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Khiri Travel crafts new ecotourism experiences in Sri Lanka

Khiri Travel Sri Lanka has created four ecotourism tours in the country for visitors interested in respecting nature, going local and giving back. From Mirissa...

Switzerland Tourism, Kuoni Tumlare go big on small group tours via train

With small group travel poised to gain traction post-pandemic, Switzerland Tourism, Kuoni Tumlare and Swiss Travel Systems have joined hands to launch a joint...

New hotels: Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai, Oakwood Hotel Oike Kyoto, and more

Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai, the UAE Thailand's Centara Hotels & Resorts marks its debut in the Middle East with the opening of Centara Mirage...

Making positive changes

Kyoto is pulling out various stops to ensure she retains her appeal as an interesting and culturally-rich business events destination, while adapting to hosting online and hybrid events in the interim. By Kathryn Wortley.

Personalisation, AI can help hoteliers drive ancillary revenue

With the rise of more sophisticated online bookers, hotels can cut their reliance on OTAs and grow revenue by changing their marketing strategy through...

Why we must bake health credential checks into our travel ecosystem, everywhere

As travel opens up, adopting a standardised approach to digital health credential checks is imperative to ensure seamless passenger processing, says Sherry Stein, head of technology, SITA Americas

SLH curates new collection of sustainable hotels

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has launched the Considerate Collection, a community of actively sustainable luxury hotels "going the extra eco-mile". The collection...

Slow tourism recovery hitting jobs and growth worldwide: WTTC

The travel and tourism sector’s continued sluggish recovery will see its year-on-year contribution to global GDP rise by less than one-third in 2021, according...

Bold ambitions

From airline expansion to major infrastructure developments, Saudi Arabia is going all out to power its Olympic-sized tourism ambitions. By S Puvaneswary.

Maldivian tourism operators brace for winter demand surge with some resorts selling out

The Maldives, one of the few tourism destinations that is thriving in the post-pandemic era, is anticipating a surge in tourist traffic this upcoming...