Gen Z no regrets list

SINGAPORE, 8 November 2016: So-called gap-year travel is a priority for those born after 1995, (21 or younger) according to research by youth travel experts Contiki. In the company’s latest survey, it concluded that the Generation Z believe travel is...
BANGKOK, 1 November 2016: Thai beachgoers would rather postpone a holiday if they are not in good shape, according to Expedia.co.th® 2016 Flip Flop Report. They are also the lowest spenders on beach holidays, worldwide, according to the survey. The annual...
SINGAPORE, 21 October 2016: TripAdvisor released details of its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for top restaurants around the world, earlier this week. This year’s awards recognise 528 restaurants overall, including the top 25 fine dining spots, worldwide, and dedicated lists for Asia,...
LONDON, 17 October 2016: STR’s September 2016 Pipeline Report shows 582,271 rooms in 2,555 projects are under contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents a 4.6% increase in rooms under contract compared with September 2015. Under contract data includes...
SINGAPORE, 13 October 2016: Hundreds of animal attractions where tourists come into physical contact with captive wild animals, or endangered species, will no longer be bookable on TripAdvisor or Viator, the popular review site announced, Wednesday. With endorsements from the...
PHUKET, 5 October 2016: Samui  island in south Thailand is benefiting from mounting airlift, which is positively impacting on hotel occupancy levels, according to the latest research. Key findings and forecasts are presented in C9 Hotelworks newly released Samui Hotel...
BANGKOK, 4 October 2016: When you count the sheer volume of overnight tourist arrivals Bangkok is the top city, worldwide, according to the sixth annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. Released in last month, the index ranks 132 cities, worldwide, based...
BANGKOK, 13 January 2016: A high proportion of Asian travellers are seeking new travel experiences this year but only 20% said it would involve an adventure theme, according to findings in the latest TripBarometer study published by TripAdvisor. These findings...

Best places to retire

BALTIMORE, 5 January 2016: Panama is the best place in the world to retire in 2016, according to a new Index by the retire-overseas experts at InternationalLiving.com. Malaysia was the top spot in Asia to retire and was fifth overall...
BANGKOK, 3 August 2015: Travel Impact Newswire, a leading alternative-perspective online publication covering travel and tourism, has launched what is claimed to be the first Early Warning Report designed to alert the tourism and hospitality industry, worldwide, to looming risks...