2015 Digital Edition Archive


VOL 38 : ISSUE 44 : 23 – 29 December 2015

Vietnam eases visas for US travellers.
Bangkok residents power peak season tourism.
JAL cuts Paris flight after terrorism attack.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 43 : 16 – 22 December 2015

Angkor Wat park to embark on restoration work.
Emirates woos football fans with game tickets.
Malaysia launches GOASEAN travel channel.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 42 : 9 – 15 December 2015

Myanmar to open Death Railway museum.
Travel booking scams on the rise.
US tightens visafree rules in wake of Paris attack.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 41 : 2 – 8 December 2015

Cambodia’s minister pledges Angkor transparency.
NokScoot streamlines bookings for travel agents.
TTF sets January date for benchmark presentations.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 40 : 18 – 24 November 2015

Visa-free travel on offer through travel agencies?
Grande Centrepoint introduces reward scheme in Bangkok.
Hong Kong Disneyland adjusts ticket prices.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 39 : 11 – 17 November 2015

Marine pollution troubles Vietnam’s island resort.
Rugby Sevens returns to Singapore in 2016.
AirAsia expands its hubs to include U-Tapao.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 38 : 4 – 10 November 2015

Myanmar on the alert for child abuse in tourism.
CX promotes 2016 Hong Kong Sevens packages.
ITB Asia faces challenge to build buyer quality.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 37 : 28 October – 3 November 2015

Myanmar clamps down on forex services.
THAI says it will tap potential of Kangaroo route.
TAT new governor outlines domestic tourism vision.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 36 : 21 – 27 October 2015

THAI offers fare bargains on Brisbane Dreamliner.
Legend takes home prestigious Kinaree Award.
Zipline safety scrutinised following fatal accidents.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 35 : 14 – 20 October 2015

Tourism Office releases Experience Mekong plan.
Hotel price index indicates Thais enjoy bargains.
Nok Air adds flights ahead of tourist season.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 34 : 7 – 13 October 2015

Laos and China ready to build rail line.
Globus discounts its 2016 river and bus tours.
UK tourists worry about their safety overseas.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 33 : 30 September – 6 October 2015

Myanmar’s travel industry calls for accurate data.
Emirates extends booking deadline on cheap fares.
Thai AirAsia plans more hubs in Thailand.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 32 : 16 – 22 September 2015

Cambodia and India push direct flights plan.
Hmong Village wins KTC award.
IATA sets targets for fast travel adoption.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 31 : 9 – 15 September 2015

Medical tourism and wellness soar to new heights.
Minister attempts to revive compulsory travel insurance.
MNA faces challenges as routes expand.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 30 : 2 – 8 September 2015

Myanmar opens brand new museum in capital.
Diethelm Travel Group names new boss.
Qatar eases work rules for female cabin staff.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 29 : 26 August – 1 September 2015

Cambodia reports gains in first half of the year.
Qantas, Swiss Air and Cathay cut autumn fares.
Bike for Mom gains a spot in the record books.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 28 : 19 – 25 August 2015

Laos lacks funds for Plain of Jars listing
Kinabalu mountain peak treks should resume September.
Khiri Travel benefits from Travelife scheme.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 27 : 5 – 11 August 2015

Thailand and Myanmar sign off on visa-free travel.
Nok Air ready to fly to Ho Chi Minh City this October.
KLIA new airport suffers a sinking feeling.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 26 : 29 July – 4 August 2015

Thainess campaign highlights must-see destinations.
Finnair extends booking deadline for European fares.
Vietnam gives travel agents more time to register.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 25 : 15 – 21 July 2015

Myanmar’s agents offer feedback on tourism law.
THAI celebrates its first A380 flight to London.
TAT identifies key projects to promote domestic tourism.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 24 : 8 – 14 July 2015

Malaysia rolls out mega shopping festival.
Knock out blow for Bagan’s hot air balloons.
First outsider named to head TAT as governor.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 23 : 1 – 7 July 2015

Vietnam approves more visa-free countries.
Kuoni off loads its tour operations to REWE.
TAT signals best Grand Sale in 14 years.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 22 : 24 – 30 June 2015

