Indonesia unveils three-phase tourism recovery plan

The Indonesian government has unveiled its three-stage recovery plan to build a more resilient tourism industry post-Covid. Speaking at the Global Tourism Forum last week,...

Six Senses to add second Maldives resort

Six Senses will add its second branded property in the Maldives in the form of Kanuhura situated on the private island hideaway of Lhaviyani...

Technology provider Dohop eyes APAC for expansion

Iceland-based airline technology provider, Dohop, is working to strengthen its global presence, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region over the next five years. Dohop’s...

Malaysia budget hotels urge govt to regulate OTAs

The Malaysia Budget and Business Hotel Association (MyBHA) is urging the government to enact laws to regulate online travel agencies (OTAs), claiming that the...

TAT signs MoU on carbon neutral tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has signed a MoU with seven partner organisations to drive the tourism industry's efforts in achieving net-zero emissions. The...

Industry veteran appointed new Tourism Malaysia chief

Tourism Malaysia has appointed Zainuddin Abdul Wahab as the new director-general, effective September 13. He replaces Zulkifly Md Said who has retired. Zainuddin was previously...

Sentosa unveils sustainability roadmap

Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) has released details of its Sustainable Sentosa strategic roadmap, following on from its March 2021 announcement of a 2030 carbon-neutral...

Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve earns UNESCO recognition

The International Coordinating Council (ICC) of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme has formally inducted Malaysia's Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve into the World Network...

Trip.com grants discounts to vaccinated Filipinos

In support of the Philippine national vaccination programme, Trip.com is offering full vaccinated residents up to 30 per cent off hotel bookings from now until December...

Club Med eyes aggressive expansion in APAC

All-inclusive resort operator Club Med is gearing up for expansion in the Asia-Pacific region over the next five years, targeting greenfield opportunities in Thailand,...

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