Betting big on small-scale ecotourism

Remote, rural destinations are poised to be major drawcards in the face of the pandemic, and tourism providers in the Philippines are lining up ecotourism products and authentic attractions to lure returning travellers.

Boutique bosses

From thinking outside the traditional hotel room, to rooting their properties in localism, these hoteliers in Asia have broken new ground on the boutique hotel scene

Loyalty wars

Hotel groups have been pulling out all the stops, such as VIP access to money-can’t-buy-experiences, to attract and retain loyal guests

Designing the hotel of the future

Despite a new emphasis on safety and security, hotel design is set to continue foregrounding sustainability, technology and personalisation.

Wave of the techno-future

Hoteliers are smartening up their act and future-proofing their properties by investing in innovative tech solutions like AI and robots.

Integrated advancements

Some of Asia’s top integrated resorts are reinventing themselves with new stays, exceptional experiences and impressive entertainment.

Science and human touch

As revenue management capabilities are improved by science, the presence of intuitive human intervention becomes all the more critical for hotels to optimise revenue and profit.

A new way to walk

As consumers remain at home and are restricted from travelling, Asian hotels are taking a different tack to maintain engagement and income

Construction in progress

Most destinations in South-east Asia are seeing continued hotel developments, reflecting sustained investor confidence in the region’s tourism potential.

A long engagement

Although Covid-19 has derailed wedding and honeymoon bookings in recent months, industry experts 
remain cautiously optimistic that couples will return this year.

Tried and Tested

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