BRUSSELS, 15 June 2020: The Global Business Travel Association, welcomes the European Commission's guidelines on how to resume travel to the Schengen area safely. However, despite the recommendation to gradually start reopening external borders starting...
ST PETERSBURG, 13 September 2019: The 23rd Session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) closes today 13 September in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. More than 1,000 participants from 124 countries = travelled to...
BANGKOK, 9 March 2020: It seems like an eternity, but just a year ago the Pacific Asia Travel Association's CEO, Mario Hardy, raised the spectre of a crisis that would see Chinese tourist arrivals crash through the...
LONDON, 25 June 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return of Safe Travels. The latest protocols...
BANGKOK, 5 May 4, 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association sealed a new partnership with TCI Research, a leading travel data intelligence agency. Under the agreement, TCI Research will be the sole content contributor to the industry-related...
KUALA LUMPUR, 31 March 2020: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is calling on the government to allow the private sector to stop mandatory contributions to government funds and other schemes. “The first measure...
BANGKOK, 3 March 2020: Just weeks after it said the show would go on, the Pacific Asia Travel Association pulled the plug on its annual summit due to take place in Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE,...
SINGAPORE, 12 March 2020: Covid-19 continues to impact the global business travel industry, with companies cancelling meetings and instituting blanket business travel cancellations, according to the latest research conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).
BANGKOK, 12 April 2017: Travel trade media rarely endorses candidates vying for top level tourism appointments, but TravelIndex founder and director, Bernard Metzger, made an exception, Tuesday, by backing a candidate from the Seychelles to take over as the...
SINGAPORE, 15 July 2020: Newly formed Asia Travel Technology Industry Association encourages partnership and closer cooperation between governments and the travel and tourism industry to spur the recovery of the tourism economy in Asia. ATTIA chair, Ang...