TTG Asia
Asia/Singapore Thursday, 8th June 2023

Empower to transform

Pauline Suharno, president of Association of the Indonesian Travel Agents (ASTINDO), who has been elected new President of the Federation of ASEAN Travel Agents (FATA), shares about her views on empowering the association

Taking the pulse of affluent Chinese travellers

Meryam Schneider, senior vice president of affluent research specialist, Altiant, grants a sneak peek into its new China-focused report, published in collaboration with ILTM Asia Pacific for the event’s edition this June

Young, hip and very clean

At 60 years old, Contiki continues to be the trendiest tour company for young ones, with fingers on top spots and experiences. Now, it boasts 100 per cent carbon neutral trips. Adam Armstrong, global CEO, Contiki, takes Karen Yue through the company’s progress.

Asia in focus

Schubert Lou, chief operating officer of, 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

Bringing back Aboriginal culture

Robert Taylor, CEO of Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC), sheds light on the complexities of understanding the Aboriginal culture and experiencing it in Western Australia

Rebuilding balance in tourism

Melita Koulmandas, founder and CEO of Cambodia’s Song Saa Collective, speaks about creating truly sustainable and responsible tourism products

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

Moving on up

June Ko, executive director and vice-president for Asia-Pacific operations at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), has been devoting the past nine years of her leadership to building up the organisation’s regional presence. She recounts her work and sheds light on her plans forward

Sailing ahead

Since 2016, Barbara Muckermann, president and CEO of Silversea Cruises and member of Royal Caribbean Group’s executive committee, has been at the forefront of Silversea’s brand evolution, helping to establish the company as a leading ultra-luxury and expedition cruise line. Here, she reflects on the company’s recent developments and what might lie ahead

Protected: In search of the perfect villa

Cecilia Maria Saputri, COO, Villa Finder, shares how its customised scalable technology stack enables the villa rental company to increase efficiency and cater to evolving client needs while keeping personalised experiences at the forefront

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