News: Tourism

PATA releases growth scenarios forecast for Asia Pacific destinations

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has released the latest in its series of destination-specific reports for the period 2021-2023.…

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Mar 28, 2021 Finance / Tourism /


GlobalData highlights Intra-regional tourism crucial for post-COVID-19 ASEAN tourism revival

Leading data and analytics company, GlobalData has highlighted that due to an abundance of low-cost connectivity and an increased preference for travel closer to home, intra-regional…

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Mar 27, 2021 Tourism /


Lombok Tourism Polytechnic lecturer named 2021 PATA Face of the Future

Surayyal Hizmi, Lecturer Advisor of the PATA Lombok Tourism Polytechnic Student Chapter, has been named as the 2021 Face of the Future by the Pacific Asia Travel Association. Explaining…

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Mar 25, 2021 Education / Marketing / 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 /



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