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Visa and STB ink three-year deal to boost local tourism and lifestyle SMEs

Visa and STB ink three-year deal to boost local tourism and lifestyle SMEs

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to address the needs of Singapore’s tourism and lifestyle small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) impacted by COVID-19. The STB-Visa collaboration focuses on two strategic areas to revive the local tourism industry – joint research […]

Centara and Amorn Patana deal for second Centra in Bangkok

Centara and Amorn Patana deal for second Centra in Bangkok

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator and Amorn Patana Asset announced the signing of a hotel management agreement (HMA) for Centra by Centara Hotel Bangkok Phra Nakhon. Senior management teams from the two companies officially executed the agreement at a signing ceremony held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. The […]

Deal spotlight: Stuck for something to do this weekend? Check this out

Deal spotlight: Stuck for something to do this weekend? Check this out

Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11 today unveils ‘Stay & Savour’ campaign offering guests the ultimate gourmet getaway while staycationing at the most happening street in Bangkok. Price starting from THB 1,999++, guests can enjoy one night stay with breakfast and the finest seafood dinner buffet at Crave restaurant on the 8th floor every Friday to […]

Milestone deal: Israel signs visa exemption agreement with UAE for the first time

Milestone deal: Israel signs visa exemption agreement with UAE for the first time

Following the 15 September US-brokered normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE, the two countries have signed a visa exemption agreement. This is the first time that Israel has signed such agreement with an Arab country. The treaty was signed during high-level meetings and a ceremony in Tel Aviv attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, […]

Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October

Travel & tourism sector witnessed 13.7% growth in deal activity in October

A total of 116 deals were announced in the global travel and tourism sector during October 2020, which is an increase of 13.7% over 102 deals announced during the previous month, according to global data and analytics companies. Despite being the hardest hit industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the travel and tourism sector managed […]

Singapore Tourism and Trip.com forge three-year deal

Singapore Tourism and Trip.com forge three-year deal

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Trip.com Group signed a three-year memorandum of understanding to jointly market Singapore as the destination of choice for travellers, and to enhance visitors’ experience. In addition, Trip.com Group announced that it has set up its international headquarters (IHQ) in Singapore. STB and Trip.com Group’s partnership will leverage Trip.com Group’s […]

UAE signs mutual visa waiver deal with Thailand

UAE signs mutual visa waiver deal with Thailand

The government of the UAE and the government of Thailand have signed a mutual visa waiver to facilitate the issuance of visas to the citizens of the two countries. Under the agreement, citizens of the UAE holding diplomatic and special passports are exempt from entry visas to Thailand, noting that the agreement will enter into […]

Hurting US Travel Industry Welcomes COVID Relief Deal

Hurting US Travel Industry Welcomes COVID Relief Deal

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced bipartisan agreement on a COVID relief package: “Washington is delivering a huge holiday gift to U.S. businesses and workers after an incredibly challenging year. “It’s been a difficult road to get another round of much-needed legislative relief moving in Washington. […]

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