SINGAPORE, 16 November 2018: Travellers surveyed worldwide say mobile devices are now as vital for travel as for other aspects of their life whilst the desire for new technologies increases. New technologies include voice search, e-payment and digital room keys,...
MADRID, 13 November 2018: A report from the World Tourism Organisation and the European Travel Commission shows that outbound tourism from the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council  has grown strongly in recent years, with international tourism expenditure...
SHANGHAI, 12 November 2018: Business travel spend is on the rise in the China market according CITS American Express Global Business Travel, a joint venture between American Express Global Business Travel and China International Travel Service. The company was highlighting...
LONDON, 7 November 2018: Safety, easy visas, direct flights and sensitivity to the Chinese holiday calendar were citied as vital components to attract Chinese tourists. ForwardKeys presented the key takeaways during a presentation on Tuesday at the World Travel Market,...
SINGAPORE, 6 November 2018: Mastercard, today, unveiled a report that demonstrates the transformative power of tourism in fuelling the development of smarter cities and accelerating economic growth. “The ASEAN Opportunity: How City Planners and Governments Can Make Cities Even Smarter...
KUALA LUMPUR, 5 November 2018: GDP impact of Muslim travel in Asia is forecast to hit USD33 billion by 2020, up 27% from USD26.2 billion in 2017, according to new research unveiled this week. The region is set grow its...
SHANGHAI, 31 October 2018: The majority of affluent Chinese travellers count on their children to choose their next holiday according to research released today at the opening of ILTM travel trade show, here in Shanghai. It showed that 95% of...
SINGAPORE 26 October 2018: Looking forward two decades, airline passengers will double according the latest International Air Transport Association forecast. That’s good news for airlines and depressing news for those who think destinations are already being destroyed by the blight...
SINGAPORE, 25 October 2018: Asia’s hotel brands were recognised globally as the “most excellent” hotel chains according to TripAdvisor’s latest assessment. Asia’s Indian Hotels Company (Taj and Vivanta), Shangri-La Group, Oberoi Group, Aman Group, Pan Pacific Hotels Group and Rosewood...
LONDON, 24 October 2018: In terms of job creation in tourism Jakarta was first in the top-10 chart, while in sheer tourism market size Shanghai was the top destination. These were just two of the finding of the World Travel...