Asia, Oceania voice travel concerns despite eagerness to explore the world
Booking.com launched its inaugural APAC Travel Confidence Index, providing a snapshot of how confident consumers feel about exploring the world again, as well as whether they would welcome inbound travel. The commissioned research polled 11,000 travellers from 11 countries and territories across Asia and Oceania between April and May 2022, combining this with the company’s proprietary data and insights over the past 25 years.
THAI to fly to Saudi Arabia
Thai Airways International will introduce flights on the Bangkok-Jeddah route starting from 19 August 2022 in response to the recent mending of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Saudi Arabia.
Air Canada to fly direct to Bangkok
Air Canada has confirmed it will fly direct flights from Vancouver to Bangkok starting 1 December, according to the Points Guy a specialised news site for frequent flyers.
Two Vietnam travel experiences among Asia’s 25 best: Tripadvisor
A Hanoi motorbike tour and Hoi An cooking class have been named among the 25 best travel experiences in Asia by readers of U.S. travel site Tripadvisor.
Hue festival returns, expects to attract 200,000 visitors
After being canceled in 2020 due to Covid-19, the biennial Hue festival returns from June 25 to 30 and is expected to attract 200,000 visitors.