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India’s second Covid wave puts hospitality recovery at risk

Green shoots sprouting in India's domestic tourism market has been curtailed by renewed restrictions to stem a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, leaving hospitality players...

Changing face of workspaces

The rise of remote working has fuelled an appetite for extended stays among travellers seeking to escape from work-from-home routines. With that, hospitality players and destinations are adapting their offerings to tap on the longer-stay trend. By Cheryl Ong.

On the horizon

Dream Cruises and Royal Caribbean International are blazing a trail in 
safe cruising resumption in Asia, and more cruise lines are joining in, to the benefit 
of cruise fans. S Puvaneswary lists out upcoming cruise options.

Hyatt embarks on expansion spree in India

Hyatt Hotels Corporation plans to grow its brand footprint in India by more than 70 per cent by 2023, with six new hotels set...

Sabre introduces new airline storefront with “shelves”

Sabre has rolled out its new airline storefront, an industry-first capability that makes it easier to comparison-shop complex airline offers in the indirect channel. The...

Taking cruise control

Although the pandemic has frozen travel and tourism over in 2020, the cruise industry has proven its resilience. Pamela Chow finds out how Asia’s players are rebuilding cruise confidence among travellers and the trade.

SIA to integrate IATA Travel Pass into own app by mid-2021

Singapore Airlines (SIA) plans to integrate a digital health verification process into its mobile app, after a recent trial of IATA's Travel Pass for...

Regeneration rising

The strive for a smarter, more sustainable way of travelling has arose amid the pandemic, and tourism players in Asia-Pacific are taking action to go the extra green mile.

TTG Conversations: Five Questions kicks off April season with resident sentiments focus

TTG Conversations: Five Questions video series returns for an April season with yet another strong line-up of travel and tourism industry thought leaders, with...

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.