Defying public misconceptions about a starving, troubled country, Sri Lanka’s tourism and hospitality players are ready to welcome the world with flavourful feasts and a warm embrace.
Khao Lak’s growing list of upscale properties, tranquil surroundings, and plethora of nature-based activities are what stakeholders believe will entice more travellers to the area.
The true soul of a destination is best conveyed through the eyes of people of the land. Here are some of Asia’s most enthralling destination storytellers who also seek to create positive impact on their local community.
Bali, loved as a haven for health and wellness experience, has reinvented itself to offer even more specialised programmes, discovers Mimi Hudoyo
From projects by renowned architects to snazzy interiors and made-by-locals creative concepts, the country has no shortage of attractions to entice design aficionados, discovers Low Shi Ping
The Philippines is inviting visitors to discover the days of old while embracing the future. By Rosa Ocampo
Travel industry players expect recovery to pick up even more speed in 2023, but a looming recession and other operational challenges will continue to keep them on their toes. By Karen Yue, Marissa Carruthers and S Puvaneswary
Holidays and destination experiences do not always come easy for differently-abled individuals, but some tourism players are making sure that their welcome is equally warm for all guests