To boost regional tourism amidst the slowing economy, AirAsia is offering 500,000 free seats to popular destinations in Southeast Asia, China and Australia.
From now until February 15, travellers can book for free seats online via the airline’s website at www.airasia.com or via mobile phone at mobile.airasia.com. The free seats are eligible for travels between October 12 and January 31, 2010.
“This massive regional campaign is an important impetus to boost tourist numbers and spread the economic benefits brought on by tourism. We foresee interest in Southeast Asia and China to snowball among travellers from within and from outside the region,” said Kathleen Tan, regional head of commercial, AirAsia.
She added: “The campaign allows the travellers from all sectors to easily fly to our destinations and experience more of the region’s unique cultural offerings and enjoy various oriental landscapes.”
Among the destinations covered by the airline’s promotion include Bali, Bangkok, Gold Coast, Haiku, Hangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Hongkong, Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu, Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Melbourne, Perth, Phuket, Shenzhen, Siem Reap, Singapore, Yogyakarta and many more.
For more details, see www.airasia.com.