2017 Articles Archive

2017 Articles Archive

Why are DMCs so hot now?

What’s exciting for me is this criss-crossing of DMC acquisitions – India into Asia, Japan into Europe, Middle East into Asia.

Thailand Tourism Forum 2018 to address Bangkok’s megacity dilemmas

The Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) will return for its seventh annual edition on January 22, 2018 with the theme of Megacity Bangkok – A...

New hotels: Moxy Bandung, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui, and more

The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.

Hotel robotics get government boost in Singapore

Singapore is accelerating the adoption of hotel robotics, with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) yesterday announcing a line-up of partnered hotels and solution providers...

Young and hungry Tola aims to make a mark in Cambodia...

For Khoun Tola, Cambodia’s tourism industry has provided him with more than just a job; he also gained a way to elevate his fellow...

Shimizu joins Andaz Singapore as operations director

Andaz Singapore, which is scheduled to open in October, has appointed Chikako Shimizu as its director of operations. In her new role, Shimizu will oversee...

Brunei takes serious look at Islamic tourism

With Brunei Darussalam having identified Islamic tourism as a strategy to expand the tourism sector and diversify the economy, the kingdom's tourism stakeholders are...

Work-for-hotel stay programme launched in Singapore

Tertiary students and Singaporean jobseekers will soon be able to get work experience in a hotel in exchange for a staycation, the outcome of...

Klook partners JNTO in Hong Kong-specific campaign

Klook, a tours and activity booking platform, has partnered Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) to launch a series of marketing campaigns that promote a...

Andaz Singapore

The first Andaz-branded property in South-east Asia has opened in Singapore. Rachel AJ Lee steps into its luxurious digs, and marvels at how the hotel has chosen to showcase the rich culture of the Lion City.

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