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Malaysia agents use Covid downtime to upgrade offerings

Gripped by a second lockdown, with interstate travel off the cards, tourism players in Malaysia are using the downtime to develop new products and...

Quarantine rules continue to stifle Thailand’s inbound tourism

While Thailand's border remains open to all visitors, a mandatory 14-day quarantine requirement continues to keep international tourists at bay. In December 2020, the Thai...

Latest stimulus brings little relief for Malaysian hoteliers reeling from MCO...

Hoteliers in Malaysia have been left disappointed by the insufficient assistance given to the hard-hit tourism and hospitality sector in the latest stimulus package...

With MCO 2.0, MATTA calls for urgent govt action to save...

In the throes of a second lockdown and faced with a bleak forecast on travel this year, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel...

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...

Kenya is ready to welcome Indian tourists back

As it looks to revive its tourism sector, Kenya is banking on the Indian market to boost its international arrival numbers in the year...

Mental health comes into WTTC’s focus

The WTTC has released a set of mental health guidelines to support tourism workers and help businesses build back better from the pandemic. Suited for...

Calls continue for uniform travel rules across Philippine destinations

Philippine tourism players persist in battling for a uniform set of travel requirements to be implemented nationwide so as to facilitate ease of travel,...

SIA secures US$500m in US dollar debt debut

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has raised US$500 million in its first US dollar-denominated bond issue, which will go towards aircraft purchases, related payments and other...

Thailand mulls golf quarantine to boost tourism

A plan to allow foreign tourists arriving in Thailand to serve their quarantine in one of the country's golf resorts is currently in the...

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