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Covid returns global air traffic to 1999 levels: Cirium

The fallout from the pandemic has wiped out 21 years of global airline passenger traffic growth in a matter of months, reducing traffic this...

Beyond 2020: four imperatives for travel recovery

With the pandemic rewriting the playbook of travel providers, Nuno Guerreiro, regional director, South Asia Pacific at Booking.com, shares the keys to unlocking future growth opportunities in the new normal

Thai travellers dreaming of island escapes, short-haul travel for 2021

While domestic trips are poised to remain popular among Thai travellers going into 2021, search data shows that they are also eager to return...

Big push for micro-tourism

The rise of micro-tourism as Japan’s domestic travel market springs back to post-pandemic life, aided by a national campaign, has birthed new opportunities for luxury hoteliers in Japan, who are tapping that demand with safety promises, curated activities and creative pivots. By Kathryn Wortley

Travel demand bubbling over in China

The Covid-19 pandemic has not quashed the wanderlust of the vast majority, with most Chinese travellers ready to hit the road again once travel...

Technology key to boosting Singapore travellers’ confidence

As more countries reopen their borders for tourism, technology plays a crucial role in driving recovery, by addressing travellers' concerns around mixing with crowds,...

Getting back on track

The pandemic has brought about a renewed focus on wellness, alongside newfound demands for secluded, sanitised stays. Anne Somanas delves into how Thai luxury hoteliers are realigning their strategies to suit the future

Last-minute bookings, domestic trips rise in China, South Korea

A sharp shift towards domestic tourism, shorter booking lead times, and rising demand for contactless booking tools are some of the emerging trends in...

Safety, value-for-money top priorities for SE Asian Muslim travellers

Muslim travellers in South-east Asia prize safety and value-for-money above the availability of halal food and Muslim-friendly amenities when it comes to key factors...

Harness fintech, location-based marketing to spur recovery, say travel experts

Tourism suppliers should employ a strong focus on promoting domestic and near-domestic travel instead of plotting their longhaul strategies during this period, urged speakers...

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