Is there a second life for Maya Bay?

CHIANG RAI, 6 January 2022: Parking 375 tourists on a 250-metre long and 15-metre wide strip of sand might seem to be overdoing it, but that is the visitor cap for those who want to return to admire Phi Phi Island’s  Maya Bay in southern Thailand. Following a three...

AirAsia Philippines plots 2022 recovery

MANILA, 6 January 2022: AirAsia Philippines expanded its domestic market share to19% in 2021, climbing 3.5 notches up from its 15.5% share in 2019. The low-cost airline has also peaked at 95% load factor over the course of the recent holiday period while ending...

HK Express plans SIN flight

HONG KONG, 6 January 2022: Despite the suspension of Singapore’s travel lanes, HK Express will start a new direct service between Hong Kong and Singapore, 1 February 2022. The airline’s CEO Mandy Ng confirmed HK Express remains committed to supporting Hong Kong’s role...

Siam Sindhorn flies IHG flag

BANGKOK, 6 January 2022: IHG Hotels and Resorts will open the first Vignette Collection hotel in Asia this March following a management agreement with Sindhorn Midtown Bangkok. The latest management agreement follows the opening of Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok in 2020 that...