News: Tourism

New WTTC Economic Trends Report reveals Asia Pacific region hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic

According to the new annual Economic Trends Report from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Asia Pacific was the region hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic - with the…

read more

Jul 6, 2021 Finance / Safety / Tourism /


Ocean Park Hong Kong presents preview of new Water World attraction

Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park has previewed some of the attractions and zones of its new HK$4 billion (US$50 million) Water World waterpark, which is launching later in 2021. Water…

read more

Jul 5, 2021 Aquatics / Technology / Tourism / Waterparks /


Tourism stakeholders launch ‘Back to Bali’ campaign

A campaign to encourage international visitors to return to the Indonesian island of Bali has launched today. Set to be the biggest tourism campaign in the history of the popular island,…

read more

Jul 5, 2021 Marketing / Safety / Tourism /


Thailand resorts’ Marine Discovery Centres help in recovery of injured marine life

Two of Thailand’s acclaimed resorts – SAii Phi Phi Island Village and SAii Lagoon Maldives – feature dedicated Marine Discovery Centres - interactive educational hubs…

read more

Jul 2, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


Ocean Park offers Hong Kong residents entry pass for unlimited visits

Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park has announced that it will offer unlimited exclusive entry pass to residents of the administrative region through the Northern Hemisphere summer, giving…

read more

Jul 1, 2021 Attractions / Technology / Ticketing / Tourism /


United Nations report says COVID-19 impact on tourism could deal $4 trillion blow to global economy

The collapse of the international tourism market due to the Coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than US$4 trillion to global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according to a…

read more

Jun 30, 2021 Finance / Tourism /


Polin Waterparks introduces new Stingray waterslide with sound and light show

Polin's state-of-the-art technology ‘UTexture’ has produced the ‘Stingray’ - inspired by one of the most mesmerising designs of nature, and offering its users a…

read more

Jun 30, 2021 Attractions / Technology / Tourism / Waterparks /


Laguna Phuket partners with hospital to launch first hotel-based PCR test centre for Phuket Sandbox arrivals

Laguna Phuket, a resort spanning 1,000 acres of tropical parkland and beachfront on Phuket’s west coast, has increased its efforts to safely restart Thailand’s tourism industry…

read more

Jun 30, 2021 Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /



Receive all the latest leisure news, product and event updates from across Asia when it launches later this year.