2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Amadeus reports growth in revenue, travel agency bookings

Amadeus recorded €3.69 billion (US$4.27 billion) in revenue in the first three quarters of the year, up 8.9 per cent, with growth seen across...

A familiar face helms Thai tourism but Kobkarn will be missed

Thailand’s Cabinet reshuffle on November 24 sees the return of former minister of tourism and sports, Weerasak Kowsurat, to the role, replacing Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul...

Malaysia, Singapore once again top Muslim travel index

Malaysia and Singapore have topped the list of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and non-OIC markets respectively for the third consecutive year, according to...

Expedia tips voice as the biggest disrupter in travel

Expedia Inc predicts that voice will trump over chatbots and artificial intelligence as the biggest disrupter in travel in the near term. The company, which...

InVision sets sights on Nha Trang hotel and residences

Bangkok-headquartered InVision Hospitality will manage the 2.1 trillion Vietnamese dong (US$93.4 million) Scenia Bay complex in Nha Trang, slated to open in 2020. Covering 7,666m2,...

Developing new Bali’s

Indonesia wants to develop 10 new Bali's. Problem is, investors still can’t get enough of the real one.

Short-term rental start-up brings home US$3m in seed funds

GuestReady, a PropTech startup in the urban short-term rental management space, has closed US$3 million in seed funding and will be acquiring Easy Rental...

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.

Volcanoes could be Malaysia’s hot new tourism product

The Malaysian Tourism and Culture Ministry (Sabah), along with Universiti Malaysia Sabah, is exploring the possibility of introducing volcano tourism in Tawau, which shares...

Dream Hotel Group makes new impetus in Asia

US-based Dream Hotel Group (DHG) will be renovating the Dream Hotel Bangkok as it expands Dream and its other brands in Asia to ensure...

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