Amadeus reports growth in revenue, travel agency bookings

Amadeus recorded €3.69 billion (US$4.27 billion) in revenue in the first three quarters of the year, up 8.9 per cent, with growth seen across...

IHG shocks with Asia regional HQ shift to Europe, Smits leaving...

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a new operating region that combines Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa (EMEAA) to be based in the...

Qatar, SIA and Emirates waive change fees amid Covid-19

Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines (SIA), and Emirates have all announced that they will waive fees for date changes in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. Qatar...

Majority of Myanmar safe to visit: tourism specialists

Travellers are being urged not to give up on Myanmar amid ongoing violent clashes in northern Rakhine State, even as travel advisories are being...

Finally, Timor Leste border crossers get flights to Indonesia

Starting mid-November, Garuda Indonesia will launch four-times weekly chartered flights between Kupang city in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara and Dili in Timor Leste, the...

Search and rescue efforts underway for Lion Air crash

The cause of Lion Air JT 610 crash yesterday remains unknown as search and rescue operations continue around Tanjung Pakis, Kerawang, West Java. The ill-fated...

Why Steven Pan sold Regent

When Steven Pan fought off some 20 suitors eight years ago to become the new owner of Regent Hotels & Resorts, he had high...

With Chinese invasion, Sihanoukville falls off radar for Europeans

Mass construction of tourist infrastructure and the Chinese visitor invasion are driving European travellers away from the Cambodian coastal town of Sihanoukville, industry players claim. Recent years have...

SilkAir goes farther with new Boeing aircraft

Update : SilkAir has clarified that it is not the first Asian airline to operate the aircraft. SilkAir has introduced the Boeing 737 Max 8 into...

Singapore Sevens to hit town as family-friendly event

The HSBC World Singapore Rugby Sevens is pushing beyond its sporting roots to become a family-friendly festival that hopes to pull in travellers from...

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