SINGAPORE, 9 February 2018: Trips are getting shorter, down from a global average of 10 nights in 2013 to eight nights today. That is just one of the observations of the latest Global Intentions Index released by Visa, Thursday. In examining...
BANGKOK, 2 March 2018: Surprisingly for a country that has one of the highest annual public holiday tallies, 81% of Thais surveyed said they deserved more vacation days than they were given. The findings were highlighted in the latest Expedia...
BANGKOK, 5 March 2018:  Outbound travel from Thailand is set to hit 10 million this year, according to the first comprehensive market research report on what is expected to be the “the next big thing” in Asia-Pacific tourism. The report...
BANGKOK, 13 February 2018: Booking.com dominates the hotel booking scene in key destinations in Southeast Asia, according to the latest Siteminder assessment. Siteminder, a leading hotel channel management platform, released its 2017 lists identifying the top 15 hotel booking sites...
BANGKOK, 20 February 2018: Just simply keeping up with the digital expectations of today’s tech-savvy consumer is no longer an option for the travel industry. Exceeding those expectations is now the expected norm and for the travel industry it is...
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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...

Tokyo betters Bangkok

SINGAPORE, 13 February 2018: Tokyo has overtaken Bangkok as the top Chinese New Year destination for Asian travellers, this year, according to global online booking platform agoda. Bangkok was top for hotel bookings during Chinese New Year in 2016 and...
PHUKET, 7 February 2018: China jitters and buzz-killing travel advisories can alter hotel trading to boom, bust and boom yet again, says the latest report on Bali’s tourism. The year 2017 was the best of times and the worst of...
BERLIN, 8 March 2018: The tourism industry’s responsibility to contribute to sustainable development on a global scale was the core message from UNWTO secretary at the opening of ITB Berlin. Global tourism expanded in 2017 by 7% reaching 1.3 billion...