Articles tagged “asean”

Mergers and Acquisitions

AirAsia Digital Buys Superapp Gojek’s Thailand Operations for $50 Million

In an intensifying superapp rivalry in Southeast Asia, Gojek handed its Thailand business to AirAsia Digital in the face of competition from Grab. While these leading superapps battle, AirAsia Digital is being taken more seriously. After all, it has airplanes and a profitable logistics business to add to the mix.

AirAsia Digital Buys Superapp Gojek’s Thailand Operations for $50 Million
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Airlines

Singapore Airlines Enhances Passenger Experience with Innovative Mobile App

In today’s marketplace, it’s not enough for an airline to simply have an app. Cutting-edge functionality, efficient tools and, yes, fun bells and whistles are needed to engender consumer loyalty and drive increased revenue. The new app from Singapore Airlines ticks all the boxes and provides a new model for the industry.

Singapore Airlines Enhances Passenger Experience with Innovative Mobile App

Tourism

Southeast Asia Wants to Copy Europe’s Visa-Free Travel

Southeast Asian countries have a grand vision for visa-free travel, massive infrastructure projects and more airline competition to grow route networks. However, too much bureaucracy and political unrest stand in the way for this to become a reality in the near-term.

Southeast Asia Wants to Copy Europe’s Visa-Free Travel

Tourism

Southeast Asia’s Tourism Campaign Is a Misplaced Effort

With little budget and even less originality in marketing, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations may be better off focusing on facilitating tourism growth through infrastructure and other improvements, which it is adept at, than launching another Visit ASEAN Year.

Southeast Asia’s Tourism Campaign Is a Misplaced Effort

Tourism

AirAsia CEO: Common visa for Southeast Asia will have huge effect on travel

AirAsia CEO hopes to benefit with the rise of South East Asian countries, and a common visa scheme will be a huge booster to his company, and everyone in the travel ecosystem.

AirAsia CEO: Common visa for Southeast Asia will have huge effect on travel

Tourism

Can ASEAN nations lure tourists and keep their soul?

The 10 nations of ASEAN are increasingly tourism dependent, and need common policies and branding to continue building up in a sustainable way, and stay away from bad examples in parts of Thailand and Cambodia.