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Travel agents make scents with Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises hosted perfume-making sessions in South-east Asia as part of its travel advisors’ appreciation programme. The sessions were designed to provide a mood-lifting and...

TTG Opinion

Experiences arms race heats up as long tail of tours &...

Tours and activities have been one of the longest tails in the travel industry, as the sector’s slow rate of online adoption is encumbered by challenges including fragmentation of small disconnected suppliers and buying habits of travellers...

Something to Think About

“The countries that perform well on the index are those that are embracing new models of global citizenship and adapting to, rather than shrinking away from, an increasingly globalised world.”

– said Dominic Volek, managing partner of Henley & Partners Singapore and head of South-east Asia, citing South Korea and the UAE as examples of countries whose passport strength have improved for its citizens as a result of their open-door policies

Newsmaker

Taking over the world

Airbnb may have started out as an air mattress rental business, but this hospitality behemonth now wants to be the engine driving a new kind of travel and experiences in modern living. Co-founder and chief strategy office Nathan Blecharczyk tells why Airbnb’s future lies in more than just accommodation

Future Gen

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.