Situation monitors, right to halt flights may limit travel and tourism...

Commissioned studies to understand developing health-related situations around the world as well as commitment by global authorities to stop international flights should future infections...

Trip.com encourages Singaporeans to pay kindness forward

Following two successful programmes in December under its Pay It Forward campaign, Trip.com has decided to extend its efforts around supporting charities, social service...

Sri Lanka reopens borders to tourists this Thursday

Sri Lanka will once again welcome tourists on January 21, this time under a bio bubble, following a successful pilot programme to assess the...

Indonesia tourism players oppose government’s latest Grab collaboration

Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy’s recent plan to launch a new digital tourism marketplace in support of Grab Indonesia's travel investment has...

Attractions community to meet in Shanghai instead of Macau

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, has decided to shift its annual exposition and conference to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre,...

Small Thai hotels go quiet amid travel crisis

The travel and tourism crisis has forced as many as 80 per cent of member hotels to halt operations in 2020, according to the...

Hong Kong, Philippine agencies enter 2021 with reduced power

Troubles from a challenging 2020 are carrying forward into the new year, dashing hopes for post-pandemic travel recovery. In this second instalment of a three-part series on the Asian travel agent community, we check in on Hong Kong and the Philippines.

Founder of first Thai LCC passes away

Udom Tantiprasongchai, founder of One-Two-Go, the first low-cost airline in Thailand, has passed away on January 16. He was 66 years old. Udom is recognised as...

With MCO 2.0, MATTA calls for urgent govt action to save...

In the throes of a second lockdown and faced with a bleak forecast on travel this year, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel...

DOT suspends City Garden Grand Hotel’s accreditation for Covid-19 breach

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) has revoked the certificate of authority to operate and suspended for six months the accreditation of the City...

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