Expert Opinions

Why speed matters for online bookings

Limelight Networks’ senior director Steve Miller Jones examines why it’s vital that travel brands deliver a flawless online experience in today’s speed-driven Internet environment.

Bangkok’s Chinatown morphing from ethnic enclave to hip tourist hotspot

The rapid transformation of Bangkok's Chinatown is turning it from "a centre of Chinese immigrants in Thailand" to "one of the hippest areas in...

Why Asia is shaping the future of travel

Once trailing its Western counterparts in innovation, Asia’s travel tech companies are now the ones to beat, says Simon Akeroyd, vice president, corporate strategy and business development, Amadeus Asia Pacific

How to get Google to love you

Getting the online basics right with Google will go a long way to creating a successful tourism marketing website, says Bronwyn White, co-founder and travel futurist at MyTravelResearch.com.

Hotel investments of the future

Giovanni Angelini, founder, Angelini Hospitality, and former CEO and managing director of Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, looks at the evolution of hotel investments and the shape of future hotels