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What you missed at Digital Travel APAC 2018

Brought to you by WBR Singapore Over 400 of Asia's most senior digital travel professionals representing top hotels, airlines, OTAs and metasearch engines descended on the...

Hopes high as Malaysian trade awaits details on zero-rated GST

With the Harapan Coalition now in power, Malaysia's travel trade is looking forward to the promised reduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

Customised, in-depth travel catches on with new-gen Chinese

A new generation of Chinese travellers is placing experiences at the forefront, driving a stronger demand for in-depth, customised travel in Europe with their...

Kempinski to open first Singapore hotel at The Capitol, unveils Asian ambitions

Perennial Real Estate Holdings has appointed Europe-based luxury hotel group Kempinski Hotels to operate The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore at Capitol Singapore, the first...

Integrated transport modes to shape a connected travel future

Seamless transportation is set to play a bigger role in shaping and influencing growth of tourist destinations, industry players forecasted at PATA Annual Summit,...

Hotel booking portal dangles zero commission offer

Online travel booking engine Traveliko, which was launched in early 2017 to offer a flat 10 per cent commission rate for hotels, is now...

Dubai links arm with Tencent to court Chinese travel market

Chinese Internet giant Tencent has signed an MoU with Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), an agreement expected to see Chinese...

Maiden journeys on Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ new ship goes on sale

Cruise & Maritime Voyages' (CMV) latest ship, Vasco da Gama, will sail from Singapore and London on its 44-night maiden journey next year. Currently sailing...

A new opportunity for luxury travel in Asia

Brought to you by Beyond Luxury Media Luxury tourism to Asia is increasing rapidly, but its very nature is changing just as fast. Market research...

Surabaya attacks spur heightened security at Asian Games, trade recovery efforts

Security will be stepped up at the upcoming Asian Games, taking place in Jakarta and Palembang from August 18 to September 2, in the...