Tuesday, 11th May 2021
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Safe restart of tourism is possible: UNWTO

UNWTO is urging governments around the world to get the tourism sector back on track, with stringent health and safety protocols in place, stressing...

Beijing Capital Airport gets digital makeover

Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) has introduced a new completely contactless experience for its passengers, in what SITA has called its most extensive biometric...

Qatar Airways refunds US$1.2b ‎

Qatar Airways has paid out over US$1.2 billion in refunds to almost 600,000 passengers since March, after the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted their travel plans. This...

Singapore works to preserve mindshare among Indian travellers

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has partnered with India-based travel platform Tripoto to launch a microsite within Tripoto’s website, as part of efforts to...

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,...

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