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Beyond Jakarta, travel to rest of Indonesia spared effects of unrest

As Jakarta continues to be gripped by riots and demonstrations opposing president Joko Widodo’s re-election, agents are recommending limited travel to the Indonesian capital for the time being while inbound demand to other destinations in the country appear unaffected.

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Thai Airways opens new office in Sydney

Thai Airways International (THAI) celebrated the opening of a new office in Sydney with agents and customers. The airline has been operating direct flights between...

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Celebrating 45 years of TTG Asia: Bringing travel and people to...

Everything that we know about travel today, from driverless cars to navigating airports with the help of humanoid robots to big data anticipating our...

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“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

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Keeping pace with change and growth

CEO of Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thirayuth Chirathivat, tells Marissa Carruthers how Thailand’s largest homegrown hotel group is staying ahead of the competition.

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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.

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