Philippine tourism budget up 44 per cent from 2015

El Nido, Palawan THE Philippines’ newly-appointed tourism secretary Wanda Teo has vowed to efficiently utilise the resources given to her for the promotion and development...

Domestic travel interest in Indonesia spurs new travel mart

Hasiyanna Ashadi GROWING interest from Indonesian tourism stakeholders to attract domestic travellers have prompted the Association of the Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) Jakarta...

Qantas cuts 6,000 jobs to weather Covid-19 crisis

Qantas will ground 100 aircraft for up to a year, cut 6,000 jobs, and seek to raise A$1.9 billion (US$1.3 billion) in fresh equity,...

Dusit Thani heads to Kyoto

Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Yasuda Real Estate Co, community-focused property developer based in Tokyo, to bring the first Dusit-branded...

Fourth Imperial Hotel to land in Kyoto

Imperial Hotel is set to open a 60-key property in the Gion district in Kyoto, following the renovation of a historic landmark. Scheduled to open...

Capella Asia to manage landmark property in Shanghai

SHANGHAI Hengfu Investment & Development has appointed Capella Hotel Group Asia as the operators of Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li, an all-villa resort in...

APAC airlines fly into profitability

SUSTAINED growth in passenger markets, lower fuel prices and operating efficiencies last year have aided Asia-Pacific airlines to return to profitability in 2015, the...

Garuda remains optimistic despite net loss in first nine months

Garuda Indonesia reported US$43.6 million in net loss in the January-September period compared to over US$51 million in net profit in the same period...

Japanese authorities identify at least 10 infected cases on quarantined cruise...

At least 10 passengers on a 3,711-pax cruise ship that was quarantined yesterday in Yokohama port have tested positive for the new coronavirus, reported...

Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui brings wellness retreats online

In celebration of Global Wellness Day on June 13, Thailand's Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui will be hosting a range of virtual healing and...

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