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Thai Airways unveils royal barge livery plane

Thai Airways International (THAI) has embellished a Boeing 777-300 aircraft with the Suphannahong Royal Barge livery to commemorate the coronation of Thailand's new king...

TTG Opinion

The art of not planning: Is there a price to spontaneity...

If Google gets any more powerful than it is now, the sheer amount of data the tech goliath has on users can easily influence the way travellers seek out information and plan their trips.

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

Building lasting heritage

Under his leadership, YTL Corporation’s hotels and resorts division has grown beyond its Malaysia base to across Asia and the UK. Executive director of YTL Hotels, Mark Yeoh Seok Kah, tells S Puvaneswary why sustainability and conservation ethos remain a natural fit for the company as the family corporation’s hospitality arm scales up.

Future Gen

Making sustainability work for nature and people

Not only has this Myanmar hotelier introduced a successful greywater treatment system in the Inle Lake, Yin Myo Su has also set up a vocational school to groom local hospitality talent.