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|January 26, 2012
SITA World Tours Introduces Affordable India
SITA World Tours, a recognized leader in international travel for more than seven decades, has announced the introduction of Affordable India, an exciting, new tour product line designed to attract a growing budget oriented segment of the travel market. According to Hardeep Sidhu, SITA's Product Manager for India, the new collection of India itineraries is the result of an increased demand for more affordable India travel options at the same time that India is providing better quality accomm...
|November 03, 2011
Trafalgar Announces New 'Insider' Positioning
On the eve of its 65th birthday, Trafalgar - the global leader in guided holidays - has announced its commitment to the evolution of the brand and to driving the escorted touring sector forward into a new era especially in Asia, by setting up its regional headquarters in Singapore. Spearheaded by Trafalgar's CEO Gavin Tollman, Trafalgar's new positioning, in response to an evolving marketplace, is The Insider, Trafalgar's new range of products for 2012. This unique range of products is design...
|July 21, 2010
Number of Visitors To Asia & the Pacific Up 10%
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) released the preliminary Asia and the Pacific international visitor arrivals figures for the months of April and May 2010, showing year-on-year growth in arrivals of seven per cent and 16% respectively. For the first five months of 2010, international visitor arrivals to the region grew by a robust 10% as compared to the same period last year. The improving global economic environment continued to boost overall travel demand in April and May. However...
|July 07, 2010
Visitors To Singapore Up 20% In April '10
New tourism developments and infrastructure has generated a tremendous amount of buzz in Singapore, resulting in a growth of 20.4% in April alone, totaling 938,000 visitors from around the world. This is the fifth consecutive month of record visitor arrivals. In fact, Singapore has welcomed more 3.6 million international visitors from January to April of this year, resulting in an overall growth of 19.8% during this period. With such a stellar performance in the first half of 2010, Singapore lo...
|June 14, 2010
International Arrivals To Asia Pacific Up 10% In Q1
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the international visitor arrivals results for the first quarter of 2010 today. Travel demand in Asia Pacific picked up strongly in the first quarter of the year, registering a 10% increase from the same quarter in 2009. International visitor arrivals to South Asia grew by 17% year-on-year in the first quarter. All the destinations in the sub-region rebounded strongly from the relatively poor first quarter of 2009, which, in the cases of In...
|June 14, 2010
Survey Highlights Major Growth In Luxury Travel In Asia
Asia has emerged as a luxury travel powerhouse as consumer confidence increases and the spending power of the Asian elite reaches new heights. This finding is based on a new initiative that was launched by ALTM (Asia Luxury Travel Market) at this year's event in Shanghai. The results of a unique trends survey that was carried out in a joint collaboration between ALTM and TTG Asia over a period of 2 months in the first quarter of 2010 were announced at the pre-show conference. Through highly t...
|June 10, 2010
Dusit CEO Reaffirms Confidence In Thailand's Hospitality Industry
Dusit International's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Chanin Donavanik, reaffirms his confidence in the outlook of Thai tourism, leading the industry in helping Thailand regain its rightful position as one of the world's top holiday and business destinations. The company also discloses its sales and marketing strategies to stimulate travel business throughout the year under the "Dusit Together for Thailand" campaign. "Tourism has developed into one of Thailand's key growth industries and vital l...
|May 27, 2010
WTTC Names 'Tourism for Tomorrow' Award Winners
The four winners of the World Travel & Tourism Council's 2010 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards were announced today during the 10th Global Travel & Tourism Summit at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, China. Of the 12 finalists, Emirates Hotels & Resorts, Whale Watch Kaikoura, Accor and Botswana Tourism Board, were crowned the winners for their successful work in advancing sustainable tourism best practices in different parts of the world. "We are seeing a new horizon in the g...
|May 27, 2010
Tourism Fiji Launches New Video-based Website
In an effort to increase awareness, number of visitors and the length of a visitors stay in Fiji, Tourism Fiji and Marchese Communications Inc. in Los Angeles, Fiji's advertising agency of record, has recently launched Tourism Fiji's new video-based website: http://www.fijime.tv. The site features five channels of themed TV shows, each running three and one half minutes in-length, plus a 30 second "pre-roll commercial" promoting a wholesaler offer for the participating resort in each channel ...
|April 21, 2010
Singapore Forecasts Record Number Of Visitors
The Singapore Tourism Board announced its forecasts for the tourism industry for 2010: 11.5 to 12.5 million in visitor arrivals and $12.6 - $13.3 billion in tourism receipts. This optimistic forecast can be attributed to Singapore's dramatic transformation as a result of multi-billion dollar investments in new tourism infrastructure. 2010 will mark the year of grand openings in Singapore - from two integrated resorts to Gardens by the Bay, three major waterfront gardens aimed at cementing the Li...
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