Ready for a rebound

Tourism-dependent Maldives is among the first Asian destinations to reopen to international tourists

Banking on home market

Luring domestic travellers requires ingenious marketing and programming as well as irresistable offers, travel agents discover

Domestic market in focus

With international markets out of reach, Hong Kong is encouraging tourism businesses to rely on the domestic travel market, with incentives to help with the transition

An Asian flavour

Authentic destination experiences are among the motivations likely to drive the initial stages of tourism recovery, as travellers prioritise purposeful travel. Here are some Asian festivals that feed one’s heart, soul and mind

Trips that matter

Soul-stirring and eye-opening destination experiences are top of luxury travellers’ wishlist today, and this appetite will change how tours are curated

Open to work

New job opportunities are emerging in the hospitality and tourism industry but the weak hiring appetite is forcing job seekers to move elsewhere, putting the industry at risk of an exacerbated talent drain in the near future.

Where the heart is

Vietnam’s tourism players are looking inwards for new business during the crisis.

Betting big on small-scale ecotourism

Remote, rural destinations are poised to be major drawcards in the face of the pandemic, and tourism providers in the Philippines are lining up ecotourism products and authentic attractions to lure returning travellers.

Boutique bosses

From thinking outside the traditional hotel room, to rooting their properties in localism, these hoteliers in Asia have broken new ground on the boutique hotel scene

Loyalty wars

Hotel groups have been pulling out all the stops, such as VIP access to money-can’t-buy-experiences, to attract and retain loyal guests

Tried and Tested

Hot Deals

What to Buy Now