Category: Asia Pacific

#Voices of Travel: Dheeshana Ameresekere says prioritise employee wellbeing

The travel and tourism industry worldwide is facing an unprecedented tragedy with the outbreak of COVID19. How are travel businesses reacting? In this series, hear it all from the people that matter. Dheeshana Ameresekere, Theva Residency speaks to us.  We run a 15 room boutique hotel in the mountain area of Sri Lanka. The Easter […]

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Singapore Tourism Board says #UnitedWeStand, releases Letter of Unity

Amidst the novel Coronavirus pandemic, GB Srithar, Regional Director-India, Middle East & South Asia, Singapore Tourism Board writes a letter to travel and tourism partners with an important message. Read on to discover what he has to say.     

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#Voices of Travel: Business in a Post-virus World

The travel and tourism industry worldwide is facing an unprecedented tragedy with the outbreak of COVID19. How are travel businesses reacting?  In this series, hear it all from the people that matter. Yaoza K Shimray, Information Officer, Tourism Authority of Thailand told us that:  China and Thailand were the first countries that were affected because […]

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Thai Cabinet approves measures to help companies, especially SMEs, survive COVID-19 crisis

The Royal Thai Government has approved Phase One of a broad range of financial and fiscal relief measures to help Thai companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, alleviate the business downturn impact of the COVID-19 virus crisis. Travel and tourism companies are a primary focus of attention for the relief measures. Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana […]

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Seaside Finolhu becomes a member of Design Hotels

Seaside Finolhu has become the first luxury resort from the Maldives to be accepted as a member of Design Hotels, the globally-recognised resource for curated design-led hotels. Operated by the German hotel company, Seaside Collection, Finolhu earned its place as the only resort in the Maldives to be included in Design Hotels’ prestigious international portfolio […]

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Nepal Tourism Board conducts meeting on impacts of Coronavirus outbreak in tourism and aviation industry

In the wake of the huge impact of WHO-declared pandemic – Coronavirus outbreak, which is spreading on a massive scale across the world and causing a huge loss in the sector of travel and tourism in the country since mid-February 2020, a meeting with the representatives of travel associations was organised at the Ministry of […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand organises Indian travel agents and media FAM trip to Thailand

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), New Delhi Office invited travel agents and media from New Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkata for a familiarisation trip to Bangkok from March 4-6, while Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai Office invited travel agents and media from Mumbai, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Ahmedabad and Nagpur to Bangkok from March 4-8. The […]

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Nepal Tourism Board appoints Dr Dhananjay Regmi as the new CEO

Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Dr Dhananjay Regmi, assumed his office. NTB officials welcomed Dr Regmi as the new CEO amidst a program at office premises, Bhrikutimandap. Dr Regmi also served as Chairperson of Himalayan Research Expedition (HRE), Himalayan Research Center (HRC) and Vice-Chairperson of Kathmandu-based Nepal Geographical Society. […]

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Malaysia’s Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau leads delegation of 15 to India, launches new incentives and support for the India market

The Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) conducted its annual roadshow to India in Mumbai recently at the Four Seasons Hotel as part of the Penang Roadshow to India 2020. Beginning the roadshow in Mumbai, the Penang delegation continued on to New Delhi, Chennai and Kochi with the objective of promoting Penang as the preferred […]

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India continues as the third largest visitor source market for Singapore in 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, Singapore welcomed more than one million Indian travellers in 2019, reinforcing it as one of the most preferred destinations for Indian outbound travel. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced that India retained its third position with 1.42 million visitors, after China and Indonesia, as a Visitor Arrival (VA) source market […]

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