Charting the road to recovery

Looking ahead to a post-pandemic future, tourism players in Malaysia are adapting their strategies and offerings to capture travel rebound.

Macau’s great comeback

Quarantine-free access between Macau and Mainland China, made possible by Macau’s containment of the Covid-19 pandemic, is driving a promising tourism recovery for the Chinese autonomous region.

A warm welcome

The pandemic’s work-from-home movement has nudged consumers into the arms of work-friendly hospitality spaces, presenting an unexpected boon to players in the long-stay market. Now, daytime workcation packages have become a life buoy for Asia’s serviced residences, reports Pamela Chow.

Asia’s vegan boom

Vegan tourism has emerged as a special interest segment gaining traction in recent years. With that, more vegan-friendly options are sprouting up on the tourism scene as travel brands hunger after a piece of the meat-free pie. Cheryl Ong examines the flourishing trend.

First person: Travelling in Thailand during Covid-19

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Thailand has gone through several phases of safety and hygiene protocols when it comes to domestic travel. The country is now...

Revival of two cities

No longer a forgotten part of Indonesia’s tourism history, the regencies of Wonosobo and Banyumas are gaining new likes for their adventure and nature offerings, aided by improved road access.

Changing face of workspaces

The rise of remote working has fuelled an appetite for extended stays among travellers seeking to escape from work-from-home routines. With that, hospitality players and destinations are adapting their offerings to tap on the longer-stay trend. By Cheryl Ong.

On the horizon

Dream Cruises and Royal Caribbean International are blazing a trail in 
safe cruising resumption in Asia, and more cruise lines are joining in, to the benefit 
of cruise fans. S Puvaneswary lists out upcoming cruise options.

Taking cruise control

Although the pandemic has frozen travel and tourism over in 2020, the cruise industry has proven its resilience. Pamela Chow finds out how Asia’s players are rebuilding cruise confidence among travellers and the trade.

Regeneration rising

The strive for a smarter, more sustainable way of travelling has arose amid the pandemic, and tourism players in Asia-Pacific are taking action to go the extra green mile.

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