Star Alliance invests in baggage handling solutions

THE Star Alliance is investing into an airline IT hub for baggage technology, set to be operational by end-2016. CEOs of the Alliance’s member airlines...

Korean tour operators welcome new DMZ observation facility

South Korean soldiers stand guard at the Demilitarized Zone South Korean travel companies have welcomed reports that a new four-storey facility for tour groups will...

Norwegian announces order for four next-gen ships

Norwegian Escape, the first ship in NCL's Breakaway-Plus Class Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCL) has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct four...

Goldman Sachs injects further US$70 million into Red Planet

Tim Hansing VALUE chain Red Planet Hotels has received a further US$70 million investment from private equity firm Goldman Sachs. According to a statement from Red...

Accor expects to reopen 70% of its properties by July

As destinations across the world ease travel curbs, Accor predicts that more than 70 per cent of its global network will reopen by the...

Exo Travel bolsters management team

Jason Rolan, general manager of Laos, Exo Travel EXO Travel has made several new appointments to its management team in South-east Asia. Jason Rolan joins as...

Airbnb branches into Online Experiences

With virtual travel rapidly gaining steam in light of the coronavirus pandemic, home-sharing giant Airbnb has unveiled a suite of Online Experiences, allowing communities...

Spending drought threatens travel agencies

The coronavirus pandemic adding on to the global economic woes has impeded travel, severely impacting consumer spending for 2020, and posing critical risks to...

Hong Kong Disneyland to add Frozen, Marvel themed lands

Hot on the heels of the announcement of its new Iron Man Experience zone earlier this month, Hong Kong Disneyland has now also unveiled...

Massive expansion enroute for Boracay Airport

Boracay Airport can only handle low-capacity aircrafts at present INCREASED capacity, better accessibility and reduced airfares to some of the world’s most popular beaches are...

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