News Archive

HK govt lifelines keep mass travel agency closures at bay

With the government wage subsidy scheme coming to an end last November and no immediate recovery in sight, travel agencies in Hong Kong have...

With MCO 2.0, MATTA calls for urgent govt action to save ailing tourism industry

In the throes of a second lockdown and faced with a bleak forecast on travel this year, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel...

DOT suspends City Garden Grand Hotel’s accreditation for Covid-19 breach

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) has revoked the certificate of authority to operate and suspended for six months the accreditation of the City...

Kenya is ready to welcome Indian tourists back

As it looks to revive its tourism sector, Kenya is banking on the Indian market to boost its international arrival numbers in the year...

Silversea offers agents bonus commission

Silversea Cruises is offering travel agents a A$270 (US$200) bonus commission for new bookings made on any voyage departing between July 1, 2021 and...

Mental health comes into WTTC’s focus

The WTTC has released a set of mental health guidelines to support tourism workers and help businesses build back better from the pandemic. Suited for...

Calls continue for uniform travel rules across Philippine destinations

Philippine tourism players persist in battling for a uniform set of travel requirements to be implemented nationwide so as to facilitate ease of travel,...

SIA secures US$500m in US dollar debt debut

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has raised US$500 million in its first US dollar-denominated bond issue, which will go towards aircraft purchases, related payments and other...

Thailand mulls golf quarantine to boost tourism

A plan to allow foreign tourists arriving in Thailand to serve their quarantine in one of the country's golf resorts is currently in the...

New hotels: The Hari Hong Kong, Pullman Khao Lak Resort, and more

TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.