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Thailand welcomes more hotels, reliance on domestic market remains key

Thai residents remain the foremost target for new hotels that have opened across Thailand although the Kingdom's Sandbox and Test & Go schemes have...

Flight Centre Travel Group names first global sustainability officer

Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT), the parent company of FCM Travel has appointed Michelle Degenhardt as its global sustainability officer. She is based in FLT’s...

Indonesia works to ease accommodation crunch during MotoGP Indonesia

Indonesia's tourism ministry, government agencies and private sector players are working together to resolve a potential accommodation crunch during MotoGP Indonesia in Mandalika, Lombok...

Via.com expands into Malaysia

India-based Ebixcash Travel Services' online travel platform Via.com has expanded into Malaysia through the recent appointment of B2B wholesaler, Universal Holidays Travel and Tourism, as its...

Accor to debut Fairmont brand in Vietnam

The Fairmont Hanoi will open in the Vietnamese capital come 2024, making it the first Fairmont brand in the country. The 241-room luxury hotel will...

NCL unveils exclusive trade portal in Asia

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has launched Norwegian Central Asia, a new portal to help travel partners in Asia learn about and market NCL holidays...

Outrigger Surin Beach Resort offers longer-stay savings

The newly opened Outrigger Surin Beach Resort in Phuket, Thailand is dangling a special accommodation offer, in support of the Phuket Sandbox initiative. A super...

Supporting hands

Asia-Pacific’s tourism boards have been uplifting the local travel and tourism community throughout the travel crisis, from funding intensive marketing efforts on behalf of embattled tourism players, to training the private sector for a post-pandemic tourism future and providing mental wellness support for distressed tourism workers. By TTG Asia reporters

Singapore reports encouraging tourism performance for 2021

Singapore's international visitor arrivals (IVA) and tourism receipts (TR) for 2021 may be a mere fraction of pre-pandemic performance, but the Singapore Tourism Board...

Sentosa celebrates Golden Jubilee with new products and perks

New tours, experiences, promotions and milestone events have been lined up for 2022 as Singapore's Sentosa celebrates 50 years of tourism establishment through the...