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Asia/Singapore Friday, 3rd February 2023

Pressing ahead

Ramzy Fenianos, chief development officer Asia-Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group, charts the company’s expansion and growth plans in the region, and shares how technology will greatly shape the future of hospitality

The secret to success

Hoshino Resorts’s CEO Yoshiharu Hoshino has been named Master Entrepreneur of the Year by EY, recognised for demonstrating exemplary entrepreneurial spirit and business strategy while being founder of a company with global influence. He shares plans for the company’s future growth and reasons for why the brand is thriving

Building a unified sustainability structure

Prince Harry’s not-for-profit Travelyst, is all about working collaboratively with verticals in the travel sector, to galvanise the industry to collect and share sustainability data on a global scale, and make this information part of the customer experience during booking. Travelyst’s chairman, Darrell Wade, shares more about the organisation and how its efforts will benefit the travel ecosystem

On the way up

After hitting rock bottom, the travel and tourism industry has just one way to go – up. However, Greg Webb, CEO of Travelport says recovery in 2023 will have to contend with resource challenges and the pace of China’s reopening

Asia in focus

Schubert Lou, chief operating officer of Trip.com, believes that the conditions for the recovery and growth of Asia’s travel market are favourable, which is why the OTA is working towards becoming the number one player in the region

Shaping a wellness culture

As executive vice president and chief wellness officer, Shimizu Shinichiro has a critical role to play at Japan Airlines. He is tasked with moulding a conducive mental and physical environment for a priority community – the company’s employees – that will ultimately determine the airline’s performance

Great, green ambitions

Anthony Wong, founder and operator of Cottage by the Sea by Frangipani Langkawi, is a pioneer in the sustainable travel and hospitality industry in Malaysia and has ambitions to turn his resort into a carbon negative property by 2030

Skipping ahead of competition

With 2023 inventory almost sold out, all future cruise credits utilised, and more than half of its Asia-Pacific customer population being new-to-brand, Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ senior vice president and managing director Asia Pacific, Steve Odell says the luxury brand is ready for a brilliant new year

Off to an adventure

Adventure tourism is a valuable forte for destinations to develop, asserts Hannah Pearson, Adventure Travel Trade Association’s regional director for Asia, as it is a multi-billion dollar segment that keeps most of the earnings within the local community and demands a sustainable approach to development

Sustainable tourism at a critical juncture

Sustainability in the travel and tourism industry has become the most discussed subject, accelerated by the pandemic. However, Roi Ariel, general manager of Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), says the industry needs accountability and greater public awareness

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