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25th January 2020

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

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, […]

OAG highlights airlines and airports punctuality ranking 2019

OAG is back with its annual conprehensive ranking of on-time performance (OTP) for the world’s airlines and airports with its Puctuality League 2019 report. OTP for airlines and airports are […]

Tourist arrivals mark 7.4M in November, up by 15.58%

International visitor arrivals in the country continued to increase sharply last November, a momentum that indicated another record-high finish for the tourism industry by the end of 2019, according to […]

DOT, CAB collaborate to enhance Air Passenger’s Bill of Rights

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), in which the Department of Tourism sits as vice-chair, held its regular board meeting on January 20 to thresh out issues and discuss the implementation […]

ASEAN tourism leaders  laud 133-M intra-ASEAN tourist arrivals

The ASEAN Tourism Ministers press conference was held today at the Indera Samudra Grand Hall, The Empire Brunei, Jerudong on the outcomes of the meetings of ASEAN tourism ministers, which […]

ATF TRAVEX 2020 opens for business in Brunei Darussalam

Brunei, 14 January 2020 – Business activities formally begin today, the first day of ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2020 TRAVEX, between top travel and tourism suppliers across all 10 ASEAN destinations […]