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Malaysia budget hotels urge govt to regulate OTAs

The Malaysia Budget and Business Hotel Association (MyBHA) is urging the government to enact laws to regulate online travel agencies (OTAs), claiming that the...

Pandemic prompts more travellers to book directly

Covid-19 has resulted in a shift in consumer preference towards booking holidays directly, instead of going through an OTA, a recent GlobalData poll has...

Expedia tackles easy cancellations, insurance on-the-go with brand makeover

Hoping to shed its image as merely a travel bargain-hunting platform and restore duty of care to travellers, booking giant Expedia has announced a...

New OTA launches for Indonesian tour and activity suppliers

Hayo Wisata Indonesia has rolled out Hayo Travel, a new online marketplace for tour and activity providers in Indonesia to create and sell bookable...

A peek into future travel

Travel giant Trip.com is at the forefront of China’s travel recovery, and has aligned its products according to new trends in domestic tourism. CEO Jane Sun tells Pamela Chow what global players can learn from the market’s revival

Luxury travel, promotions and strong Chinese OTAs likely to lead Chinese...

Luxury tourism players are expected to be the first in the industry to see a revival of Chinese outbound travellers who will also be...

Philippine hotels work to cut OTA commissions

Filipino hoteliers are looking to renegotiate the commission of OTAs for a period of six months to one year so they can recoup certain...

Vietnamese entrepreneur devises one-stop travel solution for domestic market

As Vietnam’s domestic tourism market continues its upwards trajectory, one local start-up is aiming to solidify the country’s fragmented industry. Avid traveller Trịnh Dình Minh...

Trafalgar chief urges travel agents to prove their value in experience...

The collapse of travel giant Thomas Cook and the uncertain future of cash-strapped Cox & Kings have prompted travel companies to cast a keener...

OTAs must rethink merchandising and retail flows for future growth: Amadeus

As the online travel market continues to rapidly evolve and grow, OTAs in Asia-Pacific looking to remain competitive must embrace merchandising and reinvent retail...

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