Articles tagged “singapore”

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Oyo’s Bumpy Road to an IPO

Good morning from Skift. It's Friday, March 18, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Oyo’s Bumpy Road to an IPO

Coronavirus

What Endemic Covid Means for Travel in Asia

In a region of the world out front in shifting away from pandemic status, the formula is quite easy to figure out, for now: Endemic = less restrictions = more tourists = faster travel recovery = stronger economy.

What Endemic Covid Means for Travel in Asia

Business Travel

Hong Kong’s Travel Bans Crush Ambitions to be Green Business Hub

There's a price to pay for a zero-Covid policy and lengthy flight bans that exclude places like Australia, the UK and U.S.

Hong Kong’s Travel Bans Crush Ambitions to be Green Business Hub

Coronavirus

Wyndham Positions Itself for International Expansion in 2022

Wyndham plans to throttle its recovery forward with a wave of international openings this year. The uncertain factor is if investors want this, given the company's resilience during the pandemic stemmed from domestic travel demand.

Wyndham Positions Itself for International Expansion in 2022

Online Travel

Klook Taps Rise in Domestic Travel for Growth in Experience Bookings

Klook has adapted seemingly well to the pandemic by switching its focus from international inbound travelers to domestic consumers. But along the way, it attracted a new set of commercial rivals. It must stay vigilant.

Klook Taps Rise in Domestic Travel for Growth in Experience Bookings

Travel Agents

Travel Agents Under Pressure as Omicron Variant Fears Prompt More Border Closures

Nervousness around traveling is starting to take hold, and travel consultants will be on the frontline this week coping with customers worried about their winter plans.

Travel Agents Under Pressure as Omicron Variant Fears Prompt More Border Closures

Airlines

Asian Airlines’ Biofuel Needs Spur Shell to Mull Building Singapore Plant

Shell's biofuel plans may be one small step of so many needed for humankind.

Asian Airlines’ Biofuel Needs Spur Shell to Mull Building Singapore Plant

Coronavirus

Singapore Reemerges as a Major Events Destination Unlike Hong Kong

If Hong Kong doesn't heed the advice of business leaders and follow the lead of countries like Singapore that are allowing quarantine free travel for visitors from numerous nations, its economy will suffer enormously as corporate executives will take their events elsewhere.

Singapore Reemerges as a Major Events Destination Unlike Hong Kong

Airlines

Singapore Airlines Narrows Loss Through Cost Cuts and Uptick in Flyers

Singapore's reopening of travel lanes for vaccinated travelers won't be an immediate game-changer for the country's hard-hit airline, but it is a hopeful sign.

Singapore Airlines Narrows Loss Through Cost Cuts and Uptick in Flyers

Coronavirus

The Problem With Vaccinated Travel Lanes

It’s time for Singapore — and others taking a more step-by-step approach to reopening — to show a little more boldness on travel.  Stop "picking winners" and skewing the market.

The Problem With Vaccinated Travel Lanes