Tag: tourism

Forget 2021, cruise bookings for 2022 seeing good demand

With the COVID-19 pandemic sticking around for another few months, perhaps up to August, the cruise industry is not  hoping for a revival in...
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LGE: Expect more credit rating downgrades if PN govt continues to bury its head...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 7 — DAP’s Lim Guan Eng has warned the government to expect more sovereign credit rating downgrades for Malaysia in the...

KF Seetoh criticises the Tourism Board’s initiative to lure tourists with 3D models of...

Founder of Makansutra and advocate for everything hawker, KF Seetoh, took to social media criticizing the Singapore Tourism Board (STB)’s new initiative to lure...

International travel magazine calls Singapore’s Covid-19 response “a model for others”

Singapore—International luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler called Singapore's Covid-19 response “a model for others” in an online article published on Tuesday, September...

A glimpse at the profile of a Chinese tourist

From Bali to Rome, locals of a particular country would often spot a Chinese tourist enjoying their culture. Businesses and agencies alike study the Chinese...

Hong Kong minister urges a halt to violence as unemployment increases

Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung expressed disappointment at the latest violent demonstration last Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters. “The...

Hong Kong unrest drives tourists, businesses to Singapore

Recent figures from the Singapore Tourism board report that five million tourists visited the country from July to September 2019. Of these, the majority of...

Checking-in at Singapore hotels now only takes a minute with new kiosks that verify...

Singapore tourism hit a record high in 2018, with an impressive 18.5 million visitor arrivals logged in for the entire year. That's a lot of...

Japanese  “dollar hotel” offers option to livestream guest’s stay

A small hotel located in Japan's Fukuoka prefecture offers a special promo for budget travellers. Regular overnight accommodation at the Asahi Ryokan hotel costs US$27...

Berlin bans snapshot ‘soldiers’ at Checkpoint Charlie

The classic souvenir photo with two "American soldiers" at Checkpoint Charlie, once the border crossing from West Berlin to the East, may be off...
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