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AirAsia X posts 2Q profits, plans group synergies and North Asia focus KUALA LUMPUR, AUGUST 25, 2017
In 2Q2017 ending June 30, AirAsia X recorded RM47.4 million (US$11.1 million) profit after tax, representing its seventh consecutive quarter profit.
Travellers more open to non-hotel stays in home continent: Agoda SINGAPORE, AUGUST 24, 2017
Travellers are more likely to opt for homestays when travelling close to home, the Agoda Travel & Tech Study on non-hotel accommodations (NHAs) has shown.
APAC a bright spot as global tourism sustains growth: UNWTO MADRID, AUGUST 22, 2017
In 2016, tourism accounted for seven per cent of the world's exports, or US$1.4 trillion, after increasing one percentage point and outpacing the growth of world trade for the fifth year running, according to the latest UNWTO Tourism Highlights report.
Amadeus shines light on diverse travel preferences in APAC MADRID, AUGUST 17, 2017
Amadeus, in collaboration with YouGov, has centred on the diverse preferences, behaviours and demands characterising the region's travellers in its Amadeus Journey of Me Insights traveller survey.
Weak 2Q for Thai carriers amid competition, higher fuel prices BANGKOK, AUGUST 16, 2017
Intense market competition and hike in fuel prices were key factors weighing down the performance of two Thai major carriers, Thai Airways International (THAI) and Bangkok Airways, in 2Q2017.
Subtle indulgence, no-frills chic on the rise among luxury travellers SINGAPORE, AUGUST 11, 2017
High-end travellers are increasingly choosing subtle indulgence and travel forms that relate to their personal values, as opposed to flashy, conspicuous consumption, according to recent research by Sabre in collaboration with TrendWatching.
Surging demand for Phang Nga highlights urgent need for airport PHUKET, AUGUST 7, 2017
As Thailand's Phang Nga Province recorded a record high of nearly 4.5 million visitors in 2016, the lack of a gateway airport is looking to be a key stumbling block, according to a new report by consulting group C9 Hotelworks.
Mobile to drive APAC's undertapped online travel market BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON, AUGUST 3, 2017
Asia-Pacific is one of the fastest-growing online travel markets in 2017, with China a significant growth contributor particularly on mobile, according to Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and Phocuswright's 2017 Phocus Forward: The Year Ahead in Digital Travel report.
1Q tourism receipts for Singapore up 15 per cent SINGAPORE, AUGUST 1, 2017
Singapore's international visitor arrivals in 1Q2017 saw modest year-on-year growth, up four per cent to 4.3 million visitors, while tourism receipts increased 15 per cent to S$6.4 billion (US$4.7 billion).
Terror impact on travel to London saved by weak pound VALèNCIA, JULY 24, 2017
London bookings for the period between July 1 and October 31 are 14 per cent ahead of where they were at the beginning of July last year, with the increase led by markets in the Americas (+21 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (+14 per cent), according to ForwardKeys.
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