AMSTERDAM 19 April 2018: The trend to travel green continues to grow as more global travellers say they want to book sustainable travel products. That’s one of the outcomes of the latest Booking.com, global Sustainable Travel Report. Findings suggested that 87%...
SINGAPORE: There are far more travel browsers than buyers with the dropout rate as high as 92% when it comes time to pay online for a travel service, according to a recent survey. Data supplied by advertising and marketing technology...
BANGKOK, 11 April 2018: A longer Songkran holiday extending to five days will improve holiday spend by Bangkok residents during the festival week 12 to 16 April, according to a poll conducted Kasikorn Bank Research. The KResearch poll indicated 53%...
LONDON, 4 April 2018: India’s tourism industry and related business will create a massive increase in job opportunities, the latest World Travel & Tourism Council data suggests. WTTC says tourism related jobs will increase from 42.9 million in 2018 to...
SINGAPORE, 28 March 2018: Luxury encounters and exploring the unknown were the top prerequisites when Singaporeans turn to travel planning. That was just two of the takeaways from a survey released Tuesday by Etihad Airways. It sought to gain insights on...

Tourism a job maker

LONDON, 23 March 2018: Tourism is a mega industry responsible for creating 7 million new jobs, worldwide, according to the  World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Research, released Thursday. WTTC noted in the report that 2017 was a...
BANGKOK, 22 March 2018: Most Chinese travellers are more likely to shop and spend at overseas shops and outlets  that accept Chinese mobile payments, according to the latest new Nielsen report, According to Nielsen and Alipay, that conducted the research, 93%...
BANGKOK, 21 March 2018: Paris is the global winner of  TripAdvisor’s Travelers' Choice awards for Destinations, while Bali in fourth place was the highest placed Asian destination on the global top-10 list. Bali was in fact the only Asian destination...
SHANGHAI, 20 March 2018:  More Chinese travellers are showing Interest in visiting Africa according to a forecast by Travelzoo. Booking and search trends indicates largest popularity growth for travel to Africa this 2018 based on the company’s latest Travelzoo Travel...
BANGKOK, 16 March 2018: China and Hong Kong SAR will lead Asia-Pacific destinations in terms of growth over the next five years for both inbound and outbound travel, according to PATA’s Asia-Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2018-2022. Following an earlier Pacific Asia...