Belmond to Reopen 4 of its 5 Hotels in South East Asia

As travel restrictions related to the ongoing global COVID19 pandemic are gradually eased, or lifted, Belmond, one of the most iconic names in the luxury travel sector, re-opened some of…

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Asia Pacific Airlines Report 25% Decline in Net Earnings for 2019

Preliminary financial performance figures from AAPA show that Asia Pacific airlines recorded US$3.8 billion in combined net earnings in 2019, a 25% decline compared to the US$5.1 billion reported in…

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Asia Today: Naruhito performs ritual, Beijing reopens parks

BANGKOK (AP) – Japan’s Emperor Naruhito marked his first anniversary of his enthronement Friday with a prayer at palace shrines for the people’s peace and happiness amid the coronavirus pandemic….

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Finnair Using Airbus A350s for Cargo-Only Flights to Asia

While many airlines have suspended most if not all their passenger flights, some are using their empty passenger planes to increase cargo operations. This week, Finnair will fly more than…

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Maldives to enhance security for tourists after stabbings

The Maldives government plans to increase security for tourists after suspected Islamic extremists stabbed three foreigners in the Indian Ocean nation By KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated Press February 7, 2020, 3:37…

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