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Singapore trade band together to uplift tourism industry

There is strength in unity, as the old adage goes. And that saying has never rang truer than for a tourism industry fighting to rise from the pandemic’s ashes.

Pandemic kills a million jobs a day: WTTC

A staggering one million jobs are being lost every day in the travel and tourism sector due to the sweeping effect of the Covid-19...

MATTA speaks out against illegal Thai transport operators in Malaysia

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is crying foul over unlicensed operators from Thailand who are taking business from local transport...

Millennial tour operator wants to veer travellers off the beaten path

Unlike traditional tour operators, Beyond Expeditions founder Scott Tay is shunning typical holiday itineraries in favour of less-traversed sites and experiences.

What’s in a Thomas Cook name? Ask Madhavan Menon

To keep or not to keep? Such is the quandary that is facing Madhavan Menon, chairman & managing director of Thomas Cook India (TCIL),...

Personalisation for good measure

Growing demand for personalisation in travel has put DMCs and travel operators’ expertise into sharper focus, but at the same time the tailor-made wave has opened up new concerns for players and even put traditional industry relations under question.

Malaysian tour operators with contracts to get tourism tax exemption

Clients of local inbound agents who have already signed contracts with overseas partners will be exempted from paying the tourism tax for the contracting...

Malaysian tour operators perplexed over which tax to apply

Conflicting statements by the federal and state governments and the lack of official documentation over the charging of the controversial tourism tax – supposed...

Mega Maldives suspends all flights, leaves tour operators scrambling

Mega Maldives Airlines earlier this week announced the temporary suspension all operations as part of a “restructuring and recapitalisation” effort while its management and...

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