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Asia/Singapore Tuesday, 16th April 2024

Taking off with NDC

As the technology surrounding IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) slots into place, initial scepticism in the industry is now giving way to significant acceptance among the three major GDSs and most of its airline members. TTG Asia takes a look at where the travel sector is today with NDC adoption, and what its trajectory and future will be.

Havens in the city

Despite their city settings, urban resorts offer both an escape from, and a connection to, the surroundings. Agents share what makes a great urban resort and their top picks

The pressure is on

After years of pursuing growth by the numbers, the global travel industry is finally getting a grip of the problems that mass tourism brings. Industry leaders tell Xinyi Liang-Pholsena why the sector needs to act now

Getting the long and short of it

No longer catering to the traditional market of long stayers, operators get more creative with their product offering, rolling out new millennial-oriented brands, bleisure amenities and even service robots

Fishy business in Asia’s aquariums

Asia’s aquariums are pulling out the stops to present guests with more than giant fish tank displays. Can conservation and animal welfare interests co-exist with their pursuit of the next visual and entertainment height? TTG Asia reporters find out

Harbouring ambitions in South-east Asia

As more cruise ships sail into the region and get bigger than ever before, how are ports across South-east Asia stepping up to handle growth?

Langkawi goes from sleepy to sexy

Langkawi cements its luxe credentials with upscale products, while festivals emerge as the music to the ears of high-spending Europeans

The biggest challenges for Asia’s inbound agents in 2018 (part 2)

When asked what they foresee as their biggest challenge this year, it’s clear that the growing tentacles of online platforms is the elephant in the room for many inbound agents across Asia. Other bugbears include geopolitics, which affects their market mix, and a lack of destination marketing wherewithals.

Demystifying Muslim millennials

The Muslim millennial isn’t unlike other millennials, it appears, and the global travel trade is taking heed. By S Puvaneswary

Who TTG Asia reporters want to have a good chat with,...

Meet Team TTG Editorial, the hands and (often crazy) minds that feel compelled to bring you the latest industry scoops and thought-provoking analyses. Ever wonder what they’re so frantically scratching into their notebooks? Well, here’s a peek into Reporters Notebook 2017– you might just find yourself in there

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