China seizes Spring Festival to heat up tourism, consumption

People buy festive decorations ahead of the Spring Festival in Jianhe County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou province, Jan 18, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – Heated competition for Spring Festival visitors has resumed at Chinese scenic spots, shopping malls and cinemas, following the end of a three-year lull caused […]

Connexus Travel Appoints Eric Lau as General Manager

Connexus Travel Appoints Eric Lau as General Manager

HONG KONG, Jan 18, 2023 – (ACN Newswire) – Connexus Travel Limited (“Connexus Travel” or “Connexus”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Lau as its new General Manager, effective immediately, to drive digital transformation and the growth of its corporate travel business in the region, as well as global expansion. In his role as […]

Spring Festival rush lifts spirits of civil aviation

Workers from China Railway Nanning Group Co Ltd inspect overhead electric cables in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on Monday. The workers will regularly check cables and related infrastructure to ensure smooth and safe rail services during this year's Spring Festival travel rush. (ZHANG AILIN / XINHUA) Amid China's recently optimized COVID-19 management policy, the […]

Centers resume issuing passports, travel permits

Officials at the Exit and Entry Administration Service Center of the Beijing Public Security Bureau deal with applications for passports, travel permits and visas on Monday. Applications for entry and exit documents rose sharply around the country after centers resumed full operations. (ZOU HONG / CHINA DAILY) Exit and Entry Administration centers nationwide were busy […]

Vice-premier stresses safety during Spring Festival travel rush

People visit Shancheng Alley of the Jiefangbei business district in Chongqing, southwest China, on Dec 24, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He on Saturday underscored smooth logistics and transportation, safe production and epidemic prevention during the Spring Festival travel rush. Authorities should make deep research and analysis on epidemic response and […]

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)’s NusaTrip Opens Regional Office in Singapore to Service Booming Rebound in Southeast Asia Travel Market

SINGAPORE, Jan 4, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – NusaTrip, Indonesia’s first IATA-certified online travel agency (OTA) and the travel vertical of Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), today announces the opening of its first regional office in Singapore and first office outside of Indonesia. The office opening positions NusaTrip as the travel platform of […]

Asia’s tourist hotspots brace for boom as China eases virus rules

Travelers walk with their luggage at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Dec 27, 2022. (TINGSHU WANG / REUTERS) BANGKOK/SINGAPORE/SYDNEY – Asian countries are bracing for an influx of Chinese tourists as COVID restrictions are dismantled and, while some are wary, operators in others are preparing packages such as hotpot buffets to cash in […]

China’s outbound tourism expects revival as curbs ease

Chinese tourists take photos at Cambodia's Ta Prohm Temple in December 2018. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) BEIJING – China's outbound tourism sector is expected to regain its vitality, with the country's newly adjusted COVID-19 response lifting restrictions on Chinese citizens' overseas trips and promoting cross-border personnel exchanges. China will manage COVID-19 with measures against […]

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)/ NusaTrip Collaborates with to Promote Indonesia’s Wellness, Health, and Medical Tourism Recovery Strategy

SINGAPORE, Nov 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Nusatrip, the Indonesia-based Online travel agent (OTA) and travel platform of Society Pass Incorporated (“SoPa”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s (SEA) leading data-driven loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, today announces an official partnership with, a Jakarta-based leading health-tech solutions company, to enable and introduce flight […]