Articles tagged “asia”

Tourism

Asia Reopening Shifts Investor Interest Back to Travel Companies

Travel stocks, particularly those in Asia, have not been darlings for investors since the pandemic began, for obvious reasons. But the loosening of travel restrictions across APAC is stirring new interest in Asia's travel company stalwarts. Is the smart money back?

Asia Reopening Shifts Investor Interest Back to Travel Companies

Business Travel

Asia’s TruTrip Adds Refund Subscription Service for Hesitant Business Travelers

Singapore's TruTrip is jumping into fintech at probably the right time, but can it emulate the success travel booking app Hopper has had?

Asia’s TruTrip Adds Refund Subscription Service for Hesitant Business Travelers

Announcements

Join Us for Skift Asia Summit Online on October 20

As Asia faces an extended pandemic and uneven reopenings, what is the travel industry doing to face these challenges? Join us as we learn about new strategies, opportunities, and innovation in the APAC region.

Join Us for Skift Asia Summit Online on October 20

Tourism

Imagining Travel Without Outbound Chinese Tourists

China's prolonged absence from global tourism could be impacting more than tourism revenues. Yet, geopolitics aside, Chinese consumer demand for long-haul travel is still alive and well, and it's getting stronger.

Imagining Travel Without Outbound Chinese Tourists

Tourism

Fiji Tourism CEO Gearing Up to Bring Island Nation Out of Covid Shadow by December

It's the first big light in the tunnel for Fiji Islands as vaccinations put the remote islands on the path to restarting tourism by December, with a new leader at the helm.

Fiji Tourism CEO Gearing Up to Bring Island Nation Out of Covid Shadow by December

Airlines

EasyJet’s New Air-Rail Deal and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top travel stories this week, EasyJet partnered with Deutsche Bahn on combination tickets, Southwest sued Skiplagged, Sabre said it ha a chance of beating pre-pandemic margins, and a downsized regional airline plans to relaunch.

EasyJet’s New Air-Rail Deal and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

The Domestic Routes That Saw Huge Gains in the Worst Year Ever for Airlines: All in Asia

The fact that the most traveled domestic routes for 2020 were all in Asia reflects some sort of success in containing Covid-19 on the continent despite continuing challenges.

The Domestic Routes That Saw Huge Gains in the Worst Year Ever for Airlines: All in Asia

Tourism

Japan’s Tourism Reality From Olympics: Build It and Maybe They Will Come Later

The 2020 Tokyo Games will be a big financial hit for Japan's tourism sector, but vaccines now under way plus pent-up demand and infrastructure boosts could make it come out of this tough stretch a winner — sooner than one might think.

Japan’s Tourism Reality From Olympics: Build It and Maybe They Will Come Later

Tourism

Tokyo Olympics Bans All Fans From Summer Games

Between Japan's abysmal 20 percent vaccination rate and more than 1,000 daily Covid cases, banning all spectators at this point is a wise move.

Tokyo Olympics Bans All Fans From Summer Games

Tourism

Switzerland Hopes Europeans Can Fill Gap Left by Absent Asian Tourists

The pandemic has been a wake-up call for the Alpine region, which now needs to rethink future marketing strategies to attract a broader base of visitors.

Switzerland Hopes Europeans Can Fill Gap Left by Absent Asian Tourists