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  • flydubai makes profits of USD 68 million in 2014

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    Last year saw flydubai, in support of the economic development of the UAE, remain focused on its long-term strategy to open up new routes by expanding opportunities for travel, maintaining efficient operations across its network and continuing to deliver a …

  • Indian tourism up for a rise with VoA extended to 150 countries

    Published on : Monday, March 2, 2015

    The Union Budget has brought mixed reactions from the tourism industry but all experts agree that the visa on arrival (VoA) facility is bound to boost the tourism sector of India. An amount of Rs 1,573.07 crore has been kept …

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  • UNESCO calls for mobilization to stop “cultural cleansing” in Iraq

    Published on : Monday, March 2, 2015

    The Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova spoke at a press conference following the release of a video showing the devastation of the Mosul Museum in Iraq. She said,” “I was filled with dismay by images of the attack on …

  • Chinese attend finishing school to brush on their manners

    Published on : Saturday, February 28, 2015

    The Chinese have finally decided to brush up on their etiquettes and manners. With so much outrage from the world over on Chinese rude behaviour, they have decided to get trained from European finishing schools that are catering to the …

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Asia Travel News

  • Crystal Cruises To Be Acquired By Genting Hong Kong

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Today, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha , Crystal Cruises’ parent company since its inception in 1988, announced it has entered into an agreement with Genting Hong Kong (GHK), under which Crystal Cruises will be acquired by GHK.   The acquisition is …

  • AirAsia offers 20% off on ALL seats and ALL flights

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Travellers can enjoy 20% off base fares for all seats on all AirAsia and AirAsia X flights to over 100 destinations throughout all of its route network across 20 countries, with zero fuel surcharges.   This amazing offer is now …

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  • Discover Authentic Thai Luxury with Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Boasting one of the Thai capital’s most prestigious addresses, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel offers a sophisticated retreat for guests who appreciate life’s finer pleasures and the intrigue of original experiences.   Redefining luxury, traditional Thai architecture and glorious gardens exude …

  • PATA Acts to Help Drive Higher Yield from China Outbound Market

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    With over 100 million mainland Chinese now travelling outbound annually across the globe, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has established a partnership with China Ready & Accredited (CRA) to help PATA members overcome potential “profitless volume” from this now …

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  • AirAsia offers 20% off on ALL seats and ALL flights

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Travellers can enjoy 20% off base fares for all seats on all AirAsia and AirAsia X flights to over 100 destinations throughout all of its route network across 20 countries, with zero fuel surcharges.   This amazing offer is now …

  • Madame Tussauds Singapore Launches Wax Figure of Iconic Singapore Girl

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Madame Tussauds Singapore and Singapore Airlines today announce the launch of a wax figure of the iconic Singapore Girl, one of Singapore’s best known icons. The figure is modelled after Ms Nur Surya Binte Mohamed Ambiah, a flight stewardess with …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Crystal Cruises To Be Acquired By Genting Hong Kong

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Today, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha , Crystal Cruises’ parent company since its inception in 1988, announced it has entered into an agreement with Genting Hong Kong (GHK), under which Crystal Cruises will be acquired by GHK.   The acquisition is …

  • Cruise Sector Activation to benefit tourism in NT

    Published on : Monday, February 23, 2015

    The Territory Government has released a new Cruise Sector Activation Plan as Darwin heads into its busiest cruise week on record. “The cruise ship sector contributed more than $54 million to the NT economy last year from 38 cruise ship …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Celebrating Archipelago International’s 100th hotel with launch

    Published on : Thursday, March 5, 2015

    Archipelago International has officially opened its doors to Aston Anyer Beach Hotel, its newest beach front hotel, to an overwhelmingly positive response from travelers in the region. This hotel marks their 100th for the group and are set to host …

  • Discover Authentic Thai Luxury with Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Boasting one of the Thai capital’s most prestigious addresses, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel offers a sophisticated retreat for guests who appreciate life’s finer pleasures and the intrigue of original experiences.   Redefining luxury, traditional Thai architecture and glorious gardens exude …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Tourism in Malaysia blooms in spite of disastera

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Despite the twin airplane tragedies in 2014, Malaysia tourism is thriving and visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years. Although complete data for 2014 haven’t been released yet, the government’s January-October data shows 22.9 million visitors coming to Malaysia, …

  • According to experts Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s proposal in the

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    According to experts Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s proposal in the budget to extend the visa on arrival facility to 150 countries from 43 at present in a phased manner is ready to boost tourist influx and benefit the local industry. …

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