SINGAPORE, 18 October 2019: Now in its 12 annual edition, you could conclude ITB Asia has arrived at a tipping point at least as far as technology and security goes.  Entrance to ITB...
SINGAPORE, 11 October 2019: Every day thousands of tourists soak up life on the Mekong River, the seventh longest river in Asia.  They take cruises, stay at boutique hotels or tuck into a grand lunch at...
BANGKOK, 8 October 2019: The 68-year-old Pacific Asia Travel Association says it will adopt democratic elections and embrace a new online business model to drag itself into the 21st century. In a letter to the members,...
SINGAPORE, 4 October 2019: Smog made the headlines last week as residents in Bangkok donned face masks to protect themselves against what newspapers called toxic haze, mostly self-inflicted by a city consumed by dust and vehicle emissions.
SINGAPORE, 27 September 2019: “Don’t throw good money after bad” should be chiselled on the tombstone of Thomas Cook Group that collapsed under the weight of debts surpassing UKP1.1 billion. It closed Monday when a last-ditch...
SINGAPORE, 20 September 2019: Fires in the Amazon River region made headlines earlier this month spurring us to reflect on how we are destroying our planet and accelerating climate change.   This week the annual forest...
SINGAPORE, 18 September 2019: Travelling, as with any business endeavour, comes with risks. Flight delays, mass protests, natural disasters and even baggage theft are unforeseen threats that could turn a seemingly normal business travel trip into...
SINGAPORE, 13 September 2019: World tourism leaders met this week in St Petersburg for the annual UNWTO general assembly that pushed sustainability and innovation to the top of the agenda. The 23rd Session of...
SINGAPORE, 6 September 2019: When Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, says he is backing an effort to speed up sustainable tourism and reduce the impact travel has on the climate people listen. That’s because he has...
SINGAPORE, 30 August 2019: Trend spotters view Vietnam as the tourism destination to watch closely as the country strides forward to become a top tourism player in the Mekong Region. All the tell-tale signs...