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• In the Asia Pacific region, tourism sector offers significant economic boost, but it witnessed a drastic decline in international tourism amid COVID-19. … Continue Reading

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A Nigerian court orders Emirates to pay a passenger a staggering $1.63million compensation for lost bags!
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Around the World, Six Senses is Recognized for Conservation and Regeneration

For Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, sustainable travel is the first step in establishing a collaborative relationship with nature and understanding how operations can fit into the design of the whole system. … Continue Reading

Latest News under Category: Accolades
Water Pig BBQ Crowned One of USA Today’s Best New Restaurants
Preferred Hotels & Resorts Announces 2020 I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winners
World Travel Awards once again recognises the continued success of Inmarsat’s GX Aviation and EAN inflight connectivity solutions


Flyarystan Carried 1.5 Million Passengers In 2020

FlyArystan, Kazakhstan’s Low-Cost Airline, carried 1.5 million passengers in 2020. Against the backdrop of a global aviation recession, FlyArystan continued to deliver standout growth, while meeting its ambitions to offer low fares in the Kazakhstan market. … Continue Reading

Latest News under Category: Aviation
Cathay Pacific Cargo Develops Solution for Vaccine Distribution
Oman Air’s IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registration Renewed
Bangkok Airways announces new operation hours of its three airports (Samui, Sukhothai and Trat) Effective from today – 31 January 2021
THAI Reassures Rehabilitation Plan can be submitted by the deadline

Appointments / Movers & Shakers


Airport Association Welcomes Restoration of Connectivity to Qatar

Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific welcomes the restoration of connectivity to Qatar.

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There’s a new furry, brown-eyed girl in town & boy, does she have a big job ahead of her!

There’s a new Aussie icon in town and she’s already turning heads at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo with her thick coat of black fur, big brown eyes and baby bear like demeanour. … Continue Reading

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Business News

10 Biggest Startup Layoffs in 2020 Hit 25,500, Uber Leads With 30%

Data presented by Buy Shares indicates that approximately 25,500 jobs have been lost in the top ten largest startup layoffs amid the pandemic. The layoffs were recorded between March 2020 and January 2021. … Continue Reading

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Ad Industry Rebel Goes Head to Head With the Minister for Communications
WTTC releases Mental Health Guidelines to aid the recovery of Travel & Tourism

Coronavirus (Covid-19)


Good Reasons You Should Indulge for a Suite on Your Next Cruise

Whilst we patiently wait for life to get back to some sort of normality and take a dream cruise trip, let us look at the possibility to take up a suite on your next voyage. Certainly, anyone who has priced out a suite on a cruise ship knows they are not inexpensive.

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Cruise Deals

Viking Discovery Cruise Sale Deal Of The Week

To celebrate the launch of Viking’s Discovery Cruise Sale, the ever popular 15-day Australia& New Zealand cruise, from Auckland to Sydney or v.v, is now on sale, priced from $7,995pp.   … Continue Reading

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Love at First Bite at Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong

As Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong presents an alluring array of romantic menus that are bound to impress your beau or belle. Ignite the season of love at Mirage Bar & Restaurant with an endearing 4-course dinner for two or spark chemis-tea with your date over the tea-rifically romantic afternoon tea set infused with Florté’s refined teas and honey. … Continue Reading

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A Look Ahead to 2021: Responding with Urgency to the Need for True Equity

2020 brought great challenges and stunning change. At Mastercard, we embrace diversity and inclusion as a guiding force – and as a business and moral imperative. … Continue Reading

Latest News under Category: Financial
Vietjet lands VND650 billion in bond issue
Statement from Singapore Airlines on New US$500 Million Bond Issue

Health and Wellness

Hotel Deals

Book A Getaway To The Nsw Sapphire Coast Now: 21 Gems To Kick Start 2021

Break the back-to-work blues and book a getaway to NSW’s Sapphire Coast now. Accommodation
options are available to suit all budgets. … Continue Reading

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Hotel News

Melco Heart of House roadshows help local SMEs generate close to MOP 3.7 million revenue in 2020

A series of nearly 60 roadshow sessions hosted by Melco Resorts & Entertainment has helped almost 60 local small & medium enterprises (SMEs) and NGOs generate almost MOP 3.7 million revenue in 2020, providing opportunities for business promotion and direct selling to 16,000 colleagues working at Melco’s properties in Macau. … Continue Reading

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Radisson Hotel Group rises above challenges to add 84 new hotels across Asia Pacific in 2020

Radisson Hotel Group overcame significant global challenges in 2020 to expand its portfolio of properties in Asia Pacific, with the addition of 84 exceptional new hotels and resorts, covering eight of its distinct brands. … Continue Reading

Moxy Austin-University Debuts for the Young-At-Heart Looking to Work Hard, Play Hard

Hotel Trends

eRevMax’s Hotel Survey highlights varying levels of business confidence Hoteliers to stay cautious in 2021

