Malaysia hotels look to domestic market as international demand wanes

Malaysia's hoteliers are reaching out to the domestic sector to fill rooms, as a weak ringgit has impinged on Malaysians' appetite for overseas travel...

AccorHotels’ Badrinath to step down, join board as director

After nearly three years with AccorHotels as deputy CEO, Vivek Badrinath will depart the company and join international telecommunications group Vodafone as head of...

Travelodge plans massive hotel for Vietnam debut

Travelodge's first property in Vietnam will be a massive 2,497-key hotel debuting under its new upper midscale brand, Skye by Travelodge. Scheduled to open in...

Khiri Travel launches first itinerary to war-torn Jaffna

Kathurogoda Ancient Vihara in the Jaffna district, Sri Lanka BANGKOK-based Khiri Travel has introduced a tour itinerary to the city of Jaffna in northern Sri...

ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards now open for entries

ASEAN is calling for entries for its second sustainable tourism awards. The biennial ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards (ASTA) is returning for the second time next...

Time to reactivate council to tackle pressing issues, says Philippine tourism...

Traffic congestion in the Philippines are just one of the issues the TCC plans to tackle NEW tourism secretary Wanda Teo has emphasised the need...

Bohol grapples with undetermined tourism capacity as arrivals surge

In the Philippines, Bohol is facing “game-changing developments and very formidable challenges” as tourism growth, according to Bohol Provincial Tourism Council (PTC) chair Lucas...

St Regis’ new Live Exquisite brand promise to benefit even meetings

St Regis Hotels and Resorts’ ongoing brand repositioning is promising more exquisite and experiential guest programmes that will benefit the intimate-sized, C-level meetings its...

Asia to do well due to safe image, say operators

Matthias Rotter, managing director, DER Touristik Frankfurt  GERMAN tour operators interviewed said Asia would do well this year, citing its safe image overall as one...

Asia’s mature markets get marketing focus from Tourism Tasmania

Bolstered by the strong double-digit growth in arrivals from Hong Kong (35 per cent), Singapore (33 per cent) and Malaysia (65 per cent) in...

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