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Chinese and Indian corporates rule Asian corporate travel Singapore, November 27, 2015
RESEARCH by East & Partners Asia (E&P Asia) shows a consistent increase in China and Indian corporates' travel budgets but static spending in the mature markets of Singapore and Hong Kong.

China and India's common tourism goal S Puvaneswary, reporting from China International Travel Mart, Kunming, November 16, 2015
BILATERAL efforts to build stronger partnerships and tourism development between Asia's two largest countries were unveiled during the China-India Tourism Forum yesterday, with 2015 and 2016 having been designated Visit India Year and Visit China Year in China and India respectively.

More Indians are travelling to Munich, staying longer Munich, November 13, 2015
MUNICH has seen a 22.4 per cent growth in Indian arrivals and an increase in average length of stay to 3.8 days by this segment, in the first five months of 2015, over the same period in 2014.

Taiwan offers simplified visa procedures to five key markets Prudence Lui, reporting from Taipei International Travel Fair, November 9, 2015
TAIWAN has relaxed visa regulations and waived visa fees for high-end tour groups hailing from its five new source markets, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and India, in hopes of enouraging arrival growth.

Maldives declares month-long state of emergency Male, November 6, 2015
THE president of Maldives has declared a state of emergency in the Indian Ocean archipelago following an assassination attempt.

Thai Vietjet launches Bangkok-Bodh Gaya route Bangkok, October 28, 2015
THAI Vietjet has launched weekly flights between Bangkok and India's Bodh Gaya from October 24, 2015.

Fairfax still hungry for acquisitions in Asia after Kuoni buy Raini Hamdi, reporting from ITB Asia, Singapore, October 23, 2015
FAIRFAX Financial Holdings, which owns Thomas Cook India and is backed by billionnaire Prem Watsa, is on the prowl for more acquisitions even when the ink is barely dry on its recent purchase of Kuoni Group's travel businesses in India and Hong Kong.

Uniworld sails down the Ganges River with new ship Singapore, October 9, 2015
UNIWORLD Boutique River Cruise Collection will launch its newest cruise ship, the Ganges Voyager II, in January 2016.

Switzerland sees mixed performance from Asian source markets Rosa Ocampo, reporting from Switzerland Travel Mart, Zermatt, September 30, 2015
SWITZERLAND has elicited mixed performances from its Asian source markets this year, despite its active promotions there following the slowdown in its traditional European markets.

Indian corporate incentives to Indonesia looking optimistic Mimi Hudoyo, reporting from IT&CMA 2015, Bangkok, September 30, 2015
THE Indian MICE market, particularly the corporate incentive segment, is looking bright for Indonesia, according to Visit Indonesia Tourism Officer (VITO) India.