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APAC travellers look at new domestic destinations to celebrate year of the Ox

APAC travellers look at new domestic destinations to celebrate year of the Ox

Traditionally one of the biggest annual travel periods for Asia Pacific travellers, this Lunar New Year Agoda reveals changing travel patterns emerging post-COVID. This year travellers are discovering off the beaten track destinations as well as revisiting traditional tourist hotspots. Family or group travel is the most popular traveller type and some travellers are pampering […]

4 travel trends in APAC in 2021

4 travel trends in APAC in 2021

Kerry Healy, CCO Southeast Asia, Japan & South Korea at Accor The COVID-19 pandemic and it hit the hospitality sector, and the whole travel industry, in whole, the hardest that even the massive conglomerate Accor was not spared. The health crisis upended revenues and stumped growth and projections. Accor has adopted a leaner, more resilient […]

Health and safety top concerns for APAC travellers: PATA

Health and safety top concerns for APAC travellers: PATA

Health and safety are top-of-mind for consumers when selecting a destination, although the Asia Pacific region generates a higher than average positive sentiments but tempered by a demand for cleanliness and a low impact on the environment. These are some of the results from the recently launched report, The Impact of Health and Hygiene on […]

APAC nations begin to ease travel bans but hurdles remain

APAC nations begin to ease travel bans but hurdles remain

Asia-Pacific countries including Singapore, Australia and Japan are gradually easing some international travel restrictions as coronavirus cases slow, in hopes of helping to revive their economies. International travel in Asia has collapsed during the pandemic due to border closures, with passenger numbers down 97% in August. This was revealed by Association of Asia Pacific Airlines […]

How COVID-19 will change travel habits in APAC

How COVID-19 will change travel habits in APAC

Flying habits are set to change drastically for the long-term, with nine in ten airline passengers (93%) from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region surveyed not expecting to return to their previous travel routines once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. According to Inmarsat’s ‘Passenger Confidence Tracker’, the views and attitudes of 9,500 respondents across the globe […]

Australia to expand travel bubble in APAC

Australia to expand travel bubble in APAC

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reportedly holding discussions with several low-risk Asian countries in order to expand the country’s travel bubble with no quarantine. The Land Down Under has taken the first steps in reopening its borders by allowing travellers from New Zealand to travel to several states without quarantine. However, Kiwis are not […]

Far East Hospitality excites with expansion plans in APAC

Far East Hospitality excites with expansion plans in APAC

Far East Hospitality has announced that it will forge ahead with its local and regional expansion plans with three properties – Oasia Resort Sentosa, Far East Village Hotel Yokohama, and Quincy Hotel Melbourne. Oasia makes a splash into Sentosa Island Slated for opening in the second quarter of 2021, Oasia Resort Sentosa will be the […]

APAC VCs put money in early-stage funding rounds

APAC VCs put money in early-stage funding rounds

Early-stage funding rounds (comprising Seed and Series A funding rounds) dominated the venture capital (VC) funding landscape during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020 in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, according to data company GlobalData. The number of deals with disclosed funding rounds increased by 3.6% from 361 in October to 374 in November before decreasing […]

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