2016 Digital Edition Archive


VOL 39 : ISSUE 44 : 28 December 2016 – 3 January 2017

Hanoi extends walking street trial into 2017.
Thai AirAsia welcomes New Year with fare bargains.
TTR Weekly wishes readers a Happy New Year, good health and prosperity.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 43 : 21 – 27 December 2016

TripAdvisor names travel’s rising stars in Asia.
Germany embarks on Asian tourism promotions.
Qantas to fly nonstop to UK out of Perth.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 42 : 14 – 20 December 2016

Myanmar adds night market near Inle Lake.
Singapore Airline cuts fares if you pay with Mastercard.
Sri Lanka hosts top tourism investment summit.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 41 : 7 – 13 December 2016

Danang to host golf combined with meetings.
Thailand to waive visa fee for 19 countries.
Korean Air ditches Siem Reap as revenue drops.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 40 : 23 – 29 November 2016

Bank’s think-tank optimistic on Thai tourism.
Laos hosts music festival in Vang Vieng.
Indonesia’s Khiri Travel gains certification.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 39 : 16 – 22 November 2016

Is Vietnam’s Sapa swamped by mass tourism?
Vietnam gets ahead on plans to ATF in 2019.
SQ readies to retire Tiger brand in ASEAN.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 38 : 9 – 15 November 2016

Expedia: Thais are world class beachcombers.
Solar: Hoi An launches more green projects.
Brands: Best Western celebrates 70 years in style.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 37 : 2 – 8 November 2016

ITB Asia brings food for thought to show floor.
HG Travel to expand its footprint across ASEAN.
WTTC chief says electronic visa pay dividends.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 36 : 19 – 25 October 2016

 

 

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 35 : 12 – 18 October 2016

Bangkok hits record, packs in more tourists.
AirAsia launches its end-of-the-year sale.
C9 Hotelworks monitors Samui tourismboom.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 34 : 5 – 11 October 2016

Tourism for All message marks World Tourism Day.
Cambodia approves new coastal airport project.
THAI launches new service to Tehran 1 October.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 33 : 28 September – 4 October 2016

ITB Asia lines up three days of keynote speakers.
EXO Travel offices achieves Travelife status.
Hotels can now tap TripAdvisor’s tourist attractions.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 32 : 21 – 27 September 2016

Vietnam reviews star rates nationwide.
China SUV caravan rolls through Thailand.
Thai VietJet launces first services to Thailand.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 31 : 14 – 20 September 2016

ASEAN celebrates 50 years with new brand campaign.
New road from Nan to Luang Prabang opens tourism.
Spain: A top destinations for World Heritage sites.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 30 : 7 – 13 September 2016

TripAdvisor CEO: Terrorism fail to shake confidence.
Is Cambodia’s former top beach resort haunted?
TAT launches its care and share campaign.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 29 : 24 – 30 August 2016

Cambodia calls for stronger dolphin protection.
Thai tourism ministry looks to Russian market.
Lao Airlines joins IATA after years of waiting.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 28 : 17 – 23 August 2016

Thailand identifies benefits of foodie tourism.
Bagan maps journey to world heritage status.
Hong Kong Express first to fly to Chiang Rai.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 27 : 10 – 16 August 2016

SilkAir inks codeshare with Lao Airlines.
SQ sells two travel together promotion.
Emirates adds A380 service to Johannesburg.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 26 : 3 – 9 August 2016

A scary road trip to Sihanoukville.
EXO Travel wins PATA Gold Award.
Report tackles Thailand’s tiger tourism.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 25 : 27 July – 2 August 2016

Kampot residents happy if tourists go to Snook.
Thai Smiles expands network in Mekong Region.
Three Cambodian towns seek heritage status.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 24 : 20 – 26 July 2016

Consultants gather in Nook Ville for annual natter.
MTCO begins process to legalise office in Thailand.
TripAdvisor adds airline reviews function to website.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 23 : 13 – 19 July 2016

Myanmar to penalise agents for one-way trips.
Diethelm Travel names Cambodia boss.
Mekong Tourism Forum attracts record attendance.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 22 : 6 – 12 July 2016

