TTG Opinion

Winning over the FIT family

While cruise specialists may benefit, other agents seeking to make some money from Asian family travel appear in for a rough ride.

Something to Think About

“A lovely airline with awful finances.”

– India civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapahi Raju describes Air India in an article in The Times of India. The government has relaxed FDI rules and and allows investment of up to 49 per cent in the debt-laden carrier


Ctrip’s colossal ambitions

Ctrip, China’s leading provider of travel services, has some 300 million users, about half of whom book online. CEO Jane Jie Sun tells Caroline Boey about the company's ambitious plans – mapping out its future across online and offline channels, and beyond the first-tier cities.


Hostel market booming in SE Asia: C9

South-east Asia’s hostel market experienced “skyrocketing growth” in 2017, surging 32 per cent in bed inventory, according to the latest Hostel Market Update by C9 Hotelworks.