Vietnam to test solar boats tour national park.
Mount Kinabalu off limits to climbers for three weeks.
THAI discounts fares to ASEAN destinations.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 21 : 17 – 23 June 2015

Vietnam will add more countries to visa-free list.
Holland names rep for Southeast Asia promotions.
IATA comes up with perfect bag for the cabin.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 20 : 10 – 16 June 2015

Mekong summit mulls over money matters.
Hotel.Com introduces awards to honour partners.
Malaysia Airlines faces massive job cuts.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 19 : 3 – 9 June 2015

Trat gateway to dream island holidays.
Hotels update their products for TTM show.
Qatar Airways cuts fares across its network.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 18 : 27 May – 2 June 2015

Yangon’s architects say iconic pagoda is at risk.
Lufthansa cuts fares to Europe for summer season.
Bangkok hotels cope with increase in room capacity.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 17 : 20-26 May 2015

Loei emerges as next must-see eco destination.
New players at Thailand’s top travel trade show.
ITB Asia adds luxury zone to its show space this year

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 16 : 13-19 May 2015

Myanmar to open parliament to visitors.
Qatar cuts fares across network during May.
Thai AirAsia adds more city transfers to extend reach.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 15 : 6-12 May 2015

Myanmar on track to boost tourism.
Central shopping card redeems hotel rooms.
TAT launches Makeover season II.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 14 : 29 April – 5 May 2015

Thainess campaign touches on food and fruit.
Thailand’s Minor Group in major Perth expansion.
Chatrachai an aviation and tourism pioneer passes away.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 13 : 8 – 14 April 2015

Luang Prabang celebrates traditional New Year.
Thai AirAsia X sells Lotte tickets on board.
Asia’s biggest regatta sails to Ocean Marina.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 12 : 1 – 7 April 2015

ASEAN’s open skies will challenge Myanmar’s airlines.
AirAsia brings back its zero dollar fares.
TAT promotes a river tour to experience Songkhran attractions.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 11 : 25 -31 March 2015

Thailand’s top festival Songkran is much more than a splash.
Hidden Gem: Samut Songkhram a place to touch Thainess.
Preview of new products that will feature at TTM this year.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 10 : 18 -24 March 2015

Myanmar moves ahead on plan to upgrade airports.
Amadeus signs deal to bring taxis transfers to travel agency channel.
TripAdvisor survey identifies rise of female solo travellers.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 9 : 11 -17 March 2015

Arnoma Grand explains it’s all about location.
TAT and VISA join hands for discount campaign.
Routes Asia meets in Kunming this month.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 8 : 4 -10 March 2015

Exo Travel removes elephants from brochure.
Former DTG chief join Trails of Indochina.
AirAsia pioneers an ASEAN pre-paid air pass.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 7 : 25 February – 3 March 2015

2015 Discover Thainess campaign goes worldwide.
Thainess event: 11th World Wai Kru Muay Thai ceremony.
THAI cut fares to Australia and offers domestic deals.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 6 : 18 – 24 February 2015

Thailand’s top destinations celebrate Chinese New Year.
Latest news and tips on the Thailand Travel Mart.
Winning Edge partners with hotel safety group.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 5 : 11 – 17 February 2015

Top stories from Asean Tourism Forum, Nay Pyi Taw.
Yangon upgrades airport facilities to ease congestion.
Asian Oasis bans tour sales for elephant rides.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 4 : 4 – 10 February 2015

Philippines launches Visit Year to boost travel.
Angkor Wat visits soar to 2.5 million along with revenue.
UNWTO reports global tourism gains in 2014.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 3 : 28 January – 3 February 2015

Vietnam’s Mekong Air finally loses its right to fly.
Poll gives thumbs up to TAT’s Discover Thainess campaign.
TAT presents Loei, a Thainess jewel to the media.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 2 : 21 – 27 January 2015

HCMC to introduce electric cars to tour city sights.
AirAsia will make fast recovery say experts.
Myanmar readies to host historic ATF in Nay Pyi Taw.

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VOL 38 : ISSUE 1 : 14 – 20 January 2015

Korea funds restoration of Angkor temple.
THAI cuts fares to boost domestic traffic.
Mekong Tourism Forum hosted by Danang this June.

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