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Global Air Travel Stats [Infographic]

The pandemic has undoubtedly wreaked havoc across Asia's most popular tourist hotspots, however, it appears that a recovery is starting to take shape.

No effort in creating travel bubbles, Macau Chief Executive

Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng said on Saturday that so far there had been no attempt at creating travel bubbles between Macau and any other jurisdiction. He added that there might be the risk of a severe negative impact on Macau were it to open to visitors from foreign countries.

Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble agreed in principle

Singapore and Hong Kong have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral air travel bubble, which will exempt travelers from quarantines or stay at home notices.
Golden Week Travel - infographic

Chinese Movements During Golden Week [Infographic]

It is not, as some Western media have said because the Chinese do not dare to travel. With 637 million domestic trips during Golden Week, it shows that people are not afraid to travel.

Moody’s says Asia operators have enough cash for a year

Nine listed gaming operators in the Asia Pacific region are likely to see a plunge of about 70 percent in EBITDA this year, but all should have sufficient cash to cover basic needs for the next year, Moody’s Investors Service said.

Macau border opening likely pushed to July: Bernstein

Restrictions on border crossings into Macau will not likely be lifted by the end of June, according to analysts from Bernstein Research.  While there has...

Chongqing resumes IVS visa processing

Chongqing has resumed the processing of the Individual Visit Scheme (IVS) and group tour travel visas to Macau and Hong Kong, according to an...

Macau gaming revenue falls 93% in May

Greater China’s gambling enclave posted a 93 percent decline in gross gaming revenue in the month of May, due to continued travel and border...

Las Vegas CEO offers free flights with “Keep America Flying” promotion

As Las Vegas begins to welcome back visitors to the city, one CEO has thought of a way to spur tourism by offering 1,000...

Trans-Tasman travel bubble is advancing

A working group of business and government leaders from Australia and New Zealand are fortifying plans to create a trans-Tasman travel bubble, which will...

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