SIA, Scoot to stop flying transit passengers to Hong Kong

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Scoot will stop carrying transit passengers on their flights from Singapore to Hong Kong until further notice, due to new...

Hong Kong to ease quarantine rules for vaccinated visitors

Hong Kong will reduce the mandatory quarantine period for fully vaccinated visitors by seven days from as early as end-April or early May. Travellers from...

Veteran Indonesian travel journalist Daisy Hadmoko passes away

Daisy Hadmoko, Indonesia’s pioneer in travel journalism and founder of the country’s first B2B travel publication, Travel Indonesia Magazine, died from kidney failure on...

Irish tours and activities booking solution readies for Asia expansion

Ireland-headquartered TripAdmit, which specialises in an end-to-end booking solution for tours and activities businesses, has set out on an Asian expansion, with Singapore as...

Malaysia resumes tourism fund to aid sector

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) has resumed a tourism fund dubbed Gamelan for tourism operators to avail of for promotions...

Japan’s Hoshino Resorts looks to make inroads into the US

Japanese resort operator Hoshino Resorts is eyeing the North American market as part of ambitious overseas expansion plans, with the goal of opening a...

Singapore rolls back restrictions for local tours

Walking, cycling and kayaking tours in Singapore are now allowed to take groups of up to 50 people, up from the previous limit of...

Tourist arrivals in the Maldives rebound to near pre-Covid levels

The Maldives has emerged as one of the tourism industry's biggest success stories amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with the island nation seeing visitor...

Bespoke reboots digital focus with new online experiences

China's specialist ground operator Bespoke Travel Company is recalibrating its live online strategy for international clients, who are only likely to return in 2022...

Wyndham to expand APAC footprint in 2021

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is expected to open about 180 hotels across Asia-Pacific this year, an estimated 40 per cent increase in openings from...

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