Valuation of Travel Bubbles: Assessing Cooperative Travel Arrangements in a Pandemic

ACI recently hosted a webinar titled “Valuation of Travel Bubbles: Assessing Cooperative Travel Arrangements in a Pandemic” on Tuesday, 10 Aug 2021. In the webinar, Dr Xie Taojun presented the latest ACI research paper “Impact of Travel Bubbles: Cooperative Travel Arrangements in a Pandemic”, co-authored with Dr Wang Jiao and Liu Shiqi. The research evaluates […]

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Reopening International Travel: The Travel Bubble Approach

Why was the Singapore – Hong Kong travel bubble deferred twice? Will a high vaccination rate give policy makers the necessary confidence to proceed with it again? Our latest research explores the decision-making process among global leaders as they work towards cooperative travel arrangements in a pandemic.  Reopening international travel is one of the most pressing issues facing the world […]

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Chart of the Week Nov 27, 2020: Singapore’s Economic Reliance on Tourism

Summary  Singapore’s tourism industry is an instrumental contributor to the nation’s economy. In 2019 itself, the island-nation saw over 19 million international tourists, a figure more than three-fold its population. The COVID-19 global pandemic has further underscored the importance of the industry and subsequently exposed the potential risk of over-reliance. Based on data from the World Travel & Tourism Council and the Singapore Tourism Board, this […]

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