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PATA unveils new chair and executive board to lead industry into post-Covid future and beyond

PATA unveils new chair and executive board to lead industry into post-Covid future and beyond

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the ratification of the new PATA executive board. Soon-Hwa Wong has been formally endorsed as the chair of the association’s executive board and replaces Dr. Chris Bottrill who was elected chair in May 2018 and remains a member of the executive board as immediate past chair. Soon-Hwa […]

Agents of change: How can APAC’s travel industry come together to solve the contactless conundrum?

Agents of change: How can APAC’s travel industry come together to solve the contactless conundrum?

It is widely acknowledged that ‘contactless’ will be a necessary part of all aspects of the travel eco-system in the COVID-19 era, to ensure hygiene and to reassure passengers that it’s safe for them to travel again. The technology already exists to render most parts of the travel experience ‘touchless’ – from voice-activated screens, biometric […]

Airline industry: Urgent government help needed to prevent jobs catastrophe

Airline industry: Urgent government help needed to prevent jobs catastrophe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) issued a joint statement calling for urgent government intervention to prevent an employment catastrophe in the aviation industry. Estimates from the Air Transport Action Group suggest some 4.8 million aviation workers’ jobs are at risk as a result of air travel demand […]

India’s hospitality industry sees 53% decline in 2020

India’s hospitality industry sees 53% decline in 2020

India’s hospitality industry has witnessed decline of 52.8% in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) during January to September 2020 over the same period last year due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, according to JLL’s Hotel Momentum India (HMI) Q3 2020, a quarterly hospitality sector monitor. Overall, in inventory volume, the brand signings declined by […]

ABTA: The UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry

ABTA: The UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry

ABTA has announced that it believes the travel industry has had no opportunity to recover since the start of the pandemic, as new figures reveal that despite the opening of travel corridors – 9 in 10 (91%) holidays in July and August were changed or cancelled due to restrictions. The lack of an opportunity to […]

Promise of COVID-19 vaccine brings renewed hope in travel industry

The First Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Are Already Flying

In the past week, several COVID-19 vaccine candidates have achieved major breakthroughs and have shone a glimmer of hope in the flailing travel industry. American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced on November 9 that their vaccine had proven 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 infections in ongoing Phase 3 trials involving more […]

Thailand’s Hotel industry is bleeding to death – demand govt action

Thailand’s Hotel industry is bleeding to death – demand govt action

BANGKOK: Thailand has reported just 3,880 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths since the start of the pandemic and is considered one of the lowest risk countries in the world. But travel and tourism is suffering. With no end in sight to the stifling government imposed travel restrictions, businesses large and small are haemorrhaging and struggling […]

How to choose the right SEO agency for the travel industry?

How to choose the right SEO agency for the travel industry?

Are you an SEO reseller looking for SEO service for the travel industry with a confused vision? Or are you an online business owner looking for the same?  We are sure you have questions in your mind at the moment. These Travel SEO related questions are why do you need travel search engine optimization? Will […]

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