Niseko: not just a winter destination
Not content with being seen as a winter destination, Niseko and its surrounds aspire to boost summer visitor numbers.
Havens in the city
Despite their city settings, urban resorts offer both an escape from, and a connection to, the surroundings. Agents share what makes a great urban resort and their top picks
Getting the long and short of it
No longer catering to the traditional market of long stayers, operators get more creative with their product offering, rolling out new millennial-oriented brands, bleisure amenities and even service robots
The pressure is on
After years of pursuing growth by the numbers, the global travel industry is finally getting a grip of the problems that mass tourism brings. Industry leaders tell Xinyi Liang-Pholsena why the sector needs to act now
Fishy business in Asia’s aquariums
Asia’s aquariums are pulling out the stops to present guests with more than giant fish tank displays. Can conservation and animal welfare interests co-exist with their pursuit of the next visual and entertainment height? TTG Asia reporters find out
Harbouring ambitions in South-east Asia
As more cruise ships sail into the region and get bigger than ever before, how are ports across South-east Asia stepping up to handle growth?
Langkawi goes from sleepy to sexy
Langkawi cements its luxe credentials with upscale products, while festivals emerge as the music to the ears of high-spending Europeans
The biggest challenges for Asia’s inbound agents in 2018 (part 2)
When asked what they foresee as their biggest challenge this year, it’s clear that the growing tentacles of online platforms is the elephant in the room for many inbound agents across Asia. Other bugbears include geopolitics, which affects their market mix, and a lack of destination marketing wherewithals.
Who TTG Asia reporters want to have a good chat with,...
Meet Team TTG Editorial, the hands and (often crazy) minds that feel compelled to bring you the latest industry scoops and thought-provoking analyses. Ever wonder what they’re so frantically scratching into their notebooks? Well, here’s a peek into Reporters Notebook 2017– you might just find yourself in there
Making cybersecurity a priority
As travel businesses increasingly rely on digital information systems and other online processes, cyberthreats are rearing their ugly heads with costly consequences. Unless the right measures are taken, few are exempt from the risk of a security breach, not even smaller-scale companies