At the PATA Annual Summit in the Philippines, Airbnb announced new data that highlights how the Airbnb community is growing tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Asia Pacific, and helping to disperse the benefits of tourism beyond big cities and major tourism hotspots.
TUI Group is further expanding its position as one of the world’s leading leisure hotelier, strengthening the Group’s high-margin hotel segment. In the next few weeks, the Group is set to open more than 20 new hotels across eleven countries in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Japan’s inbound continues to surge, reaching over 30m visitors in 2018, inching ever closer to its goal of 40m by 2020 and 60m in another decade. How are brands in travel and beyond bracing themselves for the influx? How will Japan maintain its prominence and allure as a top destination amid rising competition? Will Japanese travel brands maintain dominance on their home turf as foreign brands enter and expand, or are collaboration and consolidation key to a shared victory? How can Japan spread tourism beyond its main cities? How will smaller players survive in an age of consolidation and scale?
The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) becomes official Adventure Travel Partner at ITB China 2019
For the first time ITB China 2019 will feature a dedicated ATTA Pavilion – Rapid growth in adventure travel – Adventure travel to be featured in ITB China Travel Trends Report
Deadline for submitting applications 10 April – award ceremony to take place 16 May at ITB China – Companies of all sizes and sectors may apply – winner rewarded with booth at ITB China 2020 – impressive jury list
The Asian hotel sector is rapidly evolving. As the regional business and leisure travel market grows, so does the level of competition from global hotel chains expanding their presence into…
Save Elephant Foundation, in Collaboration with Asian Elephant Projects, hosts first-ever ‘Elephant Travel Mart 2018’ to Promote Ecotourism in Thailand
New event seeks to raise awareness of growing global interest in ecotourism and at the same time, create opportunities that benefit elephants, the environment and local communities
"There's a great future in plastics," or so Dustin Hoffman was told in the classic American movie The Graduate. Fifty years since the movie’s debut we've realised plastic is not as fantastic as the film had us believe. @UNEnvironment
Sustainability Tourism Asia ― Asia’s forum to drive solutions for the tourism + hospitality industry’s most pressing issues. 29 November 2018, Marina Bay Sands Singapore
The Third International Rural Tourism Conference was held in Huzhou, China from 27 – 29 October 2018. At the conference, Dr Scott Smith, Assumption University Thailand, said, “Rural Tourism as…