Bringing back the Europeans

Sarawak is lining up a series of campaigns and partnerships to entice Europeans back to the destination, which has been impacted by a slew of cuts in air services in the last few years.

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.

Making smart moves

Hong Kong’s smaller hotels and boutique properties are catching up on digital transformation, rolling out automated solutions in areas from operations to smart rooms to enhance the guest experience.

Rolling out the welcome mat

For a sector more used to western guest preferences, hospitality players in Mauritius are working hard to adjust their offerings and roll out efforts to woo the up-and-coming Asian market.

Keeping it fresh

It’s a game of constant rejuvenation and innovation for Asia’s integrated resorts (IR). Here, we take a look at the latest attractions coming up at existing as well as upcoming IRs in the region.

Venturing farther afield

To stimulate greater international visitor traffic, the provinces of Gyeonggi and Gyeongsangnam are beefing up offerings and stepping up transportation connections with nearby gateway cities

Making sustainable tourism work

In the face of an overtourism crisis, a growing number of industry players are becoming more attuned to manage tourism in a responsible manner. But it’s not just about the environment, as the human side of the equation should not be neglected.

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?

Cultural awakening

A slew of revitalised and new cultural projects opening across the city is stoking Hong Kong’s ambitions of becoming a global cultural destination.

Will direct cruise bookings replace agents?

The answer is no, at least not in the foreseeable future. Here’s why cruise is still seen as the domain of travel agents and one of the last bastions of commission income for them

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