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Indonesia trade surprised by Pitana’s sudden resignation

I Gde Pitana has resigned from his position at Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism as deputy minister covering Indonesia, South-east Asia, Australia and Oceania, effective yesterday. The...

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Datai renovates not just hardware but people

The pioneering class of Datai Investing in People (DIP) hospitality training programme graduated earlier this month. An initiative launched by The Datai Langkawi in October...

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The joy of moveable assets; but show me the meaning of...

One of the biggest advantages of cruise companies that struck me the other day – like ships passing in the night – is that...

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“Our kingdom is open to every possible shade under the rainbow.”

– said Srisuda Wanapinyosak, deputy governor of Europe, Middle East, Asia and the America’s Marketing Group, Tourism Authority of Thailand, on the active marketing stance the NTO will take to woo the LGBT niche market under its ‘Open to the New Shades’ campaign.

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Not a one-legged stool anymore

Orlando-based Associated Luxury Hotels has morphed into a full service independent hotel chain with its purchase of WorldHotels 18 months ago. Its chief commercial officer Tom Santora, also executive chairman of WorldHotels, shares more about the acquisition synergies