Articles tagged “asia”

Airlines

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Refocuses Back on a Superapp Just for Travel

While "disruptive and different" is still the mantra that Tony Fernandes swears by, he says he's choosing to tread carefully even as he aspires to create an AirAsia Republic.

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Refocuses Back on a Superapp Just for Travel

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South Korean Hospitality Tech Firm Onda Raises $10 Million

South Korean hospitality tech company Onda, announced on Thursday that it has raised $10 million in its Series-B funding round. Led by South Korea-based private equity firm TS Investment, the investors in this round included Industrial Bank of Korea as well as other South Korean investment companies like NAU IB Capital, Square Ventures, K Bridge…

Tourism

The Global Travel Outlook for a Redistributed World

Get the lowdown on the broader economic trends affecting travel in 2023, thanks to data and analysis from Skift Research. Watch this Skift Megatrends video to stay ahead of the game.

The Global Travel Outlook for a Redistributed World

Tourism

Skift’s 2023 Megatrends and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, we unveil our 16 Megatrends for 2023, India is poised to become the world's largest outbound travel market, and Sonder eliminates cleaning fees for guests.

Skift’s 2023 Megatrends and Other Top Stories This Week

Tourism

China Defends Visa Backlash Against South Korea, Japan Covid Curbs

Alleged discrimination of the Chinese traveler is at the centre of China's Covid-curbs visa war now underway as authorities continue to question fatalities data coming out of the country.

China Defends Visa Backlash Against South Korea, Japan Covid Curbs

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India Makes Covid Test Mandatory for Arrivals From China and 5 More Asian Countries

India is making a PCR Covid test mandatory for inbound arrivals from China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, and South Korea, from January 1. Passengers arriving in India from any of these six countries would be required to upload results of tests not older than 72 hours before departure along with a self-declaration on the…

Tourism

The Most Important Tourism Story in 2022

Thanks to China's strict zero-Covid policy, the global tourism industry made due without the world's largest outbound tourism market. Given how painstakingly slow the country has been to relax restrictions, tourism businesses would be wise to have learned their lessons about depending on the Chinese market even if it fully reopens in 2023.

The Most Important Tourism Story in 2022

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AirAsia to Now Launch a Low-Cost Carrier in Cambodia

AirAsia Aviation Group on Friday announced a joint venture with Cambodia-based Sivilai Asia to launch a new low-cost carrier — AirAsia Cambodia. The airline, in which AirAsia will be the majority partner, expects to commence operations in late 2023. Cambodia is the fifth Southeast Asian destination that AirAsia will be foraying into after Malaysia, Indonesia,…

Tourism

Middle Eastern Destinations Lead Global Travel Recovery

The latest data underlines the strength of the travel recovery in the Middle East, thanks in large part to the FIFA World Cup. What next after the World Cup is the million-dollar question here.

Middle Eastern Destinations Lead Global Travel Recovery

Tourism

China Vows to Stick to Zero-Covid Policy

Through its strict Covid containment approach, China says it is putting people and lives first. Surely, there are many who would argue the opposite.

China Vows to Stick to Zero-Covid Policy