Philippine destinations reject tourism reopening due to infection fears

Despite given the green light to reopen for tourism on June 1, Philippine destinations are now reluctant to do so, out of fear of...

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...

Singapore takes top spot for post-pandemic travel among travellers from five...

Singapore is at the top of the list of travel destinations for people living in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, and the Philippines when...

Singapore, Malaysia to resume essential cross-border travel

A reciprocal green lane (RGL) and a periodic commuting arrangement (PCA) will be established between Singapore and Malaysia to cater to the needs of...

Malaysia eases restrictions on medical, education tourism

Malaysia will partially reopen its borders to allow medical tourists to enter the country, while permitting its citizens to leave the country for medical,...

Thailand’s plan to reopen to vaccinated visitors sparks hope of tourism...

Tourism operators in Thailand have hailed the country's plan to waive quarantine for vaccinated travellers from October as a positive step towards positioning the...

Thailand eyes lifting of lockdown by July 1

As Thailand enters the third phase of its lockdown on June 1, moderate-risk businesses including boxing stadia, massage parlours, spas and convention venues have...

Japan moves to ease travel ban on Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia

Japan will grant entry to expatriates and businesspeople from Singapore and Cambodia from September, as part of the country's reopening efforts that is expected...

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...

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