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Sellers urge ATF host country to find right buyer balance

SELLERS say buyers with big volumes to ASEAN should be hosted, but concede they also want the presence of new players. Destinations of the World...

First-time buyers at ATF defend their hosted status

FRESH faces at this year’s ATF argue that they, of all buyers, should be hosted. Australia-based Oasis Travel managing director Nick Page said: “If the...

ATF hosting process slammed as top longhaul buyers miss out

THE QUESTION of who should be hosted at ATF has arisen as some of the biggest European producers to ASEAN were rejected as hosted...

Foreign ships debut in ASEAN to feed growing demand

ASEAN’S waters are seeing an increase in activity with a burgeoning number of western cruise liners sailing into the region. The 1,300-pax AIDAaura, 220-pax Le...

Hotel boom spurs members to seek HR help from one another

AHEAD of their massive room expansion, emerging ASEAN countries are seeking assistance from their counterparts that have advanced human resource (HR) training programmes. Indonesia Hotels...

ASEAN countries want Russian interest to peak

RUSSIAN outbound feed to the ASEAN region grew to 562,000 last year, from 458,000 in 2009, with Thailand receiving the bulk of Russian travellers,...

ASEAN agents battle staff shortage

THE FEDERATION of ASEAN Travel Association (FATA) has earmarked human resource development as one of its key priorities this year to nip the problem...

Access spurs alliance between Cambodia and Myanmar

FIRST-EVER direct air access between Yangon in Myanmar and Siem Reap in Cambodia is spurring ASEAN tourism cooperation, with the two destinations wasting no...

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