Angkor Wat experts call for restoration work.
Scams that offer you a hotel career.
Singapore festival woos region’s foodies.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 21 : 29 June – 5 July 2016

Bert van Walbeek reminds us to be crisis ready.
Myanmar closes gaps in aviation regulations.
Vietnam Airlines cuts fares across Asia.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 20 : 22 – 28 June 2016

Will TTM be a launch pad for Chiang Mai’s MICE?
Media tours to Chiang Mai’s Royal Projects.
Minister outlines sports tourism campaign strategy.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 19 : 8 – 14 June 2016

Thailand’s top travel show opens in Chiang Mai
Ministry of Tourism updates travel arrivals.
Bangkok Airways extends codeshares deals.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 18 : 1 – 7 June 2016

Singaporeans share their pet travel fears.
Vanguard issues an analysis of Malaysia’s hotel market.
Emirates boosts daily flights to Bangkok.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 17 : 25 – 31 May 2016

Central Vietnam’s marketing agency changes CEO.
Paradesa adds more Sarawak cycling trips.
Eight of Asia’s lowcost airlines join forces.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 16 : 18 – 24 May 2016

Elephants rides remain popular, but for how long?
Singapore revamps its tourism awards, adds categories.
Bank forecasts more Thais will travel overseas.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 15 : 11 – 17 May 2016

Thai AirAsia adds second route in Lao PDR.
Triple miles deal at Minor’s top brands.
SQ partners with Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 14 : 4 – 10 May 2016

World Routes host forum heads for China 2018.
Elephant’s death prompts Angkor petition.
Thailand hotels hit record occupancy peak.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 13 : 27 April – 3 May 2016

Southeast Asia’s islands dominate TripAdvisor chart.
Myanmar’s longneck women flee tourist traps.
Malaysia Airlines’ terminator CEO jumps sinking ship.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 12 : 20 – 26 April 2016

An overland trip heads for Dawei.
THAI offers luxury stays to premium passengers.
Bintan opens door to hotel boom.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 11 : 6 – 12 April 2016

Record fund raiser to help save Thailand’s elephants.
Cambodia’s tourism starts year on positive note.
SRILANKAN deep in debt, government mulls options.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 10 : 23 – 29 March 2016

Cambodia’s Angkor to fly to Korea.
Kuching’s Legenda opts for Best Western Plus.
Messe Berlin launches new show in China 2017.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 09 : 16 – 22 March 2016

New agency collects Angkor Wat entrance fees.
Bangkok Airways heads to a new horizon.
Authentic tours roll out in Cebu Philippines.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 08 : 9 – 15 March 2016

Vietnam scores high arrivals in February.
CBS Travel Asia expands booking platform.
Qatar Air to expand network in Southeast Asia.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 07 : 2 – 8 March 2016

PATA event identifies strengths of adventure travel.
Accorhotels expands in Phuket through Avista.
Luang Prabang’s airline capacity will expand says CAPA.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 06 : 24 February – 1 March 2016

Show rolls out robot to signal next gen hotelier.
Japan eases shortterm visa rules for Vietnamese.
Southeast Asian airlines suffer squeeze on all sides.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 05 : 17 – 23 February 2016

Bangkok scores in MasterCard latest index.
Thai AirAsia wins battle to fly to Luang Prabang.
Caravan pioneers overland route from India.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 04 : 10 – 16 February 2016

Vietnam starts year with strong performance.
Amadeus closes deal for low-cost platform.
Changi CEO calls 2015 a year of two halves.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 03 : 3 – 9 February 2016

TripAdvisor names its top 10 list of hotels in Asia.
Laos in balancing act to boost tourism and save heritage.
Emirates introduces mobile website in Thai market.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 02 : 27 January – 2 February 2016

Chiang Rai’s Buddhist retreat attracts visitors.
Thai Lion Air taps travel agency through Sabre link.
India’s top travel trade show opens in New Delhi.

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VOL 39 : ISSUE 01 : 20-26 January 2016

Myanmar clarifies its visa category list.
Two leading travel firms beef up UK sales network.
Central hotel group rebrands its corporate identity.

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