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Published by Northstar Travel Media Singapore Pte Ltd ISSN 2382-6061 MCI (P) 074/07/2015 PPS 1849/09/2014 (025581) MARCH 2016 P4 DATABANK: The world's longest air routes P5 VOICES: When does a cultural performance become a freak show? P9 CRUISE: A Dream debut for Genting P10 HOSPITALITY: IHG'S Stairway for the Stars P11 HOSPITALITY: Park Hotel Group on love and understanding P13 CORPORATE: FCM eyes a strong year P14 TRAVEL AGENTS: Dynasty Travel ahead of the game P20 HERITAGE: Sarawak shares the community spirit JUST CRUISING If there is one sector of the tourism economy that's travelling at full speed it's cruising. And within that sector, nothing has quite as much potential for growth as China. But as Frank del Rio, CEO and president of NCL Corporation Ltd, tells us this month, China can't be taken for granted. "You've got to send a big brand new ship customised for the local market," he says. "Customers in China know the difference between mediocre and great." COVER STORY Frank del Rio talks chickens and China 8 TALKING POINT Lucky Picasso didn't have wi-fi 3 DESTINATION Indonesia picks up steam 16 PRODUCT Changi just keeps getting better 18

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