Wednesday, 12th August 2020
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40% of destinations have now eased travel restrictions: UNWTO

A growing number of destinations around the world have restarted their tourism industries while adapting to the new normal, with the latest analysis from...

Emirates rolls out bespoke portal for travel trade partners

Emirates has launched a new online platform that will allow its travel trade partners around the world to have easy access to the airline's...

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...

Changi Airport deploys touch-free tech

Contactless check-in kiosks, as well as facial and iris recognition for immigration clearance, are part of heightened safety measures rolled out by Changi Airport,...

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...

Evolving to meet APAC travellers’ changing needs

Google Asia-Pacific head of travel Hermione Joye wrote in a recent Think with Google piece about the shift in consumer sentiment around travel owing to Covid-19, and what tourism companies in Asia-Pacific ought do to meet these evolving needs in order to capture future bookings.

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