TTG Opinion

Why are DMCs so hot now?

What’s exciting for me is this criss-crossing of DMC acquisitions – India into Asia, Japan into Europe, Middle East into Asia.

Something to Think About

“The vast majority of Bali’s tourism activities take place 30-60km from Mount Agung.”

– Herman Hoven, general manager, Khiri Travel Indonesia, on a 20 per cent drop in Bali bookings even though he says the island is safe to visit

Newsmaker

Conquering Archipelago

Archipelago International turns 20 this year. Founder Charles Brookfield recounts its rocky journey to be Indonesia’s biggest hotel management company with 134 hotels in three countries.