Expert Opinions

Hotel investments of the future

Giovanni Angelini, founder, Angelini Hospitality, and former CEO and managing director of Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, looks at the evolution of hotel investments and the shape of future hotels

The sweet spots that startups forget

Everyone just wants to be the next Airbnb or Grab. But the real opportunity lies somewhere else. Simon Akeroyd, vice president corporate strategy & business development, Amadeus Asia Pacific, explains why and where.

How ‘hidden automation’ is a game-changer for travel agents

Think beyond robot butlers in hotels. ‘Hidden automation’ can help travel agencies save millions of dollars and significantly improve service outcomes. Kulpreet Singh, managing director EMEA & APAC for UiPath Robotic Process Automation, shows how

Rethinking the millennial segment

Bronwyn White, co-founder & strategist, MyTravelResearch.com says the Gen Y of yesteryear are moving into a stage of peak influence.

How the Internet of Things is transforming travel

Tim Sherwood, vice president, mobility & IoT solutions, Tata Communications, talks how the Internet of Things can be harnessed for greater results in the travel industry.