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Latest Articles from Luc Citrinot

How far is tourism concentrated in Asia-Pacific? - Part 1

It is now time for Asia to look at diversifying its tourism product while some countries rely only on a handful of destinations to boost its tourism industry. 
Wed, 07/22/2015 - 12:58

Piya Yodmani, Deputy CEO Nok Air and CEO NokScoot

For, Piya Yodmani, CEO NokScoot, unveils some of the future at NokScoot as the carrier is due to start its first flights by early 2015.
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 08:21

Sulaiman Suip, Director Thailand and Myanmar for Tourism Malaysia

“Thailand outbound market remains resilient to Malaysia despite the difficult political situation early this year”.
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 09:40

Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr, Philippines State Secretary for Tourism explains why the campaign “It is more fun in the Philippines” has been so successful.

Being a member of the board of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Philippines State Secretary for Tourism Ramon R. Jimenez Jr took the opportunity to highlight and analyse the success of the Philippines campaign “It is more fun in the Philippines”. Prior of being named as head of tourism, Jimenez used to be vice-president and executive creative director at Ace-Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency in Manila.
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:36

Luzi Matzig Chairman Asian Trails “I have no doubt about Thailand’s capacity to recover rapidly”

Southeast Asia and particularly Thailand’s specialist Luzi Matzig, Chairman of Asian Trails, remains optimistic about Thailand’s rapid bounce back following six months of turbulences. He tells why to Travel Daily News Asia.
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 06:10

Juttaporn Rerngronasa, Deputy Governor Europe, Middle East and Americas of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

Deputy Governor Juttaporn Rerngronasa expresses her confidence about European outbound markets resilience towards Thailand.
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:59

Suwadee Pachanyangkun, President Thai Tourism Credit Union (TTCU)

The Thai Tourism Credit Union (TTCU) is a cooperative established in Thailand which mostly targets SME, tour operators, hotels or travel-related services. Suwadee Pachanyangkun tells all about the advantages of being a TTCU member.
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 09:41

Emmanuel Menu, Vice President Continental Europe, Americas and Canada, Jet Airways (India)

Jet Airways is reaching a new dimension by positioning Mumbai as a new convenient hub between Europe and the whole Asia. It has all the chance to succeed as the airline is boosting its network and benefits of a brand new international terminal at Mumbai Chhatrapati International Airport.
Wed, 05/21/2014 - 04:45

Prudent recovery strategy for Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines Director of Commercial Hugh Noel Dunleavy unveils in exclusivity for TDN Asia what will be Malaysia Airlines marketing recovery plan over the months to come as the airline suffered losses due to plunging ticket sales following the airline’s accident.
Tue, 05/20/2014 - 06:36

SriLankan CEO Kapila Chandrasena

“We will help positioning Colombo as the new gateway of South Asia” said Kapila Chandrasena to TravelDailyNews.
Mon, 05/12/2014 - 03:15

Constance Martineau, Director of Academie France for the Accor group: “Showing empathy and recognition towards Asian clients”

Leading hotel chain Accor has been working into a program to train its staff to become more aware of the wishes and requests of its Asian guests.
Wed, 05/07/2014 - 04:00

Suthiphong Pheunphiphop, President of the Thai Travel Agents Association

The Thai Travel Agents Association will host an election to designate its new president early next week. Outgoing President Suthipong Pheunphiphop is candidate to his own succession and speaks with TDN Asia about Thailand’s outbound market.
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 06:31

Carlo Corazza, Spokesperson for Antonio Tajani, European Union Commissioner responsible for Enterprise and Industry

On April 1st, the European Commission adopted a revision of the visa code for non EU travellers visiting countries located within the Schengen area. Carlo Corazza, spokesperson of Antonio Tajani, EU Commissioner responsible for Enterprise and Industry, tells to TDN Asia what the travel industry and travellers can expect.
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:22

Patricia Barthélemy, Leisure Marketing Manager, Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau

Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau sent last March a team of 20 travel specialists including hoteliers and entertainment venues a special workshop to promote the French capital in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta. An unconventional move as most European destinations favour above all marketing actions in China, India or Japan when thinking over Asia. Patricia Barthélemy, Leisure Marketing Manager, tells why Paris now targets Southeast Asian countries.
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 08:13