Huka Lodge Acquired by Baillie Lodges in New Zealand, Tourism Australia Launched AUD5 Million Tourism Campaign to Boost Domestic Tourism, NZD50 Million Events Fund Rolled Out to Regions in New Zealand, Hua Hin Airport to be Further Upgraded in Thailand.
The member governments of the Greater Mekong Subregion agreed at the recent 46th GMS Tourism Working Group Meeting on December 3rd, 2020 to postpone the Mekong Tourism Forum in Bagan, Myanmar. The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) has been working closely with the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar to plan the annual flagship tourism conference in the Greater Mekong subregion.
Singapore’s ‘Travel Revive’ could be demonstrable example for MICE tourism recovery, says GlobalData
Singapore will not be able to rely on domestic tourism as only 176,000 domestic trips took place in 2019 when compared to 14.5 million international arrivals. Therefore, the country hosted the first physical travel trade show (Travel Revive) in Asia since the COVID-19 outbreak to boost inbound Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions (MICE) tourism.
Could I Have Attended This Virtually? Events In The Age Of New Protocols, Cool Tech And Changed Expectations
I had my first ART yesterday. I wished I could say this involved me splashing blobs of paint on a blank canvas like Pollock or Picasso; rather it was having cotton buds stuck up my nostrils. Honestly, the Antigen Rapid Test wasn't as bad as I had feared, it felt more like the tingling you get from overdosing on good wasabi.
View by Madhu Rajesh – Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
"As the evidence shows, customers – corporate and holiday-makers – are increasingly wanting to make more sustainable travel choices. With 69% of global travelers expecting the travel industry to offer more sustainable travel options, there is an emphasis on hotel properties to demonstrate their positive impact."
As new data reveals the continuing impact of COVID-19, top speakers head to the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit from 1-2 December 2020 to tackle the industry's biggest issues at South East Asia Hotel.
Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and the circumstances around the current pandemic situation, ITB India organiser has decided to hold the inaugural ITB India 2021 as an entirely virtual event, set to take place from 7 - 9 April 2021.
COVID has turned online travel from a game of inches to one of millimetres, said Timothy Hughes, vice president corporate development of Agoda, paraphrasing an oft-quoted phrase of former Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
"The current crisis in the hospitality industry is unmatched. Many experts expect a dramatic change regarding how people will travel and use hotels in the future. Traditional hotel groups and independent hotels will struggle due to the lingering effects of the situation."
TravelRevive, powered by ITB Asia and Singapore Tourism Board (STB), will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore, from 25-26 November 2020.
ITB Asia 2020 Virtual concluded with a record-breaking participation of almost 35,000 travel professionals
ITB Asia, 'Asia's Leading Travel Trade Show,' successfully concluded today rounding off the first virtual event in its 13-year history. The highly-anticipated trade show was hosted virtually on the newly established online platform, ITB Community in Asia (ITB Community).
ITB Asia, Asia's Leading Travel Trade Show, today opened its virtual doors for the first-ever virtual event. As one of the industry's firsts, the three-day event is being hosted online.
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