore’s Chinatown Heritage Centre reopens

SINGAPORE’S Chinatown Heritage Centre has reopened following a revitalisation of its three three-story shophouse premises located at 48 Pagoda Street. The reopening sees new features...

Carlson Rezidor spells out growth plans for Thailand, APAC

BASED on a firm belief that Thailand’s tourism industry will continue to do well in the days ahead, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has anchored...

JTB launches rural farmstay package

TRAVEL giant JTB Corporation has drawn up a new programme designed to take visitors to Japan further off the beaten track. Launched this month, it...

United Airlines to fly nonstop between Singapore, San Francisco

UNITED Airlines will be launching daily direct return flights from Singapore to San Francisco starting June. The inaugural flight will take off on June 1...

Airbnb soars, faces headwinds in Japan

JAPAN is the fastest growing market in the world for Airbnb, but operators of hotels and inns there said they are not concerned about...

Onyx to debut Amari brand in Sri Lanka

THE upmarket Amari Galle Sri Lanka, to be operated by Onyx Hospitality Group, is set to open in late-2016 and will mark the introduction...

SLH unveils redesigned mobile app

IN RESPONSE to the 49 per cent increase in visits to its mobile site and 71 per cent jump in mobile reservations in 2015,...

Australia highlights aquatic features in new campaign

TOURISM Australia has launched a global campaign featuring Australia’s aquatic and coastal destinations on January 25, the eve of Australia Day. Themed There’s Nothing like...

Terengganu state campaign targets niche markets

Redang Island MALAYSIA’s Terengganu state government is stepping up promotions to attract niche market segments such as cruising, medical and sports tourism, diving and angling...

Changi Airport traffic takes off in 2015

SINGAPORE’s Changi Airport logged healthy growth numbers last year with passenger traffic and aircraft movements rising 2.5 and 1.4 per cent year-on-year, or a...

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