Wednesday, 12th August 2020

Airports to lead the future of frictionless travel in APAC

Sarah Samuel, Head of Airport IT, Amadeus Asia Pacific, shares why airport operators need to invest in a touch-free future to cater to evolving passenger demands and drive non-aeronautical revenues.

Will a digital health passport help us fly again?

National governments in Asia, Australia and Europe have rolled out contact-tracing apps to curb the spread of Covid-19 on home soil, but what if similar technology could be harnessed in the skies and effectively bring the travel industry back to life?

Hygiene highest priority for travellers: Skyscanner survey

Global travellers looking to book holiday accommodation in the post-Covid era prioritise sanitation and hygiene over price and location, according to a Skyscanner survey. The...

Trafalgar, Costsaver now run private group tours

The Travel Corporation's Trafalgar and sister brand Costsaver is offering private trips in Europe for groups of 12 or more, to ease travel anxiety...

Shangri-La Group helps the vulnerable in Asia get masked up

Some 21 Shangri-La hotels in South-east Asia and Sri Lanka are donating 12,500kg of used, clean bedsheets, duvet covers and pillowcases to local Non-Governmental...

New bespoke travel brand launches in India

A Travel Circle, a bespoke luxury travel brand offering curated experiences, has debuted in India. Apart from customised travel itineraries, guests can also avail of...

Resort buyouts win over ultra-lux travellers looking to travel again

Demand spike for hotel and resort buyouts in time of coronavirus 
More hoteliers bringing buyouts to the forefront, promising worry-free holidays, but at...

Amadeus builds recovery playbooks for hoteliers

Amadeus has released an eBooks collection, designed to help hoteliers navigate the path to recovery post-pandemic. The eBooks are created in partnership with a trio...

Bleisure extensions unlikely, modifications to insurance policies expected: CTMs

Bleisure is not forbidden, but corporate travel managers expect demand tagged to overseas business trips to be soft, as more governments negotiate bilateral green...

Trip.com and partners take information, promotion-driven global initiative to save travel

China-based OTA giant Trip.com has announced an industry-wide initiative that will support the drive for new safety and hygiene standards for aviation, hospitality, tourism...

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