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SriLankan Airlines implements pay cut

SriLankan Airlines is effecting a pay cut for all staff as it suspends all flights from April 8 to April 21, in response to...

PATA unveils crisis resources to support tourism players

PATA’s April 2 launch of its Crisis Resource Center and Tourism Recovery Monitor marks its inclusive strategy to “protect tourism” by extending help to...

Accor creates €70m fund to help staff and partners affected by...

French hospitality group Accor has unveiled a €70 million (US$76 million) ALL Heartist Fund to assist its most vulnerable staff, partners and medical workers...

Hotel occupancy in Singapore surge with guests in isolation, displaced Malaysian...

Hotels in Singapore that have been designated as facilities to house citizens on stay-home notice (SHN) are keeping hospitality alive for the new demographic...

An industry with heart: Poor in business for now but rich...

The travel and tourism community, as I know it, is hardly greedy and selfish. We seek humour in tough situations and we reach out to lift one another, even if we are competitors in the business.

APTRA urges governments in APAC to aid travel retail

The US$36 billion duty free and travel retail industry in Asia-Pacific, which employs some 320,000 people across the region, is at risk of being...

Spending drought threatens travel agencies

The coronavirus pandemic adding on to the global economic woes has impeded travel, severely impacting consumer spending for 2020, and posing critical risks to...

Thai hospitality staff locked out of government wage aid by absence...

Thailand has set clear lockdown policies in all provinces to combat the spread of Covid-19, but the same cannot be said of the authorities' decision on hotel closure. Without a firm official directive for all hotels to close, millions of hotel employees will be left with no governmental support in this crisis.

Singapore steers cruise recovery efforts in Asia

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is rolling out a host of measures and initiatives to support cruise companies operating in Singapore, tiding one of...

Possible Idul Fitri exodus ban adds to Indonesia tourism industry’s woes

Indonesia's trade is eyeing a longer, bleak future as the government mulls over a plan to ban this year's Idul Fitri mass homebound exodus...

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