The hotel industry will continue to remain cautious and focus on sustainability in 2021. Data from eRevMax’s Hotel Sentiment Survey indicates the depth of the impact of Covid-19 as hoteliers continue to face new challenges due to this period of uncertainty. … Continue Reading

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Lifestyle News

Start The New Year Off Right With These New Outdoor Summer Essentials

With international travel still off the cards, there has never been a better time to discover the adventures in your own state. … Continue Reading

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Luxury Hotels

Aman Announces New Driving Journeys

Aman Drive Journeys

The allure of the open road is undeniable – the possibilities it holds, the freedom it promises. An invitation to journey into the unknown, each stretch of road or trail claims its own distinct horizon ready to unfurl. Set in the world’s most beautiful destinations, Aman properties offer unparalleled access to some of the globe’s finest driving terrain, whether through the mountains and canyons of the American West, the wind-carved dunes of the Sahara, or the sacred forests of Japan. Taking advantage of this proximity, Aman is proud to announce Aman Driving Journeys, offering the ultimate personalised self-drive road trips. … Continue Reading

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River Cruising

New Australian GSA Announced

Luxury European line, Riviera Travel River Cruises, has announced a new General Sales Agent (GSA) for Australia – Travel the World – to expand and evolve the brand’s footprint here and maximise opportunities for both the five-star line and travel agents in the Australian marketplace. … Continue Reading

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Serviced Apartments

Ascott Residence Trust Is The First Hospitality Trust In Singapore To Secure Green Loan

Ascott Residence Trust (ART) has obtained a S$50 million five-year green loan from DBS Bank Ltd (DBS), making ART the first hospitality trust in Singapore to secure a green loan. … Continue Reading

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Frasers Property receives eight certifications from Singapore Environment Council in recognition of its low-carbon and sustainable initiatives at its commercial buildings


JD Sports and Authentic Brands partnership could give Topshop the best chance of revival, says GlobalData

Following reports that JD Sports is in talks with Authentic Brands Group to buy Topshop out of administration: … Continue Reading

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Statistics & Trends

New Data from ACI Worldwide Shows Increase in Global eCommerce Transactions Over the 2020 Holiday Period; Retail and Gaming Sectors See Significant Increase

New benchmark data from ACI Worldwide a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, revealed a 24 percent increase in eCommerce transactions globally in December 2020 compared to December 2019. … Continue Reading

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts renews successful strategic partnership with Sabre to fuel future growth

 Sabre Corporation a leading software and technology provider powering the global travel industry, and Preferred Hotels & Resorts today announced the renewal of their strategic partnership through a long-term and expanded technology agreement. … Continue Reading

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Travel Deals

An Indigenous immersion: Introducing Arcadia’s new Australian expedition

Arcadia Expeditions has announced the release of its latest expedition – ‘Indigenous Immersion: The Art of Storytelling’, a 15-day air safari travelling to rarely-visited parts of the Northern Territory and Western Australia. … Continue Reading

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Visit California

Experience Santa Cruz County’s Redwood Forests

The year 2021 will be a year of recovery for people worldwide. As the travel and tourism industry opens up and life begins again, so too with the forested state parks in Santa Cruz County. … Continue Reading

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Visit Florida

Discover The Palm Beaches and Partners Support Place of Hope During Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 2021 is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. To help support this cause, Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB) in partnership with PCMA Convening Leaders, invites everyone to participate in an online auction where 100 percent of the proceeds will go toward supporting local organization Place of Hope. … Continue Reading

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Visit Middle East / Dubai

ANOTHER Dubai Rental Car Extortion SCAM

As if James Dua-Wiafi and Stanley Kundishora’s widely reported ordeal wasn’t sufficient warning, a THIRD Londoner has just fallen prey to a rental car agency demanding £30,000 in return for his passport.  When will this end?

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Visit South Pacific

Tourism Fiji Announces the “Care Fiji Commitment” to Ensure Traveller Safety Once Borders Re-Open

In anticipation of Fiji’s borders re-opening to travellers, Tourism Fiji has introduced the “Care Fiji Commitment” which is a program including enhanced safety, health and hygiene protocols to ensure the utmost safety of travellers to Fiji in a post COVID-19 world. … Continue Reading

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Visit Thailand / Mekong

Thailand Tightens Domestic Travel as Cases Rise

After months of avoiding the surge in cases seen by its neighbours, Thailand has been hit by its worst Covid-19 outbreak yet. Tens of thousands of people are being tested after hundreds of cases linked to its biggest seafood market. … Continue Reading

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Visit USA

Memphis hosts virtual celebration for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

In Memphis at 12 noon and 6pm (Tuesday 19th at 5am and 11am AEDST), the museum will present King Day: A Virtual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday. … Continue Reading

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U.S. Travel Reacts to CDC Int’l Travel Testing Mandate

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