BANGKOK, 5 March 2021: The Pacific Asia Travel Association named  Surayyal Hizmi, a lecturer advisor of the PATA Lombok Tourism Polytechnic Student Chapter, in Indonesia, as 2021 PATA Face of the Future in an announcement on Thursday....
BANGKOK, 25 February 2021: The recently established Thai Airlines Association named Bangkok Airways’ president, Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, as the founding president. The association will represent the interests of the seven airlines based in Thailand. They comprise Bangkok Airways,...
BANGKOK, 23 February 2021: The Pacific Asia Travel Association has appointed a committee to shortlist applicants for the CEO post with an announcement on the successful candidate scheduled possibly as early as April. The...
LONDON, 22 February 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council sent an open letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the weekend, urging him to adopt a Covid-19 exit strategy to save tourism. The letter...
MADRID, 19 February 2021: Startups from around the world have been recognised for their contributions to sustainable and responsible tourism in the UNWTO SDGs Global Startup Competition. The competition, supported by the United Nations Innovation Network, attracted...
LONDON, 15 February 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council has released a study illustrating the industry’s role as a driver of social impact. WTTC's Social Impact Paper shows tourism drives economic growth and enhances...
BANGKOK, 9 February 2021: The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office has appointed two former tourism ministers from the Mekong region to head the selection committee to choose the 2021 winner of the Mekong Heroes’ award project.
JAKARTA, 9 February 20231 Indonesia has been appointed to lead the ASEAN Travel Corridor Arrangement Task Force (ATCAF) according to the latest news from the ASEAN secretariat. The scheme is expected to open...
LONDON, 8 February 2021: The World Travel & Tourism Council s calling for governments to abandon the concept of ‘high-risk countries’ and instead focus on how individual ‘high-risk travellers’ are treated at borders. WTTC,...
PHNOM PENH, 8 February 2021: Southeast Asia’s tourism urgently needs a kickstart before the end of the second quarter to avoid collapse, according to the ASEAN Tourism Association that represents private tourism sector organisations across the 10-country region.