Leisure travel could return by end-2021, but will be pricier than before: Industry experts

Pan Pacific Hotels Group chief executive Choe Peng Sum (above) says the pandemic has taught the group that Singapore's domestic market is as important as travellers from abroad.
Hotels have upped their game to attract well-travelled Singaporeans, as seen in Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay’s “hotel in a garden” concept.PHOTO: PAN PACIFIC HOTELS GROUP

SINGAPORE - It looked like 2021 was going to be a year without travel.

But this month, International Air Transport Association (Iata) director Alexandre de Juniac told The Straits Times that personal and leisure travel would resume in the second half of this year.

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