AirAsia X gets Branson approval

Virgin Blue group founder Sir Richard Branson has commended Malaysian run AirAsia X for its business success, claiming Malaysia could learn a lot from the long haul budget carrier.

Slower Growth in August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic results for August indicating year-on-year increases of a 6.4% for passenger and 19.6% for cargo.

Tourism laws set for Punjab

The Punjab state government has given in principle approval to a Tourism Development Master Plan which is expected to develop, organise and coordinate the state's tourism industry.

Strike pain in Spain falling on planes

Spain faced major travel chaos and mass protests Wednesday as its first general strike in eight years was held amidst anger over government measures to cut unemployment and fuel the economy.

TCEB to setup new tourism committee

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) will propose setting up a new tourism committee, consisting of the TCEB, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Sport Authority of Thailand (SAT)...

China Airlines guilty of price fixing, pays USD$40m

China Airlines has agreed to plead guilty to its role in a price fixing conspiracy of air cargo shipments and will pay a USD$40 million criminal fine, the US Department of Justice said Monday.

ITB Asia attracts nearly half new buyers

ITB Asia's organiser has announced that 47 per cent of hosted buyers at the 2010 travel market trade show will be new, with the majority recommended by exhibitors.

Unlocking The Potential

The 2010 GuestLogix User Group Conference in Toronto Looks at how to turn travelers into consumers