TTG Asia
Asia/Singapore Wednesday, 17th April 2024

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

When beautiful turns ugly

A look at the fallouts of unbridled development – and lack of regulation – on Boracay and other once-pristine spots in the Philippines. Will lessons be learnt from Boracay’s demise?

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 changing face of Cambodia’s tourism

As Cambodia continues its aggressive pursuit for the yuan and arrivals from China continue to rise exponentially, questions are being raised about the impact on the country’s overall tourism landscape.

Our eight best picks of new product innovations

Read our roundup of eight hottest travel developments and products

New developments coming ashore

With sweeping changes afoot for Sentosa and its surrounds, expectations are high that the new developments will step up the destination’s appeal to a wider market segment and extend visitors’ length of stay

‘Small is better’ mantra dead for luxe chains

Famed bespoke luxury resort operators Six Senses and Aman are pivoting as the ‘small is better’ mantra has died. Bill Barnett, managing director, C9 Hotelworks based in Phuket, thinks this is “a profound shift”, based on the strategies of the two bespoke groups

To the big four and beyond in Myanmar

While the four ‘must-visit’ destinations in Myanmar remain sought after, attractions are emerging off the beaten path and promising to sustain tourist interest.

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

Malaysia’s charm offensive in the Middle East

Malaysia takes its push for more arrivals from the Middle East a notch higher. S Puvaneswary 
looks at the plans in store

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