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Time for Thailand to get smart about tourism, airport infrastructure

Time for Thailand to get smart about tourism, airport infrastructure

For Thailand to remain an attractive destination and reap greater revenue from the lucrative tourism industry in the next decade, it has to adopt and execute smart city strategies to digitally transform its travel infrastructure and systems for the future. As Thailand’s travel and tourism sector posted six per cent ...

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Malindo Air Launches Sydney-Bali Route – Indonesia Expat

Malindo Air Launches Sydney-Bali Route – Indonesia Expat

Malaysia-based airline Malindo Air has officially launched a new route which connects Sydney, Australia, and Denpasar, Bali. The first flight departed today from Sydney Airport at 12.40pm local time, and landed in I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport at 05.28pm local time. The service, which employs the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, ...

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Is Hong Kong safe? The impact of pro-democracy protests on tourism

Is Hong Kong safe? The impact of pro-democracy protests on tourism

Over two months of occupying the streets with no peaceful conclusion in sight, Hong Kong extradition, and pro-democracy, protests put the country’s tourism in peril. With the initially peaceful demonstrations became “nastier” and leading  to violent clashes with police, tourists have become concerned that the city has become more dangerous. ...

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Hong Kong airport closure disrupts tourism in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian countries remain concerned about adverse effects on tourism caused by the closure of Hong Kong International Airport, even though flights partially resumed after several days of anti-government protests. The closure spread jitters in Southeast Asia‘s tourism-oriented countries such as Thailand and Singapore, as it disrupted Hong ...

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Flying with a baby: Tips for travelling with a baby

The only problem is, you’ve got a baby now and a sneaking suspicion this holiday might not be as relaxing as they used to be. Well, you’re right. But, you can have a great time on holiday with a little bit of planning and a lot of lowered expectations. We ...

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Ten beaches where you can (almost) land your private jet

Ten beaches where you can (almost) land your private jet

With summer in full swing in Europe, luxury travellers are looking for the easiest and quickest ways to reach the coast. PrivateFly, the private jet booking platform, says that 35 per cent of its European clients in July and August are flying to airports that are less than an hour ...

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Malaysia hits fliers with airport departure tax

Malaysia hits fliers with airport departure tax

SRINAGAR, India: Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as India deployed more troops and ordered thousands of visitors out of the region. Pakistani police say Indian firing along the Line of Control on Sunday wounded a ...

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