LONDON - Despite falling arrivals, Hong Kong remained the top city destination in the world for the seventh consecutive year in 2015, with 26.7 million international visitors, according to Euromonitor International research. Bangkok overtook London as the world’s second most visited city, with 10% growth in international arrivals.
MELBOURNE – Air India is offering Economy return fares from Melbourne and Sydney to eight destinations in Europe via New Delhi starting at between AUD966 and AUD1,272, including taxes.
TAIPEI – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau is ramping up efforts to increase the number of South Koreans visiting Taiwan as part of a strategy to grow its share of the Northeast Asian outbound tourism market.
SYDNEY – Air China is offering special introductory fares starting at AUD643 return (including taxes) for its new services between Sydney and Chengdu . For flights to other parts of China via Chengdu, fares start at AUD583 return (including taxes). For bookings by December 1, 2016. www.airchina.com.au (ATI).
JAKARTA – Airline frequencies are being affected by runway maintenance works at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.