Kuoni’s sale logic

Kuoni Travel Holding CEO, Peter Meier, tells Raini Hamdi that ‘focus’ is the key to triumph in a fast-changing environment, which is why the group is lopping off its tour operating division and concentrating on two other core divisions

International Women’s Day: Saluting Tourism’s Leading Ladies – Sophear Mom Sreat,...

The fight for gender equality is for everyone, and necessary for economies and communities to thrive. With this in mind, International Women’s Day 2020...

WTTC’s first lady

As the first woman to helm WTTC, Gloria Guevara Manzo is aiming to smash the glass ceiling for women in travel, aside from confronting tourism’s other pressing issues.

Making his own mark at Capella Hotel Group

Capella Hotel Group is now headquartered in Singapore after its founder, legendary hotelier Horst Schulze, sold the group to the Kwee family. Its new CEO, Nicholas Clayton, is his own man eager to make his own mark.

Top of the world

Worldhotels’ EVP Asia-Pacific Roland Jegge talks to Raini Hamdi about changes in the independent hotels market as he marks 20 years of heading Worldhotels...

Taking over the world

Airbnb may have started out as an air mattress rental business, but this hospitality behemoth now wants to be the engine driving a new kind of travel and experiences in modern living. Co-founder and chief strategy office Nathan Blecharczyk tells why Airbnb’s future lies in more than just accommodation

Newsmaker: Tan succeeds Logan as IHG’s development head

THE number of Asian professionals who head development for international chains in their own region can be counted on one hand. Clarence Tan has no...

More ammo post-IPO

Gordon Wilson, CEO, Travelport, is bent on providing travel agency customers worldwide with the broadest possible travel content - and he's got more ammunition after the IPO last September. He talks to Raini Hamdi

Keep the love coming

Travellers are staying away from Australia due to global media coverage of its raging bushfires but Chris Schumann, owner of Kangaroo Island Seaside Inn, stresses that the destination will need tourists more than ever in its recovery.

Ctrip’s colossal ambitions

Ctrip, China’s leading provider of travel services, has some 300 million users, about half of whom book online. CEO Jane Jie Sun tells Caroline Boey about the company's ambitious plans – mapping out its future across online and offline channels, and beyond the first-tier cities.

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