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THAI LUXURY HOTEL GROUP SETS SIGHTS ON CHINA

Thailand’s luxury hotel group Dusit International is making major new inroads to…
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THOMAS COOK (INDIA) BULLISH ON MICE SECTOR

Thomas Cook (India) has set its sights on the restart of MICE…
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SRI LANKA: A MODEL FOR THE REOPENING OF ASIAN DESTINATIONS

One of the most progressive destinations in Asia when it comes to…
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THE NEW FACE OF MALAYSIAN TOURISM

Exclusive Interview: YB Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri – Minister of Tourism,…
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GOLF QUARANTINE: THAILAND SWINGS TO AN ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION FOR FOREIGN VISITORS

While Thailand is reopening very cautiously to international tourists with very strict…
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ALL LAOS TO BE CONNECTED BY RAIL IN 2021

For the first time in its history, Laos is to benefit from…
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A NEW TAKE ON THE RYOKAN EXPERIENCE

Adrian Zecha, founder of Aman, has partnered with Japanese hospitality group Naru…
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TRIP.COM CEO SAYS “CUSTOMERS FIRST” STRATEGY GUIDED COMPANY THROUGH PANDEMIC

“Customers first. Partners second. Ourselves third.” Jane Sun, CEO and member of…
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ITB CHINA TO HOST MICE PROCUREMENT CONVENTION

ITB China and China BT MICE have announced that the Business Travel…
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INDIA PAINTS ITS BEACHES BLUE

India is increasingly showing commitment to becoming a sustainable, environmentally-friendly tourism destination.…
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FIRST FOR NEW CHINESE PASSENGER JET WITH NEW AIRLINE

For the first time, a Chinese-manufactured 90-seat passenger jet has been placed…
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NEW SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPTS IN S.E. ASIA

Topgolf Entertainment Group and Singapore-based franchise partner TG SEA Development have announced…
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INDONESIA EXPANDS SPORTS TOURISM OFFER

Indonesia’s Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry is putting the spotlight on sport as…
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SE ASIA: REOPENING VITAL IN 2021

Southeast Asia was a shining star in the tourism firmament until 2020.…
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ITB CHINA ANNOUNCES TWO INDUSTRY EVENTS FOR 2021

Thee organisers of ITB China have announced the launch of an ITB China…
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POST-COVID TOURISM: ECONOMIC RECOVERY, OR SUSTAINABILITY FIRST?

An ITB Virtual Convention on December 10 discussed the future of sustainable tourism…
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ABTA REVEALS TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2021

ABTA – The Travel Association – has revealed six key trends that…
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UNWTO WORKS WITH INDONESIA ON TOURISM RESTART IN BALI

The World Tourism Organisation has concluded its first in-person visit to Bali…