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Articles tagged “asia monthly”

Mergers and Acquisitions

Wego Expands into Business Travel with Acquisition of Singapore-Based Travelstop

Wego's expansion into the business travel sector, facilitated by its acquisition of Travelstop, is a strategic move driven by market opportunities and the company's desire for diversification and growth.

Wego Expands into Business Travel with Acquisition of Singapore-Based Travelstop

Online Travel

Yatra to Launch Indian IPO on September 15

Is this the beginning of a wave of IPO activity among Indian travel companies? Yatra is set to become the second online travel agency to be listed on the Indian stock exchanges, following EaseMyTrip. Both Ixigo and Oyo are also poised for potential listings, indicating a growing interest in the public markets within the Indian travel sector.

Yatra to Launch Indian IPO on September 15

Hotels

Marriott Launches India’s First-Ever Co-Branded Hotel Credit Card

Marriott is poised to gain a significant early advantage in a nation where credit card payments enjoy widespread popularity. This strategic move is set to provide added momentum to the hotel chain's ambitious target of expanding to 250 hotels by 2025.

Marriott Launches India’s First-Ever Co-Branded Hotel Credit Card

Hotels

Wynn Resorts CEO Expects Gaming License Soon for UAE’s First Casino

After all the "will they, won't they?" the Wynn Resorts CEO has reaffirmed that UAE is finally saying, "Deal!" to its very first casino!

Wynn Resorts CEO Expects Gaming License Soon for UAE’s First Casino

Tourism

Chinese Tourists Are Ready to Book Trips, But 2019 Levels Are Far Off 

While China easing group tour restrictions is a travel industry leap, don't expect a sudden surge of Chinese tourists. The revival might need a little more time to unfold.

Chinese Tourists Are Ready to Book Trips, But 2019 Levels Are Far Off 

Airlines

Air India Unveils New Logo, the Maharaja Lives on. Plus 7 Business Updates

We appreciate how the new Air India livery has cleverly incorporated the Vistara colors, as the two airlines prepare to merge into one entity.

Air India Unveils New Logo, the Maharaja Lives on. Plus 7 Business Updates

Announcements

Announcing the Skift India Travel Podcast

The rapid launch of two new products tailored exclusively for the Indian market within a span of less than six months just goes to show how important a market India is for Skift.

Announcing the Skift India Travel Podcast

Online Travel

RateGain Appoints Omni Hotel’s Peter Strebel to Drive Expansion in Americas

Rategain’s appointment of Peter Strebel showcases its emphasis on bringing in experienced leadership to drive its expansion plans.

RateGain Appoints Omni Hotel’s Peter Strebel to Drive Expansion in Americas

Tourism

Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Sets up Tourism Investment Company

Asfar's launch aligns with the Saudi sovereign fund’s broad strategy, which is centered around tapping opportunities within the tourism sector and building strategic partnerships with private companies.

Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Sets up Tourism Investment Company

Online Travel

EaseMyTrip to Acquire Three Indian Travel Companies

The diverse portfolio of services of the three companies that EaseMyTrip will be acquiring indicate that the company is serious about tapping into new revenue streams and reducing its reliance solely on air ticketing.

EaseMyTrip to Acquire Three Indian Travel Companies