Alipay rolls out paperless tax refunds in South Korea

South Korea will have its first paperless mobile tax refund solution with a partnership between Alipay and Global Tax Free (GTF), a tax refund...

Singaporeans look farther afield for holidays and spending

Outbound travellers from Singapore are coming to tour planners with higher budgets and interest in farther-flung destinations, revealed travel agencies at the National Association...

Another strong quake jolts Lombok

Lombok was yesterday rocked by a series of earthquakes, the fourth major one in three weeks. The first measured 6.3 on the Richter scale shortly...

TAT ramps up campaign against waste with tourism players

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched an initiative with stakeholders to cut down tourism-related waste by "up to 50 per cent" by 2020. It...

Taiwanese hotel drops Marriott over China naming row

Marriott International, which previously suffered backlash in China for listing Chinese territories as countries, is now finding itself on the wrong side of a...

Inaugural Experiential Marketing Summit co-locates with Singapore Gifts Show

TTG Events has partnered the Marketing Institute of Singapore (MIS) to launch the first EMS Experiential Marketing Summit (EMS), taking place in conjunction with...

Singapore agencies in digital overhaul, powered by transformation programme

Four travel agencies in Singapore are making strides in their digital transformation journeys, following the conclusion of an accelerator programme that developed and tailored technology...

Alibaba pumps US$5m into Taiwan instant booking app FunNow

FunNow, an instant booking app for activities in Taiwan, has raised US$5 million in a Series A funding round led by Alibaba Entrepreneur Fund,...

Japan, Singapore rugby events to get a boost from new partnership

The Singapore Rugby Union (SRU) and JTB have inked a 12-month partnership to promote rugby tourism to Japan and Singapore. The two entities will cooperate...

Gaw Capital acquires Melbourne complex for A$157 million

Announcing its second hospitality acquisition in two months, Gaw Capital Partners is purchasing the Bell City mixed-use development in Melbourne for A$157 million (US$114...

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