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Hong Kong shores up tourism offerings during downtime

While the shuttering of the iconic 45-year-old Jumbo Floating Restaurant signals the closing of a chapter, Hong Kong continues to write new ones as...

NCL resumes Asia sailings for 2023-2024 season

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) returns to Asia for the 2023-2024 cruise season, featuring 12 sailings ranging from 10 to 12 days on board Norwegian...

Banyan Tree expands into Japan with five properties

In its foray into Japan, Banyan Tree Group will debut four brands in line with the country's border reopening after a two-year break from...

Thailand removes entry pass and insurance requirement from July 1

Incoming travellers will no longer be required to register for the Thailand Pass from July 1, 2022. Thailand has also lifted the US$10,000 health...

Qantas adds flights to Jakarta, Rome, Johannesburg

Qantas will boost its international network with services from Perth to Jakarta, Rome and Johannesburg, the latest of new international services by the airline...

SHATEC scales up sustainability goals with GSTC membership

SHATEC has joined the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a member, following closely in the footsteps of Singapore Tourism Board (STB), and in...

Cebu Pacific resumes Brunei flights

Cebu Pacific (CEB) will resume flights from Manila to Brunei beginning with a twice weekly frequency every Thursday and Saturday. This brings its total...

Protected: Boost direct bookings to your hotel website

Hospitality players keen to up their personalisation game to capture direct demand can look to Cendyn as a strategic technology partner

Hotel chains race to re-engage guests with transformed loyalty plans

Freshly revamped loyalty programmes show a turning point in how chains are re-engaging guests and increasing direct bookings and incremental revenues as customers get back on the road.

MATTA births online travel marketplace

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) and its technology partner, Fusionex Group, has launched a new AI-powered 24/7 B2C travel marketplace...