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23rd February 2020

Travel Trade

Travel-related news, events, and current affairs all around the globe.

Crystal International announces new river cruise experience on Crystal Mozart

In conjunction with Crystal Cruises’ 30th Anniversary this year, Crystal International Asia announces its latest Crystal River Cruises’ experience for 2020 onboard the Crystal Mozart with offerings to cater to […]

Asia’s largest cruise ship holds maiden call at Subic Bay

Global cruise line Royal Caribbean International kicks off the new year in Asia with the maiden call ceremony of its ship Spectrum of the Seas at Subic Bay, The Philippines today, January […]

Fly Better on Emirates and discover dazzling Dubai

Emirates has announced the return of ‘My Emirates Pass’, a seasonal pass that turns an Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership package. Travelers from the Philippines flying to Dubai with […]

Voyager of the Seas to sail in October after US$97-M modernization

Adventures in Asia will take on a whole new meaning with the highly anticipated arrival of a bolder-than-ever Voyager of the Seas this fall. Royal Caribbean International has revealed a US$97 […]

Hong Kong Disneyland gets a record high for the second year in a row, PHL is top 3 visitor

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (HKDL) continues to attract tourists with developments that guarantee that a visit to Hong Kong will not be complete without a trip to Hong Kong Disneyland. […]

ITB makes its way to South Asia in 2020 with ITB India

Messe Berlin, one of the world’s leading trade fair companies, announced recently that it will be organizing the inaugural ITB India in 2020. The 3-day business-to-business travel trade show and […]

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage launched to combat overtourism

The new body will focus on measures to protect and empower host communities who want a long-term ‘sustainable’ relationship with tourism that respects their cultural values THE World Tourism Association […]

DOT Sec. Puyat says PHL not number-centric, banners sustainability at ATF 2019

Department of Tourism  Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat was feisty at the 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum’s ministerial meeting in Ha Long Bay Vietnam as it concluded its 5-day program on the 18th […]

ATF 2019 opens with over 1,500 global delegations

  The 38th ATF officially kick-starts yesterday in Ha Long, Viet Nam, with official meetings by NTO and ministerial delegates in full swing. 1,500 delegates are expected to participate in […]

IATA Pay new air ticket payment method successfully demonstrated

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the successful completion of the first “IATA Pay” ticket purchase in a live test environment. The live test was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, […]

2019 tourist arrivals exceed target with 8.26 M visitors

The year 2019 is deemed celebratory for Philippine tourism as international visitors numbering 8.26 million, exceeded the 8.2 million annual target set in the National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP) for […]

TECO grateful on lifting of travel ban to Taiwan

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (TECO) welcomes the announcement made today by the Philippine Government to remove Taiwan from the travel ban, which was implemented on […]

Routes Asia 2020 postponed

As Informa Markets and the Routes team continue to monitor the developments of the Novel Coronavirus which first emerged from Wuhan, China in December of 2019, they have announced today […]

President Duterte backs DOT’s domestic tourism thrust

President Rodrigo Duterte recently met with DOT Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat , DOT executives, and travel and tourism leaders to hear updates on the implications of the Novel Corona Virus or […]