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Langham rocks up to Gold Coast

Langham Hospitality Group will be opening its third luxury hotel in Australia with the signing of a new property in Gold Coast. Slated to open...

Amadeus, Troovo unite to automate B2B travel payments

Amadeus has integrated Troovo’s advanced Robotic Process Automation (RPA) engine into its B2B Wallet, allowing its travel agent users to benefit from faster automated...

VIDEC rolls out safe travel barometer

Advisory and analytics firm VIDEC has launched the Safe Travel Barometer, an interactive dashboard that charts the Covid-19 health and safety initiatives of over...

DOT permit a must for Philippine hotels, resorts’ reopening

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) and Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP) on Tuesday said all tourism stakeholders of hotels and other accommodation...

Four Seasons APAC, ecoSPIRITS toast to low-waste liquor consumption

To reduce the environmental impact of single-use glass bottles for high-end spirits, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts (FSHR), Asia-Pacific, is teaming up with ecoSPIRITS...

Travel trade sees ray of hope with Singapore-China “fast lane” pact

Singapore’s move to launch a “fast lane” between the city-state and China to facilitate essential business and official travel between both countries offers a glimmer of hope for travel agents in Singapore.

Swire Hotels makes trio of senior appointments

Swire Hotels has moved three members of its senior management team into new roles. Brian Williams, Toby Smith, and Dean Winter have all worked with...

Critical catch up

Less than two years after a six-month closure to clean up the island, Boracay is facing its next challenge with Covid-19. How will tourism players respond?

Slow recovery likely for Vietnamese lux longhaul demand

Vietnam's booming luxury outbound market in 2019 is expected to scale back in the aftermath of the pandemic, as cautious elites choose to stay...

Distancing desires drive pick-up in bookings for private villas, resorts

Exclusive and typically secluded, private villas and self-contained properties are seeing bookings from people eager to resume their travel but with safe distancing in...