From airline expansion to major infrastructure developments, Saudi Arabia is going all out to power its Olympic-sized tourism ambitions.
The pandemic is fueling Asia-Pacific travellers’ appetite for wellness tourism, making the region shine for European destinations keen to tap the thriving sector, reports Marissa Carruthers.
It is not all doom and gloom on the hotel scene, as some hotel companies are using the tourism downtime to catalyse their business evolution and bring about new opportunities for growth while supporting the community. TTG Asia reporters profile some players that have done things differently and successfully the past year.
At a time when business survival is being challenged and individuals find themselves tackling new procedures and pressures at work and at home arising from remote work arrangements, mentorship becomes a critical function that is also harder to grasp.
As Asian destinations rise from the ashes post-pandemic, they nurse a fiery desire to rebuild more responsibly and sustainably so that tourism will uplift local communities while entertaining visitors. By TTG Asia reporters.
Against a backdrop of ongoing travel restrictions, most Asian luxury markets are choosing to travel within their home base while keeping overseas travel dreams alive, discover TTG Asia Luxury reporters.
International travel may have slowed down, but certainly not destination developments. Fun attractions are bubbling up across major tourism destinations in Asia, ready for the return of travellers, discover TTG Asia reporters.
New Clark City and the province of Bohol are making strides in establishing the Philippines as a preferred tourist destination, while pushing for sustainable and responsible tourism development.
Looking ahead to a post-pandemic future, tourism players in Malaysia are adapting their strategies and offerings to capture travel rebound.
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.