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Articles tagged “asia”

News Blog

Middle East Tourism Surpassed Pre-Pandemic Levels Before Israel-Hamas War

The Middle East exceeded its pre-pandemic international tourist arrival numbers by over 20% through September this year, according to the UN World Tourism Organization's latest data. That's before the Israel-Hamas conflict started in early October. UNWTO accredited the Middle East's performance to new visa facilitation measures, the development of new destinations, new tourism-related projects and…

Tour Operators

Travel to Japan is Booming, But Tour Operators Face Capacity Crunch

Taipei-based tours and activities operator KKday wants to grow its market share, but with it comes delivery challenges beyond the sector's offline fragmentation.

Travel to Japan is Booming, But Tour Operators Face Capacity Crunch

Airlines

North American Airlines Look to Asia to Boost Profit

Surging travel demand for Asia comes at a perfect time for major airlines, especially next summer is unlikely to see a return of the sky-high fares to Europe that travelers saw this summer.

North American Airlines Look to Asia to Boost Profit

Airlines

Asian Airlines Face Surging Fuel Prices and Slow Return of Chinese Travelers

Airlines across Asia have struggled to make a full recovery from the pandemic, and industry executives all but said it isn't happening anytime soon.

Asian Airlines Face Surging Fuel Prices and Slow Return of Chinese Travelers

Online Travel

Booking.com Executive on Addressing Payment Failures and Return of the Chinese Traveler

The online travel scene in Asia characterized by fierce competition and high stakes. Booking.com knows that it needs to sort the payment issue and make sure any lingering concerns are put to rest if it wants to stay ahead in the game in the region.

Booking.com Executive on Addressing Payment Failures and Return of the Chinese Traveler

Hotels

Hilton Identifies a New ‘GenerAsian’ Traveler and Here’s What They Want

What's in a name? Call them GenerAsian Travelers or Native Explorers, a majority of Asian travelers share a strong penchant for travel experiences rooted in culture and heritage. Their shared enthusiasm extends to exploring the broader region as well.

Hilton Identifies a New ‘GenerAsian’ Traveler and Here’s What They Want

News Blog

International Tourism Hit 84% of Pre-Pandemic Level

International tourism reached 84% of its pre-pandemic level between January and July 2023, according to the UN World Tourism Organization. Around 700 million tourists traveled internationally. The Middle East had the strongest international tourism demand among all regions, having exceeded 20% above its pre-pandemic level between January and July.  Other regions have not exceeded their…

Tour Operators

Klook Targets Growth in China and Gen Z Travelers

With Gen Z and Millennials making up most of Klook's audience, the experiences marketplace is heavily focused on these groups' spending habits and shifting approaches to discovering new trip ideas.

Klook Targets Growth in China and Gen Z Travelers

Tourism

U.S. Travel Industry Forced to Replace Chinese Tourist Spending

With no choice, U.S. tourism businesses are being pushed away from China and toward other markets.

U.S. Travel Industry Forced to Replace Chinese Tourist Spending

Tourism

U.S. Tourism Groups Head to Japan for First Time in Years as Rebound Lags

Even though restrictions have been lifted, Japanese tourists seem more interested in traveling at home than abroad. This is a problem for the U.S. travel industry.

U.S. Tourism Groups Head to Japan for First Time in Years as Rebound Lags