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Asia/Singapore Monday, 4th March 2024

Raising the stakes

In the face of an increasingly discerning clientele, Asian outbound agencies reveal how they have upped their service levels this year and the rewards...

An Italian yin and yang

As the segment of sophisticated and free independent travellers from Asia grows larger, destinations that were once aspirational have become banal for this lot,...

Making old new again

While Langkawi has long been the state’s crown jewel for tourism, Kedah state government now wants its other attractions to be recognised in their...

Threatened treasures

Smart urban policy planning with an eye on preserving Yangon’s colonial-era and heritage buildings will determine the city’s future – and tourism appeal, writes...

Female power

How Seoul is enticing female travellers with the promise of safety and Korean dramas Seoul has long had a reputation for meeting the needs and...

How far should companies go to cater to Muslim travellers?

In marketing to the Muslim traveler, companies should be mindful of the differences between Islamic travel markets. Travels motivated by spiritual reasons – such...

Visitors kept at bay

Greater access to Sai Kung is needed for agents to better promote this hidden gem in Hong Kong. It appears the Hong Kong UNESCO Global...

The psychology behind the click

To better understand how and why people pick vacations, Expedia gets into the head of its potential travellers – literally. Utilising eye-tracking and facial-movement sensors,...

Changing perceptions

Persistent doubts over rewards and reputation are causing Singapore millennials to shy away from a tourism career. Yixin Ng finds out what needs to...

Call of the wild

Cambodia’s least-explored territories are starting to find interest among tour operators and intrepid travellers seeking authentic experiences. Home to ethnic minorities and an abundance of...

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