Tourism Data

 
 

Amadeus shines light on diverse travel preferences in APAC

MADRID, AUGUST 17, 2017
Amadeus, in collaboration with YouGov, has centred on the diverse preferences, behaviours and demands characterising the region's travellers in its Amadeus Journey of Me Insights traveller survey.

Weak 2Q for Thai carriers amid competition, higher fuel prices

BANGKOK, AUGUST 16, 2017
Intense market competition and hike in fuel prices were key factors weighing down the performance of two Thai major carriers, Thai Airways International (THAI) and Bangkok Airways, in 2Q2017.

Subtle indulgence, no-frills chic on the rise among luxury travellers

SINGAPORE, AUGUST 11, 2017
High-end travellers are increasingly choosing subtle indulgence and travel forms that relate to their personal values, as opposed to flashy, conspicuous consumption, according to recent research by Sabre in collaboration with TrendWatching.

Surging demand for Phang Nga highlights urgent need for airport

PHUKET, AUGUST 7, 2017
As Thailand's Phang Nga Province recorded a record high of nearly 4.5 million visitors in 2016, the lack of a gateway airport is looking to be a key stumbling block, according to a new report by consulting group C9 Hotelworks.

Mobile to drive APAC's undertapped online travel market

BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON, AUGUST 3, 2017
Asia-Pacific is one of the fastest-growing online travel markets in 2017, with China a significant growth contributor particularly on mobile, according to Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN) and Phocuswright's 2017 Phocus Forward: The Year Ahead in Digital Travel report.

1Q tourism receipts for Singapore up 15 per cent

SINGAPORE, AUGUST 1, 2017
Singapore's international visitor arrivals in 1Q2017 saw modest year-on-year growth, up four per cent to 4.3 million visitors, while tourism receipts increased 15 per cent to S$6.4 billion (US$4.7 billion).

Terror impact on travel to London saved by weak pound

VALèNCIA, JULY 24, 2017
London bookings for the period between July 1 and October 31 are 14 per cent ahead of where they were at the beginning of July last year, with the increase led by markets in the Americas (+21 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (+14 per cent), according to ForwardKeys.

GBTA forecasts pricier airfares, hotels in 2018

BOSTON, JULY 21, 2017
The 2018 Global Travel Forecast released by by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and GBTA Foundation projects a 3.7 and 3.5 per cent increase in global airfares and hotel prices respectively, although ground transportation costs are expected to rise only 0.6 per cent, significantly less than the three per cent inflation rate forecasted.

Hong Kongers, Russians most forward-planning travellers: Agoda

SINGAPORE, JULY 20, 2017
An analysis of Agoda data from 2016 revealed that Hong Kongers book the furthest in advance and Saudi Arabians the most last minute, as the trend on the OTA shifts towards in-advance bookings.

Tourism confidence soars to decade's high as Europe rebounds: UNWTO

MADRID, JULY 19, 2017
International tourist arrivals worldwide reached 369 million in January-April 2017, up six per cent from the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.