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China imposes stop sale order on tours to curb spread of virus

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China has issued an urgent order on Friday to tour companies across the...

The quality approach

Japan is leveraging the marketing wave of the recently concluded Rugby World Cup and the upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to attract more longhaul visitors with higher spending. Pamela Chow speaks to industry stakeholders to find out what their plans are.

Free cancellation for Trip.com bookings affected by outbreak

Responding to the ongoing outbreak of novel coronavirus, Trip.com has moved to offer free cancellations for bookings to and from Wuhan up until January...

Wuhan goes into lockdown as coronavirus death toll hits 17

Chinese authorities have closed off the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is home to more than 11 million people, as it struggles to contain...

Shane Lee heads up Louis T Collection’s first Taiwan property

Louis T Collection has appointed Shane Lee as hotel manager to lead its first Taiwan property, CESVI. Lee joins the team this month in preparation...

Multi-visual attraction arrives on Siloso’s Magical Shores

Sentosa’s guests will soon discover Siloso Beach in a whole new light when it transforms into the year-round light and sound extravaganza Magical Shores...

Businesses in Tagaytay reopen even as threat persists in wake of Taal eruption

Tourism in Tagaytay and other portions of Cavite, as well as parts of Batangas and Laguna – some of the most sought-after destinations in the southern outskirts of Manila – have taken a severe setback as a major eruption of Taal Volcano looms large.

Goa looks beyond beaches to grow tourism

Goa is looking to promote its rich and diversified tourism products and offerings beyond beach holidays, as the Indian state seeks to stem the...

China flu brings no chills yet to Hong Kong

A diminishing Chinese interest in Hong Kong holidays following prolonged democratic protests in the financial city has somehow kept concerns about novel coronavirus infections...

Amadeus, Egencia representatives round up NDC panel at 2nd SG Tourism Leaders Engagement Series

Frederic Saunier, director, airline distribution, Asia Pacific, Amadeus and Charles Wong, director, supplier relations, Egencia, Expedia Group have confirmed their commitment to the New...