Another year reveals that arrivals and visitor growth in Asia continues to be the real story of international travel.
Considering the speed with which the region responded and bounced back, the devastation that was wrought ten years ago is still hard to imagine.
The existing green scene of hotels is a fringe element at best. Jetwing's non-traditional approach to the challenges of running an environmentally sound resort business is refreshing.
Violence may no longer be as big a threat, but as in Myanmar there are still bad things happening here just beyond the spotlight.
China is demonstrating its power in developing nations around the world by funding massive transportation and infrastructure projects that increase both its influence and it's know-how.
Sri Lanka's leaders are looking to the success of Singapore's and Macau's gaming economies to draw a blue print for their own tourism revival. However, changes will also impact the beach and religious tourism that Sri Lanka has long be known for.
The hike in Chinese tourism to Sri Lanka is part organic due to their relatively close locations and part due to a series of initiatives launched by Sri Lanka's tourism authority to make the most of the fortunate trend.
Airbus’ flexibility in leasing aircraft to the loss-making airline in the short and long-term won it the deal over Boeing who relentlessly pushed its 787 Dreamliner without an interim offer.
Just one carrier can make a significant impact on struggling tourism economies and this case highlights how reliant destinations are on attracting and keeping global routes.