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Indian inbound market rejuvenated as tourist visas resume

Tourism industry stakeholders in India are looking forward to the return of international visitors following the government’s recent decision to resume issuing tourist visas...

European holidaymakers’ appetite for travel to Asia growing

European outbound travel agents are seeing a strong interest for longhaul travel to Asia for spring and summer next year, and Asian countries that...

Singapore lifts travel ban for five South Asian countries, eases restrictions for Malaysia and...

Singapore will reopen its borders to some travellers from five South Asian countries and Myanmar from Wednesday (October 26), as well as ease measures...

Malaysia set to reopen to foreigners in stages, starting with Langkawi

Malaysia's popular holiday destination of Langkawi is gearing up to welcome back foreign tourists for the first time in 20 months under an international...

Excitement coming through

As Macao gears up for the 2021 Macau Grand Prix season, plenty of fun on and off the track awaits visitors

Indonesia defines bigger budget for tourism recovery

The Indonesian government will direct 9.2 trillion rupiah (US$645 million) from the 2022 state budget towards tourism recovery, with money being spent on the...

Singapore-Australia travel arrangement could materialise in days

The long-delayed Singapore-Australia travel bubble could be established in the next week or so, as both governments enter final talks on the arrangement, revealed...

Centara expands Thailand Rediscovered Campaign

Following the overwhelming success of its Phuket Rediscovered campaign, Centara Hotels & Resorts, is rolling out special deals in more key destinations across Thailand. The...

Saudi Arabia plans oil-rig-inspired tourism attraction

A 150,000m2 tourist destination inspired by offshore oil platforms, to be named The Rig, will open in the Arabian Gulf, backed by Saudi Arabia's...

Luxury travellers desire the meaningful and memorable

Bart Buiring, chief sales and marketing officer – Asia Pacific for Marriott International, explores how expectations from luxury travellers are quickly evolving