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Veteran Indonesian travel journalist Daisy Hadmoko passes away

Daisy Hadmoko, Indonesia’s pioneer in travel journalism and founder of the country’s first B2B travel publication, Travel Indonesia Magazine, died from kidney failure on...

Hospitality veteran Iwan Sitompul passes away

Indonesian hospitality veteran, Iwan Sitompul, has passed away on February 13 in Bali, after a long struggle with an illness. He was 69. As...

Hong Kong travel veteran Sef Lam passes on

Director of Hong Kong-based Via Vai Travel, Sef Lam, has succumbed to cancer on February 11 after a long battle. She was 72. Lam established...

Former PTAA president Alice San Juan passes on

The Philippine travel trade is mourning the passing of Alice M. San Juan, well-loved for her kindness and motherly care as much as for...

Former Philippine tourism secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr passes on

The former tourism secretary of the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT), Ramon "Mon" Jimenez, Jr has passed away this week at the age of...

Veteran hotelier Eric Waldburger passes on

Eric Waldburger, the former president of Marco Polo Hotels and founding president of the Macau Hotel Association, has passed away on April 10 in...

Shock, sadness at sudden passing of Philippine Airlines Holdings president Lucio...

The travel trade is mourning the sudden passing of Philippine Airlines Holdings' (PAL) president Lucio "Bong" Tan Jr, the son of Filipino tycoon Lucio...

Cebu Pacific founder John Gokongwei passes away

Filipino tycoon and founder of JC Summit Holdings, John Gokongwei Jr, passed away on Saturday night at the age of 93. The news was confirmed...

Korean Air chief passes away

On April 7, Korean Air's chairman and CEO, Yang Ho Cho, died peacefully in a Los Angeles hospital at age 70. He was a founder...

Indian trade mourns sudden passing of Praveen Chugh

Praveen Chugh, a veteran of India's tourism industry and president of Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), suffered a fatal heart attack on Tuesday,...

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