Monday, 17th January 2022

Assam looks to promote lesser-known destinations beyond Kaziranga

The north-eastern Indian state of Assam is looking to promote lesser-known destinations and products in the state to increase tourist arrivals and expand its...

Omicron surge prompts Malaysia to suspend umrah travel

Malaysia's health ministry will suspend umrah trips to Saudi Arabia for a month from Saturday (January 8), in light of the rising number of...

Sri Lanka ambitiously aims for 2.3m tourists this year

Sri Lanka has revised its initial forecast of inbound tourist arrivals for this year, setting a new highly ambitious target of attracting 2.3 million...

Asia further tightens travel restrictions as Omicron continues global spread

The rapid spread of Omicron infections across the world has forced Asian governments this week to reinstate even tougher border measures, with Thailand pausing...

UNWTO denounces blanket travel bans

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) of the United Nations has spoken out against new blanket restrictions on travel imposed by governments around the world...

Desaru Coast puts new spin on event possibilities

Desaru Coast Destination Resort in Johor, Malaysia has launched MICE Reinvented, a new campaign that aims to inspire new ways of hosting business and...

Star Cruises to restart domestic sailings in Malaysia

Star Cruises is set to become the first cruise line to resume operations in Malaysia, with Star Pisces offering domestic cruises from Penang starting...

Sri Lanka upbeat on tourism growth in 2022 despite Omicron

Sri Lankan tourism officials are optimistic that inbound tourist arrivals for next year will bounce back to 50 per cent of 2018 numbers –...

Queensland to reopen borders earlier than planned

With Queensland fast approaching 80 per cent of fully vaccinated residents, the Australian state has decided to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated interstate...

Laguna Phuket scores on sports tourism with three volleyball tournaments

Laguna Phuket integrated resort will deliver three major international beach volleyball tournaments before the year is out, further solidifying its reputation as a destination...

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