News: Tourism

Vietnam’s Alma Resort uses Australian digital training platform Typsy to upskill staff

This month, the Alma Resort on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, has partnered with Australian-founded company Typsy – a leading global digital hospitality training platform - to…

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Sep 1, 2021 Education / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Report shows Saudi Arabia attracting US$1 trillion in infrastructure and mega-projects

Almost $1 trillion of real estate and infrastructure projects have been announced across Saudi Arabia since 2016 as the Kingdom’s economy is transformed under Vision 2030, according…

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Aug 31, 2021 Attractions / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

Merlin breaks ground on US$1 billion Legoland Shenzhen Resort

Merlin Entertainments has started construction on what will be the world’s largest Legoland Resort near the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The US$1 billion Legoland Shenzhen…

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Aug 28, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

Ocean Park launches pre-qualification exercise for potential partners for future development 

Progressing its plans to co-develop its site, Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park has issued a pre-qualification invitation to solicit potential partners through a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT)…

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Aug 27, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Tenders / Tourism /

 
 

New tourism projects aim to drive visitation to Dubai’s Hatta enclave

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai, has announced a series of tourism projects for the enclave of…

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Aug 27, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

TTC pauses Australian touring departures until December and outlines new vaccine requirement

Responding to ongoing uncertainty around internal borders and travel due to COVID-19, The Travel Corporation (TTC) has decided to temporarily pause Australian group touring departures until…

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Aug 25, 2021 Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Australians’ travel plans yet to rise after vaccinations

While the travel and tourism industry worldwide has suffered extreme financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, travel agencies have found that their expectation of rising business in…

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Aug 25, 2021 ByKunal Sawhney Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Singapore Art Museum set to expand with new dockside space

The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) has announced plans to open a series of new art spaces, commencing with the launch of a new attraction at the dockside Tanjong Pagar Distripark by early…

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Aug 25, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Arts / Attractions / Tourism /

 
 

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