Articles tagged “southeast asia”

Hotels

Thailand Looks to Legalize Casinos in Latest Effort to Win Back Tourists

As Thailand pulls out all stops to woo tourists, the number one tourism destination in Southeast Asia pre-pandemic is clearly feeling like it may lose out to its neighbors if it doesn't roll the dice.

Thailand Looks to Legalize Casinos in Latest Effort to Win Back Tourists

Hotels

Rising Interest Rates Are Scrambling Hotel Deal Calculations

Baron Ah Moo works for PKF Hospitality and is a former hotel CEO. So he's well-connected among private equity firms and other dealmakers. Here's what they're telling him now.

Rising Interest Rates Are Scrambling Hotel Deal Calculations

Airlines

Daily Podcast: One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, June 24 in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: One-Way Airline Tickets Are Surging

Tourism

U.S. Visitors Driving Southeast Asia’s Recovery So Far

Yes, travel is back but with China and Japan largely out of the Southeast Asian inbound equation, the recovery will be bumpy and lagging in many ways.

U.S. Visitors Driving Southeast Asia’s Recovery So Far

Tourism

Thailand Drops Test Requirements Just as It Plans to Woo Indian Tourists

After a great deal of will they or won't they, Thailand has finally decided to simplify travel for visitors. But in the absence of some of its most important source markets, like China and Russia, the country has its sights set on Indian tourists.

Thailand Drops Test Requirements Just as It Plans to Woo Indian Tourists

Hotels

Indonesia’s Hospitality Growth Driven by Easing of Restrictions

The confidence of the hospitality sector in Indonesia seems to be getting stronger as the archipelago relaxes arrival restrictions. As hotly anticipated properties now announce opening dates, Indonesia is clearly emerging as a key market in Southeast Asia's hospitality ecosystem.

Indonesia’s Hospitality Growth Driven by Easing of Restrictions

Tourism

Will Cautious Thailand Lose Out in Southeast Asia’s Tourism Recovery Race?

It's good to be cautious, but Thailand may pay the price of being cautious to a fault. Having already lost out on the first-mover advantage, will the delay in reopening deal a major blow to the already-fragile economy of Southeast Asia's biggest tourism hub?

Will Cautious Thailand Lose Out in Southeast Asia’s Tourism Recovery Race?

Hotels

Hotels Group Says In-Person Meetings Are Way to Go

Although the American Hotel & Lodging Association is adamant that companies should resume large-scale business travel, hotels can't rely on it to drive their recovery. Corporate executives don't see the sector making a full rebound anytime soon — if ever.

Hotels Group Says In-Person Meetings Are Way to Go

Online Travel

Ranking Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies: 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.

Ranking Southeast Asia’s Online Travel Agencies: 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