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Pandemic shrinks Japan’s travel surplus by a fifth in 2020

Japan’s travel surplus in 2020 shrank by almost one fifth year-on-year as a result of international travel bans implemented to stop the Covid-19 spread,...

Cebu Pacific has got passengers covered for Covid-19

Philippine budget carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) has introduced Covid Protect, its newest add-on to CEB TravelSure, the airline’s travel insurance plan, to give travellers...

Second virus wave forces Thai AirAsia to furlough 75% of staff

As domestic travel in Thailand dries up in the midst of a resurgent pandemic, Thai AirAsia has said it will retain only one-fourth of...

DOT suspends City Garden Grand Hotel’s accreditation for Covid-19 breach

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) has revoked the certificate of authority to operate and suspended for six months the accreditation of the City...

Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship returns to Singapore after passenger tests positive...

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas has returned to port in Singapore, after an 83-year-old Singaporean tested positive for Covid-19 while on board the...

Malaysia resumes interstate travel, extends CMCO for some states

Malaysia has lifted the conditional movement control order (CMCO) for most states since yesterday (December 6), as the government seeks to revive the country's...

Khao Lak finds favour with Thai tourists in a pandemic

While the country’s doors remain firmly shut to international tourists, Thailand’s domestic travel wanderlust has turned Khao Lak into an Instagram hero. According to research...

Long-term optimism, creative pivots buoy hotels

Despite the global pandemic, international hotel groups are reporting robust pipelines and new signings, while coming up with creative ways to bolster revenue sources,...

Guangzhou leads strong China hotel development pipeline

China's hotel construction pipeline continues to remain robust in 3Q2020 amid Covid-19 headwinds, despite trending slightly down from a peak in the previous quarter,...

Tourism vouchers rolled out in Indonesia to encourage local spending

Eager to revive Indonesia's ailing tourism industry, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy has rolled out an incentive programme dubbed Big Promo to...

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