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BCD Travel’s new travel risk report warns of broader set of threats

As travel resumes, travellers can expect to face a broader set of risks, beyond those associated with the pandemic, according to BCD Travel’s latest...

All eyes on Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland for Official Draw of FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland will host the main event in the countdown to next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 on October 22 – an...

Western Australia gets multi-million-dollar boost for event industry

The government of Western Australia has handed down its 2022-23 State Budget, announcing an increase of A$31 million (US$21.8 million) in funding for tourism...

Following a passion

Love at first sight for a young boy has blossomed into a lasting affair of 50 years. Leslie Danker, resident historian at Raffles Singapore, tells Karen Yue about his enduring love for the property.

South-east Asian transport ministers align commitment to air travel recovery

Transport ministers from seven South-east Asian countries have pledged to rebuild and restore air travel through various measures including mutual recognition of Covid-19 health...

Best Western takes extended stay brand to Australasia

BWH Hotel Group (BWH) has launched its Executive Residency by Best Western extended stay brand in Australasia in collaboration with ARBT Property Group (ARBT). Set...

Fun for the family

With the mid-year holidays approaching, it is time to curate family vacations that are fun for everyone. Melissa Anne Tan picks out not-to-be-missed experiences across the region.

SAii Laguna Phuket muscles up on events capability

Lifestyle resort SAii Laguna Phuket has launched its brand-new Meetings & Events Centre, granting it new power to court corporate and social events. The standalone...

Carnival Corporation names new president and CEO

With effect from August 1, 2022, Josh Weinstein, the current chief operating officer, will assume the role of president and CEO of Carnival Corporation. A...

SIA’s Leslie Thng helms Scoot

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced Leslie Thng as the new CEO of Scoot, replacing Campbell Wilson effective June 16, 2022. Currently the senior vice president sales...