Vote for the Best Travel Brands in Africa, Asia, Indian Ocean & Oceania in World Travel Awards 2023
Voting is now open for organisations in Africa, Asia, Indian Ocean and Oceania of the World Travel Awards 2023 programme. Industry professionals, the media and consumers worldwide can vote for their favourite travel brands.
Tourists Heading Back to Asian Cities
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today revealed positive signs of recovery for the Asian Travel & Tourism sector, with five major metropolises seeing a significant economic rebound.
Asia hotel prices remained lower in December 2022 than 2019 despite significant increases in Europe
Digitrips has revealed Asia is the only region in the world where top destinations still offered prices (per room-night) below 2019 levels at the end of 2022, as hotels strive to boost demand following the region’s delayed reopening.
Vietnam Airlines And Singapore Airlines To Strengthen Commercial Cooperation
Vietnam Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the commercial collaboration between the two airlines.
Hyatt Announces Entry into Tokyo with the Opening of Hyatt House Shibuya in Mid-2024
Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Tokyu Land Corporation for Hyatt House Tokyo Shibuya.
Malaysia Aviation Group Announces New Senior Leadership Team
Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) today announced the implementation of its Target Operating Model (TOM), which sees MAG operating as a full-fledged operating company (op-co) overseeing Group-level support functions and subsidiaries, which are grouped into three dedicated profit centres, namely Airlines, Loyalty & Travel Solutions, and Aviation Services. With the new organisational structure, the MAG senior leadership team has also been enhanced for better reporting across the Group and business verticals.
500,000 Air Tickets Up for Grabs in World of Winners Campaign by AAHK
The “World of Winners” Tickets Giveaway Campaign sponsored by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) will be launched on 1 March 2023.
Singapore Airlines Launches “Welcome to World Class” Global Campaign
Singapore Airlines (SIA) today launched its latest global brand campaign, which will run on television, print, digital, out-of-home, and social media platforms.
Jetstar Asia CEO meets with Manila Airport and Department of Transportation
Jetstar Asia CEO, Barathan Pasupathi has met with the new Undersecretary for Aviation and Airports of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), Mr Roberto Cecilio Lim, and the General Manager of Manila Airports, Mr Cesar Chiong in Manila this week.
SINGAPORE TO HOLD INAUGURAL ASIA PACIFIC SUMMIT FOR AVIATION SAFETY
Some 300 government and industry leaders from countries across the Asia Pacific will gather in Singapore for an inaugural region-wide summit to discuss how to ensure aviation safety as the aviation sector recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Singapore’s tourism sector recovers strongly in 2022, visitor numbers expected to double in 2023
Singapore’s international visitor arrivals reached 6.3 million in 2022 (~33 per cent of 2019 IVA), exceeding STB’s forecast of between 4 and 6 million visitors. Tourism receipts (TR) are estimated to reach $13.8 to $14.3 billion (~50 per cent to 52 per cent of 2019 TR). Barring unexpected circumstances, tourism activity is now expected to recover to pre-pandemic levels by 2024.
Vietnam welcomed over 3.6 million inbound tourists in 2022
2022 was the year that saw the much anticipated return of inbound travel to Vietnam, as the country welcomed over 3.6 million tourists. Building on the success of last year, 2023 is projected to be an exciting year, as Vietnam is expecting to see this number boost to approximately 8 million inbound tourists.