Indonesian millennial travellers chase discovery: Agoda survey

Indonesian millennials are showing a greater thirst for discovery and spontaneity during their travels, according to an Agoda survey. Gede Gunawam, country director of Agoda...

Bali lowers Mount Agung volcano alert level

The volcano alert on Mount Agung in Bali has been lowered from ‘dangerous’ (level four) to ‘high alert’ (level three) after decreased volcanic activity. “Based...

Rakuten buddies up with Tujia to groom Chinese demand for Japanese...

After announcing a similar deal with US-based HomeAway last month, Japan’s newly-launched homesharing player Rakuten Lifull Stay is now turning to the Chinese market...

Glamping on the rise in SE Asia

RECENT research released by C9 Hotelworks shows that more and more travellers to South-east Asia are choosing luxury tented accommodation, or glamping, as opposed...

Uzbekistan reaches for Malaysian, Indonesian travellers

Uzbekistan Airways is offering special airfares up to October for outbound agents in Malaysia and Indonesia in a bid to fill seats on its...

Singapore now has world’s most powerful passport

Paraguay’s removal of visa requirements for Singaporeans has propelled Singapore's passport ahead of Germany and to the top of Passport Index' most powerful ranking...

Peakwork partners Agoda to offer dynamic packaging in China

Peakwork's latest partnership with Agoda is set to significantly boost its Leisure Travel Network and see the first launch of a dynamic packaging portfolio...

Pakistan fully reopens airspace to commercial flights

Pakistan has lifted all airspace restrictions on civilian flights, reopening a key transit air corridor over its territory almost five months after closing it...

Why Silversea combines Asia with Europe

Silversea Cruises says its new structure integrating Asia into Europe comes amid a growing business out of Asia towards the Mediterranean, and vice versa...

Letter to the editor: What’s in a levy?

It is time to review the Travel Agents Ordinance (Cap 218), in place since 1993, as the Hong Kong government and the industry are...

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