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Western Australia delays border reopening indefinitely

Western Australian premier Mark McGowan has extended his state's hard border closure beyond February due to Omicron concerns. McGowan, however, did not set a new...

CNY travel bookings lag, but last-minute surge possible

The recent lockdowns in China, imposed in response to Omicron outbreaks, have cast a long shadow over new year travel plans, according to new...

Asian hotels turn to domestic market for Chinese New Year season

The staycation market for the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays continues to dominate the vision of hoteliers in South-east Asia, where international arrivals have...

Thailand to restart quarantine waiver scheme next month

Thailand will resume its quarantine-free travel programme for vaccinated foreigners starting February 1, the country's Covid-19 taskforce said on Thursday (January 20). The announcement comes...

Crystal suspends operations through April

Crystal Cruises has suspended operations for its ocean and expedition ships through April 29, and river cruises through the end of May. The move comes...

Global tourism grows 4% in 2021 but remains far below pre-Covid...

While global tourism experienced a four per cent upturn in 2021 compared to 2020 (415 million versus 400 million), international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors)...

Industry players urge coordinated border controls

Tourism stakeholders reiterated the urgent need for a coordinated approach to cross-border travel in order to support a stable travel and tourism recovery. Speaking at...

Philippines lays groundwork for the return of South Koreans

South Koreans, the perennial biggest inbound market of the Philippines, are interested to travel again to the destination, as gleaned from results of a...

Qantas, Jetstar slash Q3 capacity amid Omicron surge

Qantas and its low-cost unit Jetstar will slash about a third of their planned domestic and international capacity through end-March in response to the...

Genting Hong Kong to file for liquidation

Genting Hong Kong is preparing to file for provisional liquidation after failing to secure US$88 million in funding to help it stay afloat, following...

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