International tourists reach 1.3 billon, highest in seven years: UNWTO

International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable seven per cent in 2017 to reach a total of 1.3 billion, well above the sustained and...

South Korea’s tourism woes to persist beyond Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang from February 9 to 25 is unlikely to fix South Korea's tourism troubles, providing only a...

Phuket arrivals soar to record high, no more low season

Bolstered by a strong low season and double-digit China growth, arrivals into Phuket hit a historic high of 8.4 million in 2017, growing 11.3...

Four travel tech trends to watch in 2018: Expedia

It is not enough to keep up with the digital expectations of today's tech-savvy consumers, Expedia says. Exceeding these expectations is a "travel industry...

Top hotel booking channels for Thailand in 2017

Research by global hotel cloud platform SiteMinder has unveiled that the top 15 booking channels that generated the highest revenue for Thailand hotels in...

Why Thailand’s 10 million travellers could be ‘the next big thing’...

While outbound travel from Thailand is set to hit 10 million this year, some destinations are still lagging in marketing efforts and visa policies...

Demand for inflight Wi-Fi driving airline loyalty in Asia-Pacific

Over three quarters (78%) of passengers would more likely rebook with an airline if high-quality inflight Wi-Fi is offered, according to the fourth annual...

Football fans will go great lengths to watch teams in action:...

A recent Expedia Group study revealed strong enthusiasm for football among travellers, with some even willing to lie to their travel partner or miss family occasions to catch a game overseas.

Where Asians are holidaying this Chinese New Year

With Chinese New Year round the corner, travel companies reveal the top holiday picks in the Asia-Pacific markets during the holiday period starting on...

Adventure travel in India fast catching on with travellers

Travellers are developing a taste for an adventure in India, with a study conducted by India's major experiential travel booking platform, Thrillophilia, revealing a...

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