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US, Vietnam presidents witness Vietjet’s signing of 100 Boeing jets

Vietjet and Boeing Commercial Airplanes have signed a US$12.7 billion deal for 100 new Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, doubling the airline's order with Boeing...

TTG Opinion

Personalisation made right: The art of making travellers feel at home

Personalisation, a concept that lies at the very heart of the travel industry, is no longer a trend but an obligation, as every player...

Something to Think About

“The countries that perform well on the index are those that are embracing new models of global citizenship and adapting to, rather than shrinking away from, an increasingly globalised world.”

– said Dominic Volek, managing partner of Henley & Partners Singapore and head of South-east Asia, citing South Korea and the UAE as examples of countries whose passport strength have improved for its citizens as a result of their open-door policies

Newsmaker

Shaking a legacy culture

Diethelm Travel Group CEO Stephan Roemer tells Xinyi Liang-Pholsena how he is reinventing the legacy DMC, one of Asia's oldest and most storied, into a leaner organisation with sharper positioning and 'handicraft' spirit

Appointments

Fusion names new VP for operations

After more than three decades in the hospitality industry, including 20 years managing hotels in Thailand, Samir Wildemann has now joined the Fusion hospitality group in Vietnam as vice president of operations.

Future Gen

VR efficiencies

VR technology allows brands to engage travellers, and when harnessed right, can also bring operational efficiencies to the industry