MISA Travel has licence revoked by Singapore Tourism Board

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has served a notice to revoke the travel agent licence of MISA Travel for “(ceasing) to carry on the...

Local Thais back TAT’s Covid-19 relief efforts

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a series of initiatives amid the pandemic to lift morale and buoy businesses – but they...

STB, JTB team up to promote Singapore as key destination for...

Tourists watching the lightshow at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Japanese travel giant JTB have signed an MoU to promote...

Storm hits Hokkaido after typhoon rips through Tokyo

Narita International Airport A POWERFUL storm has made landfall in Hokkaido, triggering warnings of floods, landslides and waves in Japan’s northernmost prefecture. Before hitting Hokkaido’s southern...

Volocopter’s air taxi prototype takes to the air in Singapore

Urban air mobility solution Volocopter, which is kickstarting its trials in Singapore, has launched its first public Proof of Concept flight at noon yesterday. Held...

China relaxes travel advisory on bomb-hit Sri Lanka

China has relaxed its travel advisory on Sri Lanka, the first origin country to do so after the Easter Sunday bombings that left more...

Morning Star acquired by China’s Fantasia Holdings

HONG Kong’s Morning Star Travel has been acquired by China’s Fantasia Holdings Group last month for HK$220 million (US$28 million), effectively linking the 43-year-old...

Sunway Pyramid Hotel reopens after US$29 million renovation

Sunway Hotels & Resorts will reopen its 4.5-star Sunway Pyramid Hotel on November 3 after a RM125 million (US$29.6 million) renovation. Formerly known as the...

Kuala Lumpur unveils slew of tourism initiatives

THE recently set up Kuala Lumpur Tourism Bureau has identified several initiatives targeted at improving ground services and product development, slated to be introduced...

Standards system for SE Asia tourism professionals goes live

ASEAN delegates marking the launch of ATPRS onstage STATE NTOs jointly launched the ASEAN Tourism Professional Registration System (ATPRS) at an event held in Jakarta...

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