Tuesday, 9th August 2022

Groundhog Day: Omicron brings back recovery woes

...living with Covid should not be an endless chain of disruption, confusion, complexity and hopelessness, as some of the Omicron measures taken by anxious governments have made people feel

Rouble rouble toil and trouble

The impact will be far-reaching. Industry members who adopt a “it is not my problem because I don’t do Russia” may want to think...

Building back better

What is the future of travel? At this very moment in 2019, my vision of the future was one of abundant travel opportunities, made...

An industry with heart: Poor in business for now but rich...

The travel and tourism community, as I know it, is hardly greedy and selfish. We seek humour in tough situations and we reach out to lift one another, even if we are competitors in the business.

The talent challenge: It is time for the industry to emphasise...

The latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer recorded a 182 per cent year-on-year increase in international tourism for the January-March 2022 period, with destinations everywhere...

Love never ends: We can’t stop the war, but we can...

...the travel and tourism industry has shown throughout the pandemic – the one crisis that has spared nobody – that selflessness prevails even when individuals and organisations are struggling for survival themselves

Pride, not prejudice: Why the travel sector should be an...

The travel industry should stand up for equality and promote LGBTQ rights and acceptance, championing for openness, inclusivity and diversity – the very values travel is supposed to embody

Hate matters: Anti-Asian Hate is influencing travel intentions

Unlike the AAPI community who has to face the problem at home, the Asian travelling community has a choice of where they want to holiday. And they will very likely pick somewhere safe and welcoming.

Hey, who turned on the lights?: Defeating darkness with creativity

Travel and tourism players may be living in one of their darkest times in modern history, but these are also days of bright ideas that could forever change how people travel and appreciate destinations.

The other side of C-19: Expediting digital and business transformation

Between the human survival instinct of fight or flight, some travel companies have chosen to fight back in innovative ways.

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