Articles tagged “indonesia”

Tourism

Tourism Leaders Bemoan a Flawed Travel Recovery Without Chinese Tourists

Speakers at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Saudi Arabia this week were full of optimism, but the final piece of the jigsaw is still China.

Tourism Leaders Bemoan a Flawed Travel Recovery Without Chinese Tourists

Tourism

Asian Destinations Have New Perks for Tourists

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at tourism incentives in Asia, Gol playing airline catchup, and Potato Head’s sustainability efforts.

Asian Destinations Have New Perks for Tourists

Hotels

What Potato Head’s Founder Couldn’t Tell Me in 25 Minutes On Stage

Ronald Akili, founder of Potato Head, barely scratched the surface of his work when he joined us on stage at Skift Global Forum. So we explore some of the other design and sustainability initiatives happening in Bali here.

What Potato Head’s Founder Couldn’t Tell Me in 25 Minutes On Stage

Tourism

Reopened Asian Destinations Dangle New Incentives to Win Back Tourists

Destinations are looking to fill the China void by luring international tourists with incentives. And while we'd have to wait to see how effective these schemes turn out to be, travelers surely should make the most of it.

Reopened Asian Destinations Dangle New Incentives to Win Back Tourists

Online Travel

Traveloka Shuts Down Pandemic Business Launches to Refocus on Travel

Having weathered the Covid storm, Traveloka is back to doing what it believes it does best — selling travel.

Traveloka Shuts Down Pandemic Business Launches to Refocus on Travel

News Blog

Indonesia’s Traveloka Lands $300 Million Funding

Indonesia's leading online travel agency Traveloka will be receiving a fresh round of funding of $300 million from Indonesia Investment Authority — the newly-formed sovereign wealth fund of Indonesia, investment management agency — BlackRock, Allianz Global Investors, Orion Capital Asia and other global financial institutions. The financing round is said to have attracted significant interest…

Hotels

Potato Head Finds a Balance in Sustainability in Bali

Potato Head offers a deeper approach rooted in Bali traditions of "duality" when it comes to its sustainability efforts. Take notice, travel industry.

Potato Head Finds a Balance in Sustainability in Bali

Overtourism

Tourist Destinations Face Dilemma Switching From Quantity to ‘Quality’ Visitor Strategies

In the pursuit of higher quality tourists, destinations need to make sure they maintain a diversity of tourists and local businesses.

Tourist Destinations Face Dilemma Switching From Quantity to ‘Quality’ Visitor Strategies

News Blog

Efforts to Tame Overtourism Come Under Pressure

"Covid gave Southeast Asia a break from overtourism. Now what?" That's the question The Washington Post asked on Saturday. Pandemic-related lockdowns and reduced tourism let many destinations take a break from heavy volumes of visitors. But now, many destinations are divided. Some want to preserve the benefits of lower tourist impact, such as wildlife recovery.…

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Face Their Domino’s Pizza Moment

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at airlines’ marketing woes, the price to see Komodo dragons, and bigger airline seats for bigger passengers.

U.S. Airlines Face Their Domino’s Pizza Moment