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Learn more about the Asian longhorned tick, a pest now spreading in the U.S

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ASIAN LONGHORNED TICK, A PEST NOW SPREADING IN THE U.S

U.S. officials are advising the public to take precautions against the longhorned tick , a tick species native to East Asia that has...

International tourist arrivals grow 5% this year from January to September

INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS GROW 5% THIS YEAR FROM JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER

This year, international tourist arrivals grew five percent year-on-year from January to September propelled by continued demand for...

 
 
 
Ex-Los Angeles Rams star Isiah "Butch" Robertson dies in crash

EX-LOS ANGELES RAMS STAR ISIAH "BUTCH" ROBERTSON DIES IN CRASH

Former All-Pro linebacker Isiah "Butch" Robertson was killed in a traffic accident southeast of Dallas on Thursday night.

To attract the millennials, Sri Lanka tourism introduces new brand!

TO ATTRACT THE MILLENNIALS, SRI LANKA TOURISM INTRODUCES NEW BRAND!

A rebranded tourism sector of Sri Lanka is keen on increasing visitor footfall via multi-pronged marketing efforts, as seeking to shake...

 
 
 
Japan's Sansan raises $26.5M to help Southeast Asia get more from business cards

JAPAN'S SANSAN RAISES $26.5M TO HELP SOUTHEAST ASIA GET MORE FROM BUSINESS CARDS

The humble business card is a target for disruption in Southeast Asia after Japanese contacts management startup Sansan raised JPY...

Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia's cities

NEURON MOBILITY RAISES $3.7M TO BRING E-SCOOTERS TO SOUTHEAST ASIA'S CITIES

Despite the rise in electric scooters in the U.S., you'd be forgiven for thinking that Asia - the region where bike-sharing foreshadowed...

 
 
 
Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Two New Airbus A321neo Aircraft with Air Macau

AIR LEASE CORPORATION ANNOUNCES LEASE PLACEMENT OF TWO NEW AIRBUS A321NEO AIRCRAFT WITH AIR MACAU

Today Air Lease Corporation announced a long-term lease agreement for two new Airbus A321neo aircraft with Air Macau. Featuring Pratt...

2019 looks positive in terms of international outbound travel

2019 LOOKS POSITIVE IN TERMS OF INTERNATIONAL OUTBOUND TRAVEL

This year has turned out to be quite strong for the tourism industry, which has registered uninterrupted growth in international trips...

 
 
 
International tourism expected to continue its upward trend next year

INTERNATIONAL TOURISM EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ITS UPWARD TREND NEXT YEAR

International tourism is expected to continue its upward trend next year as well boosted by a 6 percent rise in international outbound...

Global stocks are dropping after Trump trade-war jitters sparks US bloodbath

GLOBAL STOCKS ARE DROPPING AFTER TRUMP TRADE-WAR JITTERS SPARKS US BLOODBATH

Asian markets tumble after Trump signals reignited trade-war tensions, following a bloodbath in US stocks markets. Trader sentiment...

 
 
 
Ask a concierge: Singapore

ASK A CONCIERGE: SINGAPORE

At the Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, concierge Lydia Tang has spent six years guiding visitors on the best things to see, do and...

Inbound arrivals to grow by 5% in 2018; Jerusalem to lead

INBOUND ARRIVALS TO GROW BY 5% IN 2018; JERUSALEM TO LEAD

Inbound arrivals worldwide will probably increase 5 per cent to reach 1.4-billion trips in 2018, according to the London-based market...

 
 
 
Singapore Airlines sets up SAP Concur in first for Asia collaboration

SINGAPORE AIRLINES SETS UP SAP CONCUR IN FIRST FOR ASIA COLLABORATION

Singapore Airlines has deployed SAP technology in a concerted effort by the airliner to enhance travel visibility for businesses.

Centara Hotels signs agreement for new properties

CENTARA HOTELS SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR NEW PROPERTIES

Centara Hotels & Resorts has signed management agreements for three new properties with Asia Investment, Development & Construction...

 
 
 
Thai tourism treads the growth curve Jan-Oct 18'

THAI TOURISM TREADS THE GROWTH CURVE JAN-OCT 18'

The Thai tourism industry recorded total international arrivals of 31.25 million in Jan.- Oct. 2018, which is up by 7.84 per cent as...

Investors still don't understand the fundamentals of US/China relations

INVESTORS STILL DON'T UNDERSTAND THE FUNDAMENTALS OF US/CHINA RELATIONS

This weekend, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to something of a détente around American tariffs on Chinese goods. Stocks...

 
 
 
Q&A: Michael Nurbatlian of Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous

Q&A: MICHAEL NURBATLIAN OF KATA ROCKS SUPERYACHT RENDEZVOUS

We're counting down the days until Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous , one of Asia's most exclusive and super-yachting events. Held...

Number of Indians going abroad expected to double in next three years as per the UNWTO

NUMBER OF INDIANS GOING ABROAD EXPECTED TO DOUBLE IN NEXT THREE YEARS AS PER THE UNWTO

The UNWTO has predicted that the number of Indians going abroad will double to 50 million in the next three years. Are online travel...

 
 
 
Number of foreign tourists in Viet Nam expected to go up this year

NUMBER OF FOREIGN TOURISTS IN VIET NAM EXPECTED TO GO UP THIS YEAR

The number of foreign tourists visiting Viet Nam so far this year is expected to go up to14.2 million, increasing 21.3 per cent against...

The most stylish Christmas gifts to give this year

THE MOST STYLISH CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO GIVE THIS YEAR

Yuletide festivities are just around the corner and since we know our readers are a convivial bunch, why not get into the spirit of...