Friday, 31 October 2014

Singapore: Inside Out travelling showcase invites audiences to discover Singapore’s contemporary creative scene


Tourism Board of SingaporeFrom April to November 2015, a travelling showcase celebrating Singapore’s contemporary creative talents will travel to Beijing, London and New York before returning to Singapore. As part of the SG50 celebrations, “Singapore: Inside Out” will shine the spotlight on our creative talents who have gained recognition and acclaim for their works.

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Meet the Speakers at the 3rd PATAcademy-HCD in December


logo-PATATechnology is a vital driving factor behind innovations that are affecting our daily life and our business. How can we use technology to differentiate ourselves among competitors and become successful? An impressive group of coaches at the 3rd PATAcademy-HCD will enrich, entertain and help participants reshape their innovative thinking process in a series of interactive programmes. The 3rd PATAcademy-HCD under the theme, “The Future of Tourism Technology” will take place on December 2-4, 2014 in the PATA Engagement Hub at the headquarters of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Greater Travel Experience with MHupgrade


download (1)Malaysia Airlines is delighted to announce its latest product, MHupgrade, which offers guests the opportunity to upgrade their seats by determining their own price. MHupgrade is based on forecasted empty seats available on First and Business Class for customers to submit their offer via Malaysia Airlines’ website.

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Malaysia Airlines rolls out its latest technology – MHupgrade


malaysia airlinesMalaysia Airlines announced its latest product, MHupgrade, which offers guests the opportunity to upgrade their seats by determining their own price. MHupgrade is based on forecasted empty seats available on First and Business Class for customers to submit their offer via Malaysia Airlines’ website.

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Aeroflot To Transport Ski Equipment Free of Charge


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Starting from November 1, 2014 till March 31, 2015 Aeroflot provides a free extra baggage piece for carrying one set of skiing equipment under 23 kg.

One set of skiing equipment includes one baggage piece with one pair of skis (or snowboard) and one pair of ski poles and one baggage piece with one pair of ski boots (or snowboard boots).

Tourism Australia announce Lisa Ronson as new CMO


Tourism AustraliaTourism Australia has today confirmed that Lisa Ronson will be joining Australia’s national tourism organisation as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
She replaces Nick Baker who recently announced he will be leaving Tourism Australia to pursue new opportunities early next year.

Fraport use favorable capital market conditions to increase its financial scope


20141030-2024_mTaking advantage of the favorable conditions currently available in the capital market, Fraport AG has secured further long-term financing by issuing a promissory note – running for a seven-year term and at a coupon rate of 1.436 percent. The placement was supported by a consortium of banks comprising Bayerische Landesbank, DZ Bank AG, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, as well as HSBC Trinkaus&Burkhardt AG.

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ACS workshops results in establishment of regional network of artisans of the greater Caribbean


20141030-2212_mThe acclaimed colonial city of Cartegena de Indias, a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in the north of Colombia, along Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, was host to the Regional workshop Entrepreneurial Strengthening in the Tourism Sector: Opportunities for Women, organized by the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in collaboration with the Regional Port Society of Cartagena and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia, with the support of the Office of Culture and Tourism of the Organization of American States.

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India press and travel trade experience Trinidad and Tobago


20141028-2103_m (1)Trinidad and Tobago recently played host to a group of Indian journalists, travel agents and tour operators in an effort to increase the number of tourist arrivals from India.
An initiative of the Tourism Development Company Limited (TDC), in collaboration with the Tobago House of Assembly, Division of Tourism and Transportation (THA), the promotion was aimed at developing within India’s USD 30 Billion outbound market a better understanding of Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism product, and in particular, the vacation offerings available to travelers seeking more than a sun, sand and sea vacation.

International bloggers help Reunion Island become more visible


20141031-0124_mCognizant of the fact that blogs, especially travel blogs, have become hugely influential media outlets, unheard of until a few years ago. These travel blogs have been leapfrogging the various development stages and are now claiming to be at the very center of how tech savvy travelers decide which destination to visit.

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THAI Signs MOU with Businesses and Travel Agents


Thai AirwaysThai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently invited major businesses and travel agents to a formal MOU signing ceremony at THAI’s head office.

Flying Officer Suraphon Israngura Na Ayuthya (fifth from left), THAI Executive Vice President of Commercial, hosted the MOU signing, where THAI signed an MOU with seven major companies and four travel agents.

Fraport Uses Favorable Capital Market Conditions to Increase Its Financial Scope


fraportTaking advantage of the favorable conditions currently available in the capital market, Fraport AG has secured further long-term financing by issuing a promissory note – running for a seven-year term and at a coupon rate of 1.436 percent.  The placement was supported by a consortium of banks comprising Bayerische Landesbank, DZ Bank AG, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen, as well as HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG. 

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THAI Holds Aircraft Anointing Ceremony for Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and Boeing 777-300ER


Thai AirwaysSomdej Phra Maha Muneewong, Abbot of Wat Rajabopit Sathitmahasimaram Rajaworavihara, presided over the Aircraft Anointing Ceremony for Thai Airways International Public Company Limited’s two aircrafts, Boeing 787-8 royally bestowed the name “ONGKHARAK” and Boeing 777-300ER royally bestowed the name “KHEMARAT”. Presenting at the ceremony were ACM Siwakiat Jayema (second from left), THAI Acting President, THAI Management team and honored guests.

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THAI attends Presentation Ceremony of the Princess Srinagarindra Award 2014


Thai AirwaysThai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently attended the Presentation Ceremony of the Princess Srinagarindra Award 2014 at the Royal Grand Palace.

The Princess Srinagarindra Award 2014, was preside over by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, and is conferred annually upon an individual or group of registered nurses and/or registered midwives who have made a significant contribution, though direct care, research, education or management, within the nursing profession and/or for the development of the nursing profession.