2017 Digital Edition Archive


VOL 40 : ISSUE 31 : 13 – 19 September 2017

More airlines sell bare-bone fares.
Best Western expands in Vietnam.
Low fares to Mekong cities.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 30 : 6 – 12 September 2017

Myanmar welcomes festival season.
Bangkok hosts civil aviation event.
UK falls out of favour with students.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 29 : 23 – 29 August 2017

Tour company campaigns to ban plastic bottles.
Hua Hin rolls out red carpet for golfers.
Malaysia readies to tax tourist per night.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 28 : 16 – 22 August 2017

Wyndham expands presence in Vietnam.
Buy into a racing team experience.
Udon become an attractive gateway to Laos.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 27 : 9 – 15 August 2017

Myanmar’s largest lake on UNESCO list.
Pattaya to host top boat show.
Qatar Air expands services to Southeast Asia.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 26 : 2 – 8 August 2017

Chiang Rai opts for city of art branding.
Vietnam’s iconic cathedral closes for restoration.
Spartan Race arrives in Thailand this September.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 25 : 26 July – 1 August 2017

Myanmar airlines in a muddle over competition.
TTM turns into a money-maker.
Vientiane’s top five sights and travel deals.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 24 : 19 – 25 July 2017

SmartTraveller poll names top airlines.
Emirates launches service to Hanoi.
TripAdvisor’s shop campaign gets underway.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 23 : 12 – 18 July 2017

Farewell to Dusit Thani, a Bangkok landmark.
Angkor heritage park makes big fee gains.
No one brave enough to buy Air India?

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 22 : 5 – 11 July 2017

Are Singapore travel firms in trouble?
Centara offers summer season discounts.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to big to fail.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 21 : 28 June – 4 July 2017

Foodie tourists rank the best destinations.
Scoot and Tiger merge into a single brand.
Qatar Air wins Skrtrax’s top award.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 20 : 21 – 27 June 2017

Heart-to-heart talk on tourism trends.
Wrap up of Mekong Tourism.
Travel tech startups win prizes.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 19 : 14 – 20 June 2017

TTM attracts record turnout of buyers.
Future looks bright for Bagan travel.
Global giant Kunoi off loads travel companies.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 18 : 7 – 13 June 2017

Time out to explore Thailand’s Royal Projects.
Segway around a Phnom Penh temple.
US will not extend Laptop ban for now.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 17 : 24 – 30 May 2017

Inle Lake boaties teach us a lesson.
Vang Viang cleans up its act.
HK Disney opens new resort lodge.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 16 : 17 – 23 May 2017

Sabre offers takeaways on China travel.
Angkor visits rise despite fee increases.
Singapore honours tourism’s best.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 15 : 10 – 16 May 2017

Active holidays win over sightseeing trips.
Halong Bay brings back kayaks.
WTTC announces its global award winners.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 14 : 3 – 9 May 2017

Myanmar beaches that are worth watching.
Thai AirAsia starts Danang daily flight.
WTTC president steps down this June.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 13 : 26 April – 2 May 2017

Travel consumer rights take a beating.
Ho Chi Minh City maps out more walking streets.
TTM returns to Chiang Mai for second year.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 12 : 12 – 18 April 2017

Expedia explores Thai travel habits.
Street music to inspire tourism.
India pushes cheap air travel.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 11 : 5 – 11 April 2017

Cambodia calls for fixed prices.
MTF lines up keynote speaker.
Indian ski resort thinks big.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 10 : 22 – 28 March 2017

Phuket back on top for Russian tourists.
TripAdvisor maps Silk Road appeal.
Stargazers dream their way to travel.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 9 : 15 – 21 March 2017

A German passport powers easy travel.
Yangon to recognise more heritage buildings.
Tourism shines in dark hour, says UNWTO chief.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 8 : 8 – 14 March 2017

TripAvisor names Asia’s top 10 beaches.
Cambodia’s newest airline rolls out.
Fly me to the moon takes on new meaning.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 7 : 1 – 7 March 2017

Finland to host Sauna Day in March.
Laos hosts MTF in Luang Prabang.
Spain gives assurances to UK retirees.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 6 : 22 – 28 Feburary 2017

India’s top travel show opens in Mumbai.
Start-ups: A chance to win a grant.
WTTC spells out home truths for Trump.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 5 : 15 – 21 Feburary 2017

Thai agents suffer a January hitch.
Vietnam eases casino and gaming rules.
Facebook extends helping hand.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 4 : 8 – 14 February 2017

UNWTO warns Trump tourism at risk.
ITB speed dates for bloggers and buyers.
IHG’s latest promotion doubles points.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 3 : 1 – 7 February 2017

Phuket Laguna Food and Music fest 3 to 5 March.
THAI cuts travel costs with Fly Smart deals.
Best wishes as the Year of the Rooster rolls in.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 2 : 25 – 31 January 2017

Mastercard names outbound travel stars.
Best passports for visa-free travel.
Tourism giant Spain has room to grow.

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VOL 40 : ISSUE 1 : 18 – 24 January 2017

Angkor cashed high on tourism boom.
Bailey joins Phuket Royal Marina.
Indonesia sets ambitious 2017 target.

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