BANGKOK, 3 April 2020: The Covid-19 crisis has handed the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s CEO, Mario Hardy, a six-month extension of his work contract to 31 May 2021. He was due to step down 31 December...
SINGAPORE, 3 April 2020: Over 320,000 local jobs across the Asia Pacific region and a USD36 billion industry are at risk of being overlooked by politicians as they devise financial rescue measures to cope with the Covid-19...
SINGAPORE, 3 April 2020: CapitaLand has named Kevin Goh as its CEO, Lodging effective from 1 April.  He will oversee CapitaLand Group's lodging business, one of the three pillars of the group’s strategic businesses alongside fund...
BANGKOK, 3 April 2020: Thailand has closed venues and restricted social activities effective 3 April with a soft curfew from 2200 to 0500 daily nation-wide. The public health guidelines and recommendations include screening...
BANGKOK, 3 April 2020: Avani Hotels & Resorts announced this week five key appointments at new hotels in Thailand, Indonesia and the Maldives that are due to be fully operational later this year. In South...
BANGKOK, 3 April 2020: The British Embassy strongly advises all short-stay travellers remaining in Thailand to return now to the UK while commercial flights are still available. There are just a few airlines flying services from...
BANGKOK, 2 April 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association has opened its 2020 Pata Gold Awards for submissions with several new categories. Submissions must be filed with the association on or before 14 May. The PATA Gold...
BANGKOK, 2 April 2020: An online appeal hosted on the social community website change.org asks the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs to lobby for a two-month extension to visa stays. The petition created by Mytsap calls...
SHANGHAI, 2 April 2020: The international outbreak of Covid-19 has been met with encouraging support from many countries, but unfortunately, xenophobia and anti-global tendencies have also become more apparent than ever, says Trip.com chairman and economist, James Liang.
DENPASAR, Bali, 2 April 2020: Organisers of the 7th annual Bali & Beyond Travel Fair have confirmed the show will skip its 9 to 13 June calendar slot and convene in June next year. In a...