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Olympic hopes dim for Tokyo

Prospects for Tokyo 2020 look increasingly bleak amid speculation on the feasibility of the Games and declining public support as Japan grapples with a...

Qatar expands tourism offerings in lead up to World Cup 2022

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas and Zulal Wellness Resort are the latest additions to Qatar's tourism landscape, as the country continues its tourism...

Singapore gov’t slaps fines on Sports Hub for unmet standards

The Singapore Sports Hub (SSH) has been slapped with financial penalties of an undisclosed sum for failing to meet certain standards. This was revealed in...

Thailand woos Japanese tourists with sports

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has taken a sporty spin to its destination marketing efforts in Japan, where it hopes to position the...

Boracay’s tightening restrictions on beach activities may affect tourism

Industry players in Boracay are worried that the destination will stand to lose certain market segments following its prohibition of an upcoming beach volleyball...

LaLiga kicks off partnership with GCOX; Singapore agency to be official...

An earlier version of this story wrote that WTS Travel and Tours was the official tour partner of the LaLiga-GCOX partnership. That was incorrect,...

Indonesia lays out sporting ambitions, with MotoGP 2021 headed to Lombok

Indonesia's tourism minister Arief Yahya says Mandalika, Lombok could take advantage of the MotoGP race event in 2021 to position itself as a sports...

Singapore courts sports fans in latest tourism campaign

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched its next promotional campaign under the Passion Made Possible brand, with the latest theme courting global fans...

Russia tourism, Europe’s hub airports score this World Cup

For the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia (June 4 – July 15), Forwardkeys is reporting a 50.5% surge in visitors, with an uptick observed even from non-qualifying countries such as Hong Kong (+2.5%).

Catch up on action at HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s

The HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s ended on a high note last month, as Fiji wrested the lead from Australia with a epic score in the dramatic last seconds of the gold medal finale.

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