Painful lessons from MH370

As I write this, it is assumed that Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) missing plane has gone down in the southern Indian ocean. However, traces of...

Ship shape future of cruising

PEEK INTO THE FUTURE: In this section, Raini Hamdi asks industry leaders to pen their thoughts on what the future will bring. Here is Adam...

Travel business outlook for 2016

Travel companies in Asia-Pacific are generally optimistic about their business prospects in 2016, with the outbound market expected to remain a bright spot SINGAPORE By Paige...

Cosying up to boutique residences

Serviced apartments are scaling down in size as discerning travellers increasingly seek intimate accommodation. TTG Asia gives a low-down on what chains and independents...

What hospitality leaders are saying about the Thai coup

Massive protests. Election results nullified. Prime minister(s) deposed. Martial law. Coup. Curfews. These are the types of events that are supposed to turn a...

LCCs: low fares, high ambitions

Budget airlines have enjoyed a stellar rise since their emergence in South-east Asian skies a decade ago. Will these carriers go the distance over...

Growing appreciation for nature

Juxtaposed against the steely skyscrapers of nearby Kuala Lumpur, Selangor state has emerged as an up-and-coming destination that can offer travellers what they crave for nowadays – a large dose of local culture coupled with unique rural experiences

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?

Are alliances yesterday’s news?

Brian Higgs peeks into the future of global alliances, which until now still exclude the three Gulf giants During an era where airlines are haemorrhaging...

A complicated relationship

What happens when OTAs turn into jealous lovers, seeking to control whom hotels work with and the rates that surface online? OTAs have grown to...

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