SHANGHAI, 2 April 2020: The international outbreak of Covid-19 has been met with encouraging support from many countries, but unfortunately, xenophobia and anti-global tendencies have also become more apparent than ever, says Trip.com chairman and economist, James Liang.
SINGAPORE, 30 March 2020: Experts who can talk on coronavirus and the impact on tourism are crawling out of the woodwork claiming they have seen the light that eluded the rest of us. Some early...
BANGKOK, 19 March 2020: In his latest "letter from the CEO", Pacific Asia Travel Association's president and CEO, Mario Hardy, cuts, through the clutter and noise surrounding the Covid-19 outbreak. He calls for calm suggesting even if...
LONDON, 19 March 2020: In this open letter, the World Travel & Tourism Council presents the case for governments to step in and save millions of jobs in travel and tourism sector that are at risk.
CHIANG MAI, 17 March 2020: “In Search of Myanmar” is an intriguing and humorous travelogue by UK writer, James Fable, based on his two years in Myanmar (2016-2018), where he worked as a freelance travel journalist.
BANGKOK, 9 March 2020: Clarity is clearly in short supply when the subject is how to battle Covid-19 at your borders. In the space of just a week, Thailand’s Public Health Ministry dithered on how to deal with travellers from...
SINGAPORE, 4 March 2020: Achieving a degree of clarity is almost impossible due to fake news clutter and half-baked opinions that fuel the chaos surrounding the spread of Covid-19. What we do know is...
SINGAPORE, 26 February 2020: Originally called the Wuhan coronavirus it took just 87 days for the contagious disease to seriously rock the region's tourism industry forcing governments to throw financial lifelines. Now called Covid-19 its origin...
BANGKOK, 17 February 2020; Reality sinks in this week. The Covid-19 virus now in its 50th day is not going away any time soon. More than 70,500 people are infected, and the death count surpassed 1,770 at...
SINGAPORE, 7 February 2020: When travel is hit by a crisis, it doesn’t take too long before experts point out that the Chinese word for crisis also means opportunity. Earlier this week, tourism leaders in...