EU looks at vaccine certificates to help summer tourism

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union is looking at a common vaccine certificate to help get travelers to their vacation destinations and prevent tourism from suffering another disastrous year due…

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Mexico sees holiday bump in tourism amid pandemic surge

TULUM, Mexico (AP) – The friends from Jackson, Mississippi, relaxed on lounge chairs dug into a white sand beach and romped in the turquoise Caribbean waters, grateful for a break…

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Japan Airlines and Qantas to Form Joint Business

(05 Jan 2021) Qantas and Japan Airlines (JAL) have unveiled plans to form a new joint business designed to better serve customers travelling between Australia, New Zealand and Japan. The…

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Thai AirAsia’s Domestic Operations Fast Approaching Pre-COVID19 Capacity

(09 Dec 2020) Thai AirAsia’s CEO says the airline is fast approaching pre-COVID19 capacity levels. As December is traditionally a peak travel period and in line with increased demand, Thai…

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ASEAN Tourism Forum 2021 Postponed Until January 2022

[30 Nov 2020] The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2021, originally scheduled to take place in Cambodia from 17-23 January, has been postponed until January 2022. The travel trade show, one of…

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Global Tourism Plastics Initiative Welcomes 26 New Signatories

[29 Nov 2020] The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the World…

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GHM Appoints Ilkin Ilyaszade as Vice President of Operations and Pre-Opening Services

GHM has appointed Ilkin Ilyaszade as Vice President of Operations and Pre-Opening Services. In his new role, Ilkin will oversee the development new properties such as The Chedi Aquarius Koh…

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GHM Appoints Pissawan Srisakul as Director of Technical Services

GHM has appointed Pissawan Srisakul (Jin) as Director of Technical Services in charge of design. From her base in Bangkok, Jin will create sophisticated visual experiences for GHM. Jin’s resume…

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Hong Kong – Singapore Air Travel Bubble Suspended at Last Minute

UPDATED at 17:05 Bangkok time on 21/11/20: After the original article was published about Hong Kong travellers being required to take an additional COVID19 PCR test on arrival at Changi…

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Richard Thomson to Join Air New Zealand as Chief Financial Officer

Air New Zealand has appointed Richard Thomson as Chief Financial Officer. Mr Thomson, a former employee of Air New Zealand, has been Chief Financial Officer of publicly listed Metlifecare for…

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