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New prepaid cards for Myanmar's heritage sites

New prepaid cards for Myanmar's heritage sites

MYANMAR has introduced a prepaid card system for entrance fees at the country's heritage sites.
   22/10/2010 10:19
Egypt targets Indonesia and the Philippines

Egypt targets Indonesia and the Philippines

EGYPT has identified two new destinations in Asia Indonesia and the Philippines that will help it increase its marketshare of tourists from the region, which currently stands at only 12 per cent of total arrivals.
   22/10/2010 10:14
Singapore Sarawak spends 1 million to help trade

Singapore Sarawak spends 1 million to help trade

SARAWAK is pumping in RM1 million (US$319,700) to promote the state to Singapore's local and expatriate market.
   22/10/2010 10:05
International traffic drives Japan's aviation growth

International traffic drives Japan's aviation growth

TOKYO'S Haneda Airport opens a new international terminal and runway today, sparking off competition with Narita Airport, and in the process, opening up new slots, according to ANA's executive vice president Keisuke Okada.
   22/10/2010 09:57
Air France returns to Cambodia

Air France returns to Cambodia

AIR France will resume its direct Paris-Phnom Penh flight via Bangkok from March 27 next year. It last operated flights through Cambodia in 1974.
   22/10/2010 09:49
New Australian campaign to drum up interest among Malaysians

New Australian campaign to drum up interest among Malaysians

AGENTS in Malaysia were optimistic about the business opportunities presented by Tourism Australia’s new global campaign, There’s Nothing Like Australia, which was launched to the trade today.
   14/10/2010 08:48
AirAsia connects India and Thailand

AirAsia connects India and Thailand

AIR access between Thailand and India will be given a boost with AirAsia’s scheduled launches of two new routes on December 1.
   14/10/2010 08:39
Visa snags cost Europe half a million tourists annually

Visa snags cost Europe half a million tourists annually

OVER 450,000 tourists a year are deterred from travelling to Europe due to the lengthy and tedious visa application process, according to the latest European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) report on visa processing.
   14/10/2010 08:36
Centrepoint Towers to open in early-2011

Centrepoint Towers to open in early-2011

THE 300-ROOM Centrepoint Towers Hotel is slated to open early next year, following the opening of office and retail spaces at its twin building in mid-September.
   12/10/2010 10:55
Indian groups bolster Sri Lanka MICE

Indian groups bolster Sri Lanka MICE

SRI LANKA'S MICE ambitions are getting a huge boost from Indian corporate groups, who view the country as an ideal incentives destination.
   12/10/2010 10:52
Bangladesh developer seeks hotel management partner

Bangladesh developer seeks hotel management partner

ASCOTT Properties is on the lookout for investors and a hotel management company for its latest project, a city hotel in Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
   12/10/2010 10:40
Chiangmai exhibition & convention centre targets early-2012 opening

Chiangmai exhibition & convention centre targets early-2012 opening

THE LONG-AWAITED Chiang Mai exhibition and convention centre is scheduled to open in early 2012 after much delay.
   12/10/2010 10:36
New winners emerge at TTG Travel Awards 2010

New winners emerge at TTG Travel Awards 2010

TWENTY-NINE new winners were recognised at this year's TTG Travel Awards held last night at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld in Bangkok.
   08/10/2010 16:21
Reporting live from IT&CMA and CTW 2010 in Bangkok AOT reviews incentives, expands airports

Reporting live from IT&CMA and CTW 2010 in Bangkok AOT reviews incentives, expands airports

THE AIRPORTS of Thailand (AOT) is mulling the extension of incentives and embarking on expansion programmes for airports in Bangkok and Phuket.
   08/10/2010 16:02
Brunei appoints marketing representatives

Brunei appoints marketing representatives

BRUNEI Tourism will appoint marketing representatives in key markets such as China/ Hong Kong as well as Australia/New Zealand by year-end. Other marketing representatives may be placed in key markets in South-east Asia and Europe next year, but this very much depends on the performance of the two marketing representatives for China/Hong Kong and Australia/New Zealand, said Brunei Tourism director of marketing and promotion Jean Christophe Robles Espinosa.
   08/10/2010 09:03
The world’s 10 best parks and preserves

The world’s 10 best parks and preserves

Don’t believe the photographs – these must-sees are so dazzling up close you have to see them in real life! In this excerpt from Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Experiences, we take you to the world’s top 10 parks and preserves.
   06/10/2010 09:27
Australia on a shoestring: your bumper guide

Australia on a shoestring: your bumper guide

The kangaroos haven’t lose their bounce, the tropical fruit is ripening nicely, Sydney Harbour remains sparkling and Melbourne’s cool cats are still sipping Negronis and grazing on bar snacks.
   06/10/2010 09:22
Turkey: travel books to read before you go

Turkey: travel books to read before you go

This excerpt from Lonely Planet’s Turkey guide provides a selection of travel literature to get you in the mood for your trip. Since time immemorial travellers have written about their rambles across Turkey. Herodotus, Xenophon and Strabo have all left us accounts of Anatolia before Christ.
   06/10/2010 09:07
Indonesia improves border controls

Indonesia improves border controls

A BORDER control management system is being implemented at Indonesia's 129 entry points and is expected to be fully operational by 2011.
   06/10/2010 08:55
New hotel booking engine for Myanmar

New hotel booking engine for Myanmar

A LOCAL travel agency is riding on the online booking trend with a new real-time accommodation booking website, slated to begin later this month.
   26/09/2010 15:34