PALMA, Spain, 23 April 2020: Hotelbeds one of the world´s leading bedbanks, launched two innovative COVID-19 operational update services for partners earlier this week. Hotelbeds has developed an automated WhatsApp and a Facebook Messenger service to enable...
SINGAPORE, 23 April 2020: CWT, a travel management platform, has been awarded Platinum status by EcoVadis, the independent corporate social responsibility (CSR) rating agency. In the fourth consecutive year of being rated in the top category for...
SINGAPORE, 22 April 2020: Considered one of the most profitable companies based in the Netherlands, Booking.com is asking for help to pay salaries according to a report in Dutch News 17 April. It asked for...
KUALA LUMPUR,  20 April 2020: The Malaysia Association Tour Agency (MATA) urges the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to waive all fees for its members to assist them during the Covid-19 crisis. Known in Malaysian as...
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 April 2020 – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) calls on the government to urgently look into financial support for the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines to ensure its readiness for the post-Covid-19 period.
SINGAPORE, 15 April 2020: FCM Travel Solutions’ parent company Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has announced initiatives to strengthen its balance sheet and liquidity position. It involves securing  AUD900 million through a mix of capital raising and...
KUALA LUMPUR, 13 April 2020 - The Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations (FATA) is concerned that many passengers and travel agents may not be getting refunds due to them from flight cancellations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR, 10 April 2020: Airlines should put refunds back on the table for travel agents and passengers rather than offering just the credit note option, says the  Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA)
SINGAPORE, 2 April 2020: Expedia’s customer support team spells out how to obtain support and answers as thousands of travellers clamour for refunds and clarity. Noting the entire travel industry is experiencing an unprecedented increase...
HONG KONG, 1 April 2020: Hong Kong's competition watchdog will consider proposals that will level the playing field and ensure three major online travel agencies end the practice of locking accommodation providers into parity clauses that hinder market competition.