Jockeying for position

Philippine carriers are eager to grow but constrained by safety rulings For a country that is still catching up regionally in terms of visitor arrivals,...

Luxury scales new heights

Sim Kok Chwee takes readers into the world of premium air travel, which has never seen better days, innovation wise, even despite the shaky...

Soap opera

Your clients love them and they do sway bookings, say hoteliers. As we get into the festive mood, here’s a lighter side of luxury...

In swoops the Falcon Route

When Qantas Airways (QF) announced a new 10-year alliance with Emirates (EK) (TTG Asia e-Daily, September 6, 2012), no one was surprised, as the...

Feeling the austerity cuts

The Indonesian authorities' drive to curb wasteful spending by limiting meetings outside of government facilities has sent shudders through the hospitality sector. Just as hoteliers...

What is good design?

The guest of today is more interested in design than ever. How can hotels deliver on such expectations while remaining culturally relevant and practical?...

What personalisation means

Kicking off our year-end issue themed People Make Travel Go Round, Raini Hamdi invites three leaders to pen their thoughts on winning people through...

NTOs reflect on the past year and look ahead

What troubled tourism bureaus this year and what developments are poised to make waves in 2015? From left: Thailand plays up its cultural strengths;...

Securing the unchained

Independent properties such as boutique hotels are gaining favour with travellers, and GDSs are leveraging this trend GDSs are fine-tuning their hotel content towards a...

Our outlook on Asian tourism – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia

Travel companies in the region share their projections Inbound The political uncertainties looming over the upcoming elections in India and Thailand are casting a shadow on...

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