Pushing sustainability forward amid Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is testing business commitment to sustainability, as tighter hygiene standards lead to a spike in single-use packaging, sterilisation and waste production. Kevin Teng, executive director of sustainability, Marina Bay Sands, tells Pamela Chow how the integrated resort is pulling off the balancing act

Sailing into a new world of safe cruising

Rebooting sailings from Singapore, Dream Cruises’ World Dream has been operating pilot cruises to nowhere with enhanced safety protocols. Michael Goh, president of Dream Cruises and head of international sales, Genting Cruise Lines, details the brand’s battle plan and how their business continuity is anchored in adaptability and agility

Advancing towards smart tourism

Augmented reality (AR) content may be the way forward for travel recovery in Singapore, as the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) sets its iron sights on AR tourism solutions. Acting chief technology officer, Poh Chi Chuan, fills Pamela Chow in

Taking the world by virtual storm

Engaging the global community in full force, ILTM goes one step farther this year with the ILTM World Tour, an international meet-and-greet spanning three weeks. Alison Gilmore, its portfolio director, gives a teaser of the event

Beyond physical points

The pandemic has presented This is Beyond with an opportunity to change the way it connects and inspires its communities, says CEO Serge Dive.

A time for growth

With challenging times comes unprecedented change in the hospitality industry, where players are scrambling to grasp what remaining market share they can. CEO of hospitality management institution EHL Group, Michel Rochat, talks about the changes the industry has been forced into.

Tapping silver linings in the midst of Covid

While the hospitality industry is reeling from the Covid fallout, Hyatt’s hotel construction pipeline remains decidedly robust. Stephen Ho, president, growth and operations, Asia Pacific, Hyatt Hotels Corporation tells Prudence Lui how having boots on the ground has helped him thrive in his role, and the importance for brands to continue to evolve and innovate as they adapt to a new reality

The way forward

Downtimes present a chance for internal reviews and improvement, and for holding staff and communities close, says Pan Pacific Hotels Group CEO Choe Peng Sum

A peek into future travel

Travel giant Trip.com is at the forefront of China’s travel recovery, and has aligned its products according to new trends in domestic tourism. CEO Jane Sun tells Pamela Chow what global players can learn from the market’s revival

Travel matters

Elected into the presidency of the Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations when the future of travel and tourism was bright, Tan soon finds himself tackling the world’s biggest travel freeze and one that has brought his industry to its knees.

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