LONDON, 30 November 2020: Shares in airlines led the rebound in global stock markets in recent weeks on the news of a significant breakthrough in the race to find a Covid-19 vaccine. While the surge...
CHIANG RAI, 18 November 2020: Thailand enjoys a two-day holiday, 19 and 20 November, served up by the government to nourish domestic travel. It gives Thais a four-day break when the weekend is included and...
SINGAPORE, 13 November 2020:  The Global Business Travel Association tells us Covid-19 will change the world’s lucrative events business into something better. In what GBTA called a headliner webinar, "Virtual, In-Person, Hybrid: What's Next for the Meetings...
SINGAPORE, 12 November 2020: Like many of the days that have changed history, 09 November 2020 is a day that I will never forget. The announcement that drug manufacturers Pfizer /BioNTech are inching tangibly closer to a confirmed, effective vaccination...
CHIANG RAI, 16 October 2020: Travel is the stuff of dreams, but since Covid-19 raised its ugly head last December it quickly turned into a nightmare for those who rely on tourism to pay their weekly bills.
SINGAPORE, 7 October 2020: Forecasting the shape and recovery of the travel industry is almost impossible, but a new report, The Travel Consultant of Tomorrow, shows that 50% of business leaders in the travel industry regard people as the most...
BANGKOK, 30 September 2020: Thailand has extended the amnesty on visa renewals until the 31 October, local media reported on Monday, a move that takes the heat off thousands of foreigners stranded in Thailand. The extension...
BANGKOK, 28 September 2020: In Thailand, the tourism sector supported almost 20% of the national GDP last year, but the recovery could take four years to reach 2019 levels. In the Oxford Economics’...
BANGKOK, 18 September 2020: A proposal to encourage long-stay visits and begin the process of opening Thailand to leisure travel passed its first hurdle with the Thai cabinet approving a “special tourist visa” 15 September.
CHIANG RAI, 24 August 2020: Covid-19 has changed the way we live and work dramatically, and travel may never return to what we were accustomed to for years to come, even when an effective vaccine becomes available...