Building bridges in Indonesia’s hospitality workforce

A platform wants to be the Go-Jek of Indonesia’s hospitality workforce, matching hotel jobs with workers seeking them.

Navigation app finds its way in travel industry

When Yakov Slushtz lost his way during a hike with his wife, he also discovered the idea for WishTrip, a navigation app powered by...

From urban planner to tour guru

Tours are not merely a passion project for this former urban planner, who believes he has a business model that answers market needs. 

Pedalling for change, one tour at a time

“Tourism has the potential to change (communities),” said Samnang Nuonsinoeun. And tourism is precisely the tool the 17-year-old Cambodian and his fellow Liger Leadership...

Local experiences pave way to greener pastures

As interest in local heritage experiences grows, so do opportunities for an activity booking platform in Malaysia.

Cambodia-American deportees reconnect with motherland through new tours

A tour group is aiming to showcase Cambodia in a different light while highlighting the plight of deported Cambodian-Americans. The seed for Zin Adventures was...

Female-led bike tour startup revs up for expansion

Nguyen Thi Huong Lien was in her third year at university and desperate to find ways to practise her English when she hit upon the idea of offering sightseeing tours to make extra money to fund her studies.

Rich Chinese millennials show spending firepower but Asia stands to lose

RICH Chinese millennials have an average household travel spend of 420,000 yuan (US$65,000) per year and are set to go on more trips in...

Keeping the passion for local culture alive

Many have hopped on the bandwagon since tour trails were blazed into Hong Kong’s local enclaves. Ling Ho, a pioneer, says she has more to give when it comes to showing off Hong Kong’s authentic side

Singapore millennials prefer direct flight bookings

MOST millennial travellers in Singapore favour booking flights via airline websites rather than from OTAs and metasearch engines, according to a recent study by...

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