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Bangkok Airways named IATA regional training partner

Bangkok Air Aviation Training Center (BATC), a subsidiary of Bangkok Airways, and IATA have signed a partnership agreement on the establishment of IATA Regional Aviation Training Partner in Bangkok.

TTG Opinion

Personalisation made right: The art of making travellers feel at home

Personalisation, a concept that lies at the very heart of the travel industry, is no longer a trend but an obligation, as every player...

Something to Think About

“The countries that perform well on the index are those that are embracing new models of global citizenship and adapting to, rather than shrinking away from, an increasingly globalised world.”

– said Dominic Volek, managing partner of Henley & Partners Singapore and head of South-east Asia, citing South Korea and the UAE as examples of countries whose passport strength have improved for its citizens as a result of their open-door policies

Newsmaker

Shaking a legacy culture

Diethelm Travel Group CEO Stephan Roemer tells Xinyi Liang-Pholsena how he is reinventing the legacy DMC, one of Asia's oldest and most storied, into a leaner organisation with sharper positioning and 'handicraft' spirit

Travel Technology

How hotels can be high touch in a high-tech world

Making guests feel special is what hotels do best, and hospitality providers should use technology to provide the high-touch connection. Take it from Roman Milisic – who made clothes for Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga out of X-rays and zip ties – and today applies his creative and forward-looking vision in a world of boutique hotels as creative director of the mobile hotel curation, booking and experience platform, Porter & Sail

Future Gen

VR efficiencies

VR technology allows brands to engage travellers, and when harnessed right, can also bring operational efficiencies to the industry