As more countries float the idea of regional travel bubbles, hyper-localised and short-haul travel look set to pave the way for tourism recovery, with businesses adapting their strategies to create more intimate and secure experiences. Pamela Chow finds out more.
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
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
Meaningful experiences are as important as ever in Singapore, where big spenders are setting the tone for future travel with demand for relaxing staycations.
Tourism-dependent Maldives is among the first Asian destinations to reopen to international tourists
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
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