News: Tourism

Abu Dhabi’s Miral introduces facial recognition at Yas Island theme parks

Miral, the developer behind the main attractions at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, has launched FacePass, a contactless technology that allows visitors to enter and shop within Yas…

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Mar 24, 2021 Access / Attractions / Technology / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Thailand Tourism Forum 2021 charts future course of Thai tourism industry

More than 400 tourism industry leaders gathered in Bangkok yesterday in a safe and socially-distanced format – for the 10th annual edition of the Thailand Tourism Forum 2021 (TTF),…

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Mar 23, 2021 Events / Tourism /

 
 

Kamalaya resort delivers corporate wellness solutions

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa - located on the southern coastline of Koh Samui, Thailand - is helping companies adapt to the new COVID Normal with personalised…

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Mar 23, 2021 Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Qantas’s Alan Joyce expects governments ‘to insist’ on vaccines for flying

Qantas Chief Executive, Alan Joyce has suggested that governments around the world will insist on Coronavirus vaccines for travellers when international borders reopen. In an interview…

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Mar 22, 2021 Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Report suggests global amusement park market will grow almost 7% in years to 2024

Notwithstanding the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, the global amusement and theme park market will grow by US$19.84 billion during the years 2020 to 2024, progressing at a compound…

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Mar 22, 2021 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Super Nintendo World expansion opens at Universal Studios Japan

Universal Studios Japan has officially launched its US$550 million Super Nintendo World themed land. Delayed by the Coronavirus pandemic, the ‘Super Mario’-themed precinct is…

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Mar 19, 2021 Attractions / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

146 Accor hotels in Australia commit to UNESCO sustainability tourism pledge

146 Accor hotels in Australia commit to UNESCO sustainability tourism pledge 146 Accor hotels in Australia commit to UNESCO sustainability tourism pledge following a strategic tripartite…

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Mar 16, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Thailand’s Pimalai Resort and Spa offers eco-sensitive excursions to Mu Ko Lanta National Park

Ever since it opened 20 years ago, Pimalai Resort and Spa on the island of Koh Lanta, has pioneered conservation programs to preserve Mu Ko Lanta National Park - a 134 kilometre²…

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Mar 16, 2021 ByNigel Benton Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

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