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New casino deal will put more of Boracay at stake – and peril

The travel trade is baulking at the consequences of allowing a multi-million dollar casino project in Boracay, approved by the Philippine government at the...

Serious yoga, Ayurveda fans a transformative segment for India

India’s Ministry of Tourism is hoping to promote a new perception and better understanding of yoga and Ayurveda as a holistic way of life...

Chinese growth gives Philippine tourism its strongest two months yet

Arrivals into the Philippines crossed 1.4 million in the first two months of 2018 for the first time, up 16.2 per cent year-on-year, driven...

Tuzki, Cartoon Network characters bound for Six Flags in China

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, Riverside Investment Group and Turner Asia Pacific, are joining hands to bring Turner's original, branded experiences to Six Flags parks...

Tourism supports one in five jobs created in 2017

One in five of all new jobs created globally in 2017 are attributable to travel and tourism, according to new research from the World...

Onyx appoints new Greater China head in push for growth

Bangkok-based Onyx Hospitality Group has appointed Gina Wo to the newly created role as senior vice president and head of Greater China, effective March 26, 2018.

New hotels: Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min, Hotel Nikko Bali Benoa Beach and more

The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

The chain’s second property in Sri Lanka pushes the luxury envelope in Colombo, offering a home-away-from-home comfort matched with five-star service and facilities for Feizal Samath.

A forgotten island

Is there a place for the Sentosa Harbourfront precinct in Singapore’s new tourism identity

Let’s walk to a different beat

Hong Kong is seeing a budding walking tour market in recent years, with a new crop of operators eager to show visitors the unique colours of the city’s distinct neighbourhoods.