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Royal Caribbean begins cruises to nowhere from Singapore

Royal Caribbean International's Quantum of the Seas has become the second ship to start cruises to nowhere from Singapore, with stepped-up coronavirus protocols in effect.

Genting Cruise Lines hiring staff for resumed voyages

Genting Cruise Lines said on Thursday that it is recruiting Singaporeans to work on its ship World Dream, weeks before the commencement of a pilot scheme allowing two cruise lines to resume services with enhanced Covid-19 safety protocols.

Princess Cruises suspends operations until May

Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation, said it will be suspending its cruise operations of all 18 ships until May 11, 2020.  The cancellations...

Cruise ship bookings weak on coronavirus headlines

The cruise ship industry has not been able to escape the economic impact of the coronavirus, with the pace of bookings falling across the...

Philippines looking to expand cruise tourism industry

The Philippines, which is home to more than 7,600 islands, is aiming to ramp up its cruise tourism industry, Business Times reports. The country has...

Genting HK narrows H1 loss, but revenue falls slightly

Genting Hong Kong narrowed its 19H1 consolidated net loss by 60 percent to US$56.5 million, though revenue fell slightly in the half-year period.  The narrowed...
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Bloomberry cruise port still waiting on regulatory approvals

Bloomberry Resorts on Monday has clarified that the first phase of its $308-million cruise port in Paranaque City is still in the process of...
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Cruise ship association wants casinos on board

India’s newly formed cruise ship industry body has urged the government to allow casinos on cruise ship vessels in order to promote and nurture...

Genting HK higher cruise revenue narrows 18H1 loss

Asia casino cruise operator Genting Hong Kong saw a 46 percent rise in revenue in the first half of 2018, attributed primarily to higher...

Incheon to open Korea’s largest cruise terminal in April 2019

South Korea is building its largest cruise ship terminal in Incheon, which is set to open in April 2019, according to a report from...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.