Carlson Wagonlit predicts moderate rate hikes in 2013

PRICES in most areas of travel spend are expected to grow modestly around the globe next year, with some of the most significant inflation...

Thailand arrivals on an uptrend

THAILAND received 10,496,789 international visitors in the first half of 2012, a 7.6-per cent increase compared to the same period in 2011, and on course to...

Indonesian destinations diversify for Lebaran 2012

INDONESIANS are choosing to travel further and wider for their Lebaran holidays this year, according to the latest data from Wego.co.id. Even though it’s normal...

Global air travel demand loses steam: IATA

GLOBAL air traffic results for May indicate a general downward trend in demand – in line with deteriorating global economic conditions, according to the latest...

Jump in Asia-Pacific online hotel bookings

PEGASUS Solutions reports a big increase in leisure-focused ADS hotel bookings in Asia-Pacific for January to April (19%). This, however, may be a correction...

Thailand tops Singaporeans’ travel radar in June

THAILAND continues to retain its allure as a travel destination among Singaporeans, if going by bookings made on ZUJI Singapore for this June holiday...

Hotel guest numbers to hit record levels in Pattaya

PATTAYA is on track to receive a record eight million hotel guests in 2012 – the highest figure for any resort destination in Thailand. According...

JacTravel predicts London hotel rut during Olympics

JACTRAVEL, a UK-based wholesaler of hotel accommodation, has forecasted a dramatic slump in London hotel bookings during the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Based on...

Singapore outbound travel on uptrend

THE FIRST four months of 2012 threw up several interesting outbound travel trends in Singapore, with ZUJI Singapore registering a significant increase in flight...

Local airlines and hotels lag behind, say rich Chinese

AFFLUENT Chinese travellers do not think highly of domestic hotels and airlines, according to a May 2012 report by CAP Strategic Research. The market research...

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