Articles tagged “malaysia”

Tourism

Bali’s Tourism Reopening Within Sight as Infections Decline

Vaccination thresholds, travel bubbles, and even tourism triangles. This is how tourism will look, not just for this Indonesian paradise, but beyond as winter looms.

Bali’s Tourism Reopening Within Sight as Infections Decline

Online Travel

Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies — Striking the Right Balance: New Skift Research

The online travel market in Southeast Asia is a promising market, a rapidly growing region with a digitally engaged and highly aspirational middle class that is currently underserved. The industry dynamics are ever-evolving with OTAs endeavoring to do things differently in order to maintain and grow their slice of the market.

Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies — Striking the Right Balance: New Skift Research

Online Travel

Understanding Southeast Asia’s Hyper-Competitive Online Travel Market: New Skift Research

The Southeast Asian online travel market is a crowded space. The industry players strive to strike a fine balance between creating the appropriate inventory mix, appealing prices and an easy-to-use interface with plenty of local offerings to distinguish themselves.

Understanding Southeast Asia’s Hyper-Competitive Online Travel Market: New Skift Research

Tourism

Singapore and Malaysia to Reopen Cross Border Travel Next Month

The coronavirus hit Asia first, so it's striking to see nations there be even more prudent than Europe when it comes to reopening travel. Singapore and Malaysia reopening their border with one another next month serve as a good example of that.

Singapore and Malaysia to Reopen Cross Border Travel Next Month

Airlines

AirAsia Suffers Record Loss as the Crisis Bites

Low-cost Southeast Asian carrier AirAsia Group reported a $188 million loss for the first quarter. Expect it to seek investments through possible joint-ventures.

AirAsia Suffers Record Loss as the Crisis Bites

Tourism

Malaysia Will Allow Travel Within the Country Starting June 10

Another hopeful sign in an Asia country that was among the hardest hit by the coronavirus.

Malaysia Will Allow Travel Within the Country Starting June 10

Tourism

Putting Asia’s Affected Tourism Workers to Good Use During Coronavirus Crisis

Redeploying furloughed employees for work outside of their traditional expertise may not open new revenue streams for travel businesses during the coronavirus crisis, but such initiatives can lead to new learnings for the company and staff alike. It’s a better option than having idle workers.

Putting Asia’s Affected Tourism Workers to Good Use During Coronavirus Crisis

Coronavirus

AirAsia Seeks Government Loan to Ride Out Coronavirus Storm

There’s no end to troubles for AirAsia Group. With Tony Fernandes finally back in the CEO saddle after being cleared of bribery charges, the airline now has to fight a much tougher pandemic battle.

AirAsia Seeks Government Loan to Ride Out Coronavirus Storm

Airlines

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes Cleared of Bribery Allegations

The AirAsia Group must be relieved to have its top leaders back at the helm amid the coronavirus turbulence that the global airline industry is now facing.

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes Cleared of Bribery Allegations

Tourism

Singapore Hotels See Some Hope as Bookings Surge After Malaysia Lockdown

Without the spread of the coronavirus being contained or widespread travel restrictions being lifted, any increase in hotel occupancy is little more than a short-term blip.

Singapore Hotels See Some Hope as Bookings Surge After Malaysia Lockdown