Big push for micro-tourism

The rise of micro-tourism as Japan’s domestic travel market springs back to post-pandemic life, aided by a national campaign, has birthed new opportunities for luxury hoteliers in Japan, who are tapping that demand with safety promises, curated activities and creative pivots. By Kathryn Wortley

Getting back on track

The pandemic has brought about a renewed focus on wellness, alongside newfound demands for secluded, sanitised stays. Anne Somanas delves into how Thai luxury hoteliers are realigning their strategies to suit the future

Slow and steady wins

Meaningful experiences are as important as ever in Singapore, where big spenders are setting the tone for future travel with demand for relaxing staycations.

Watch out for the clean wars

In the hotel industry, a hallmark of hospitality is being able to welcome and care for one’s guests as if they were family. In...

Ready for a rebound

Tourism-dependent Maldives is among the first Asian destinations to reopen to international tourists

Banking on home market

Luring domestic travellers requires ingenious marketing and programming as well as irresistable offers, travel agents discover

Domestic market in focus

With international markets out of reach, Hong Kong is encouraging tourism businesses to rely on the domestic travel market, with incentives to help with the transition

An Asian flavour

Authentic destination experiences are among the motivations likely to drive the initial stages of tourism recovery, as travellers prioritise purposeful travel. Here are some Asian festivals that feed one’s heart, soul and mind

Trips that matter

Soul-stirring and eye-opening destination experiences are top of luxury travellers’ wishlist today, and this appetite will change how tours are curated

Open to work

New job opportunities are emerging in the hospitality and tourism industry but the weak hiring appetite is forcing job seekers to move elsewhere, putting the industry at risk of an exacerbated talent drain in the near future.

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