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WTO halves 2001 tourism forecasts Caroline Boey, Seoul
World Tourism Organization (WTO) secretary-general, Mr Francesco Frangialli, says there will stillbe tourism growth this year despite the September 11 terrorist attacks on the US, but forecasts for 2001 havebeen halved..

Mr Frangialli told TTG Asia at the WTO General Assembly in Seoul last week, there would be overall growth of about 1.5 per cent for the year, down from the original 2001...


Panorama goes ahead with Holidex Mimi Hudoyo, Jakarta

Panorama Convex will go ahead with its second Holiday Expo (Holidex) at a later date despite the terrorist attacks in the US.

The outbound consumer travel fair will take place at the Jakarta Convention Centre (JCC) between November 2 and 4.Panorama Convex managing director, Mr Rocky Kalalo, said: We have received feedback from the outbound players who say the show dates are to...


Jakarta gets its first JW Marriott TTG Asia, Jakarta

The first JW Marriott Hotel in Indonesia will open in Jakarta on September 26.The 333-room hotel is located in the Mega Kuningan Complex, within the business district.

The hotel has six restaurant outlets, a fun pub and a lounge. Its introductory rates start at US$128 for deluxe rooms, and is valid until December 27. The hotels general manager, Mr John Jaskula, was previously gen...